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SA Govt’s artisanal mining policy is sheer fantasy. Start by stopping...

AFTER a not so successful campaign by the ANC during the Municipal Elections in 2021, the political appeasement and vote garnering machine kicked into...

Let’s level the playing field and get ordinary investors back into...

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"THE Report of the Committee of Investigation into the Promotion of Equal Competition for Funds in Financial Markets in South Africa" was published in...

Adoption of new, green technologies are the key to solving metals...

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THE global trajectory towards a low-carbon future has raised opportunities for the mining sector, but the commodity pipeline – especially for battery minerals –...

New age in resource consumption as electric vehicle manufacturing is set...

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HUMANITY has begun a new chapter in its development, enabled by extraordinary technological advances commensurate with those of the first, second and third industrial...

Creating a new legacy of hope and healing at Marikana

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2020 brought with it tragedy on a global scale with the Covid-19 pandemic. Millions of people have lost their lives and livelihoods. As the...

Agreement on Covid-19 vaccination critical before gold, coal wage negotiations

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WHILE Covid-19 is destroying lives and livelihoods, a legal debate is developing about whether the mining sector could make vaccination compulsory. For instance, there is...

SA mining firms, Govt. and unions will not drop the ball...

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TO misquote Mark Twain, reports of supposed anti-vaxxer sentiment in mining have been greatly exaggerated, without sound knowledge or any discernable research. More than any...

Miners need to get smarter with projects or risk making a...

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THE evaluation and planning of new mining projects is being complicated by increased volatility in commodity prices. Much of this volatility is linked to...

African governments need to act together on energy transition or risk...

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AS the global market continues to pivot toward a low-carbon economy, African governments can no longer afford to ignore the energy transition. The shifting...

7 things SA’s Govt can do to encourage mineral exploration and...

ONCE the greatest mining country on earth, South Africa now attracts less than 1% of annual global mineral exploration spend. Ongoing mineral exploration is...