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  • Report Calls for Open Standard for 3D Applications in Mining Industry

    Image result for gmsgUser Interviews and Analysis Highlight Common Challenges

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – A new report released by Global Mining Standards and Guideline Group (GMSG) says a survey of more than 18 3D software applications shows the users experience significant difficulties and delays working with the software, collaborating with peers and learning multiple proprietary programs. A solution to these difficulties is an Open Mining Format (OMF) that would encompass a set of guidelines and recommended steps.

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  • Prof Selo Ndlovu on SAfm Radio

  • Reliability Best practices and Benchmarking Survey: Please share your views

    Image result for gmsghttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ReliabilityKPIs

    You are invited to participate in a survey focused on prioritizing collaboration around Reliability Best Practices and Benchmarking. If you’re not the correct person within your organization, please pass this invitation to the appropriate person. Survey deadline is October 31.

    The Reliability Working Group (RWG) of the Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group is an operator focused group whose purpose is to promote knowledge and best practices sharing related to reliability in a mining context.

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From the President's Corner

  • A Christmas gift for the Institute

    It is the end of the year and Christmas is in sight. We have all had a busy year and thus look forward to a restful break, which we will fill with new memories with our families and friends. Above all, we all look forward to receiving that well-chosen wonderful gift from loved ones. A gift is always treasured. It

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  • Women in the mining and minerals industry

    Summer is finally here and Christmas is around the corner. I do hope that you are all enjoying the warm weather that is prevalent in Southern Africa at this time of the year and, at the same time, have started shopping for those elusive but perfect Christmas gifts for friends and families. Since taking over the reins as the President

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  • Singing the praises of our SAIMM members

    I would like to welcome you all to the new 2017/2018 term of the SAIMM. I hope you are all as excited as I am about what lies ahead. I am greatly looking forward to spending the next twelve months with you as we discuss and delve into different topics that interest us as members of this marvellous Institute. As

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From the Journal Comments

  • The SAMREC/SAMVAL Companion Volume Conference

    This edition of the Journal features papers that were presented at the SAMREC/SAMVAL Companion Volume Conference held on 17 and 18 May 2016 and attended by some 100 people. The intention of the conference was to provide Competent Persons and Competent Valuators with the opportunity to prepare and present details of recognized standards and industry benchmarks in all aspects of

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  • The 6th Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid Conference

    The 6th biennial Sulphuric Acid Conference and Workshop was held in Cape Town between 9 and 11 May 2017. Approximately 90 delegates attended with regional representation from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and the DRC and from further afield with delegates from Germany, the USA, UK, The Netherlands, Canada, and Denmark. Delegates representing plant operations management, technical experts, traders, transporters, and

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  • Advanced Metals Initiative (AMI)

    It is with great pleasure that we once again present the annual conference of the Advanced Metals Initiative (AMI). The AMI was established jointly by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the science councils, namely, Mintek, NECSA and the CSIR and has received generous funding from the DST since 2003. The principal objective of the AMI is to

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2012 -2013 Council Nominations

THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY

2012 -2013 Council Nominations for 14 Council Members

The following members have accepted nomination for election to the Council of the Institute for the 2012/2013 session.
There are FOURTEEN vacancies on the Council, consequently no more than FOURTEEN votes may be recorded.
The following membership categories may vote:

  • Member
  • Fellow
  • Honorary Life Fellow
  • Life Member
  • Retired Member
  • Retired Fellow

Members who are not eligible to cast a vote are student members, associate members, retired associate members and corporate affiliates.
We will email members that are eligible to vote and the voting process will be managed by Majestic Services.

Alastair Macfarlane Alastair Macfarlane
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Donovan Munro Donovon Munro
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Norman Blackham Norman Blackham
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Andrew Smith Andrew Smith
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Godknows Njowa Godknows Njowa
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Molefi Motuku Molefi Motuku
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Charles Deacon Charles Deacon
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Hugh Bartlett Hugh Bartlett
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Mzila Mthenjane Mzila Mthenjane
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Cuthbert Musingwini Cuthbert Musingwini
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Jacob Mothomogolo Jacob Mothomogolo
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Sehliselo Ndlovu Selo Ndlovu
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David Tudor Dave Tudor
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John Luckmann

John Luckmann
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Steven Rupprecht Steven Rupprecht
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Dirk van Niekerk Dirk van Niekerk
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Matthew Handley Matthew Handley
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Vaughn Duke Vaughn Duke
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Donovan Andersen Donovon Andersen
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Michael Solomon Mike Solomon
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William Joughin William Joughin
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