Over the last few years the South African government has advocated for the domestic beneficiation of locally mined minerals in an effort to grow the economy and create employment. To support this initiative, the government has developed a Beneficiation Strategy which identified ten commodities and five value chains for the country's mineral beneficiation drive.
By James Fungai Maposa 11 Dec 2013 08:49
PRETORIA: Significant progress is being made towards addressing the critical challenge of acid mine drainage, says the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Acid Mine Drainage.
3 Dec 2013 06:39
The Rekgaratlhile Honey Bee Project in the Tsantsabane local municipality has turned bees into tiny winged allies in building a sustainable enterprise that will provide the impoverished rural community with employment opportunities.
3 Dec 2013 07:06
VIENNA: The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries meets here this week to decide on the cartel's oil output against a backdrop of slowing crude demand and unrest in member nation Libya.
3 Dec 2013 06:57
Anglo American's flagship eMalahleni Water Reclamation Plant has won the category for Excellence in Environmental Practice at the World Coal Association's Leadership and Excellence Awards.
25 Nov 2013 06:57
PRETORIA: Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is set to go on a working visit to Canada, which is scheduled to kick off on Monday, 25 November 2013.
25 Nov 2013 09:45
PRETORIA: Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says given the turbulent times faced by the diamond industry since the global financial crisis, the work of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) was more important than ever.
25 Nov 2013 10:14
PRETORIA: Countries should reap the benefits from their natural resources, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Thursday, 21 November 2013.
25 Nov 2013 10:06
Africa will only be able to take full advantage of its mineral wealth once the barriers to collaboration within and between African governments have been removed. Roger Dixon, chairman of SRK Consulting, says although there is plenty of talk about collaboration, more practical commitment to details is needed.
22 Nov 2013 11:50
Accounting and business services firm Deloitte has launched a stinging attack on the competence of mining company management in its report on Global Trends for the Mining Industry in 2014.
By Brendan 10 Dec 2013 06:35
The volume of goods transported by land increased by 4.1% in October compared with the same period last year. However, income for the transport companies increased by 9.2% over the same period.
10 Dec 2013 05:20
PARIS: Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said in Paris on Friday, 6 December 2013, that his country wanted to renew its uranium mining agreement with French nuclear giant Areva, but on more equitable terms.
10 Dec 2013 12:26
Brikor‚ which is in provisional liquidation and whose Alt-X shares are suspended‚ on Monday (2 December) said its interim results reflect its profitable turnaround.
By Nick Hedley 3 Dec 2013 08:28
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Omnia Holdings reported that its diluted headline earnings per share rose from 527c for the six months to September last year to 592.8c for the same period this year.
28 Nov 2013 06:53
Shares in Kumba Iron Ore have tumbled more than 35% this year‚ since peaking at a record high on 4 February.
27 Nov 2013 10:45
National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) president Cedric Gina resigned on Monday (25 November)
26 Nov 2013 10:52
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan thanked more than six million people for filing their tax returns on time.
26 Nov 2013 11:22
Former mine workers and their dependents, who are owed billions in provident and occupational disease fund payments, are paying huge commissions to middlemen to expedite payment.
26 Nov 2013 06:47
SA's main steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal SA, saved R127m last year by spending R21m on energy-saving initiatives in 2011 and last year at its Saldanha Bay plant. The plant makes ultra-thin hot-rolled steel coil, which requires significant energy, engineering and technology inputs.
By Mark Allix 26 Nov 2013 06:04
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