Industry Insight


Amplats platinum pgm

Modest surplus for 2021 as processed backlog boosts platinum supply

"The pace of recovery in economic activity has exceeded expectations with both platinum demand and supply increasing."

South African GDP: Poor style of governance hinders growth

“Continued lockdowns, restrictive regulations and legislation are all the order of the day, and our economy is suffering." - Theuns du Buisson
Diamonds Paul Zimnisky

Global diamond production to grow by 1.4% in 2021

GlobalData notes that significant recoveries in output are expected in Botswana (+37%), Canada (+16.6%) and Angola (+26.3%).

Webinar RECORDING: SMMEs hold the key to South Africa’s economic growth

Fact: SMME contribution to the economy has barely changed between 2015 and 2019. In 2015, SMMEs accounted for 37% of turnover in all industries.  In...

A brief history of women in mining from a legal perspective

We have to fix the environment before women just opt out of the industry all together.
Safety fatalities

Trends in underground hard-rock mining for gold and base metals

Underground hard-rock mining accounts for 40% of global mining operations but only 12% of run-of-mine (ROM) production.