A special South African Police Service, or SAPS, task team has been appointed to tackle gang violence and illegal mining in the Free State.
Diamonds & Gemstones
Gemfields has warned that illegal miners – including juveniles - are putting their lives at risk and facing “modern slavery” in Mozambique.
Features & Analysis
Years ago the mainstream media made a meal of how acid mine drainage was going to be the undoing of the Johannesburg CBD - the new fear is now ZamaZamas.
Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks stemming from improving commodity prices will pose challenges to miners in SSA over the coming months and hinder investment into the region.
The coming end of a ban on small-scale mining in Ghana will increase the difficulties involved in countering illegal mining, likely seeing the practice...
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