Op-ed: It’s time South Africa had a serious talk about rail

Government’s move to introduce third-party access to the country’s railway network is a significant policy development.

Good news for copper production in Peru

In 2021, the country’s copper production is forecast to bounce back by 10.4%, to reach 2.4 Mt, and then 3.1 Mt by 2024.

Incentivizing strategic development: one step closer, or two steps back?

The South African government is under more pressure than ever before to promote energy development and attract investment.
Minerals Council South Africa

What are the challenges relating to prospecting and mining licensing?

The government has confirmed thousands of mining rights; prospecting rights; permits; license renewals and ownership transfers are backlogged.

Promises and predications for South Africa ahead of PDAC 2021

"I invite the investors to partner with us as we work to place South Africa's mining and energy sectors on an upward trend."

Digital transformation: No short term solutions

Companies need to take a long-term approach when implementing new technologies.
gold Endeavour Mining

What is the prediction for West Africa’s gold production?

Gold production in West Africa’s leading markets – Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali – is expected to increase by 2.7% in 2021 to 8 Moz

Exploration in South Africa down in the doldrums

It is abundantly clear that investors in exploration have not responded positively to Minister Mantashe's rushed 2018 Mining Charter III.
covid-19 south africa

Global mining and metals report explores key trends

The report takes a look at what the mining sector is doing right and what needs to improve, as well as offering best-practice examples.

Mining sector remains resilient in turbulent times

The South African mining sector has remained resilient amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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