The Impact On The Health Sector On Platinum Mining

  • Platinum Mining in South Africa

    Platinum Mining in South Africa

    Platinum mining in South Africa, or mining for Platinum Group Metals (PGM), is widespread on the African continent, and South Africa holds over 80% of the world's reserves. For investors interested in the PGM sector in Africa, South Africa seems to be the logical starting point. It has the lion's share of the continent's platinum mining ...

  • Health Effects Of Mining

    Health Effects Of Mining

    Health effects of mining very severe. The mercury used in mining causes a number of different health problems, including neurological disorders and kidney diseases. Besides mercurypoisoning, people living around mines are polluted by lead, zinc and copper. Other consequences of mining for human health

  • Toxic and radioactive: The damage from mining rare ...

    Toxic and radioactive: The damage from mining rare ...

    Apr 13, 2021 · South Africa has also been cited as turning a blind eye to the health impacts of mining. "The platinum sector in South Africa has been criticized for performing very poorly on human rights ...

  • The Impact of COVID19 on the Mining Sector

    The Impact of COVID19 on the Mining Sector

    Mar 31, 2020 · The Impact of COVID19 on the Mining Sector. March 31, 2020 by Shabir Ahmed, Industry Advisor for Mining at SAP Africa. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the COVID19 outbreak a pandemic. At the time of writing there are over 400 000 confirmed cases across 194 countries. Even the most optimistic analysts expect a global recession.

  • Health and Safety Hazards : Mining Health, Safety and ...

    Health and Safety Hazards : Mining Health, Safety and ...

    Apr 15, 2015 · Defining and quantifying the harmful health and safety effects of worker fatigue in the Ontario Mining Sector, and sectors researching other sectors ( transportation, health care and the military) to see how the mining sector compares, and how the problem has been managed.

  • Responding to COVID19 | SibanyeStillwater

    Responding to COVID19 | SibanyeStillwater

    Jan 15, 2021 · As a member of the Minerals Council South Africa, SibanyeStillwater encourages all our stakeholders to monitor the Minerals Council position on COVID19 in the context of the South African mining industry.

  • The impact of Covid19 on the global mining sector

    The impact of Covid19 on the global mining sector

    Apr 09, 2020 · The impact of COVID19 on the mining sector. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the COVID19 outbreak a pandemic. At the time of writing there are over 400 000 confirmed cases across 194 countries. Even the most optimistic analysts expect a global recession. Mining companies have been affected by COVID19 outbreaks, and global ...

  • The Impact Of Covid19 On The Mining Sector

    The Impact Of Covid19 On The Mining Sector

    Mar 25, 2021 · South Africa's mining sector is particularly exposed to the spread of Covid19. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, the industry employs a workforce numbering almost 420,000, many of whom are underground on any given day. Some mines have thousands of men and women underground, descending into the depths in crowded "cages".

  • Research into health effects of platinum mining

    Research into health effects of platinum mining

    Aug 22, 2008 · The South African National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH) is currently undertaking research on the potential health effects of platinum mining on workers in the platinum industry ...

  • The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a ...

    The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a ...

    Jul 11, 2006 · Environmental pressure from mining activities such as those from the platinum sector occurs through the finegrounded slurry from the processing plants, with its associated extracting chemicals that reach the tailings disposal facility (TDF). It is important that the effects of these activities on the environment are examined, especially in South Africa where there is a general paucity on data ...