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Underground telehandlers delivered to Ghana gold mine Restricted

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More than 72 design modifications turned a standard telehandler, manufactured by materials handling equipment supplier Manitou, into an underground workhorse for gold mining operations in Obuasi, Ghana, says gold mining major AngloGold Ashanti,...
11th April 2014
 
 
PROJECT SETBACK

Rio Tinto gifts its Pebble interest to Alaskan charities Restricted

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Northern Dynasty Minerals on Monday received another setback in its efforts to build a copper/gold mine at one of the world’s largest undeveloped deposits, the Pebble project, in south-west Alaska, after mining major Rio Tinto gave away its...
7th April 2014
 
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Historic mineworker pivot moves to ‘reverse out’ migrant labour’s ills Restricted

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The organisation that was set up more than 100 years ago to acquire cheap black mineworkers by the cubic metre for the gold mines is now intent on reversing the social ills that the migrant labour system has heaped on South Africa’s perennially...
7th April 2014
 
 
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Federal govt donates C$5.2m for Aboriginal training in Ontario Restricted

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The Canadian federal government on Friday donated C$5.2-million to the Seven Generations Education Institute to provide training and work experience to 315 Aboriginal participants in various in-demand occupations related to the mining sector in...
4th April 2014
 
 
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Anglo’s entrepreneur internship intake increases sixfold Restricted

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ROLEPLAYERS
In the spirit of entrepreneurship. Aurik Business Incubator director Carien Engelbrecht, Anglo American Supply Chain human resource business partner Tijen Diraz; Anglo American supply chain learning and development manager Bernd Schulz , Anglo American New Business Development manager Dr. Lia Vangelatos and Aurik Business Incubator director Pavlo Phitidis.
Diversified miner Anglo American’s second Entrepreneur Internship Programme (EIP) will result in 30 entrepreneur interns, comprising 23 established business owners and seven aspiring entrepreneurs, honing their skills over 18 months to create...
4th April 2014
 
 
Corporate Social Responsibility

Deep-level mineworkers need education to flourish Restricted

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Deep-level mining companies have to consider underground mineworkers’ desire to advance their careers and flourish in the industry, but should recognise that modern South African mineworkers’ life expectations for themselves and their families...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Fracturing and automation a solution for deep-level mining challenges Restricted

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JEANNETTE MCGILL
The deep-level mining sector is faced with the challenges of rock instability, the difficulty of installing ventilation systems and time wasted while travelling to the mining area The deep-level mining sector is researching and piloting fracturing methods that could help mitigate the three main challenges facing deep-level operations – rock stability, ventilation and time wasted while travelling to mining areas – says...
4th April 2014
 
 
MINING MAJORS

Mining majors prioritising value over volume as profits, valuations sag Restricted

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Bruised and battered, the global mining industry today is undergoing a sea change. Practises and policies that might have worked wonders in the past are not as relevant today, and new approaches to running profitable mining operations need to be...
4th April 2014
 
 
 
 
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