At one time a toxic blight on South Africa’s mining landscape, waste dumps and tailings dams are being re-treated, resulting in a rehabilitated environment and a source of precious metals
Innovative renewable-energy options are necessary for miners to thrive, and the sector is certainly showing an appetite for alternatives
Mines are devising increasingly ingenious ways to operate in water-scarce regions, while also considering the needs of surrounding communities
The occupational health of workers on African mines is improving thanks to a multitude of programmes
In a highly energy-intensive business, companies are making moves to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.