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Mining industry's commitment to SDGs mostly rhetoric

With just 10 years left to achieve the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - and as one of the few sectors with links to all 17 - the mining industry has a significant role to play...

23 Sep 2020

Illicit gold thrives in DRC

Ilicit gold trade continues to thrive in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite efforts to clean up the sector, according to Impact's latest report.

18 Sep 2020

E&T Minerals: A Black-owned energy and trading company empowering Africa's youth

Meet Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre: Africa's Future trading and mining leaders and founders of E&T Minerals...

Issued by E&T Minerals 18 Sep 2020

E&T Minerals announces bid for Optimum Coal Mine

South African commodity trading and brokerage house E&T Minerals is one of the companies/organisations bidding for OCM (Optimum Coal Mine)...

Issued by E&T Minerals 17 Sep 2020

Why the mining sector is vital to green industry

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

By Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

Introducing E&T Minerals' future goals, vision and the team!

Seven years ago, Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre formed E&T Minerals with the ambition of building a reputable Black-owned minerals trading and brokerage house...

Issued by E&T Minerals 16 Sep 2020

Court ruling: All interested parties have access to mining rights application information

The High Court in Pretoria has handed down a declaration order which allows all interested parties automatic access to information regarding mining rights applications...

16 Sep 2020

Preliminary economic assessments. Investors beware!

Investors should not place too much significance to the detailed value projections that often accompany preliminary economic assessments (PEAs) as the basis for production decisions in mining projects...

16 Sep 2020

How Covid-19 is driving the need for mining companies to accelerate digitalisation

There's no doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally shifted the world of business, forcing organisations across sectors to rethink their business models and implement responsive operational changes...

By Louis Retief 15 Sep 2020

AngloGold Ashanti's sale of SA mines a done deal

The sale of AngloGold Ashanti's remaining South African mines is scheduled to close on 30 September 2020, when the buyer, Harmony Gold will assume full ownership and operation of all assets and liabilities that form part of the transaction.

14 Sep 2020

Contract mining clarification muddies the water

Proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act limiting capex deductions to mining right holders are likely to have negative consequences, particularly for the junior mining sector...

By Shirleen Ritchie and Brian Dennehy 8 Sep 2020

How South Deep achieved its dramatic turn-around in 12 months

Like many other sectors in South Africa, the mining industry was severely impacted by the national lockdown. Operations - particularly deep-level mining, which is generally considered labour-intensive - were scaled down significantly...

8 Sep 2020

Miners outline Covid-19 strategies

Given it's nature, the mining industry has adopted various approaches to Covid-19 testing to reduce mitigating impact it has on operations...

7 Sep 2020

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