Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bosch Power Tools Makes Dust Mitigation Simple – A Great Idea

Bosch Power Tools Makes Dust Mitigation Simple – A Great Idea

Increased awareness and understanding of the value of dust control will result in more great solutions to routine dust generating tasks.

Dust Exposure

There are many common industrial processes which cause workers to be exposed to a wide range of toxic and harmful dusts. Although official statistics are hard to come by, John Cherrie of the Institute of Occupational Medicine has estimated that in Great Britain almost 10 million workers are exposed to dust at work.  Read More………


Environmental effects of opencast mining

Opencast mining operations in South Africa remain one of the industry’s main contributors to short- and long-term environmental damage, as they have a direct and cumulative impact on the air, water, soil and visual quality of the environment surrounding opencast mines, says Johannesburg-based environmental management company I-CAT Environmental Solutions.  See more….


Fatality trend

JOHANNESBURG ( – The trend in the rate of fatalities at Gold Fields is “deeply concerning”, says CEO Nick Holland, who adds that the company is also assessing its potential exposure to the claims of silicosis sufferers in the light of the recent Constitutional Court ruling.  Read more……….