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Coburn mineral sands mine expedited

By: Darren Parker     29th June 2022 The rapid construction of ASX-listed Strandline Resources’ Coburn mineral sands project in Western Australia has facilitated the start of openpit mine development two months ahead of schedule, the company said on Wednesday. After the successful early mobilisation of the mining contractor in... 

Positive industry turnout for Securex, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo and Firexpo 2022 trade shows

29th June 2022 The occupational health and safety, security, facilities management, and fire protection sectors proved once again that face-to-face interaction cannot be beaten, with excellent industry support seen at the recent co-located Securex South Africa, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo and Firexpo... 

Illegal mining brazenness a significant concern to legitimate industry 

By: Donna Slater     29th June 2022 Minerals Council South Africa legal deputy head Mxolisi Ngubane says that, although the prevalence of illegal mining is not new, the brazenness and evolving nature at which operations are taking place, is becoming increasingly concerning to the wider mining industry and especially to miners in... 

Opinion: Existing regulatory framework provides good backbone for development of South Africa’s green hydrogen sector

29th June 2022 In this article, Bowmans South Africa’s head of public law and regulatory, Claire Tucker, looks at regulation and incentives for the hydrogen economy. She concludes that, while incentives for developing the sector have not yet been finalised, the existing regulatory framework for these industrial... 

MBAWC calls on the youth to pursue careers in the built environment and curb the skills shortfall

29th June 2022 While South Africa is ranked number one out of the top 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates globally (World Population Review), the Master Builders’ Association, Western Cape notes that there is a shortfall of 40 000 skilled artisans in the country. This shortfall could be addressed... 

Implats, AMCU sign five-year wage deal

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th June 2022 JSE-listed Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) on June 28 signed a five-year wage agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) for its operating subsidiaries Marula and Impala Rustenburg, effective July 1. The agreement is in line with current inflation of 6.5% and... 

Anglo investing in expansion of organic waste upcycling company Sanergy

By: Schalk Burger     28th June 2022 Diversified mining multinational Anglo American is leading the latest investment round of organic waste upcycling business Sanergy, which has operations in Kenya. Sanergy's solutions are helping to transform how fast-growing cities in the developing world manage waste by upcycling it into... 

Would you have an unqualified planner planning your shutdown?

28th June 2022 Maintenance shutdowns are frequently required to carry out maintenance (and other) activities that can only be done while the process is offline. Maintenance shutdowns are costly to implement and require intensive planning. A solid plan ensures that quality work gets done within scope, budget and... 

Changes to the board and appointment of a chief restructuring officer and termination of underwriting agreement 

27th June 2022 Tongaat Hulett has announced the establishment of a Restructuring Committee, an additional sub-committee of the board of directors of the Company.  The establishment of the Restructuring Committee and the appointment of the Chief Restructuring Officer are to intensify the focus on the turnaround... 

Non-compliant plumbing more serious than anticipated

24th June 2022 The findings of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa’s (IOPSA) latest research into the level of plumbing compliance across the country are cause for concern. This is especially so in a water-stressed country that is also grappling with a severe water, sanitation and energy crisis.... 

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