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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

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MVSSA Year End Function 15 October 2016

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Entrance – MVSSA Year End Function 15 October 2016

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MVSSA Conference September 2016

MVSSA Conference September 2016

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Photo Competition 2016

Congratulations to all the winners

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2016-DELEGATE-REGISTRATION-29-03-2016-Reviewed

Delegate Registration Form 2016

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BRANCH NEWS

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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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MVS Visit to Fenner Engineered Conveyor Solutions 23 September 2016

MVS Visit to Fenner Engineered Conveyor Solutions

MVS Visit to Fenner Engineered Conveyor Solutions 23 September 2016

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MVS Ladies Tea

MVS Ladies Tea

MVS Ladies Tea

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2016 AGM Highlights

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INDUSTRY NEWS

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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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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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