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Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Digging deep: Change for the future

There is a cautious optimism in the mining industry at present

The Mining Indaba 2019: A look ahead

The indaba has become a powerful platform for funding, networking, discussions, making deals and more

Getting underground and creating value

Modernisation is the key for South African mining

A seismic innovation

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

Tainted people can’t lead ANC’s transformation charge

Zwane's new charter is easy to dismiss due to his Gupta links

Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?

The moment demands boldness, and the benefits far outweigh the risk of doing nothing to shift the undesirable status quo

Does Oppenheimer say it all?

Sycophants are everywhere to be found but it’s the words of the man himself and the empire he ruled that reveal his true nature

Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect

Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in dangerous gold mines.

Nation’s loss is literature’s gain

The ingredients of great South African novels are based on greed, injustice, land and natural resources.

Much ado about responsible mining in Africa yields few results

The African Union endorses the vision for responsible mining – but does big capital?

Dreams turn to dust for Mozambicans moved for Vale pit

The community claim their dream of a new urban life has turned into an ordeal, with leaking water pipes and street lights that never come on.

Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises

Informal miners were the hardest hit when dodgy ‘investors’ were finally chased out of Sekhukhune, Limpopo.

How much do governments rake in? Mining giants come clean on taxes

But now governments must also be more transparent about how income from mining companies is spent.

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