How mining companies can run like manufacturers – Part 1

By: Nigel Bailey, Richard Helm, and Grant McCabe from The Boston Consulting Group. Mining, those in the business will tell you, is not like other industries. Companies...

Archaeology a vital key for mineral exploration in West Africa

By: Stephen Isaac, former archaeologist who leads the archaeology technical area for Earth Systems Archaeology and mining have multiple connections if one is to scratch...

Clinging to Optimism

By Laura Cornish I started the year with such high hopes for our mining sector. They weren’t unrealistic – I know our industry is suffering...

Private equity in mining: Calendar year 2014

Twelve months ago at Indaba 2014 and following a number of high profile fundraisings for private equity funds by key industry figures, private equity...

How to ensure that mine fatalities stay at the low levels...

By Warren Beech, partner and head of mining at law firm Hogan Lovells The announcement by the Mineral Resources Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, that the number...

Report: How mining boosts the economies of the world’s poorest nations

The global mining industry makes a large and increasing contribution to the poorest nations of the world and their emerging economies, according to a...

Diamond sustainability depends on investment as industry booms

Philippe Mellier, De Beers Group chief executive, believes that maintaining success in the diamond industry is dependent upon investment to sustain supply, finance and...

Report: The top 10 issues global mining companies will face in...

Mining companies continue to contend with price volatility, geopolitical turmoil, rising costs, declining grades and a general lack of access to financing, according to...

Electronic signatures improve internal and external process efficiency in the mining...

By Avi Rose, Country Manager: South Africa at ARX Mining holds a unique position in South Africa as one of the largest employment sectors and...

Nelson Mandela remembrance speech

By Anglo American's Executive Director and Vice-President of the Chamber of Mines, Khanyisile Kweyama It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year...

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