African mining

 
Tainted people can't lead ANC's transformation charge
Tainted people can't lead ANC's transformation charge
Close to losing his voice and looking terrified, Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane gazed out at the packed room on day one of the...
Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?
Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?
Mining remains a central pillar of the South African economy. In 2015, a comparatively poor year given the commodity crisis, mining still accounted...
Does Oppenheimer say it all?
Does Oppenheimer say it all?
A Man of Africa: The Political Thought of Harry Oppenheimer provides a window into the paternalism and white superiority embedded in the...
Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect
Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect
Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in small gold mines. Artisanal and small-scale gold...
Nation’s loss is literature’s gain
Nation’s loss is literature’s gain
Money, capital, resources, property: all these are as much part of South Africa’s literary landscape as its economic one.
Much ado about responsible mining in Africa yields few results
Much ado about responsible mining in Africa yields few results
DEVELOPMENTThe African Mining Vision was adopted in 2009 by the African Union and developed by the Economic Commission for Africa. In the...
Dreams turn to dust for Mozambicans moved for Vale pit
Dreams turn to dust for Mozambicans moved for Vale pit
Under a lone baobab tree, a group of Mozambican men tell of their struggles in a new settlement, having been moved from their village to make way...
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...
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...

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