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The impact of COVID-19 on the mining sector

At the time of writing there are over 400 000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 194 countries. Even the most optimistic analysts expect a global recession.
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Funding in a new economic reality – post COVID-19

Commodity prices and investment in South African mining will no doubt be impacted by measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19.
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COVID-19: What to do if you are stranded abroad

COVID-19 has left many travelling South Africans stranded in foreign countries and who are now unable to return home to their families.
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ELB Engineering Services placed under Business Rescue

Results for the period ended 31 December 2019 were negatively impacted by the depressed trading environment across all markets in which the Group operates.
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State of Disaster – what it means for the mining sector

The mining sector and mining companies are under a legal obligation to create and maintain a safe working environment for mine workers.
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ArcelorMittal heading straight into a perfect storm

The early signs of further weakening in local steel demand were apparent even before the first positive case of COVID-19 was reported in South Africa.
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Mining in South Africa: Industry challenges in 2020

The mining industry in South Africa is complex and extensively governed by legislation and controlled by regulation but challenges remain.
Caledonia

Caledonia prudent with cash allocation amid global uncertainty

Caledonia Mining Corporation has decided to defer its second quarterly dividend of 2020 due to the uncertain global business environment.
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TerraCom rings in changes to Universal Coal Board

The management team of Universal Coal - Tony Weber (CEO) and Celeste van Tonder (CFO) will remain with the company for an initial six month period.
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Mantashe monitors COVID-19 lockdown compliance at Mpumalanga coal mines

DMRE minister Gwede Mantashe conducted unannounced mine visits at three colliers in Mpumalanga to assess compliance by mining companies to the nationwide lockdown regulations.

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