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Mining

Why mining is key to future economic growth across West Africa

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Why mining is key to future economic growth across West Africa

Mining must be at the heart of economic empowerment and to integrate more closely with the wider economy. This is according to Sulemanu Koney, Ghana Chamber of Mines Chief Executive Officer. Koney believes mining in his country must play a key role in its national development as well as bring benefits to the economies of

Exxaro Resources to pay a special dividend of ZAR4.5 billion

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Exxaro Resources to pay a special dividend of ZAR4.5 billion

In October 2017 Exxaro disposed of a portion of its shareholding in Tronox Limited (Tronox) following its announcement in March 2017 to monetise its stake in Tronox in a staged process over time to focus on its...

Kumba Iron Ore reports total dividend of ZAR30.97 per share

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Kumba Iron Ore reports total dividend of ZAR30.97 per share

Kumba Iron Ore has reported final cash dividend of ZAR15 per share, with total dividend of ZAR30.97 per share during the company’s provisional audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2017. “I am pleased to report...

South African mining industry needs to speed-up transformation

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

South African mining industry needs to speed-up transformation

South Africa’s mining industry should speed up transformation in the sector to let more black players in or face pressure from an increasingly restive population, Godfrey Oliphant, South African Deputy Mineral Resources Minister warned industry players. “The...

SA Chamber of Mines seeks urgent meeting to resolve Mining Charter

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

SA Chamber of Mines seeks urgent meeting to resolve Mining Charter

South Africa’s chamber of mines wants to meet with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, to try and break an impasse over a charter unveiled last year which mining companies believe will hurt the sector, a senior...

Mining is central to growth of African economies

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Mining is central to growth of African economies

Sustained commodity price growth and reduced costs are combining new technology trends with synchronised global growth to present Africa’s mining sector with the best prospects in over a decade.     Given Africa’s rich resource endowment mining is...

South Africa has ZAR220 billion worth of mining investments

Monday, February 5th, 2018

South Africa has ZAR220 billion worth of mining investments

South Africa has more than ZAR220 billion worth of investments in the project pipeline for the mining industry which include the platinum group metals (PGMs), industrial minerals, energy and non-ferrous metals. Addressing the 2018 Annual Investing in...

South African Mineral Resources Minister urged to address industry uncertainty

Monday, February 5th, 2018

South African Mineral Resources Minister urged to address industry uncertainty

Mosebenzi Zwane, South African Mineral Resources Minister failed to adequately address the ongoing regulatory uncertainty bedeviling the mining sector when he opened an annual conference on Monday, a legal expert in the industry official said. Mining companies...

Randgold Resources to engage DRC government on new mining code

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Randgold Resources to engage DRC government on new mining code

Randgold Resources says it is engaging at the highest level with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to head off the enactment of a new mining code which the company believes will severely limit the...

Mining investment central to business agenda

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Mining investment central to business agenda

South Africa urgently needs to get investment back on the agenda in order to attract capital and help grow the mining sector and the economy in general. This is according to Norman Mbazima, Anglo American Deputy Chairman....

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