2017

The local mining industry has made significant strides in executing trans- formation and promoting gender diversity in terms of women representation, with the number of women having increased from an “extreme minority” to exceeding 10% across different levels.


Vedanta’s Black Mountain Mine in the Northern Cape will become the first local mine to adopt a new generation jumbo Sandvik DD422i with the new control system technology for tunnelling and blasting of a new decline shaft development.


Working with Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain mine in the Northern Cape to enhance safety in its milling plant, Multotec Manufacturing recently designed, manufactured and installed an automated rod charger for the mine’s rod mill.


There are stories told of the 65-year-old Anil Agarwal, group chairman, Vedanta Resources plc (listed in London) & chairman emeritus of its Indian arm, Vedanta Ltd.


South Africa is on the investment radar for diversified global metals miner Vedanta Resources, which announced on Wednesday that it was constructing a large zinc mine at Gamsberg, while it was also keeping faith with its copper mines in Zambia, despite their current weak performance.


Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant has taken a detailed look at the Vedanta Zinc developmental, operational and social components at the mine.


In a massive boost for the Northern Cape town of Aggeneys and communities in the surrounding area, Black Mountain Mining this weekend announced the establishment of a seven-year employee share ownership plan.


Black Mountain Mining on Friday announced the establishment of a seven-year employee share ownership plan, the terms of which have been reached through consultation between mine management and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).


Black Mountain Mining is operated by Vedanta Zinc International. The employee share ownership plan (ESOP) will be overseen by a trust, known as the Voorspoed Trust, comprising three union-appointed trustees, one Black Mountain Mining representative trustee and an independent trustee.


Black Mountain Mining on Friday announced the establishment of a seven-year employee share ownership plan, the terms of which have been reached through consultation between mine management and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).