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  • Pretorius, CJ; Grove, T; Schinkel, J; Pronk, A; Nelson, G; Murray, J (The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa, 2014-08)
    Personal diesel particulate matter (DPM) sampling was conducted on nearly 300 mine workers in the diesel and non-diesel sections of three platinum mines in South Africa. Respiratory health questionnaires were administered ...
  • Pretorius, CJ (MVSSA, 2011-07)
    The study evaluated five size-selective samplers used in the South African mining industry to determine how their performance affects the X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) response when respirable dust samples are analysed ...
  • Pretorius, CJ; Grove, T (Technique Publishing, 2011-09)
    The study evaluated diesel particulate matter (DPM) sampling methods used in the South African mining industry. The three-piece cassette respirable, open face and stopper sampling methods were compared with the SKC DPM ...
  • Pretorius, CJ (Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa., 2011-10)
    In view of the international drive to eliminate silicosis, it is critical that reliable and consistent results are obtained from respirable dust sampling and analysis so that effective control measures can be implemented ...
  • Pretorius, CJ (Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa, 2013-06)
    The second ASTM Silica Symposium was held in Oct 2012 where speakers reported on the status of silicosis in their respective countries. Speakers reported on findings of research that they carried out on sampling equipment ...
  • Pretorius, CJ (Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa, 2012-03)
    Currently, there is no occupational exposure limit (OEL) for diesel particulate matter (DPM) in South Africa. Recently the Department of Mineral Resources and the mining industry have made efforts to determine which ...
  • Pretorius, CJ; Chesalokile, T (Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa, 2013-03)
    The ISO/IEC 17025 Standard was developed by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) to provide a mechanism to enable laboratories to manage the quality of their analytical results and to produce internationally ...
  • Pretorius, CJ (Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa, 2013-03)
    This paper shares the current DPM Baseline project that the CSIR is conducting for the platinum mine industry. The project only ends March 2013 so no results are reported in this paper. The paper describes the project plan ...