Kalambayi stated that the mining sector is a key driver of economic growth and in turn, of the development of the DRC.
“The persistently high youth unemployment rate has long been one of the most pressing socio-economic problems in South Africa."
The agreements with CITIC Metal and Gold Mountains include both concentrate exports (60%) and blister copper ingots from LCS (40%).
"South Africa is plodding along while Minister Patel is regulating the economy to death." - Theuns du Buisson, Solidarity Research Institute.
Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.
DRC Mining Week Online has received confirmation from the Office of the Presidency of the DRC that Mr André Wameso, Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Presidency in charge of economic and financial matters, will join the opening keynote address on Monday, 14 June 2021.
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Getting the youth involved in mining and related industries will not only benefit mines, but help to lessen youth unemployment
Anglo American has completed the demerger of its thermal coal operations in South Africa.