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Global iron ore production to recover by 5.1% in 2021

The key contributors to this grow will be Brazil (6.2%), South Africa (4.1%), Australia (3.2%) and India according to GlobalData.

Streaming and royalties in mining: Let the music play on

The streaming-and-royalty business model provides exposure to commodities while minimizing many risks as well as offering diversification.

Will a new law help or harm Uganda’s mining sector?

Uganda is to set to implement a new law that will allow would allow the government to own shares in private mining operations.

AfCTA, COMESA to establish cooperation framework

The AfCTA Secretariat and COMESA will establish a partnership framework to support the implementation of the continental trade regime.

Copper production in Chile is forecast to rise by 3.7% in...

“Chile’s copper production is estimated to have declined by 0.7% in 2020. While the country’s sector avoided a full-scale lockdown."

IMF revises outlook for South Africa

The projected 3.1% growth follows a period where economic activity decreased by 7.0% in 2020 compared with 2019 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Op-ed: The importance of increased financial inclusion of the ASM sector

The potential of the sector in inducing economic development has always been a lure to proponents of enhanced broad-based development.

Op-ed: Suez blockage highlighted vulnerability to global trade disruptions

The timely flow of goods remains dependent on a small number of narrow, highly congested and strategically vulnerable pinch points.

Op-ed: How can South Africa’s sunset industry be extended?

No picture of South Africa's future is complete without taking into account what mining can contribute to the economy.
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Op-ed: Is load shedding here to stay?

There are steps which every electricity user can and should take to decrease demand for electricity and reduce the risk of load shedding.

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