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White Paper for women in mining

The Minerals Council South Africa has released a White Paper on Women in Mining, which aims to streamline the industry’s strategies to advance women in the industry. The focus of the White Paper is on improving the representation of women in the...

Budget a positive first step

In a statement, the Minerals Council South Africa responded to the budget speech by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni. The Council acknowledged that Mboweni took the necessary steps to address the economic crisis facing South Africa currently. In...

IMF concludes DRC visit

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visited Kinshasa from 19-25 February 2020 to discuss developments around the Staff Monitored Program (SMP) which was approved in December 2019. Led by Mauricio Villafuerte, the purpose of the visit was to...

Partnerships that will benefit mining

GIBB recently hosted a roundtable discussion with the theme ‘Towards Mining Consensus’. The event attracted mining entrepreneurs, industry experts and analysts. One of the points that came out from the discussion was that South Africa’s mining...

Legal experts weigh in on Mantashe address

There has been a lot of hype surrounding minerals resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe – especially after his keynote address at the Investing in African Mining Indaba. Mantashe’s address covered a range of topics of importance to the...

China’s role in electric vehicles

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2019 China’s growing energy needs are increasingly met by renewables, natural gas and electricity. The scale of China’s future electricity demand and the challenge of...