The complexities of the global cobalt market

In a recent Q&A hosted by BMI Research regarding cobalt the issue of lowering batteries costs will be key to expanding their role as a power source.
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Ramaphosa pulls a sneaky move – scares foreign investors

Foreign investors in South Africa might not be feeling Ramaphoria anymore as in mid-July Cyril Ramaphosa activated a law that will startle them.

Positive refined copper outlook ahead for Zambia

Zambia will remain a regional leader and an important global player in refined copper production over the coming years says BMI Research.
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Is Africa ready for a digital future?

What does digital connectivity mean for Africa’s industrial and economic development? Rockwell Automation Sub-Saharan Africa MD Barry Elliott considers the possible impact of the...

IDC keen to invest in DRC mining projects

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa is keen to invest in mining projects in the DRC, in particular copper, cobalt, and zinc mining...
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Fake parts in OEM equipment a major business risk

Using imitation or fake parts in OEM equipment poses a major risk to the health and safety of machine operators, in addition to being...

Law in Zimbabwe still needs reform to attract mining investment

Since the long-awaited regime change that saw Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe deposed in November 2017, great emphasis has been placed on the potential for...

VLOG: Is the DRC a mining hot spot?

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a top mining topic at present - for the right and the wrong reasons. The country and the...

Water for all and water for none

Cape Town is not the first city to face a drought, but it is predicted to be the first major city to run out...
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All eyes on Gwede Mantashe to resolve impasse in the mining...

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Gwede Mantashe to the mineral resources portfolio is a positive development. Gwede Mantashe is a senior man who comes from...

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