South Africa attracted only R2.5 billion of new investment in 2020, a sharp 45% drop from the 2019 figure of R4.6 billion.
Companies in Africa believe that a priority for driving sustainability in the sector is increased renewable utilisation.
No picture of South Africa's future is complete without taking into account what mining can contribute to the economy.
A report aimed at raising awareness of the core issues affecting the future of the mining sector has found that mining companies recognise the importance of having sound sustainability practices.
Health and safety
Predictions of mining's future must consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic globally, and what transpired over the past quarter of a century.
Suppliers of services to the mining sector have played a significant role in the growth, development and transformation of the mining sector.
By Warren Beech, Head of Mining and Partner at Hogan Lovells The uncertainty and complexity surrounding the promulgation of wide-ranging environmental regulations impacting on the mining...