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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...

Billionaire resources entrepreneur Robert Friedland applauds Ramaphosa for taking SA into...

THE winds of change were blowing through Africa again, but this time positively following the appointments of Cyril Ramaphosa as president of South Africa,...

Uranium price recovery tipped to maintain momentum as supply dries up...

THE uranium market was turning around and this time it was for real after being depressed for the past decade during which price recoveries were...

First Quantum Minerals among bidders for 17% stake in ZCCM-IH

First Quantum Minerals was one of several companies that had bid for a 17% stake in the state-owned mining investment firm, Zambia Consolidated Copper...

BCG, McKinsey & Co say no reboot for South African mining...

IT'S the productivity, stupid. That's the underlying message from two new reports about the South African mining industry, one by consulting McKinsey & Company, the...