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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...

Decisions made in today’s COVID-19 crisis will shape the future social...

T HREE months into the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, few can question its devastating health, social and economic effects on so many people...

Getting mines back is proving a bumpy ride, but it’s crucial...

THE mining sector is unique because of the existence of a tripartite structure where the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), the Minerals...

SA gold mining firms applying for tax relief during lockdown likely...

DURING the 21-day lockdown period, mining operations in South Africa will scale down significantly. The effect on deep-level mines will probably be most significant...

Resuscitation of Arnot mine a ray of hope following despair of...

IN 2015, Exxaro Resources had to close the Arnot Mine near Middelburg (Mpumalanga), which they had operated on behalf of Eskom for 40 years....

Report ranks Sibanye, Harmony among biggest of gold mining sector GHG...

AT Davos, the great and the good will be calling the world to embrace a new stakeholder creed. Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) will be...

Getting unions on mining company boards is the best way to...

AT last year’s Mining Charter III negotiations, trade unions campaigned for employee representation on company boards. A clause making provision for such representation was...