Significant improvement in miners-unions relationship

The relationship between the mining industry and unions has been a volatile one. This was revealed in the 2014 strike sparked by wage renewal negotiations, leaving over 30 people dead.


Shale Support receives national mining safety award

Shale Support, a provider of frac sand and logistical solutions to the oil and gas proppant market, received the Sentinels of Safety Award from the National Mining Association (NMA) during the annual Mine Expo in Las Vegas in September.


TZ mining firm faces safety, permit issues

The Kakamega county assembly next week will summon directors of a Tanzanian gold mining company to answer questions about safety at Rosterman mines.


Protecting mineworkers underground

In the mining industry, safety is a big concern. Government makes regular stops to ensure that mining companies comply with laws and regulations set out. There has been a significant decrease in the number of fatalities, but the Department of Mineral Resources isn’t completely satisfied with this.


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