Africa Down Under

Africa Down Under: It’s on my list of favourites!

I returned to the Johannesburg after a whirlwind week in Perth, Australia for the annual Africa Down Under conference – and what a week it was!

Is sustainable post-closure mine development achievable?

In its simplest form, sustainable asset transformation means identifying business opportunities that can be sold to investors by using as much of the existing asset’s infrastructure as possible.
china

State capture is old news – welcome to continent capture!

China has committed to investing US$60 billion in Africa over the following three years while cancelling debt from countries struggling to repay debts.
Sustainable

What is the meaning of sustainable development in an unsustainable sector?

Sustainable development. These words strike fear into most hearts in the mining sector. Minings' past will indefinitely shape public view.
Smart mines

Could ‘smart mines’ be key to the unlocking of smart cities?

Cities are turning to technology to improve. If they’re to live up to this they should leverage off the model used by smart mines.
Gwede Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe gets bashed in misguided Twitter rant

Chris Hart was forced to resign from his position as an economist with a leading bank in 2016 because of a “racist” tweet he posted.
Mantashe

Mantashe: “Do as I say and not as I do” while...

Last week the South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, lambasted Implats’ decision to implement its strategic transformation
Tancoal Energy

Turner & Townsend: techniques for projects to increase capital confidence

Embedding a discipline within a project organisation to examine categories of costs and expenditure being managed is a must states Turner & Townsend.
Mining Charter

South Africa: Debunking myths around expat passport risks

The National Treasury of South Africa confirmation last year that tax law amendments designed to compel South African expatriates to pay tax will go ahead.
transformation

VIDEO: Celebrating phenomenal women in mining

In honour of womens' month, Mining Review Africa editor Laura Cornish discusses the role that women are currently fulfilling in the mining industry, why they are doing a fantastic job and in light of this, the need for a great population of the female gender in the sector.
Sibanye

Sibanye-Stillwater bears a heavy burden but hope remains

"This situation is unparalleled in Sibanye-Stillwater’s history and my entire 40-year career. I am saddened and traumatised."

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