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How the Employment Equity Amendment Bill will affect your business

South Africa is facing a double dilemma right now in terms of unemployment and skills. It has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.
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Seven mining companies partner with World Economic Forum

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum to accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices.
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Open Mineral awarded technology pioneer by World Economic Forum

Open Mineral is a start-up built by a team of industry professionals to standardize transparent pricing in archaic physical commodity trade.
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Eurasian Resources Group implements blockchain solution at Metalkol RTR

Diversified natural resources group Eurasian Resources Group, a founding member of the Global Battery Alliance, a World Economic Forum initiative, will be piloting a blockchain-based solution built on the IBM Blockchain Platform.
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The high human cost of cobalt mining

Unfortunately, the acquisition of cobalt often comes with unsavory and antiquated methods. It’s an excellent time to freshen up knowledge on why (or if) we need it and if there is an alternative way to obtain it.
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Sustainable energy mix for Africa is essential

In Africa, access to affordable power remains a major issue for the economic well-being of the continent. The question of how this power will be supplied is one all countries are grappling with.
South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa can help solve mining impasse in South Africa

The mining industry in South Africa is in danger of becoming paralyzed by litigation and adversarial relationships that hinder our country’s ability to benefit from...

Sustainability in mining: how to be a leader

Author: Gillian Davidson - Head of Mining & Metals at the World Economic Forum. The World Economic Forum has launched Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World...

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