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Opportunities and challenges facing the South African Mining Industry Presentation to the SACEA AGM By Roger Baxter Senior Executive Chamber of Mines of South Africa 17 February 2011 PRESENTATION OUTLINE Mining and minerals integral to modern society The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the

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Environment News South Africa Home Guest Posts Article Submissions Environmental Issues The launch of a quality homegrown publiion addressing ecological issues is of course a very welcome step and one that clearly reflects a growing awareness of and sensitivity to environmental concerns in Africa We have been covering Mining

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on health and safety concerns and issues pertaining to women in mining A crosssectional descriptive survey was conducted among 118 women working in two purposively selected South African gold and platinum mines to explore occupational health and safety challenges reported by the women Results showed that they faced

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The single most destructive impact of mining is on the environment Mine waste is still the largest source of pollution in South Africa and the country is one of the world s largest emitters of CO

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region In this year s edition of State of Mining in Africa – In the spotlight we take a further look at and reflect back on our observations to see how the broad industry is progressing We also follow case studies that in our view provide good examples that support

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The mining industry is a male domain 2 men dominate the industry while women s participation in mining continues to be minimal 3 This is not purely for social reasons such as stereotypes the participation of women in this sector has even been discouraged through legislation For instance in South Africa legal barriers prevented women from working underground 4 for example by

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The industrial Revolution has shaped the societies we live in today and more so in Britain and in Southern Africa It brought about not only changes in technology but also changes in the social structures of societies manufacturing transport and agriculture This lesson will focus on the changes that occurred during the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the beginning of

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Key Issues on Occupational Health and Safety Practices in Ghana A Review 2 0 Issues on Occupational Health and Safety Practices in Africa Ghana is one of the democratic states in Africa particularly in WestAfrica SubRegion and therefore Ghana s South African mining companies are leading in occupational health and

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African producer of aluminium metal and manganese ore and a significant producer of bauxite and diamond Coakley 1999 Despite the economic potential of the mining industry in Ghana mining output had decreased significantly since the late 1950‟s with gold experiencing the most dramatic decline in production As Aryee

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and its effects on public health agriculture and the environment In addition the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material On the other hand the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining

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Numerous development strategies have failed to yield the expected results Although some believe that the continent is doomed to perpetual poverty and economic slavery Africa has immense potential This page contains articles speeches reports and papers which examine the issues and problems of Africa s development

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Journal South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Citations 220 Read 1100 articles with impact on ResearchGate the professional network for scientists Journal South African

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In my recent joint paper with Andreas Kotsadam African Mining Gender and Local Employment we investigated how this recent rapid expansion in largescale mining affects women s job prospects To explore the effects of mining activity on women s livelihoods we used a unique combination of data from over 29 countries and over 500 000 women

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A new mining charter introduced last month by South Africa s mining minister Mosebenzi Zwane would force companies to ensure that at least 30 of their shares are in black hands up from the

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Several mining sectors from phosphate to uranium are reviewed and their current impacts and challenges are discussed The mining legacy and environmental remediation the present mining and challenges and the future mining and society are discussed in relationship with environmental health and sustainable development

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences MCSER Publishing RomeItaly Vol 5 No 7 May 2014 177 Implementation Challenges of Performance Management System in the South African Mining Industry Rankadimeng Percy Job Seotlela MBA Graduate School of Business amp Government Leadership North West University – Mafikeng Campus South Africa Ogutu Miruka

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Sabinet African Journals reliable research that offers more than 500 African journals including the African Journal Archive It is the most comprehensive searchable collection of fulltext African electronic journals available on one platform

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Dec 11 2017 nbsp 0183 32Challenges facing the South African Mining Industry by Prof Cyril O Connor Prof Cyril O Connor s presented the 2016 Academy Lecture Challenges facing the South African mining industry in October 2016 in Cape Town and in March 2017 in Gauteng Prof O Connor is the CEO South African Minerals to Metals Research Institute

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The African eJournals Project has digitized full text of articles of eleven social science Available through a partnership with Scroll down to read the article ARTICLE SOUTH AFRICA S GOLD MINING CRISIS CHALLENGES FOR RESTRUCTURING Jean Leger and Martin Nicol PART 1 INTRODUCTION Gold has long been the comerstone of the South African

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CHALLENGES ELSEWHERE Other challenging jurisdictions include the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC Changes to the mining code which would adversely impact investors have been proposed but the real challenge is the increasing political and social instability inherent in that country as reported by the Economist recently

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Opportunities and Challenges in Deep Mining A Brief Review The average depth of metal mines in South Africa has reached 2000 m and the Western Deep Level gold mine has reached 4800 m Deep rock mass is characterized by high in situ stress high temperature and high water pressure Compared with shallow resource extraction deep mining

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