About West Africa Mining & Power Expo (WAMPEX) 2018

Date: 30 May - 1 June 2018 Location: AICC, Accra, Ghana Website After 24 years WAMPEX has become a major forum attracting over 1400 professionals from more...

About Zimbabwe Mining Investments Conference 2018

Date: 27/02/2018 - 28/02/2018 Location: Meikles Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe Website Zimbabwe has turned a new leaf and is Open for Business and is set on rapidly growing its economy...

Miners should improve environmental reputation in battery metal market

As the consumer-conscious tech industry becomes increasingly valuable customers for major mining and metals producers, there will be a big push for firms to improve environmental standards and supply-chain transparency over the coming decade.

Lonmin carnage could be solved by Sibanye-Stillwater acquisition

Trade union Solidarity is saddened by the retrenchment crisis Lonmin currently faces. However, the trade union is positive that if Sibanye-Stillwater succeeds in buying the company it could result in a favourable outcome for the platinum giant.

Gold 2048: The next 30 years and the role of Africa

Emerging markets have been behind the biggest economic shift in recent times. In terms of purchasing power parity, they lifted their share by nearly 23 percentage points to 58.7% between 1980 and 2017, according to the World Bank.

Mantashe sets out vision for DMR and doesn’t hold back

Never one to mince his words DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has lambasted the status quo with regards to his department being rife and stalled by corruption and endless loops of red-tape when trying to get mining projects up and running.

Stats SA: mining in Q1 takes a dive

Stats SA reports that mining production decreased by 8,4% year-on-year in March 2018. Ten out of the twelve mineral groups and minerals reported negative growth rates over this period.
Mining Charter

Silicosis and TB class action suit reaches settlement agreement

The legal team representing claimants in the silicosis and tuberculosis class action litigation - and the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group represented by various mining houses have reached a settlement.

MDL not impressed by unsolicited takeover bid

ERAMET SA has announced an unsolicited, off-market takeover bid for all of the shares in MDL for consideration of A$1.46 cash for every share. For...

Zimbabwe local listing off the cards as government finalises Mining Act

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is proving that his determination to drive investment into Zimbabwe after announcing he will drop the requirement for mining companies to list on the local stock exchange.

Technology investments a light at the end of the economy tunnel

In February 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa commented that the South African mining sector should be treated as the sunrise sector rather than as it...
Mining Charter

DMR appeals High Court’s Mining Charter ruling

The Department of Mineral Resources has approached the Supreme Court of Appeal regarding the judgment handed down by the High Court of South Africa...

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