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SA unlikely to see new mines whilst Mining Charter III stays...

IF the third version of the Mining Charter is as investor-friendly as mines and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, claims it is, where is the...

Unions remain sceptical as SA Govt. plans to unplug Eskom from...

What we know about Eskom, amid the endless murk, is that the existential inquiry needs to be replaced by drastic action, writes CHARLOTTE MATHEWS. Drastic...

Mining leaders say industry is facing “existential threat” as investment dollars...

In its annual survey, Mine, consultant PwC said the world’s mining industry had to think more seriously about 'brand' especially in respect of 'contemporary...

Inter-union rivalry at the root of the Marikana Massacre was masked...

IT'S complex. Ask Ben Magara, the former CEO of Lonmin about the Marikana massacre, in which 44 miners lost their lives in the course of...

Low value diamond market hanging on for inevitable demise of Rio’s...

DIAMONDS may be a girl’s best friend, but they have done few favours for investors over the past few years. Right now, the diamond...

“What a Difference a Year Makes:” Minerals Council on Indaba 2019

MINERS dig in for the long haul, but sentiment can have seismic shifts in the short term. That's the prognosis of the Minerals Council...

Drones: The Next Frontier in Mine Safety

WHEN a mine disaster strikes, sending in rescue teams can be fraught with danger. One solution that the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) has been...

Harvesting Honey while Thwarting Elephants: Innovative Ways to Earn Mining Social...

A MINING exploration project in Central Africa was running into difficulty: the promised jobs were not materialising, and the companies involved needed to make...

A Portrait of South Africa’s Junior Miners begins to Emerge

MINERALS Council South Africa said this week that it has been compiling data on junior and emerging miners, with some green shoots starting to sprout...

Land issue and corruption: South Africa’s “original” and current sins have...

SOUTH Africa's explosive land issue and its commitment to rooting out corruption were key concerns for investors who remained wary of a mining sector...