economy

Raised hopes for recovery of the South African economy

Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first budget, economist Dr Azar Jammine has raised hopes for a “major recovery” in the South African economy.
de beers

De Beers consolidates mining assets in South Africa and Canada

De Beers Group is to consolidate its mining assets in South Africa and Canada into one business called De Beers Group Managed Operations.
Newmont Mining

Newmont receives shareholder proposals from Barrick subsidiary

Newmont Mining Corporation has received from a subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corporation notice of intent to make two shareholder proposals for consideration.
Zimbabwe

Aligning beneficiation with sustainability in Zimbabwe

The calls for the wider implementation of mineral beneficiation have become louder across many developing countries.
video

South Africa’s elections will be the breath before the plunge

A leading South African Political Analyst and Sangoma (traditional healer) pulled no punches at Afrisam’s National Budget Breakfast 2019. Here, he shares his view on how investor friendly the budget is and allays fears about land expropriation without compensation.
barrick

Barrick and Tanzanian Government reach settlement proposal

NYSE/TSX-listed Barrick Gold and the Government of Tanzania have arrived at a proposal that sets forth the commercial terms to resolve outstanding disputes concerning Acacia Mining operations in Tanzania.
video

ABSA’s analysis of the gold sector in South Africa

Craig Brewer, Co-head for Banking at ABSA, explains the possible implications for the South African gold sector following recent mergers.
retrenchment

Is it feasible to be more inclusive in retrenchment talks?

AMCU says inclusivity of the Section 189(1) provisions of the Labour Relations Act need to see everyone consulted individually during retrenchment.
green energy

IPP “renegotiations” will threaten green energy investments

The stance by Pravin Gordhan to “renegotiate” contracts for SA’s renewable energy Procurement Programme will stunt opportunities to create value.
Sandvik

Digital technology: automation at the forefront

Digital mining technology and automation are driving the African mining industry towards efficiency to optimise production within deep and narrow reefs.

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