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Mining Indaba 2019

Mining Indaba 2019

Mantashe says way clear for investors as SA mining regulations derisked

GWEDE Mantashe, South Africa's mines minister, declared South Africa had ironed out its long-standing regulatory uncertainties, but he warned new investors that the days...

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...

Ghana’s Nana-Akufo Addo says war on illegal mining yields eco-dividends

GHANA'S blitz on illegal mining is yielding environmental dividends, with fish returning to rivers heavily polluted by the practice, the president of the gold producing...

“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...

Zimbabwe mines minister Winston Chitando promises relief from currency crisis

THE issue of availability of foreign currency to Zimbabwe’s mining companies is being addressed, according to Zimbabwe’s Minister of Mines Winston Chitando, but he...

Eskom ‘too big to fail’, Ramaphosa tells Indaba, setting stage for...

STATE-run utility Eskom, widely cited as the key risk to South Africa's mining industry and the wider economy, was "too big to fail", and...

AngloGold’s Dushnisky talks up $550m plan to breathe new life into...

NEW AngloGold Ashanti CEO, Kelvin Dushnisky, has given a glowing endorsement of the prospects for the group’s Obuasi gold mine currently under development at...

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,...

Ramaphosa, Mantashe need to hit right notes to rekindle interest in...

THE appearance of President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba conference sends a strong message that South Africa intends to reform its position in the...

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...