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SA govt must act on water licence changes

Changes to water licence legislation is a step in the right direction, but to make them a success, the South African government must improve its implementation.

Now is the time to invest in mining

It may sound bloody-minded, but now is the time to back mining whilst tomorrow's supply deficit is being written today, says MSA Group MD, Keith Scott.

Time for South Africans to face tough truths

It is time for South Africans to face three tough truths if the country is to make the best of its mineral endowement, writes Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani.

Expect another year of pain for mining firms

Despite talk of stimulus measures, it would appear that China will not provide the trampoline effect for which the mining sector was hoping in 2015.

Mineworker lot can be improved in 2015

TEBA's Graham Herbert sets out some of the initiatives that will improve the lot mineworkers, and why we can be optimistic about the labour market in 2015.

Time to re-think SA’s mining tax regulations

Stephen Meintjes, an analyst at Imara, calls for mining taxes to be replaced by a system of natural resource rentals.

Where did it go wrong for gold mining shares?

The modern gold mining company should have small, properly incentivised management teams with a handle on costs, and debt and capital allocation.