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Projects to watch in 2020

With less than a week to go until the start of Mining Indaba, the conference has collaborated with the MSA Group for the 20 Projects to Watch in 2020 series. The four-part series showcases the most promising Top 20 Junior Mining Projects in Africa...

Bloomberg’s GEI features SA mine companies

Bloomberg announced that 325 companies headquartered across 42 countries and regions are included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), up from the 230 companies across 36 countries and regions in last year’s index.  Included in the...

Healthy 2019 mine safety stats

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) held a briefing where minister Gwede Mantashe announced the 2019 industry health and safety performance statistics. The briefing was attended by various stakeholders in the mining industry,...

An opportunity for mining businesswomen

Inside Mining is in the process of putting together the second handbook. The focus of the upcoming issue is women on mining. In line with this topic, the Women in Africa (WIA) initiative launched the WIA 54 programme to empower female African...

Another president confirms for Indaba

Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Wonie Bio has confirmed his attendance for the 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba, taking place in Cape Town from 3 – 6 February 2020. Sierra Leone has large reserves of diamonds, iron ore, rutile and...

Ivanplats capitalises on commodity prices

Ivanhoe Mines’ co-chairmen Robert Friedland and Yufeng Miles Sun announced that the company’s South African subsidiary, Ivanplats, is fast-tracking a feasibility study on a smaller-scale, early-stage development plan using Shaft 1. The shaft will...

Mine support yields positive matric results

A week before the 2020 academic year started, the department of education announced the 2019 matric results. Basic education minister Angie Motshekga announced that the class of 2019 achieved an 81.3% pass rate. Exxaro’s Education and Learner...

Investment battlefield back at Mining Indaba 2020

The Investment Battlefield was launched in 2017 and has become a highlight at of the Investing in African Mining Indaba. The exciting ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event provides a platform for junior mining companies with a market cap below $50m to pitch...