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Veolia installs packaged potable water treatment plant in Stellenbosch
Veolia installs packaged potable water treatment plant in StellenboschArticle

Commissioned in December 2018, Veolia Water Technologies South Africa has supplied a package plant for the treatment of water abstracted from two new boreholes at Cloetesville in Stellenbosch...

3 Apr 2019

Allan Reid, director and mining sector head in the corporate & commercial practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Ramaphosa's sunrise industry starts to shineArticle

Although there are still challenges facing the South African mining sector, regulatory certainty and President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration could spell a new dawn for the industry...

Allan Reid 13 Mar 2019

The new Gamsberg zinc mine is creating jobs in the Northern Cape.
Zinc mine to change the face of the Northern CapeArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is confident that Vedanta Resources Limited's investment at its Gamsberg zinc mine is a step in the right direction towards changing the fortunes of the Northern Cape...

1 Mar 2019

Professor Francis Petersen
Resurrecting SA's mining industryArticle

The concept of mining is relatively simple. Identify a viable ore body, decide on how best to extract it, and put the necessary infrastructure in place to economically extract the valuable mineral (in whatever format) for the end user...

Francis Petersen 31 Jan 2019

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Key insights: Global pineapple juice marketArticle

The global pineapple juice market revenue amounted to $829m in 2017, coming down by -4.1% against the previous year...

15 Jan 2019

Jade Davenport
#BizTrends2019: Mineral exploration likely to gain tractionArticle

South Africa's mining industry crawled to the end of 2018 battered, bruised, and a mere shadow of its former world-dominating self...

Jade Davenport 3 Jan 2019

Mantashe meets mining CEOs
Mantashe meets mining CEOsArticle

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has met with CEOs from the mining industry...

7 Dec 2018

Rally behind SA's mining sector, urges Mantashe
Rally behind SA's mining sector, urges MantasheArticle

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country...

5 Nov 2018

TFR runs longest production train in the world
TFR runs longest production train in the worldArticle

Transnet Freight Rail successfully ran a 4km, 375 wagon manganese train over a distance of around 861km...

12 Oct 2018

Andries Rossouw, partner at PwC
Report outlines the highs and lows of SA miningArticle

Precious metals and regulatory uncertainty are dragging down the South African mining industry, in stark comparison to a positive global market...

Danette Breitenbach 6 Oct 2018

Russia a major destination for SA fresh produce exports
Russia a major destination for SA fresh produce exportsArticle

Russia continues to be an important market for South African fresh produce, says the Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF)...

19 Sep 2018

Lithium batteries offer renewable energy electricity power storage. Shutterstock/Immersion Imagery
Explainer: why lithium ion batteries could be a game changer in AfricaArticle

Renewable energy resources - such as wind, water or solar solutions - hold great promise. They could provide energy while overcoming Africa's infrastructural challenges...

19 Sep 2018

Stainless steel sector growth should be integrated in global value chain - Sassda
Stainless steel sector growth should be integrated in global value chain - SassdaArticle

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) has said that it welcomes any and all beneficiation of South Africa's raw materials...

8 Aug 2018

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Manganese line to be shut down for maintenanceArticle

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) will shut down its manganese line as part of its annual large-scale maintenance...

27 Jul 2018

Global mining recovered strongly in 2017
Global mining recovered strongly in 2017Article

After years in the doldrums, the mining industry has shown a remarkable recovery with the world's 40 largest mining companies delivering an impressive financial performance in 2017, increasing revenue by 23% to $600bn.

6 Jun 2018

The devastating impact of acid mine drainage
The devastating impact of acid mine drainageArticle

After a rainstorm hit the area around Carolina, Mpumalanga, early in 2012, emergency notices appeared all over town informing its 23 000 residents that the water had suddenly become unsafe for drinking, cooking and even washing clothes...

Delia du Toit 30 May 2018

Keith Fenner, dynamics business group director at Microsoft
Turning mining into a sunrise industryArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa's comment that the South African mining sector is a sunrise sector has given the industry..

Keith Fenner 22 May 2018

Dan Sackey, regional executive for Anglophone West Africa & managing director of Ecobank Ghana
Economic prospects in Anglophile West Africa are looking upArticle

Nigeria is at last moving out of recession, Ghana's growth continues to be strong, and the smaller countries in the region are picking up as they shake off the lingering effects of the Ebola outbreak in 2013-16..

23 Apr 2018

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order
Do not go gently into that good Declaratory OrderArticle

A declaratory order is a flexible remedy which can assist in clarifying issues of law expeditiously. It is by no means a new and faster means of obtaining certainty in disputes with SARS...

Yashika Govind, Nirvasha Singh and Hillary Botha 9 Apr 2018

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Transnet, South32 sign manganese-ore dealArticle

Transnet and global mining conglomerate South32 have signed a manganese-ore bulkshipping agreement worth R10.4bn in revenue to the stateowned transport entity...

26 Mar 2018

Agbaou gold mine. Photo: Endeavour Mining
After years of protest, Ivory Coast locals ink deal with gold mineArticle

DIVO - Villagers in central Ivory Coast are savouring a rare victory after reaching a deal with a Canadian gold mine operator following a four-year battle for compensation that at times turned violent...

12 Feb 2018

Norman Mbazima, deputy chairman, Anglo American South Africa
#miningindaba18: Five things in mining that need to be fixedArticle

There are five main areas that can help bring investment back into the mining sector...

Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2018

Graham Kerr, CEO South32. Photo: BusinessLIVE
South32 cranks up manganese productionArticle

Diversified miner South32 produced 8% more manganese from its local mines in the six months to December than it previously forecast, enabling it to take advantage of favourable prices...

19 Jan 2018

Ore dump pollution whips up new storm
Ore dump pollution whips up new stormArticle

Port Elizabeth Harbour tenants are fighting mad about a new wave of air pollution from Transnet's two manganese ore facilities which is damaging property and business opportunities. It is also a health threat...

Guy Rogers 11 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: SA mining's financial situation is improving despite challengesArticle

The 2017 financial year was another challenging one for stakeholders in the mining industry...

Michal Kotzé 6 Jan 2018

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New mine wastewater technology developed at CSIRArticle

Finding cost-effective, affordable methods of dealing with wastewater is the bane of any mining operation. Enter Dr Vhahangwele Masindi...

6 Dec 2017

Bumper crops harm Omnia's fertiliser sales
Bumper crops harm Omnia's fertiliser salesArticle

Low crop prices prompted farmers to scrimp on fertiliser during the past planting season, Omnia said in its interim results statement...

Robert Laing 29 Nov 2017

Manufacturing Circle unveils plan to create a million jobs in a decade
Manufacturing Circle unveils plan to create a million jobs in a decadeArticle

The Manufacturing Circle has launched a plan containing constructive and actionable steps to create an environment in which manufacturing in South Africa can thrive...

27 Nov 2017

Freight helps Transnet's profit balloon
Freight helps Transnet's profit balloonArticle

State-owned rail and logistics group Transnet has reported a 230% increase in net profit to R3.48bn for the half-year to 30 September 2017...

1 Nov 2017

Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?
Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?Article

Commodities revenues have remained fairly consistent, with a bit of an increase here and there, but no substantial increase...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Oct 2017

No delay for PE waterfront plan
No delay for PE waterfront planArticle

The relocation of the manganese ore dump and fuel tank farm to Ngqura will not delay the impending development of phase one of the Port Elizabeth waterfront...

2 Oct 2017

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SA takes local flavour to the worldArticle

The Department of Trade and Industry will lead a group of 20 companies from the agro-processing industry to the World Food Moscow exhibition...

6 Sep 2017

Top scientists recognised at Women in Science Awards
Top scientists recognised at Women in Science AwardsArticle

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) rewards scientific excellence by women researchers at its annual Women in Science Awards (WISA). The winners were announced late last week.

23 Aug 2017

Leveraging the African opportunity, tapping into billion-rand projects
Leveraging the African opportunity, tapping into billion-rand projectsArticle

At a recently held member briefing, Sassda revealed that Africa still has what it takes...

23 Aug 2017

New truckers body to steer transformation
New truckers body to steer transformationArticle

A new association to support emerging players in the trucking industry has been launched. The association was founded mainly by women in the transport and logistics business sector...

11 Aug 2017

New truckers association launched
New truckers association launchedArticle

The Emerging Truckers Association of South Africa, founded by women who are active role players in the transport and logistics business sector, was officially launched in Sandton...

26 Jul 2017

China Guangxi business matchmaking opens at SAITEX
China Guangxi business matchmaking opens at SAITEXArticle

The ‘Brands of China African Showcase' was launched at Gallagher Convention Centre, alongside the Southern African International Trade Exhibition...

27 Jun 2017

Export orders, container shipping on the rise
Export orders, container shipping on the riseArticle

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017...

19 Jun 2017

The yo-yo world of commodities
The yo-yo world of commoditiesArticle

While commodities may be on the rise globally, South Africa is a mixed bag...

Danette Breitenbach 10 Apr 2017

Amplats to sell Union Mine and Masa Chrome to Siyanda Resources
Amplats to sell Union Mine and Masa Chrome to Siyanda ResourcesArticle

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has agreed to sell its Union Mine and a chrome company to Siyanda Resources for up to R6.4bn...

Allan Seccombe 16 Feb 2017

Mining output plunges 4.2% in November
Mining output plunges 4.2% in NovemberArticle

Mining output plunged 4.2% in November from a year earlier, Statistics SA said on Tuesday, 17 January...

Pericles Anetos 18 Jan 2017

Rain halts big work at big local mine
Rain halts big work at big local mineArticle

Heavy rainfall in the Northern Cape this month has hit production from at least one of SA's big manganese miners...

Charlotte Mathews 16 Jan 2017

Car makers and state head for dispute on proposed new fuel regulations
Car makers and state head for dispute on proposed new fuel regulationsArticle

Government and car makers are heading for a showdown on proposed fuel regulations that could make cars and fuel more expensive...

Jan-Jan Joubert 11 Jan 2017

Graduates sail into new careers
Graduates sail into new careersArticle

It is plain sailing into a maritime career for 81 students who graduated from freight and logistics parastatal Transnet's Maritime School of Excellence in Port Elizabeth...

Shaun Gillham 4 Dec 2016

Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performance
Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performanceArticle

According to the 2016 Q3 Maersk Trade Report, expectations that the container market would experience growth during the third quarter of the year have not been realised...

8 Nov 2016

Business rescue can dig mining companies out of a hole
Business rescue can dig mining companies out of a holeArticle

Statistics South Africa (SSA) pegs the decline in mining production at 6,9% between the beginning of this year and the end of August...

7 Nov 2016

Afrimat says margins may improve further
Afrimat says margins may improve furtherArticle

Industrial minerals and construction materials specialist Afrimat - which reported a 25% hike in earnings in the six months to end August - believes its solid operating margin can be further reinforced in second-half trading...

Marc Hasenfuss 7 Nov 2016

All systems go for Northern Cape mega water project
All systems go for Northern Cape mega water projectArticle

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane will on Friday, 21 October, turn the sod for the construction of the R18bn Vaal Gamagara Water Project in the Northern Cape...

21 Oct 2016

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Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinseyArticle

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Streaming: changing the mining finance model
Streaming: changing the mining finance modelArticle

Streaming has increased in popularly globally as an alternate form of funding in the mining industry...

Georg Kahle 7 Sep 2016

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