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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.

GlobalData report names top mining and metals M&A legal advisers

A total of 18,146 deals worth US$1.9 trillion were announced globally during H1 2021, which was higher than H1 2019’s deal value.
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G-20 Countries struggling to drive economies to net-zero transition

“Winning the fight against climate change requires urgent and bold action across every industry, and we need governments to lead the way."

The vulnerable points in South Africa’s fuel supply chain

The attacks that have taken place seem to have been made by several groups acting in concert – by design or by coincidence.

The global recovery is bypassing the poorest countries

This year is likely to mark the strongest post-recession rebound in 80 years: global GDP is expected to expand 5.6 percent.

99% of people in poor countries are still unvaccinated

Health experts estimate that approximately 70% of the world’s 7.9 billion people must be fully vaccinated to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indian coal market sees growth despite global challenges

Key to this is the entry of private players to the industry, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
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Energy minister Mantashe at Enlit Africa: “Energy security at centre of...

Mitigating climate change and a just energy transition are important themes at Enlit Africa.
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Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.

How to get foreign direct investment in mining right?

South Africa attracted only R2.5 billion of new investment in 2020, a sharp 45% drop from the 2019 figure of R4.6 billion.

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