Copper Mining

Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine

Trade union Amcu confirms that five mineworkers have died and a sixth is still trapped underground after a fire broke out at a Palabora mine

Zambian mine threatens world heritage site

Zambia's high court is to decide on issuing a licence for a copper mine in a game reserve bordering Zimbabwe's Mana Pools world heritage site.

The future is beneficiation

But the strategy to boost industry has a major stumbling block: readily available power.

Barrick strikes deal for Equinox, tops Minmetals

Barrick Gold said on Monday it will take over Australian copper miner Equinox Minerals for more than C$7-billion, topping Minmetals' offer by 16%.

Vale launches $1,1-billion bid for SA’s Metorex

Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, bid $1,1-billion for Metorex to tap into its copper and cobalt operations and drive growth via Africa.

A Chilean woman’s place is in her mine

With a pickaxe, clunky safety boots and the jeans, Isabel Galleguillos has become Chile's first woman with her own open-pit mine.

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.