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Operations resume at DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD announced that work has resumed at its Ergo and Far West Gold Recoveries (FWGR) operations at reduced levels. According to CEO Niël Pretorius, 34% of Ergo staff is back at work and reclaiming material from four high-volume sites. The staff...

Legal experts discuss COVID-19 impact

Webber Wentzel’s legal experts, specialising in the mining industry, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the mining industry in an insightful podcast. With the Covid-19 lockdown in full effect until the end of April, and the potential for yet...

Mining and economics post COVID-19

By Mametja Moshe Moshe Capital founder and CEO Mametja Moshe, sheds light on the impact of measures taken to stop the spread of Covid-19, on commodity prices and investment in South African mining. Local mining operations have been limited to care...

Barrick supports COVID-19 fight in Africa

Barrick Gold has pledged its support against the fight of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across five African countries. The mining giant is donating over $6 million to Zambia, Tanzania, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. To help Zambia in combating the...

Sibanye execs contribute to Solidarity Fund

Sibanye-Stillwater’s board and executive management have unanimously decided to contribute a third of their salaries for the next three months to the national Solidarity Fund. This following calls by President Cyril Ramaphosa for additional support...

Managing COVID-19 in coal sector

Many organisations are open to suggestions on how to best manage the coronavirus (COVID-19). The outbreak of the virus and the subsequent societal restrictions have placed significant operational challenges on countless businesses, none more so...

Update on DMRE lockdown interventions

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) Minister Gwede Mantashe provided an updated on the interventions taken by the Department since the nationwide 21-day lock-down came into effect. According to Mantashe, the Department has been...