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Mining Indaba’s Investment Battlefield returns

Mining Indaba’s Investment Battlefield returns
Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba), is hosting the Investment Battlefield online this year. From Tuesday 9th March 2021, Africa’s hottest junior mining companies will battle against each other during the Investment Battlefield. Kael O’Sullivan, director of Investor Relations at Mining Indaba said, “Given the huge success of the...

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Putting coal ash to good use

Putting coal ash to good use
Coal ash from power stations and steam generators continues to accumulate across the country. As a result, the South African Coal Ash Association (SACAA) has called for private and public sectors to explore ways of incorporating coal ash into their everyday supply chains. SACAA director, Belinda Heichler, says there are a myriad of uses for the...

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Prospective claimants warned against fraudsters

Prospective claimants warned against fraudsters
The Tshiamiso Trust has noted with concern a new surge of fraudulent activity by individuals claiming that they are able to assist prospective claimants of silicosis and tuberculosis benefits. The Tshiamiso Trust has been established to carry out the terms of the settlement agreement reached between six mining companies and claimant attorneys in...

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Progress on Khemisset Potash Project

Progress on Khemisset Potash Project
Emmerson Plc is making progress on the Khemisset Potash Project. The Moroccan focused potash development company announced that it was in the process of assessing a conceptual, staged, development for the project. CEO Graham Clarke said that the Khemisset is a project of enormous potential with several opportunities to improve upon the mine plan...

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Surface miners adapt to the new norm

Surface miners adapt to the new norm
Surface mining industry association, ASPASA, is embracing the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic as it develops new strategies to serve its members and the larger mining community. Association director, Nico Pienaar, says solutions are required on an almost daily basis just to be able to keep the wheels of the economy grinding and...

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Adhering to EA processes during Covid-19

Adhering to EA processes during Covid-19
South Africa’s government recently published directions on how public participation can safely be achieved during environmental authorisation (EA) processes. This is an important step as the country adapts to living with the risk of Covid-19 infections. According to Selma Nel, principal scientist at SRK Consulting, it is vital that interested and...

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Sibanye-Stillwater’s record-breaking results

Sibanye-Stillwater’s record-breaking results
Sibanye-Stillwater’s results for the six months and year ended 31 December 2020 were impressive and broke several records. Attributable profit of R29.312 million for 2020 was 47 times higher than R62 million for 2019 to R29.312 million. Free cash flow (FCF) was significantly higher for 2020, despite the impact of Covid-19 on the operations, with...

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Mining sector perseveres despite Covid-19

Mining sector perseveres despite Covid-19
The South African mining sector is managing the Covid-19 pandemic remarkably well, but the country needs to do more if it wants mining to benefit from the looming demand peak in ‘green minerals’.  Ralf Hennecke, General Manager: Technology and Marketing at BME shared his sentiments after the recent Mining Indaba Virtual.  He said the event had...

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Inside Mining

Societies are made up of people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, genders and ethnicities. It is important for industries to reflect and represent all aspects of diversity. This issue of Inside Mining puts the spotlight on diversity in the mining industry.

Inside Mining: Diversity in Mining

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Putting coal ash to good use

Putting coal ash to good use

Coal ash from power stations and steam generators continues to accumulate across the country. As a result, the South African Coal Ash Association (SACAA) has called for private and public sectors to explore ways of incorporating coal ash into their...
Surface miners adapt to the new norm

Surface miners adapt to the new norm

Surface mining industry association, ASPASA, is embracing the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic as it develops new strategies to serve its members and the larger mining community. Association director, Nico Pienaar, says solutions...