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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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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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Draft-Programme

2016 MVSSA Conference Draft Programme

The increasing relevance of the Mine Ventilation Profession in a highly regulated and cost constrained environment.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

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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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worker health yields benefits

Ensuring worker health yields direct, indirect benefits – Sasol executive

Safe and healthy employees at all levels, operating within a culture of care and respect, create direct value through, for example, reduced absenteeism, andRead More…

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CSIR role in advancing the mining cluster

The first meeting after the mining component of Operation Phakisa was recently held at the CSIR’s Johannesburg facility, which will soon be known asRead More…

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MOZAMBIQUE MATTERS RTS Africa has installed several air filtration systems in Mozambique, experiencing only technical challenges related to site constraints It is our preference that if you wish to share this article with others you should please use the following link: http://www.miningweekly.com/article/air-filter-solution-leads-mining-and-industry-expansion-2016-06-03

Air filter solution leads mining and industry expansion

Specialised engineering company RTS Africa has experienced significant success over the past 26 years while expanding into Mozambique and further afield in Africa. WorkingRead More…

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