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Not all iron ore is created equal

Themba Mkhwanazi was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016, at a time of adversity and significant change for the business. Fast forward almost two years, and Kumba profits have soared under Mkhwanazi’s leadership. By Mpinane Senkhane...

Lesotho’s Mothae mine: Glistening potential

Diversified miner and explorer Lucapa Diamond Company is going through a significant growth period. With a portfolio of high-quality diamond assets across four well-established diamond-producing regions, the company shows no signs of slowing down....

Sishen: a flagship game changer

Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine is an open-pit iron ore mine, 14 km in length, located in the Northern Cape, producing a leading-quality lump ore and a premium fine ore. The company now intends to extend the life cycle of the successful operation,...

Firestone boasts new leader at the helm

Firestone Diamonds, a new diamond producer with operations focused in Lesotho, has announced Paul Bosma’s appointment as the new chief executive officer with effect from 1 July 2018. Bosma is excited to take the helm and shares his outlook...

DRDGold on solid ground

Bullion producer DRDGold recently reported a 38% year-on-year increase in operating profit, to R355.2 million, citing a rise in output and a drop in cash operating costs. Needless to say, the business remains on solid ground, writes Mpinane...

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Unlocking Limpopo’s Waterberg coalfields is a process that began 10 years ago. Previously hindered by a lack of infrastructure, including unreliable water supply, the region’s coal operations will now benefit from a coal export transportation...