policy

The pillars of resilient mineral resource policy

Good policy stimulates progress and growth and bad or weak policies on the other hand stifle national development and stunt economic growth.
junior miners

7 top tips for junior miners

For most of the past decade junior miners have collectively been starved for capital resulting in decreased exploration and economic discoveries.
eskom

Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

Experts at the recent African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town agreed the future of energy in South Africa will be very different.
water

Expenditure on research not reflecting water reality

Concerens have been raised over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across Southern Africa.
south africa

The rise of the junior in South Africa

A junior has a number of benefits to offer which in almost all cases will ensure long-term sustainability for our existing and new mine developments.
Junior Mining land rights

Junior mining – key to ensuring future sustainability

The development of the junior mining and emerging mining sectors is key to growing and sustaining the mining industry says MCSA.
nsimbi

Nsimbi Equipment: industry disruptors

Nsimbi means steel in isiZulu and it’s a fitting name for a new equipment company that is using innovation to change the way business is done.

Tirupati Graphite raising £3 million to fund growth

Tirupati Graphite has announced a private placement of up to £3,000,000 in Convertible Loan Notes to fund its development and growth strategies.
Gwede Mantashe

Mantashe says coal is the future at Junior Indaba

South Africa’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe, stated at the Junior Indaba that he favours coal-fired power over other resources.
policy

Op-ed: Mining & energy sectors need solid policy

In response to combining Mineral Resources and Energy in one ministry in South Africa, Ted Blom writes that weak policies will ultimately lead to energy poverty and mining disinvestment.

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