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Trade expo to support business growth in Botswana

Electra Mining Botswana is taking place at the Gaborone Fairgrounds from 10-12 September. This niche trade show is designed to support business growth in Botswana by creating an environment where business partnerships can develop and where trade...

Sibanye is now the world’s no. 1 platinum miner

Six years after being carved out of a handful of unwanted gold operations, Sibanye Gold has become the world’s biggest platinum miner. Building on operations spun out of Gold Fields, Sibanye became the No. 1 miner in South Africa’s waning gold...

SA loses African gold crown to Ghana

South Africa’s struggling gold industry has suffered yet another humiliation, losing its status as continent leader to Ghana. The country that led global gold production for a century and extracted about half the bullion ever mined is now Africa’s...

Sand miners’ deaths spark industry outcry

The proliferation of borrow pits to simplify the supply of sand and aggregates for road construction crews has once again come under the spotlight following the deaths of two workers at a borrow pit in Limpopo recently. The two had apparently been...