COVID-19

South Africa coronavirus covid-19

How to adapt to ensure safety and sustainability after COVID-19

“Our current scenario modelling estimates that 15% to 25% of South Africa's 2020 output has been lost due to lockdown."
ABSA Sustainability

Finance in the new normal: sustainability is key

Companies who have been able to weather the COVID-19 storm are in a better position to secure bank financing for their operations.
AI Automation Mining

Artificial Intelligence in mining – are we there yet?

While AI is a much touted technology in mining, it would seem that the sector is yet to fully embrace this advance technology.
strategy business

Business continuity: the driving force for VBKom

“You still need people to manage the technology but we are definitely on a track towards automation.” - VBKom director Eduan Pieterse
Africa-Australia Connection session at Africa Mining Forum

Aussie view of continent explored at #AMF next week

“There are opportunities aplenty across all commodities, including the rise and rise of critical minerals such as vanadium.” - Duncan Harris
Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology

Travel restrictions no challenge for technology implementation

Despite travel restrictions associated with COVID-19, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology found solutions to overcome these challenges.
gold fields south deep

Gold Fields settles into ‘new normal’ post COVID-19

Gold producer Gold Fields produced 557 000 oz of gold in Q3, 2020, up 7% year-on-year (or 1% quarter-on-quarter), as its operations recovered from the Coronavirus pandemic.
covid-19 Kasbah

COVID-19 exposes urgency to optimise revenue from resources

The 2020 UNCTAD report on Economic Development in Africa shows that the extractive sectors lose about $ 50 billion annually.
bara consulting

Mining consultancy set for successful 2021

With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, Bara Consulting has restarted work at one of its two major operation projects in South Africa.
Lemur graphite

How Madagascar is rebooting its mining sector

The Malagasy government’s ambitions to reform mining legislation has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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