Health & Safety Features

Ebola – understanding the threat from a mining perspective

By Matthew Wood – staff writer

Ebola is a subject that has been met with worldwide panic. Although cases of Ebola are unlikely to breach South Africa’s borders, it is important to understand its impact from both a mining, economic, and humanitarian perspective. While the outbreak may not affect South Africa directly, mining companies in South Africa have operations throughout Africa which fall in close proximity to the disease.

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How technology can advance safety and production

How technology can advance safety and production

 

The rapid development and application of digital technologies, automation and mechanisation is fundamental to meeting the challenge of safety in future capital intensive shaft development projects.

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Choosing the right gloves

Which glove is best?

Use this guide to get a better understanding about which gloves are best to wear in which application.

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Mining Health and Safety Legislation in South Africa

It is important to be aware of the Laws and Regulations governing Mining Safety in South Africa.

Mining health and safety in South Africa is governed by Act 29 of the 1996 Mine Health and Safety Act.

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