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2020 – Issue 6
Mines are often the dynamos of their local economies, but with this reliance comes dependence. More can be done to diversify the local economy.
Thor Explorations has made progress towards developing its Segilola gold project in Osun, Nigeria – which is on track to pour first gold in Q2, 2021.
Base Resources is looking to build prosperous future through the development and operation of its US$595 million Toliara mineral sands project.
Theta Gold Mines is making headway with its plans to redevelop +620 km2 of gold-bearing tenements that it owns in South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province.
“We are advanced with our research into lithium-sulfur battery chemistry and have filed patent applications for this particular technology.”
“There is an emerging narrative that businesses who will do well in the future will be those that whose profit streams are aligned with the green economy."
According to DRDGOLD CEO Niël Pretorius, Johannesburg (the ‘City of Gold’) is a textbook example – in one sense at least – of sustainable development.
“Through the delivery of a large-scale, underground mechanised copper mine, Khoemacau will build a long-lasting legacy in Botswana."