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The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa

Mine Ventilation logoThe growth and formation of the Mine Ventilation Society follows the fascinating history of the mining industry in South Africa.

A number of farsighted professionals recognised the need for a forum to discuss common ventilation problems, and in 1944 The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa was formed. The growth and success of the Society has been due to the vision of these early members, many of whom were charismatic and colourful characters. It is often said that the strength of a society is its members and the MVSSA certainly has had many strong and dedicated members.

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IMPORTANT NOTICES 2017

New Jnr Vice President for 2017-2018

New Jnr Vice President for 2017-2018

Congratulations to Mr Ronald Motlhamme as the new Jnr Vice President for 2017-2018

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Call for Abstracts 2017

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BRANCH NEWS

thirteen candidates obtained the Certificate in Mine Environmental Control (CEMC) during 2015

Thirteen candidates obtained the Certificate in Mine Environmental Control 2015

Name Certificate Number Onalena Dickson – BCL 1061 Malefo A Morua – Swartklip 1062 Baboloki Seamorakeng – BCL 1063 Fidelis Mufara – Harmony 1064Read More…

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MVS Eastern Branch Workshop 25 Nov 2016

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MVS Braai

MVSSA Braai December 2016

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Eastern Branch – Sponsorship Request

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Free State Branch Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 – 2016

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INDUSTRY NEWS

geotextiles

Company promotes ecofriendly production processes

As a means of protecting the environment, nonwoven geotextile manufacturer Fibertex uses chemical-binder-free products and production processes to manufacture Fibertex geotextiles, which are madeRead More…

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Constant power supply crucial to mine safety

Fluctuating power supply or complete failure thereof at a mine, interrupting mining process, could result in serious consequences, emphasises power generation equipment designer andRead More…

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Cyanide detoxification at Tanzanian

Cyanide detoxification at Tanzanian mines a high priority

The gold mining industry in Tanzania is facing highly-sensitive environmental challenges related to the storage of treated gold plant residues in tailings ponds, mixerRead More…

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Mine shaft

Union says Black Lung a crisis as system fails to detect disease

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The CFMEU believes the Black Lung disease has reached a crisis level and is escalating, after another coal mine worker wasRead More…

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New strategy to tackle black lung after review finds ‘major system failures’

New strategy to tackle black lung after review finds ‘major system failures’

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) –Queensland Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham on Wednesday unveiled a three-pronged strategy to improve coal workers’ health, after aRead More…

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