Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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As Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane sits in the exit lounge, his lame duck speech to the Mining Indaba showed he is out of touch, unfocused and compromised, writes David Christianson.
Northam Platinum has hired 357 extra people to exploit the Tumela block that it paid Anglo American Platinum for in December, and last month started work on developing the asset.
The battle between the state and the mining industry over the Mining Charter isn’t doing anyone any good, says mining entrepreneur Bridgette Radebe.
The only way to combat illegal mining is to legalise it, says the Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant.
When it comes to mining in the future, mining companies need to innovate or else companies like Google or Apple will be doing the mining, says an industry expert.
South Africa’s leadership issues must be addressed before any work can be done to address the challenges of Mining Charter 2017, according to an analyst.
Cape Town's water crisis is on the agenda of execs at Africa’s biggest annual mining conference, who are being urged to flush only when needed and use hand sanitiser instead of tap water.
Lonmin CEO Ben Magara says the Sibanye-Stillwater takeover of the platinum miner was the best offer to ensure its long-term sustainability
Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies has told the 2018 Mining Indaba that there is reinvigorated confidence in South Africa following leadership changes in the ANC.
The mining industry’s culture needs to become “less alpha male” and has a long way to go to create a workplace that includes women, according to president and COO of South32.
African governments fail to apply the laws governing mining companies, allowing them to run wild in pursuit of profit, to the detriment of communities.
Black-owned asset management company Aluwani Capital has launched a fund that is set to deploy a total of R5bn towards mining projects in key commodities.
Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant believes that government and industry can reach a solution for Mining Charter 2017 outside of court.
The future of coal mining hangs in the balance amid mounting global pressure to reduce carbon emissions. The Chamber of Mines sets out four scenarios for the sector's future in SA.
De Beers may follow its resumption of exploration for diamonds in the Northern Cape by looking for long term opportunities in countries like Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A settlement for miners suffering from silicosis will be a better option than litigation, says Graham Briggs, convenor of the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group.
Cyril Ramaphosa isn’t even president yet and mining companies are already changing their tune on South Africa.
The Chamber of Mines has reiterated calls for multilateral engagements with ethical leaders to find a vision for a transformed mining sector.
Anglo American has raised the possibility that it could start buying assets in South Africa, the latest sign of how much has changed in two years, when the miner was focused on selling.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has reinvigorated hope within the mining industry and won praise among executives at the African Mining Indaba for changes steamrolled under his watch.
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