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Africa continues to be ripe for investment

Even though economic growth is slowing globally, technology innovation is unlocking unparalleled opportunities for countries all over the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in Africa where developing economies are in a prime position to...

Why is mine rehab still a challenge?

Despite South Africa’s mine closure laws comparing well internationally, the country can boast very few examples of successfully implemented mine closure; instead, over 6 000 mines have been abandoned without adequate rehabilitation. This situation...

Sustainable mining in Africa

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has positioned itself as a leading partner of engineering, equipment, technology, plant and service solutions to mining, cement , chemical, fertiliser, and oil and gas industries across the African continent. For...

Opportunities emerge from Mining Charter III

By Bruce Dickinson and Jonathan Veeran, partners, Webber Wentzel Recent changes in mining and environmental regulations relating to the way mining companies can deal with their rehabilitation liabilities open up opportunities to take a co-ordinated...

Steps to raise women’s voices in extractives

  Research has shown women are more likely to be negatively impacted at the local and national levels by natural resource extraction. The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) together with Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative...