Digital innovation drives the future of mining

There are several companies that have taken up the challenges of digital technology.

Mining Charter III detrimental to alluvial diamond mining

Mining Charter III heaps more pain on South Africa’s alluvial diamond producers who already face enormous cost burdens and high risks.

Robots go to the “bottom”: forecasts for automation in mining

The mining industry has historically been conservative, and it has always been difficult to bring miners to experiment with technology and automation.

Forces of disruption shaping the future of mining

The rapid advance of mining digitalisation will change the way that African mines operate says Deloitte African energy and resources leader, Andrew Lane.
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Is Zimbabwe’s gold sector an economic saviour or sinner?

The Government of Zimbabwe will be investigating what it believes to fraudulent production figures from gold mining companies in the country.

Regulatory uncertainty holds back South African mining sector

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill has loomed over South African mining firms since 2014.

The importance of financial literacy within mining communities

Without a strong emphasis on financial literacy entrepreneurs will once again become vendors or small business owners barely making a profit.

Who will be running your future mine?

Miners must prepare their workforce today, to meet the demands of tomorrow’s digital age, or risk future growth and innovation.

Tax investment boost for the mining sector

Within the South African context, junior mining companies have been seen as too risky an investment by private equity firms and financial institutions.

A reluctant Tito Mboweni takes over from Nhlanhla Nene

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, resigned to avoid exacerbating the stressed relationship between the public and private sectors.

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