The 2023 Mining Yearbook

Miningmx is proud to present the online version of its Mining Yearbook 2023. Here are some highlights to look out for:

The impact of artificial intelligence on society has caught the popular imagination, especially its perils. In mining however the benefits are nearly all good. Ed Stoddard investigates.

Northam Platinum surprised the market by selling its stake in Royal Bafokeng Platinum. In retrospect, however it makes perfect sense to have done so given relations between it and Impala Platinum.

How did Wagner Group become so influential in West African mining? Liesl Peyper looks at the Russian paramilitary's growing role in the continent and why the West is partly to blame.

Mark Bristow tells David McKay why copper is so important to Barrick Gold, a company he has run since merging it with his beloved Randgold Resources.

Brendan Ryan profiles coal bull Vuslat Bayo─člu, MD of privately-owned Menar Group.

Also on energy, Jaco Visser asks why uranium has failed to fire and what prospects lie in wait for the mineral.

Charlotte Mathews explains why South Africa has no choice but to fix Transnet now which poses as big a threat to the mining sector as Eskom.