Randgold Resources
Issue 6
2015
The South African mining sector is currently being plagued by negative sentiment – ‘regulatory uncertainty is driving investment away, electricity prices are too high, electricity supply is inconsistent, wages are escalating, etc., etc.’. And that is just for starters. While I agree that these are all significant, industry impacting difficulties which need urgent and immediate attention to secure our industry’s long-term sustainability, I also want to remind you that we shouldn’t overlook the positives – of which there are plenty. Having spent a week in Zambia in May, I was reminded that South
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Look how far we have come as an industry with regard to safety.
- Laura Cornish - Editor
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