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Morale high as Covid-masked South African miners get back to work

Morale is reportedly high as Covid-masked and physically distanced South African mineworkers get back to mining underground for companies that have gone the extra mile to ensure that they have been fully remunerated and host communities generously funded during the national lockdown.

In a two-hour-plus Minerals Council South Africa online media briefing on Tuesday, council member companies graphically illustrated the elaborate measures they have taken and remarkable outreaches they have made to keep the spread of the coronavirus at bay, to transport mineworkers back to the rockface from distant labour-sourcing areas and to equip them with an abundance of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Source: Mining Weekly

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