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Economic resilience encouraged 

     14th December 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the urgent need for South Africa to break the ongoing deadlock on the regulation and transformation of the mining sector, while United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has warned that, without policy change, commodity-dependent developing... 

Economic resilience encouraged

Harmony’s advantages from Moab buy 

     7th December 2017 Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the details on Harmony Gold’s investor brief, in which the company declared that the acquisition of Moab Khotsong gold mine held many advantages. 

Harmony’s advantages from Moab buy

Mining players employing strategic moves 

     29th November 2017 South32 has okayed a R4.3-billion project at Klipspruit and is looking to set up its energy coal business as a standalone entity, while De Beers has placed its Voerspoed diamond mine on the market and BHP Billiton has committed to exiting its US onshore oil and gas. Mining Weekly editor Martin... 

Mining players employing strategic moves

Sibanye creates gold tailings deal with DRDGold 

     23rd November 2017 Precious metals company Sibanye-Stillwater and gold tailings retreatment company DRDGold are coming together to create an industry-leading surface mining partnership. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks with Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the proposed deal. 

Sibanye creates gold tailings deal with DRDGold

DRC State mining company under fire 

     16th November 2017 Certain revenues of the Democratic Republic of Congo State mining company have not been directed to the public treasury and are largely beyond the realm of public oversight, claims a report by the Carter Centre. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in... 

DRC State mining company under fire

S Africa hosts 33rd Chromium Conference 

     9th November 2017 The 33rd Chromium Conference took place in Johannesburg this week with a record number of 260 delegates from across the world. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the headlines from the event. 

S Africa hosts 33rd Chromium Conference

Shedding past while tackling present 

     2nd November 2017 A collective national vision, which must be viable, inclusive and transformative, is urgently needed to unleash mining’s latent ability to energise the entire South African economy. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss this statement by... 

Shedding past while tackling present

Collective vision, exploration needed in mining 

     26th October 2017 It’s been a busy week for mining, with calls for a collective national vision, critical views on exploration constraints and significant transactions between miners. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

Collective vision, exploration needed in mining

Urgent need for exploration, junior culture in resources sector – Bristow  

     19th October 2017 Resources consultant Dr John Bristow recently warned that there was an urgent need to explore, develop and instil a junior culture in South Africa’s resources sector. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer recently spoke with Dr Bristow and sits down with Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley to talk... 

Urgent need for exploration, junior culture in resources sector – Bristow

From diamond discoveries in Liberia to farming metals in SA 

     12th October 2017 While South Africa-born professor Stephen Haggerty is making new discoveries to help bolster the development of Liberia’s first diamond mine, he is urging South Africans to farm for metals to extract value from previously mined ground. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy... 

From diamond discoveries in Liberia to farming metals in SA

Strong sentiments from 2017 Joburg Indaba  

     6th October 2017 This year’s Joburg Indaba kicked off with strong sentiments from government and industry players. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer attended speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the highlights. 

Strong sentiments from 2017 Joburg Indaba

No clarity on mine rehab funding drawdown  

     28th September 2017 There is no clarity on the how mining companies can draw down from their financial provision vehicles to undertake mine rehabilitation, Mining Weekly heard during a discussion on the new National Environmental Management Act at the Joburg Indaba breakfast ahead of the event next month. Mining... 

No clarity on mine rehab funding drawdown

Pan African poised for growth  

     22nd September 2017 More than a third of the yearly gold production of Pan African Resources is destined to arise from low-cost, low-risk tailings businesses, it was revealed at the company’s results presentation this week. Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the... 

Pan African poised for growth

Demand for quality metals amplifying 

     13th September 2017 Global climate change mitigation is amplifying the demand for good-quality, low-impurity metals, but South Africa’s mining industry needs to be more globally competitive to take advantage of this trend. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to... 

Demand for quality metals amplifying

DRDGold tackles mine dump vegetation  

     7th September 2017 DRDGold says it has spent more money on vegetating tailings dams than it has paid dividends to shareholders in the last ten years and is seeing its dump vegetation effort going up in smoke. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the challenges. 

DRDGold tackles mine dump vegetation

Northam’s strategy paying dividends 

     31st August 2017 The platinum group metals market may be heading for three-way price parity, says Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne, whose company has increased its operating profit despite the market’s challenging business conditions. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in... 

Northam’s strategy paying dividends

AngloGold Ashanti results, plans for future SA mines  

     24th August 2017 AngloGold Ashanti recently presented its half year results in Johannesburg and held a media roundtable discussing its plans for future South African mines. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the outcomes and plans. 

AngloGold Ashanti results, plans for future SA mines

Quick-footed miners piggyback on established tech 

     17th August 2017 Creamer Media’s Chanel de Bruyn talks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the ways savvy mining companies can take advantage of established technologies. 

Quick-footed miners piggyback on established tech

Randgold in massive Côte d’Ivoire gold discovery  

     10th August 2017 The exploration team of Randgold Resources has defined a large target in Côte d’Ivoire, which is considered to be “potentially the most exciting gold prospect in West Africa”. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

Randgold in massive Côte d’Ivoire gold discovery

Encouraging, constructive response to destructive charter 

     3rd August 2017 The response from the National Union of Mineworkers and the ruling African National Congress on the value-destructive Mining Charter Three with regard to its impact on South Africa’s deflated mining industry and economy has been described by mining companies as very encouraging and constructive.... 

Encouraging, constructive response to destructive charter

Platinum growth potential in fuel cell electric vehicle sales 

     28th July 2017 Growth potential for platinum is emerging in the rapid build-up off a low base of fuel cell electric vehicle sales. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

Platinum growth potential in fuel cell electric vehicle sales

Demand influence of a low-carbon future 

     20th July 2017 The World Bank has released a report on the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals and metals. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss this further. 

Demand influence of a low-carbon future

Technology metals heading for short supply 

     13th July 2017 South African manganese, which is one of the crucial technology metals needed in the US, has made the list of key technology metals that are heading for short supply. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the technology metal. 

Technology metals heading for short supply

Junior push and major plays 

     6th July 2017 While next year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba is looking to more aggressively showcase junior mining companies active in Africa, Exxaro is seeking to reduce its BEE shareholding and AngloGold has entered an agreement to buy an exploration project in North America. Mining Weekly editor... 

Junior push and major plays

AngloGold restructures local operations to ensure viability 

     29th June 2017 South African gold miner AngloGold Ashanti is making significant investments internationally, while trying to ensure its South African operations are still viable. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

AngloGold restructures local operations to ensure viability

Outcry over new Mining Charter 

     22nd June 2017 The New Mining Charter has been described as a weakened piece of legislation that would result in more protest action, with the Chamber of Mines going to court to halt the devastating blow to an already battered mining sector. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy... 

Outcry over new Mining Charter

Botswana Resource Sector Conference kicks off 

     14th June 2017 The 2017 Botswana Resource Sector Conference took place this week in Gabarone. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer attended and speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

Botswana Resource Sector Conference kicks off

Phosa condemns charter tinkering 

     9th June 2017 African National Congress National Executive Committee member Dr Mathews Phosa has stressed the need to stop tinkering with sector charters and instead negotiate them in a manner that creates room for sizeable growth. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in... 

Phosa condemns charter tinkering

CoM embarks on identity, name change 

     31st May 2017 The Chamber of Mines is embarking on an identity and name-change programme and will use the Zambezi Protocol as its guide. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the decision. 

CoM embarks on identity, name change

Chamber heads for new beginning 

     25th May 2017 The Chamber of Mines of South Africa is rethinking its identity and name and has elected Mxolisi Mgojo its new president. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss this news. 

Chamber heads for new beginning

Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost platinum demand 

     18th May 2017 Boosting demand for Platinum is on the agenda once again, with the spotlight on platinum coins and the concept of instating platinum as a reserve currency. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the developments. 

Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost platinum demand

Palladium still adding to platinum woes 

     11th May 2017 The palladium price is poised to exceed the platinum price for the first time since 2001. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss platinum’s downward spiral. 

Palladium still adding to platinum woes

Tasmanian government invests A$9.5m in copper mine 

     3rd May 2017 The Tasmanian government will invest about 9.5-million Australian dollars to restart a copper mine which was shuttered at the start of 2014. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the investment. 

Tasmanian government invests A$9.5m in copper mine

Black Mountain Mining establishes Esop 

     26th April 2017 While mining companies Kumba and Exxaro have boasted successful employee share ownership plans over the last few years, Vedanta’s Black Mountain Mining has established a 7-year plan for its employees. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer speaks to Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley about the payouts. 

Black Mountain Mining establishes Esop

Fast-tracking, reopening South African potential 

     20th April 2017 Three companies have recently made encouraging announcements regarding the development of past mining projects in South Africa. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss this reinvigoration. 

Fast-tracking, reopening South African potential

R2.3bn Anglo coal sale to Seriti  

     12th April 2017 A new South African mining company recently announced its intention to purchase Anglo American’s Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa, which would position the majority black-owned start-up as the potential second-largest provider of coal to Eskom. Mining Weekly editor... 

R2.3bn Anglo coal sale to Seriti

Platinum tech ready to cut costs 

     6th April 2017 Pallinghust group platinum mine Sedibelo is now ready to implement a new technology that will send platinum processing costs hurtling down the cost curve. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to talk over the significance of this development. 

Platinum tech ready to cut costs

Randgold dividend continues to rise 

     29th March 2017 Since its first dividend in its 2006 financial year, gold miner Randgold Resource’s yearly dividends have increased by 900% over a ten-year period. Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer joins senior deputy editor Tracy Hancock in studio to discuss this achievement. 

Randgold dividend continues to rise
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