Features & Analysis

South Africa’s decline reflects broader de-industrialisation in the region

The decline in mining output in South Africa over the last five years reflects a broader de-industrialisation taking place in Southern Africa.


Mining Charter: No appeal by DMRE welcomed

"We believe that this decision will lead to more investment in the mining sector which is needed for job creation in the mainstream economy."

Nigeria provides high rates of return on mining investment says Minister

Nigeria is endowed with over 44 different mineral types occurring in commercial quantities in over 500 locations across the 36 states.

Watch the powerful opening session from Nigeria Mining Week online

Watch the powerful opening session from NMW online with speeches from from VP and Minister Adegbite, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

Robust policy framework secures investment in Nigeria’s mining sector

“Our Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, in collaboration with industry has produced a clear Roadmap for the growth and development."

Secondary strikes: Constitutional Court upholds judgments

On 12 November 2021, the Constitutional Court (CC) held in favour of mining employers in a historic secondary strike judgment*.

The ‘S’ in ESG eases tension between miners and communities

It was estimated in 2018 by the South African Police Services that about 35 protests take place in mining communities monthly.