Miners and unions need to work together to manage health and...

By Leon Rossouw, the Divisional Executive and Senior Vice President for Mining, Metals and Minerals at Marsh.   The theme for this year’s upcoming Mine Occupational Health...

The work must go on: Ebola and its effect on business...

by Duncan McNicol, the Country Director for Kanu Equipment Ebola is without doubt an extremely serious and economically devastating phenomenon in Sierra Leone. Unexpectedly, as...

Addressing the unemployment challenge

By Dr. Enyinna Nkem-Abonta, Chief Operating Officer at BICACON While the unemployment rate in South Africa has decreased to 25.4 percent in the third quarter...

Challenges faced by the South African exploration and mining industry

By Warren Beech, partner and head of mining at law firm Hogan Lovells The various challenges being faced by the South African Exploration and Mining...

The mining industry needs modernisation, not mechanisation, to survive

By Bernard Swanepoel Dear Industry, we’ve come a long way together. Been through some good and tough times. I think about you a lot and...

Can Africa move away from aid to trade?

By Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the ECA What should it do to attract more private equity and how can it convert the illicit financial...

5 phases for successful negotiations of legal contracts

Negotiation is one of the most utilised tools for conflict resolution, yet many individuals within the industry are exceptionally poor negotiators, says Dawson Jenner,...

A whirlwind September

Where has the past month gone? Have you ever felt so busy that time was flying right past you? It is sheer madness but...

Zimbabwe: Ceded leases light up otherwise gloomy sector

The prospect of a few new mining projects in the second half of 2014 – promoted by beneficiaries of mining leases and claims ceded...

The most underutilised weapon in your project management toolkit

By: Dawson Jenner, Binnington Copeland & Associates legal consultant (dawson@bca.co.za) Throughout my dealings with the various role players in the mining industry, be they employers,...

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