What government should do to boost the mining sector

2019-02-11 13:40

The mining sector should be offered cash and tax incentives, in a similar format to the manufacturing industry, said a tax expert.

There's a golden shelter from recession risks at these mines

2019-02-08 14:45

There’s a better potential haven than gold for investors spooked by the risk of a recession this year - mid-sized producers who’ve outperformed both bullion and the rest of the mining industry.

AngloGold Ashanti returning to Ghana mining town under a fairer deal, says president

2019-02-08 14:45

The town of Obuasi in Ghana is said to be the site of the richest Anglo Gold Ashanti gold mine in the world, but it looks nothing like a town where a multinational company has invested hundreds of millions, says Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo.

Zambia on the hunt for SA investors

2019-02-05 13:49

President of the Economics Association of Zambia, Lubinda Haabazoka, has said while South African companies such as Murray & Roberts, Shoprite and Pick 'n Pay are already present in Zambia, the country wants to attract more SA investment.

African mining ministers to show up in their numbers for Mining Indaba 2019

2019-02-01 09:27

The Cape Town event brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour to discuss the latest developments in the sector and clinch deals.

Just plain rock science

2013-02-14 07:54

Technology is the answer, forget about the question, says Jarred Myers.

Ramphele: Ease off on scare talk

2013-02-06 14:31

Government should take care not to chase away mining investors with unnecessary and heavy-handed statements, Gold Fields chairperson Mamphela Ramphele says.

Ramphele: Past haunts SA mining

2013-02-06 12:09

Post-Marikana mining in SA has been irrevocably changed and there are many timebombs waiting to go off, Gold Fields chairperson Mamphela Ramphele says.

Carroll: Amplats has to restructure

2013-02-05 16:35

Amplats, the world's largest producer of platinum, has to be restructured to make it viable for the future, says outgoing Anglo CEO Cynthia Carroll.

People before profits, urge activists

2013-02-05 15:36

One of the religious leaders who mediated talks between strikers and Lonmin management to end the deadly Marikana strike, has launched a blistering attack on mines.


Nationalism a symptom of trust deficit in mining, analysts warn

2019-02-10 14:04

More political elites are using nationalism as a means of drumming up relevance among the disaffected electorate.

Petra slumps as it digs up too many cheap South African diamonds

2019-02-08 14:45

Petra Diamonds have fallen the most in eight months in London after the South Africa-focused miner dug up gems worth significantly less than expected.

Ramaphosa: The sun is not setting on mining in SA

2019-02-05 18:27

President Cyril Ramaphosa told delegates at the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town that government would introduce a range of reforms in legislation and state-owned entities to ensure that the local mining industry remained in its "sunrise days".

Shape up SOEs if you want more investment, mining bosses tell government

2019-02-04 22:35

Mining industry leaders have called on government for reliable power supply and better infrastructure to allow for meaningful investment.

Want a hole? You got it!

2017-02-12 06:28

A local mine drilling company this week launched a new type of tunnel boring method that it hopes will become a competitive means to make horizontal tunnels, bring down costs, speed up mining and improve safety.

Elephant in the room

2013-02-08 07:29

Resource nationalism needs a poison pill, says Jarred Myers.

China's race for resources 'deliberate'

2013-02-06 14:08

China’s campaign and race for resources globally is systematic and deliberate, acclaimed author Dambisa Moyo has told the mining indaba in Cape Town.

Corruption threatens foreign investment

2013-02-05 18:01

While most South Africans support foreign direct investment, they view corruption as the greatest hurdle to attracting it, a survey shows.

Shabangu: Amplats SA's problem

2013-02-05 16:07

Minister Susan Shabangu says the government is looking into ways to ensure that South Africa remains a destination of choice for mining companies.

Shabangu: We can't have another Marikana

2013-02-05 12:01

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says the private sector must play its role in improving work conditions to prevent a repeat of the Marikana disaster.

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