African mining

 
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
COMMENTFor decades South Africa has been stripped of its minerals, but little has been ploughed back to the people who have lived on these...
How much do governments rake in? Mining giants come clean on taxes
How much do governments rake in? Mining giants come clean on taxes
The global movement to...
Mining is in decline and SA must find renewable options
Mining is in decline and SA must find renewable options
MINING For many years now, even during the economic “boom” years of the Mbeki administration with its promises of trickle-down...
Mining companies' black shareholder case in court
Mining companies' black shareholder case in court
A court dispute between South Africa’s Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources about black shareholdings in mining companies...
Zimbabwe demands $28m from Zimplats
Zimbabwe demands $28m from Zimplats
The Zimbabwean government has issued a $28-million garnishee order against Zimplats to recover outstanding royalties, the state-controlled...
Mining upstart will fight setback
Mining upstart will fight setback
The politically linked Imperial Crown Trading 289 has a long legal battle ahead of it. This week's full judgment in the fight over the mining...
State to enter Sishen iron-ore fray
State to enter Sishen iron-ore fray
Government is planning a robust intervention in the Kumba-ArcelorMittal iron-ore supply standoff, seen as a crucial proxy battle within the broad...
It's time to change mining in Africa, says AU officer
It's time to change mining in Africa, says AU officer
It's high time there was a rethink on the way mining regimes are set up in Africa -- at the very least, governments need to move beyond a "tax and...
Transparency a cure for the 'resources curse'
Transparency a cure for the 'resources curse'
The recent summit in the Kruger National Park attended by European Union and South African leaders to make progress on trade, climate change and...
The SADC's mining curse
The SADC's mining curse
Ineffective monitoring of mining operations, policy implementation and environmental factors have rendered mining a curse for the South African...

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