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The right side of the law

Contributed by: Jaco Swartz, Legislative Compliance Specialists (LCS) managing director

Cyanide management, collision avoidance systems, proximity detection… These are just a few examples of what legislation demands within a mining operation to avoid fatalities, ensure health and safety, and maintain an all-round conducive environment. What exactly do the new regulations require to remain on the right side of the law?


Understanding the mining charter

By: Johan Engelbrecht Jr – director: sustainability solutions; Institute for Sustainable Risk Management

The Mining Charter, a government instrument designed to effect sustainable growth and meaningful transformation of the mining industry, seeks to achieve the following objectives:


When to email and when to phone

By: Paul du Toit – regular contributor

The most efficient response by far is a phone call, and it remains my firm favourite. Why?

Don’t you just love requests for information by email with a name, but without a signature? If you don’t know me personally, at least supply that vital bit of information that identifies beyond a name who you are, who you represent and a choice of contact details including location. Your signature or lack of it determines how seriously I take your enquiry. The less information, I have found, the lesser chance of the enquiry being significant.


Johan van Graan

The Drive Academy – a new hope

Training is pivotal to a person, a business and an economy’s development. It is therefore always encouraging to read up on a case study which focuses on training. 


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