South Africa coronavirus covid-19

South Africa: COVID-19 Guidelines and Code of Practice unpacked

Guidelines for a Mandatory Code of Practice on the Mitigation and Management of COVID-19 have been released. Employers have until 25 May to implement it.

Uranium: The comeback kid

While most commodities have been battered amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, uranium is heating up, and is experiencing a price spike on the back of tightening supply owing to a slowdown in global uranium supply.
diamond

Rough diamond prices affected by COVID-19 crisis

Much of the diamond supply chain has been virtually suspended since boarder closures and travel restrictions globally were implemented in the last two weeks of March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 or not, government must face the elephant in the room

Even before a national lockdown, there was no denying the fact that South Africa’s economy was in a shambles. We were already...
Mantashe Sibanye

Minister Mantashe, the world will be listening at Mining Indaba

In the last Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2018 South Africa improved its investment attractiveness and policy perceptions scores.
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Tailings dam disasters – what happened, what’s next?

Specialising in the fields of tailings / waste and water management, Stantec Consulting Sector Leader: Mining Andrew Watson shares his expertise on...
technology

Technology key to the future of South Africa

Spiralling labour and energy costs are putting pressure on the performance of gold mines in South Africa, but digital technologies can change this.
eskom

Government must seize opportunity to make Eskom board fit for purpose

The IoDSA has repeatedly warned that government must ensure that state-owned entities have boards with the right mix of skills.
Kumba Iron Ore

Iron ore – 5 trends to watch in 2020

Slower demand growth (especially in China) and a decent recovery in seaborne supply will continue to feature prominently in the iron ore industry in 2020.
gold

Gold outlook 2020: Risk appetite amid high uncertainty

Gold has had its best performance since 2010. It outperformed major global bond and emerging market stock benchmarks over that period.

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