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Minister Mosebenzi Zwane visits Lily Gold Mine following mine accident
Minister Mosebenzi Zwane visits Lily Gold Mine following mine accidentMineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane (MP) will, today, lend his support and leadership at the Lily Gold Mine, following a mine accident at around 8h00. The Minister will be joining the department’s inspectors who are on site. It is reported that at the start of the morning shift, the main crown pillar collapsed into the underground open stopes trapping miners at the mine owned by Vantage Goldfields Limited. Minister Zwane has expressed concern that the sector is experiencing serious incidents and fatalities so early in the year, and has called for employers and employees to be vigilant in matters relating to the health and safety of workers. Mine worker and safety is of primary importance to the Minister. Zero harm is an objective that Minister Zwane places at a premium.   “It is worrying that we are seeing such serious accidents so early in the ye
100 Trapped Miners After Mine Collapse At Barberton, Mpumalanga
100 Trapped Miners After Mine Collapse At Barberton, MpumalangaThree miners are unaccounted for after the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi area collapsed on Friday morning. Jacques Ainslie, a paramedic from Hi-Tech Ambulance Services, who is currently on the scene, said that they received a call at about 08:30 regarding the collapsed mine. “O
Aircraft warning light masts installed over 200 m above ground
Aircraft warning light masts installed over 200 m above groundAircraft warning lights are used to make structures more visible during the day and night time. With the help of RedPro, a designer and manufacturer of engineering products across a wide variety of industries, Skyriders was able to replace the light masts used at the power station. The project be
North and uvex partnership expands industry PPE footprint in Africa
North and uvex partnership expands industry PPE footprint in AfricaGerman based uvex is an internationally recognised leader in the manufacture of safety products for work, sport and leisure. The company has more than 2 200 employees worldwide, and boasts 47 subsidiaries in 20 countries. Its award-winning product line includes; eyewear, hearing protection, glo
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