Health & Safety Features

Settlement of the silicosis and TB class action

Settlement of the silicosis and TB class action

Three legal organisations have reached a settlement in a matter concerning silicosis and tuberculosis(TB) class action.

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Dr Nothando Moyo-Mubayiwa

Kathu’s daring doctor serves 30 000 mining town patients

In her position as superintendent, occupational health and hygiene, at the Sishen Mine of Kumba Iron Ore (an Anglo American subsidiary) Dr Nothando Moyo-Mubayiwa provides strategic leadership for the mine’s occupational health and hygiene services.

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Improving mining’s ‘fitness’

Improving mining’s ‘fitness’

By Louise Steenkamp, director of Energy and Natural Resources, South Africa, Wipro Limited

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Striving for a zero-fatality rate in mines

Striving for a zero-fatality rate in mines

By Dineo Phoshoko

South Africa has a history of tragic mine disasters where many mineworkers lose their lives while working underground in the mines. Recent legislation has helped to decrease the number of mine deaths, however mine fatalities remain a major concern for the mines.

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