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We want to see women comprise more than 40% of SA’s...

This is Nolitha Fakude's prepared address given at the launch of Minerals Council's National Day of Women in Mining. MINING plays a critical role in...

SA’s draft tax amendments may penalise mining when Govt. should be...

With the onset of Covid-19, global markets are in a tailspin and South Africa’s mining industry has not been spared. It is therefore unfortunate...

Investors, beware the preliminary assessment

THE dire state of the global economy may be prompting the considerable number of preliminary economic assessments (PEAs) that I see being published. The problem...

Zambia is courting economic disaster yet it continues to vex its...

TODAY'S tensions surrounding Zambia’s mines cannot be blamed solely on their new owners or previous administrations. The current government is creating a climate where...

How SA’s mining sector ranks against the rest of the world...

THE international trade union federation, IndustriALL Global Union, which focuses mainly on the mining and manufacturing sectors, last week hosted an online workshop from...

“We aren’t afraid of finding COVID-19 cases at South Deep; we...

By the time that the World Health Organisation had elevated COVID-19 to pandemic status in March 2020, most mining companies had considered the potential risks...

Mining can give fresh impetus to role of public-private partnership in...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about several challenges for South Africa, its people, and industries such as mining, which is one of the country’s...

Zambia expropriation leaves energy firm on brink, and citizens wondering about...

THE Zambian government is panicking. Despite a recent rally, the pandemic has accelerated the dramatic fall in copper prices, leading to a collapse in...

COVID-19 pandemic may give fresh impetus to just transition in SA’s...

On South Africa’s energy landscape, a vision is taking shape – to not just a move away from burning coal for power, but to do...

The COVID-19 pandemic can be a unique catalyst for the mining...

I have been reading a lot of late on how the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will fundamentally change the world of business. If...