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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“John runs the board, I run the company”: Mark Bristow...

MUCH of the work needed to transform Barrick Gold Corp. had already been done by chairman John Thornton making the task of newly appointed...

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...

Barrick confident it can nail down $300m deal as Acacia crisis...

DISCUSSIONS between Barrick and the Tanzanian government over resolving the situation at Acacia Mining were proceeding along the lines agreed between Barrick executive chairman,...

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...