mining environment

Glimmers of hope from 2014 Mining Indaba

Positive sentiment is starting to seep back into the mining environment, as key players acknowledge the need for better collaboration, healthier partnerships and more certainty about future policy. Attending the 2014 Mining Indaba in Cape Town this...

Current SA contract mining models not sustainable

The traditional way of mining in South Africa, with its reliance on cheap labour, is no longer sustainable as the cost of atypical forms of labour steadily increases. “There needs to be a change in the paradigm for sustainable mining, and the way...