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Herewith the summary of the results:
RMC Paper 1 15%
RMC Paper 2 13%
RMC Paper 3.1 Pending
RMC Paper 3.2 0%
RMC Paper 3.3 20%
RMC Paper 3.4 0%
SCC Coal 41%
SCC Met 37%
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Needy Free State communities are 152 trees richer thanks to Sanire and Food and Trees for Africa. Read the details of this shady operation here.
Beneficiaries in Welkom who had applied to Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA) were delighted to receive a generous donation from Sanire.
Thirty-one of the indigenous trees Sanire donated were planted during a special ceremony at Moremaphofu Primary School in Thabong, Welkom on 26 September 2012.
FTFA Ecopreneur Mookho Letshokgohla delivered an environmental speech, explaining the benefits of trees and emphasising the importance of taking care of thes...
Leadership, skills and engagement were the key themes during the MineSAFE 2012 Conference, held at Emperors Palace in early August. Jeane Matsobane, a Strata Control Officer from Anglo Platinum, received an award at the associated Industry Award Day and mentioned how the Rock Engineering Certificate Course has impacted her career. Find out more about the conference here.
The annual MineSAFE Conference was a major success, drawing more than 600 delegates over the two-day Technical Conference and about 870 guests for the Industry Award Day.
Held from 1-3 August 2012 at Emperors Palace in Joha...
Sanire President Les Gardner sees both hope and destructive fury in the stormy state of the South African mining industry. He wishes you a peaceful break from the tumult and a revitalised return to the fray, ready grasp the opportunities that accompany adversity.
Dear Sanire colleagues
As I sit writing this year-end message, there is a thunderstorm raging outside. Nature is showing off all her tumultuous power – brilliant lightning flashes are interspersed with booming thunder as the rain pelts down, accompanied by the odd hailstone. Such a thunderstorm is perhaps an apt metaphor for describ...
From his birth in Springs in 1957 to the present, mines and mining towns have provided the backdrop to Shaun Murphy's adventures and achievements. He shares some of these for you to read here.
Springs, Stilfontein and Klerksdorp were the towns where Shaun spent his schooldays as a swimming addict, representing Western Transvaal on numerous occasions. He credits his swimming coach with teaching him about perseverance, blood, sweat and tears on the road to success.
Like the rest of his generation of white South African men, he then headed off to do his military service, which provided him wit...
Every now and then, mention is made of a shortage in rock engineering staff. Is it real or perceived? If it is real, what can be done to remedy it? Rock Talk polled a few Sanire members. Read on to share in their insights on this issue.
The response was unanimous. Every person polled agreed that there is a shortage of rock engineering staff. The respondents attributed the shortage to a combination of small factors. So, what are these factors?
The contributors mentioned most commonly were:
Kevin Riemer unexpectedly found himself headed for China to talk about seismicity. While he and his wife were there, they took in some of the sights. Here, he provides a peek into China's seismicity challenges, which prompted the forum to meet, his experiences at the summit, and some of interesting experiences he and his wife enjoyed.
While fingers have been intently pointed at the levels of safety in South African mines for the past 120 years, I read with dismay in the Citizen, 1 September 2012, that 41 miners had lost their lives in a mining accident in China the previous day.