2020 – Issue 6

Mining Review Africa Issue 6 2020

COVID-19SA mining sector hard hit South Africa is now in Level 3 lockdown – nearly two months after a...
sustainability

How can mines help diversify their local economies?

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 Exploration Nigeria gold

Segilola delivers on first mover advantage in Nigeria

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 mineral sands

Base Resources’ mammoth mineral sands mine in the making

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

Theta Gold Mines: Clear growth strategy secures bright future

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.
platinum group metals palladium

Palladium market stands Waterberg JV project in good stead

“We are advanced with our research into lithium-sulfur battery chemistry and have filed patent applications for this particular technology.”
uranium

Uranium: A bull market is under way

The growing uranium supply deficit, currently being accelerated by COVID-19 pandemic related production cuts, has seen the price for uranium skyrocket.
Old Mutual green economy

Purpose before profit: Investors attracted to a green economy

“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."
Menar coal

A brighter future: Long-term support for learners

Through Menar's subsidiaries it supports numerous initiatives to uplift learners and advance their educational endeavours.
drd gold johannesburg

Creating a positive environmental legacy in Johannesburg

According to DRDGOLD CEO Niël Pretorius, Johannesburg (the ‘City of Gold’) is a textbook example – in one sense at least – of sustainable development.
KHOEMACAU copper

Khoemacau – a new copper / silver mine on the horizon

“Through the delivery of a large-scale, underground mechanised copper mine, Khoemacau will build a long-lasting legacy in Botswana."

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