Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba2019: It's time to make Africa prosperous

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo
[Nicci Botha] Africa is home to 30% of the world's mineral reserves. The irony is that a continent that is so rich in minerals is home of the world's poorest people...

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Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba2019: World's first fully automated mine

John Wellborn, managing director and CEO of Resolute Mining
John Wellborn, managing director and CEO of Resolute Mining
[Nicci Botha] Technology will breathe new life into an old mine when Syama gold mine in south Mali is becomes the first fully-automated mine in the world...

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Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba2019: Making mining matter?

Roger Baxter, CEO: Minerals Council
Roger Baxter, CEO: Minerals Council
[Nicci Botha] The governmental mismanagement of the past nine years has impacted on the mining industry. But what would happen if the sector grows?

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Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba2019: Mantashe outlines SA's mining agenda

Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources. Photo: Mining Indaba
Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources. Photo: Mining Indaba
[Nicci Botha] The Mining Charter has provided clarity for investors on what's expected of them, but there's still work to do if the industry is to help grow the economy...

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Nicci Botha
Why is Mantashe so hell bent on mining at Xolobeni?

Damage caused to the coastline by Tormin mining operations. Photo: GroundUp
Damage caused to the coastline by Tormin mining operations. Photo: GroundUp
[Nicci Botha] It seems that a High Court judgement in favour of Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) and Xolobeni community over mining rights on their land is not good enough for Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe...

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Patience Panashe
Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation

Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation
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[Patience Panashe] In sub-Saharan Africa mining is no longer about the extraction of minerals, it has become the mainstay of mineral producing economies...

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Danette Breitenbach
Policy certainty is key to mining investment

Mike Teke, CEO, Seriti Resources. Photo: Wynand van der Merwe
Mike Teke, CEO, Seriti Resources. Photo: Wynand van der Merwe
[Danette Breitenbach] The recent changes in leadership in Angola, South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe bode well for investment, and junior miners need to take advantage of the new status quo...

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Nicci Botha
Mantashe: Just the man to mend fences in the mining industry

Gwede Mantashe, newly appointed minister of mineral resources
Gwede Mantashe, newly appointed minister of mineral resources
[Nicci Botha] The appointment of African National Congress stalwart and former unionist, Gwede Mantashe, as mineral resources minister will hopefully end the prickly relationship between the mining houses and the department...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Nicci Botha
#miningindaba18: Regulatory environment threatens investment in mining

Roger Baxter, CEO: South African Chamber of Mines
Roger Baxter, CEO: South African Chamber of Mines
[Nicci Botha] After a tumultuous ride, the world economy pendulum is starting to swing in favour of commodities, but it's the current regulatory environment that is the real trial facing the South African mining industry...

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Nicci Botha
#miningindaba18: Five things in mining that need to be fixed

Norman Mbazima, deputy chairman, Anglo American South Africa
Norman Mbazima, deputy chairman, Anglo American South Africa
[Nicci Botha] There are five main areas that can help bring investment back into the mining sector...

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Nicci Botha
#miningindaba18: The elephant in the room

Mosebenzi Zwane, minister of mineral resources
Mosebenzi Zwane, minister of mineral resources
[Nicci Botha] Mining Charter? What Mining Charter? Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, flat out ignored the elephant in the room at the Investing in African Mining Indaba...

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Nicci Botha
#miningindaba18: Beaufort West taps into new water source - Zwane

Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane
Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane
[Nicci Botha] Water-strapped Beaufort West will have access to a new source of potable water next week, when the Department of Mineral Resources hands over five boreholes to the town's municipality...

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Danette Breitenbach
Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?

Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?
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[Danette Breitenbach] Commodities revenues have remained fairly consistent, with a bit of an increase here and there, but no substantial increase...

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Danette Breitenbach
Charter is undermining industry performance

Charter is undermining industry performance
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[Danette Breitenbach] For the past five to six years, the mining industry has been in survival mode, recording a loss last year for the first time in a decade...

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Nicci Botha
Stakeholders blast Mining Charter as underhanded

Mosebenzi Zwane, minister of mineral resources. Photo: African Mining Indaba
Mosebenzi Zwane, minister of mineral resources. Photo: African Mining Indaba
[Nicci Botha] The worst fears of a cross-section of mining industry stakeholders were realised when the latest iteration of the Mining Charter was released last week...

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Danette Breitenbach
The brain drain and messy regulation

The brain drain and messy regulation
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[Danette Breitenbach] The regulatory environment governing the mining industry in South Africa has never been more complicated - or expensive...

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Danette Breitenbach
Is mining's feast or famine mindset a thing of the past?

Photo: Sibanye
Photo: Sibanye
[Danette Breitenbach] The mining industry hasn't really changed much in mindset from the gold rushes of old...

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Danette Breitenbach
Phosa: Mining needs policy certainty

Presidential hopeful, Dr Mathews Phosa. Photo:
Presidential hopeful, Dr Mathews Phosa. Photo: [[https://www.all4women.co.za/1023713/news/south-african-news/pastors-want-mathews-phosa-president First4Women]]
[Danette Breitenbach] No sector is more in need of long-term policy certainty than mining...

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Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba: Can the AMV redress the historical pillage in African mining?

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[Nicci Botha] The Africa Mining Vision compact lays out 12 principles, ostensibly to close existing gaps between mining communities, the private sector and governments....

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
#MiningIndaba: Cutifani defines the new normal in mining

#MiningIndaba: Cutifani defines the new normal in mining[Nicci Botha] Innovation, sustainability and resilience are the three qualities that will get mining out of the woods after the extremely rocky ride...

Posted 2 years ago | Like