Mantashe: High electricity prices standing in the way of beneficiation

2019-07-10 15:27

Mining production and linked manufacturing are being hit hard by high electricity prices, according to Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe.

Patel warns of complacency in beneficiation

2017-09-17 14:10

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says more needs to be done to implement beneficiation, but shares on the progress that has been made so far.

Localisation can be game-changer for SA - dti

2016-03-16 14:44

State-owned enterprises are key in bringing about infrastructure-driven and labour-intensive economic growth in South Africa, says the dti's Lionel October.

North West good for beneficiation - committee

2015-08-17 17:20

Local beneficiation could be meaningful in the North West as the province is among the richest in the country, finds a committee on trade.

Zuma: It's time for economic freedom

2015-04-09 16:03

President Jacob Zuma has told delegates at the South Africa-Zimbabwe business forum in Pretoria that it is time to bring about economic freedom in both countries.

Zim to levy tax on raw platinum exports

2013-12-20 12:03

Zimbabwe is set to start levying an export tax on all unbeneficiated platinum and diamonds from January 1, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.


SA can't be 'trust fund kid' living solely off mineral resources - Patel

2017-10-24 06:00

South Africa’s can’t be a "trust fund kid" living off its mineral resources but not developing new skills, Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel told a group of entrepreneurs on Monday.

Trade with Brics counterparts 'highly inequitable' - Zuma

2017-09-03 12:54

President Jacob Zuma hailed the increase in trade with fellow Brics member countries, but said this trade is one-sided.

Zim miners commit $362m to beneficiation

2016-01-28 20:00

Zimbabwean miners have invested up to $362m in mineral beneficiation projects as the government intensifies a drive to create jobs and keep money in the country.

No more free rides for Africa, says Barclays chief

2015-06-04 14:01

As with every other part of the globe, Africa's challenge is that it has to compete and only hard work will do the trick going forward, says a top banker.

Zim miners set to miss refinery deadline

2014-01-10 09:02

Subsidiaries of SA-based platinum miners seem set to miss a deadline to build a refinery in Zimbabwe, amid plans to ban raw mineral exports from the country.

Japan amenable to SA beneficiation

2013-06-07 19:07

Japan has shown itself amenable to supporting beneficiation in SA and increasing its automotive parts production here, a report says.

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