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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The Ashwin Willemse effect, Solidarity and the CCMA

The #AshwinWillemse saga on Twitter – as innocuous as it initially seemed – has split South Africa completely in terms of racial bias.

Mining Charter Summit, Sasol and the issue of race

All employees below senior management level in the mining sector should receive equal benefits from the Mining Charter’s proposed shareholding scheme.

The complexities of the global cobalt market

In a recent Q&A hosted by BMI Research regarding cobalt the issue of lowering batteries costs will be key to expanding their role as a power source.
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Ramaphosa pulls a sneaky move – scares foreign investors

Foreign investors in South Africa might not be feeling Ramaphoria anymore as in mid-July Cyril Ramaphosa activated a law that will startle them.
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Positive refined copper outlook ahead for Zambia

Zambia will remain a regional leader and an important global player in refined copper production over the coming years says BMI Research.

Is Africa ready for a digital future?

What does digital connectivity mean for Africa’s industrial and economic development? Rockwell Automation Sub-Saharan Africa MD Barry Elliott considers the possible impact of the...

IDC keen to invest in DRC mining projects

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa is keen to invest in mining projects in the DRC, in particular copper, cobalt, and zinc mining...
NEW Bobcat OEM equipment

Fake parts in OEM equipment a major business risk

Using imitation or fake parts in OEM equipment poses a major risk to the health and safety of machine operators, in addition to being...

Law in Zimbabwe still needs reform to attract mining investment

Since the long-awaited regime change that saw Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe deposed in November 2017, great emphasis has been placed on the potential for...

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