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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...