TECH NEWS: Collaboration delivers streamlined drill and blast solutions

An Australian gold project has shown how collaboration between technology providers can result in better outcomes for mining companies.
Mauritius

Mauritius now more than just a tax haven for South Africans

South Africans leaving the country on a permanently are opting for the laid back island life in Mauritius for greater financial and tax security.
mining change transformation

Radical change in global mining is imminent

The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but now it is poised for a major shake-up.
gold

World Gold Council launches Responsible Gold Mining Principles

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has launched its Responsible Gold Mining Principles.

Lithium not the only battery metal to suffer pricing setback

Spot natural flake graphite prices in China have suddenly and materially decreased across all flake sizes impacting existing contract price re-negotiations and contract renewal discussions says ASX-listed graphite miner Syrah Resources.
platinum

9% increase in platinum demand in 2019

The WPIC has published its Platinum Quarterly for the second quarter of 2019 together with revisions to both the full year 2019 forecast and 2018 actual.
aameg

AAMEG dismisses negative perceptions about Africa

AAMEG says some activists and journalists are trying to feed perceptions that emphasise Africa as a place of difficulty and malpractice.
brazil

Africa learns from tailings dam failures in Brazil

The mining industry in Africa has been encouraged monitor the lessons still being learned from Brazil’s highly public and fatal tailings dam failures.
Gold Fields

Cost reporting from gold sector misleading and inconsistent

The world’s gold sector has been called to account for fostering potentially misleading and inconsistent reporting of its actual cost structure.
australia

Australia needs to speed up investment in Africa

Australia needs to take up economic opportunities in Africa beyond mining as trade war impacts see China snaring the lion’s share of growth.

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