Mining Industry

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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income