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Mining minister: ‘Zambia is open for business’

For Zambian mining, 2018 was both a successful and a newsworthy year

Eskom’s proposed tariff hikes risk making mining unsustainable — minerals council

The debt-laden power utility is asking for a 15% annual tariff hike for three years

Mashatile confirms Zuma’s refusal to resign

Speaking to investors, Mashatile confirms Zuma refused to step down during a meeting with the ANC's top six officials on Sunday.

Mining Indaba peppered with investment pessimism

Despite recent excitement for opportunity in Africa, much-vaunted as mining's new golden goose, investment and industry are slowing to a crawl.

Shabangu to visit Harmony mine after workers’ deaths

While the search continues for one miner after the news of the death of eight others, the minister will visit Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.

SA’s economy depends on mining labour relations, says Manuel

The South African economy is dependent on a stable mining industry that has lasting and sustained peace in its labour affairs, says Trevor Manuel.

Transformation “the key to success”

Changes to how companies operate are the only way the industry will survive, conference hears

Reaping the riches for the people

The level of beneficiation in South Africa is low despite the country leading in platinum group metals production

Industry hits the right notes, but is it enough?

Government leaders and mining bosses at conference try to find solutions to a multitude of challenges

Mining: ANC fired up over policy changes

The ANC has become bold on policy recently, detailing the ­mining sectors in which it aims to increase the role of the state.

Mining sector to bleed jobs for next 20 years

SA's mining industry could see sustained job losses over the next 10 to 20 years as greater mechanisation and new mining techniques are introduced.

SA’s jobs gold mine heads for exhaustion

The jobs on the line in Anglo American's plan to bring profits back to its SA operations are just the first of many the sector is about to bleed.

Mining and agriculture must change to survive, says Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele has warned unrest in the mining and agricultural sectors would continue if efforts were not made to change the industries' dynamics.

Amplats’ Carroll: Mining companies need more certainty

Anglo American Platinum outgoing head Cynthia Carroll has told the mining indaba delegation that South Africa was at a pivotal moment.

Nationalisation of mines won’t happen, says Shabangu

The mines minister has told delegates at the mining indaba that the ANC and government are not interested in making mine nationalisation policy.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

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