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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 2018

Preliminary Programme

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Delegate Registration Form

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Programme: Future Challenges for the Ventilation Professional

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MVSSA Office management

MVSSA Office management

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Invitation to the 2018 Annual General Meeting for The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa

Invitation to the 2018 Annual General Meeting for The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa   Venue: Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. GPS co-ordinates: S: 26’ 08’ 55.10” E: 28’ 13’Read More…

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Wits MEC qualification in collaboration with MVSSA

We are pleased to announce that the Wits MEC qualification in collaboration with MVSSA, is available on the Wits Enterprise website and open for students to register. Please see the links below for more information. FluidRead More…

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BRANCH NEWS

MVS Colliery Branch Newsletter Issue 1 2018

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MVS Western Branch Mid Term Newsletter

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Free State Branch August Newsletter 2 – 2017

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Free State Branch August Newsletter – 2017

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ear care day

Expired: International Ear Care Day

The day aims to raise awareness and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Each year, this day addresses a specific theme by the WHO and its partners. The theme for the World Hearing DayRead More…

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Cooling systems in demand as mines expand in Africa

Multinational heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment producer Johnson Controls is seeing stable demand growth for its robust cooling solutions, as mining operations in Africa expand into more remote locations and to significantly greater depths, says Johnson Controls Africabuilding efficiency GM Neil Cameron. Read More  

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Mining companies must embrace key changes to succeed

29th September 2017 Mining companies willing to engage in substantive change by rethinking strategy and embracing disruption to help unlock productivity and improve sustainability, will be best positioned to succeed in upcoming years, says advisory firm DeloitteRead More…

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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 made of virgin polypropylene (PP) material. Read more: miningweekly.co.za

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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 and manufacturer Cummins Africa power solutions director Kenneth Gaynor. Read More: www.miningweekly.com

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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, mixer and peristaltic pumps manufacturer Afromix MD Eugene Els tells Mining Weekly. Afromix hasRead More…

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