January 1, 1970

Robots, a control room – in 5 years you won’t recognise our mines

Conventional mining as we know it will soon no longer exist, chief executive officer of South African-based gold miner, Gold Fields, Nick Holland, told a recent […]
January 1, 1970

Fatal accident at Zim mine

An employee of Mimosa Platinum was fatally injured while working underground at its mine in Zimbabwe, says the company. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Weak rand, firm gold price boost Harmony profits

Harmony Gold has posted an 84% increase in production profit to R1.29bn quarter on quarter, mainly due to a 7% rise in the gold price received. […]
January 1, 1970

New technology not to blame for recent Lily Mine cave-ins

The new technology and vibration techniques that have been used to crush large rocks at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga cannot be blamed for the recent cave-ins, […]