environmental

Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance requirements for the mining industry are becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industry. By Janine Espin* Planning and preparation are essential in undertaking new or extending old mining projects, regardless of size....
Mining sector perseveres despite Covid-19

Mining sector perseveres despite Covid-19

The South African mining sector is managing the Covid-19 pandemic remarkably well, but the country needs to do more if it wants mining to benefit from the looming demand peak in ‘green minerals’.  Ralf Hennecke, General Manager: Technology and...
Orion Minerals wins AAMEG Award

Orion Minerals wins AAMEG Award

Australian junior miner Orion Minerals received the AAMEG’s inaugural Emerging ESG Leader Award. The winners of the AAMEG Africa Awards were announced by AAMEG (The Australian – Africa Minerals & Energy Group) at an awards ceremony at the...
World Gold Council launches new report

World Gold Council launches new report

The World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Publication of this report coincides with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly and the SDG Business Forum. Terry...

Post Covid-19 unity is required

With businesses across the globe entering uncertain times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that industry sectors stand together and rebuild in a structured and sustainable way. Planning is already in progress for small-tier surface mines...

Profits dive at major rare earth producer

China’s biggest rare earth producer, Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Group, has reported a net profit decline of 71.7% year-on-year to $11.26 million. In its first quarter results released this week, the company also reported that...