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    • FIFO workers in the Pilbara''s mining sector protest ...

      2021-10-19 · FIFO workers in the Pilbara''s mining sector protest against WA''s vaccine mandate. Workers from the Pilbara region''s mining industry are concerned they will lose their jobs. (ABC Pilbara: James ...

    • Stability Mapping to Examine Ground Failure Risk: A Field ...

      2012-8-30 · 21,000 psi) and the maximum horizontal stress in the area ranges from 14.9 to 29.6 MPa (2,170 to 4,300 psi) in the N80°E direction (Esterhuizen and Iannacchione, 2004). A stress control mine design plan has been implemented to alleviate the effects of high horizontal stress and improve ground stability. Pillars are rectangular having

    • (PDF) The application of MBSR in a stress management ...

      The application of MBSR in a stress management intervention in a study of a mining sector company March 2018 International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics: JOSE 24(2):1-23

    • Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

      2018-8-1 · Finally, some authors stress that the high diversity in the socio-economic performance of the mining activity depends on a mix of factors which include also the company structure, the typology of mine operation, the commodity extracted and the general social and demographic conditions of the interested area (Wilson, 2004, van der Ploeg, 2011).

    • Application of mindfulness-based stress reduction to a ...

      Purpose: The aim of this article was to check whether mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is an effective intervention in reducing work-related stress in the case of workers in a copper mine. Methods: Sixty six employees were randomized to the experimental group (32 participants) or to the control group (34 participants). Work-related stress was measured using the job content ...

    • Application of mindfulness-based stress reduction to a ...

      Employee Stress, Reduced Productivity, and Interest in a ...

    • Africa Review Report on Mining

      2012-9-11 · 2. The mining sector in Africa 6. Significance of the mining sector in Africa -Africa is well endowed with mineral resources. It harbours the world''s largest mineral reserves of platinum, gold, diamonds, chromite, manganese, and vanadium1. Table 1 illustrates Africa''s mineral potential and production in global terms.

    • Seven trends that will shape the future of mining and ...

       · Seven trends shaping the future of the mining and metals industry. Automation - such as this driverless truck - and digitalization are two of the forces shaping the future of mining and metas. Image: REUTERS/Melanie Burton - RC1E2E3671D0. The mining and metals industry is recovering from one of its most difficult periods in decades.

    • What Is the Metals and Mining Sector?

      2020-7-4 · The metals and mining sector is the industry dedicated to the location and extraction of metal and mineral reserves around the world. Global reserves of metals and minerals are mined for profit ...

    • China''s Mining Sector

      2015-6-3 · for the mining sector. China may push the use of non-fossil fuels to 15% of the country''s total energy use by 2020. The 2015 target for non-fossil fuel is 11.4%. • Key areas of funding will include government investments in IT, environmental protection, and scientific research.

    • Mining: Sector Results Profile

      2013-4-14 · Argentina: Mining investment in Argentina was US$56 million in 1995. By 2008, 13 years after an IBRD-supported reform of the mining sector began, it reached US$2.4 billion. Exports had grown by 275 percent to US$4.1 billion. The Bank also worked with sub-national governments because mineral rights are held provincially in Argentina.

    • Productivity in the Mining Industry: Measurement and ...

      6.4 MFP in the market sector: original, excluding mining, and adjusted for mining industry developments 107 6.5 Terms of trade, 1946 to 2006-07 108 6.6 Contributions to income growth – the importance of the terms of trade 108 6.7 Contributions to gross national income 109 6.8 Percentage change in gross state product between 2000-01 and ...

    • Analysis of water risk in mining sector

      2020-5-29 · The mining sector is often pointed to as a sector that is materially exposed to water risks – and one that has taken significant steps to respond to such risks. But, to the best of our knowledge, there has been no exhaustive analysis of water risks facing the mining sector, even though the sector has relatively comprehen-

    • CDC

      Understanding heat stress can help you to stay safe while working in hot environments. This set of heat stress fact sheets, developed by the NIOSH Mining Program, offers practical information about working in hot mining conditions. These fact sheets are …

    • Contributors to Fatigue of Mine Workers in the South ...

      2019-6-1 · 1. Introduction. The South African mining industry (SAMI) is a significant contributor to the economy of the country but faces sustainability, occupational health, and safety challenges, .The SAMI is traditionally labor intensive and takes place in difficult conditions, addition, the SAMI has residual problems faced by mine workers, relating to historically poor socioeconomic conditions ...

    • The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

      2018-9-28 · Mining (oil and gas, coal, and metal ore mining in particular) is a controversial sector in society. On one hand, mining provides jobs, economic boost, and valuable resources for everyday life. On the other hand, there''s concerns over environmental …

    • Mining industry worldwide

      2021-8-3 · Consequently, the mining sector is pivotal to the world''s economy. The revenue of the top 40 global mining companies, which represent a vast majority of the whole industry, amounted to some 656 ...

    • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Mining Sector

      2020-3-31 · The Impact of COVID-19 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 COVID-19 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.

    • Recommendations for the Mining Sector

      2017-3-14 · BSR | Women''s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for the Mining Sector 5 This "resource curse" is a problem for many countries with dominant extractives industries, but it is particularly evident in SSA. Several resource-rich countries have reduced poverty, but these gains have

    • Occupational Stress in the Construction Industry

      2018-9-13 · stress, the highest recorded in this survey is ''too much work'', but not far behind are ''pressure'', ''ambitious deadlines'' and ''hours worked''. All as might be expected. However, also featuring highly were environmental issues such as ''lack of privacy'' and, perhaps surprisingly, ''inadequate temperature control''.

    • Surveying in the Mining Sector | GIM International

      2018-1-12 · Surveying in the mining industry, both in open-pit and underground mines, often goes hand in hand with terrestrial laser scanning (TLS), which is deployed to verify the spatial changes of mining works. Thanks to its high point density and high accuracy, TLS is a very suitable surveying technique for monitoring movements and deformations.

    • Here''s how the mining industry can respond to climate ...

      2020-8-27 · Mining companies must prepare for climate hazards. Today, 30 to 50 percent of production of copper, gold, iron ore, and zinc is concentrated in areas where water stress is already high. Climate change is expected to cause more frequent droughts and floods, altering the supply of water and disrupting operations.

    • Employee Stress, Reduced Productivity, and Interest in a ...

      The Australian mining sector has an elevated industry prevalence of stress and high stress related productivity impairment costs. This study surveyed 897 employees from an Australian mining company to identify characteristics associated with: (a) high stress related productivity impairment costs; and (b) likelihood of stressed employees wanting stress management assistance at work.

    • How has the mining industry responded to COVID-19? | …

       · The mining industry''s response has been swift and aligned, and has been driven by two key priorities. Firstly, protecting the health and safety of employees and local communities; and secondly, laying the groundwork to support the longer-term economic recovery which includes supporting livelihoods, protecting severely disrupted supply chains, and helping to build long-term community ...

    • Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery | SpringerLink

      2019-7-9 · Mining continues to be a dangerous activity, whether large-scale industrial mining or small-scale artisanal mining. Not only are there accidents, but exposure to dust and toxins, along with stress from the working environment or managerial pressures, give rise to a range of diseases that affect miners. I look at mining and health from various personal perspectives: that of the ordinary man ...

    • SA''s mining sector delivers sterling performance

      2021-10-5 · SA''s mining sector delivered a solid financial performance for the 2020-2021 financial years with value delivered to all stakeholders despite the current challenging pandemic environment.

    • Industry 4.0 for the Mining Industry | Deloitte Insights

      2020-2-3 · In the mining sector, as in most other industries, the future of work is expected to look very different than it does today. Automation, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) are not simply reallocating work between humans and machines. They are also generating greater insights into employee productivity and efficiency.

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

      2015-4-15 · Defining and quantifying the harmful health and safety effects of worker fatigue in the Ontario Mining Sector, and sectors researching other sectors (e.g. transportation, health care and the military) to see how the mining sector compares, and how the problem has been managed. 1.4.

    • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A …

      2008-11-12 · effects of the mining sector reforms implemented under the structural adjustment programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, which include: 1. A concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry

    • Application of mindfulness-based stress reduction to a ...

      of mindfulness-based stress reduction to a stress management intervention in a study of a mining sector company, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, DOI: 10.1080/10803548 ...

    • Cyber Threats to the Mining Industry

      2017-6-8 · mining company and a large railway operator also in Ukraine.2 This shows that BlackEnergy has evolved from being just an energy sector problem to a threat applicable to organizations in all sectors. Figure 1: Overlap between sectors, campaigns, malware, and C&C servers3 y k C&Cs:

    • Unravelling safety compliance in the mining industry ...

      2012-8-2 · Mining in South Africa is still one of the toughest and most hazardous occupations (Paul & Maiti, 2005). A strong focus on production characterises the mining industry. These high performance pressures and time constrains decrease the safety level of operations. Employees have strict targets to meet within specified timelines.

    • Overcoming the challenge of extreme ...

      2021-2-2 · Heat stress management in mining, a sector highly exposed to hot climate conditions and the threats of climate change, is benefitting from the use of advanced technologies. Experts from the ...

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