After taking three years to get a water use licence, Kangala transformed from empty farmland to a bustling coal mine in just over a year.
OneWay to zero harm
In looking at the fatality and injury statistics on mines today, there has been a substantial drop over the last decade.
Botswana: A jewel in Africa
This landlocked, Southern African country, a jewel in Africa, quietly gets on with life and business, belying the treasures obscured by its aeolian sands.
Outsourcing science saves costs
Accurate laboratory testing is a vital component of the mining process. Outsourcing of these services is becoming a cost-effective solution.
Kenya: Reclaiming its mining future
The Kwale Mineral Sands project in Kenya has moved into production. and is expected to be one of the top producers of ilmenite and rutile in the world.
Mining in Africa: Understanding your health risks
Mining in Africa is fraught with challenges. Key among these is the lack of appropriate medical care in remote locations throughout this sprawling continent.
Working at heights
A new climb-assist system to ensure the safety of workers who work at height elevations has been developed.
The urgent need to mechanise
If the labour unrest of 2014 taught us anything, it was that a striking workforce has the ability to cause tremendous losses for industry and the economy.