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Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state

‘Community consent’ is now required for mining but in practice this further benefits elite interests

It’s mine, all mine

A year ago, tensions between the government and the mining industry were high

Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22

Pan African Resources closes Evander Gold Mine, leaving its former workforce out on a limb

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal

The mining industry in South Africa needs an inclusive model that builds on and improves shared value

Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems

The Sekhukhune mining saga continues: The community gets R149 000 and the landowner R1-million.

Limpopo’s Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town

The Mokopane shopkeeper has laid at least 7 environmental and anti-corruption charges against the platinum mine and the state to halt the project.

Karoo way of life under threat from mining company

Uranium mining is returning to the area, threatening water resources in a dry region and raising concerns about the spread of radiation particles.

Platinum bust batters Rustenburg

Commodity prices and labour issues have hamstrung the effectiveness of the mining companies’ community investment in the North West town.

Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing mining investment

South Africa ranks as one of the richest countries in natural resources. The problem: few companies want to deal with the headache of getting it.

Economic week ahead: SA mining and manufacturing updates

South Africa's latest mining and manufacturing data are the highlights of an otherwise light domestic economic calendar this week.

Mine security and striking Amplats workers clash

Striking mine workers retaliated to being sprayed with water cannons by pelting security officials at the Khuseleka mine in Rustenburg with stones.

Treaty could provide investor protection

Arbitration may still be possible after bilateral investment treaties with the EU are terminated.

Future of employment glows green

Though the sector's job creation could outstrip mining, lack of capital and skills is an impediment.

Integrating sustainable development

It might seem that the mining industry by nature is not sustainable.

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