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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 2017

MVSSA Conference 2018 – Call For Papers

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MVSSA Banquet October 2017

Click here to see what happened at the MVSSA Presidential Banquet 2017 at Misty Hills    

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M Thale - Best Wits Minig and Ventilation Certificate student for 2016

Best Wits Mining and Ventilation Certificate student for 2016

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2017 Conference Presentations

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Sponsorship Opportunity for the Mine Ventilation Society of SA Annual Presidential Banquet & the 40th Anniversary of the Colliery Branch

Dear Sponsors & Suppliers The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa will hold its 2017 Annual Presidential Banquet on the14th of October 2017. The purpose of the Banquet is to celebrate the Mine Ventilation Society andRead More…

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Amended Course Planner 2017

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BRANCH NEWS

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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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Western Branch Social Golf Day 1 December 2016 – Kloof Mashie

The MVS Western Branch Committee wish to extend their gratitude to all companies who sponsored the event, without your support the Golf Day would surely not be possible. Social events the branch committee to host coachingRead 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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