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Mantashe wants mining companies to pay attention to fall of ground accidents

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe on Tuesday urged mining companies to give consistent priority attention to fall of ground and seismic-related accidents as health and safety is a key area of concern, saying that his department would assist where it can. Tabling the Department of Mineral Resource’s R1.9 billion Budget Vote […]

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Minerals department urges Sibanye-Stilwater to prioritise safety after workers killed

JOHANNESBURG, May 4 – South Africa’s mineral resources department on Friday urged Sibanye-Stillwater to pay greater attention to health and safety after four workers died following a seismic event at the company’s Masakhane mine in Driefontein. “The gold sector has seen an increase in fatalities this year, with Sibanye-Stilwater as one of the main contributors,” the […]

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Mantashe calls for mining companies and community partnerships

JOHANNESBURG, April 18 – Minister of mineral resources Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday said that it was important for mining companies, labour as well as communities to create partnerships in order for mining to be sustainable. Speaking at the provincial Mining Indaba in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, Mantashe said that this would ensure that we realise our objective of a […]