10 interventions SA's mining industry needs

2019-02-18 15:56

In order to achieve a brighter future for the SA mining industry, research by the Boston Consulting Group has found ten interventions that need to be implemented.

Important to distinguish resource nationalism from nationalisation - French official

2019-02-14 12:29

It is important to note that the concept of resource nationalism does not mean nationalisation, says a representative of the French government at Mining Indaba 2019.

Mantashe inspects West Coast mine ahead of its expansion plans

2019-02-13 10:16

Over the past five years the Tormin mine on the West Coast has extracted vast amounts of valuable minerals like zircon, ilmenite, rutile and garnet.

Execs not adequately preparing for mining risks - survey

2019-02-12 17:45

Company executives are not adequately identifying risks that can have potentially catastrophic implications, according to a survey conducted by DSS.

OPINION: Mining Charter III threatens livelihood of alluvial diamond mining industry

2019-02-11 20:37

Lack of exploration, mine closures and job losses in rural areas will be inevitable if MCIII is applied to junior miners, says Gert van Niekerk.

Policy, political innuendo can make SA coal unattractive to investors – Exxaro exec

2019-02-10 19:45

Be aware of the policy environment and political innuendos which could make SA seem unattractive for investors in the coal industry, says the executive head of coal operations at Exxaro Resources.

Complex challenges affecting African mining industry - expert

2019-02-08 15:44

The challenges affecting the African mining industry are complex, but also bring opportunity as the industry looks into 2019 and beyond, says a mining expert.

Mathunjwa lashes Sibanye's Froneman for strike remarks

2019-02-08 15:41

Mining is a sunrise industry? Not so fast, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.

Lonmin to delay 12 600 job cuts as conditions improve

2019-02-08 12:55

The platinum miner has delayed placing some of its shafts on care and maintenance due to improved market conditions.

Mathunjwa: Machines are great, but we must be able to build them

2019-02-08 08:30

AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa says job losses as a result of the fourth industrial revolution are inevitable, but a solution may lie in industrialisation.


Palladium still hasn't peaked

2019-02-17 10:56

Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength, says David Fickling.

SA gold output plunges most in six years in December

2019-02-14 12:28

Production of gold by South African mines retreated the most in six years in December as a strike at the nation’s top producer of the metal continued.

Potential ground-breaking changes for Mine Closure

2019-02-12 18:06

The implementation of the changes proposed by the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill will pave the way for a ground-breaking new specialist rehabilitation industry to emerge in SA, say legal experts.

What two mega mining deals reflect in gold sector

2019-02-12 15:05

Two mega deals in less than four months have heralded the much talked about consolidation in the global gold sector which has been speculated about for the past couple of years.

Do you think Mining Indaba held a good event? 'Cause they do.

2019-02-11 06:25

Some 6 000 delegates attended Mining Indaba 2019, a record number. It was also the first time the event was formally addressed by a sitting president of SA.

'We want our voice on the table' - Alternative Mining Indaba

2019-02-09 09:24

The Alternative Mining Indaba has been running for 10 years, and its organisers believe the event has made strides in bringing forward the plight of communities affected by mining.

Mantashe: What govt learned from power struggle with mining industry

2019-02-08 15:42

There was a period in SA when government and industry were at loggerheads, Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said at the opening at Cape Town's Mining Indaba.

Zim biggest gold miner suspends operations as central bank fails to pay up

2019-02-08 14:41

Zimbabwe's listed gold miner, RioZim, has suspended operations for the second time in four months, amid failure by the country's central bank to pay for a delivery to its gold buying unit.

Mining Indaba of global importance, says Black & Veatch tech chief

2019-02-08 12:18

The annual Mining Indaba is crucial for brainstorming sustainable solutions among key players in the mining industry, says the chief technical officer of Black & Veatch Mining.

SA, Botswana ink deal for 80m ton-a-year railway link

2019-02-07 16:23

The idea to build a heavy haul railway line between Botswana and South Africa is over a decade old and seeks to unlock a potential 212bn tons in coal reserves.

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