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SA MINING

More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining related – professor Video Available

Wits/CSIR research chair Professor Ray Durrheim More than 90% of South Africa’s seismic events were mining related, University of Pretoria natural hazard centre director Professor Andrzej Kijko said on Monday, noting, however, that this did not mean that all of these events were mining...
18th August 2014
 
COAL

New W Cape coal handling facility to move 10 000 t/m from road to rail

Coal trader Wescoal Trading, in partnership with Logistics Intelligence (LQ), on Thursday opened a new environment-friendly product storage and distribution centre that would result in 10 000 t/m of coal being moved from road to rail in Cape Town....
14th August 2014
 
ENERGY

South Africa's coal clean-up digs deep with gasification

South Africa produces almost all of its power from coal-fired plants that pollute the air with dark clouds of smoke and fail to generate enough electricity to avert blackouts. Now, if scientists are right, coal in the future could produce...
14th August 2014
 
LABOUR

Ramaphosa says miners' living conditions 'inhumane'

Cyril Ramaphosa South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that living conditions for many miners were "inhumane" and that he wished that he had done more as an executive at the platinum producer Lonmin to improve them. His comments to an...
13th August 2014
 
MARIKANA

Ramaphosa questioned about Marikana 'inaction'

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was asked at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday why he did not intervene and initiate negotiations with striking Marikana miners in 2012. "Nothing was happening, as far as the wage dispute was concerned....
12th August 2014
 
Marikana inquiry

Ramaphosa says negotiation was Marikana panacea

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have used his position to influence warring parties at Marikana in 2012 to negotiate a settlement, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday. "Since it was your view on August 11, 2012 that the way...
11th August 2014
 
COMMISSION

'I was trying to help at Marikana' – Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not tell former police minister Nathi Mthethwa how to intervene in the 2012 Marikana strike, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday. "I felt duty bound to try and help, to see the extent to which one...
11th August 2014
 
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