R/€ = 15.03 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 12.77 Change: 0.00
Au 1329.80 $/oz Change: 40.48
Pt 887.75 $/oz Change: 0.61

Cover Story

Learning opportunity on mining training’s competitive edge

By: Martin CreamerThe objective of the impressive Murray & Roberts Training Academy in Carletonville is to make mining workplaces safer, more productive, technically proficient and values driven. 

Learning opportunity on mining training’s competitive edge

Editorial Insight

South African mining is obliged to negotiate the many turning points and deciding moments confronting it with courage and care

By: Martin CreamerMajor turning points and crucial deciding moments continue to confront the South African mining industry, which can no longer flinch from negotiate them with fortitude and fairness. The industry has reached a point of being obliged to look long and to act strong when it comes to doing what is... 

South African mining is obliged to negotiate the many turning points and deciding moments confronting it with courage and care

News & Insight

Communities oppose West Wits gold project

By: Nadine JamesASX-listed exploration and development company West Wits Mining’s South African subsidiary West Wits Mining MLI (West Wits MLI) is facing resistance from some of the affected communities surrounding the West Wits Mining Project (WWMP), located west of the Johannesburg Central Business District... 

Diamond-tracking blockchain platform to be launched this year

By: Natasha OdendaalFollowing the successful digital tracking of 100 high-value diamonds from mine to retail in a pilot of Tracr, the first blockchain platform to span the entire diamond value chain is now set for official launch later this year. De Beers is collaborating with BCG Digital Ventures to build the... 

Vale confirms reduced Moz production forecast for 2018 as bad weather takes toll

By: Rebecca CampbellVale Mozambique, the predominantly (but not wholly) owned subsidiary of Brazilian mining group Vale, still has to consolidate its coal producing process at its Moatize mine in Mozambique’s Tete province, to be able to achieve its full export capacity. This was stated by Vale Mozambique CEO Mário... 

Photo of the Week


By: Martin CreamerLucara Diamond Corporation president and CEO Eira Thomas sits for a photograph in Vancouver, Canada, where the Southern Africa-focused diamond mining company is headquartered. A geologist with decades of experience, Thomas has held board positions on diamond mining companies over an extended... 



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