Craig Brewer: Realism, getting back to basics set mining industry tone for 2015

2015-02-19 07:49

Craig Brewer and Alec Hogg unpack the tone for the mining industry in 2015, looking back at Mining Indaba trends for the year ahead.

Mark Stewart: Gold, diamond excitement in mining sector

2015-02-16 11:20

Metals are struggling worldwide but certainly, gold and diamonds are what excites our global partners, says Mark Stewart of BDO South Africa.

Graca Machel: Mining much more than growth

2015-02-12 12:24

Conducting business as usual can produce economic growth, but mining in Africa is not about growth alone as it did not bring about equity, says Graca Machel.

Mining bosses dared to drink toxic water

2015-02-11 20:11

Mining companies do not take the communities they operate in seriously, Bishop Jo Seoka has told protestors outside the Mining Indaba at the CTICC.

Mines can't afford long-term load shedding

2015-02-10 20:00

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has failed to reassure Mining Indaba delegates about SA's power crisis, says a delegate who attended his speech.

Beware of politicised unions, says Tony Blair

2015-02-10 15:50

The mining industry needs to address broader social issues of the communities in which they mined, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the Mining Indaba.

Blair: Investors must help improve African infrastructure - As it happened

2015-02-10 12:31

Investors needs to help governments in Africa build infrastructure, Former UK prime minister Tony Blair tells 2015 Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

Refusal to rezone land could halt fracking

2015-02-10 07:52

The Treasure Karoo Action Group says local municipalities and provincial governments may hold the key to stop hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in its tracks.


Peter Major: Sell Lonmin – and listen carefully to UK heavyweight’s warning on BEE

2015-02-17 11:18

SA mining sector analyst Peter Major argues there’s there’s downside in the Lonmin share price – and why Government should listen London’s message on BEE.

Ben Magara: Investors need clarity about where we’re going as a country

2015-02-16 11:19

Alec Hogg has interviewed Lonmin CEO, Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba about investor confidence, the mood on the ground and what the mining industry needs in SA.

IDC's coal mine, energy plans could lift Eskom

2015-02-12 11:19

South Africa’s state-owned development finance institution says it is looking at investing in more coal mines to support Eskom’s coal-fired plants.

Lonmin sees no let-up for belt tightening

2015-02-11 13:08

The days of more volume giving benefits are gone, supply discipline is key and loss-making must stop, sayd Lonmin CEO Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba.

Minister seeks advice on mining bill

2015-02-10 16:09

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi is seeking legal advice on testing provisions of the mineral and petroleum resources development amendment bill.

Africa dominates global mineral exports

2015-02-10 12:59

Africa represents half of the top 20 countries globally with the highest mineral export contributions, a report being discussed at the Mining Indaba reveals.

R23bn of funds deployed into mining in 2014

2015-02-10 11:09

Over R23.18bn of private equity funds was injected into mining projects during 2014, according to a report released this week to coincide with the Mining Indaba.

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