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Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance requirements for the mining industry are becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industry. By Janine Espin* Planning and preparation are essential in undertaking new or extending old mining projects, regardless of size....
Gold investment demand takes a dip in Q1

Gold investment demand takes a dip in Q1

According to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report, gold investment demand fell in Q1 due to being driven by hefty outflows in gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This was attributed to growing expectations of higher...
A rise in ICS computer attacks

A rise in ICS computer attacks

The mining industry is constantly thriving towards becoming safer, efficient and more productive. Technology has played a critical role in the advancement of the industry. Automation and mechanised mining have proven to be useful in improving the...
Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

With the Easter around the corner, many South Africans are expected to travel to various destinations to enjoy the long weekend. In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) appeals for caution ahead of an...
EXCLUSIVE: Diversity and inclusion

EXCLUSIVE: Diversity and inclusion

This issue of Inside Mining is about diversity and the power of inclusion. I intended to draw from as many voices as I could because the core value of diversity is inclusion. By Olebogeng Sentsho While preparing for the compilation of this...
Prolonging a sunset industry

Prolonging a sunset industry

Mining is a sunset industry.  No matter how deep we dig or far we go, minerals are finite, and their extraction becomes more challenging every year. By Wessel Badenhorst* The Minerals Council South Africa has stated that over the last decade,...