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Mining Indaba

Industry well positioned to battle Covid 19, create investment

By: Cameron Mackay     19th March 2021 The local mining industry is uniquely placed to deal with and prevent the spread of Covid-19, distribute vaccinations and create an environment that encourages further investment, according to law firm ENSafrica executive consultant Willem le Roux. He adds that Covid-19 regulations and codes of... 

ESG investment opportunities provided

By: Cameron Mackay     19th March 2021 Law firm ENSafrica executive Lloyd Christie says the Financial Provisions Regulations, which came into effect in 2015, have presented significant opportunities for sustainable finance, as well as environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment in the local mining industry. He highlights... 

ESG investment opportunities provided
LLOYD CHRISTIE Mobilising capital for a sustainable economy will require shifting the current capital allocation from an unsustainable pathway to a sustainable one

Significant attendance expected for virtual event

By: Cameron Mackay     19th March 2021 Business events organiser Hyve Group is expecting a significant number of attendees, specifically from North America, to take part in the Mining Indaba Virtual Investment Programme meetings, says Hyve Group director of investor relations for Mining Indaba Kael O’Sullivan. This is owing to the... 

Sintech

19th March 2021 Sintech proudly services and supports a range of high-quality, original-equipment products imported from around the globe. CARLISLE: 

Sintech

Stimulus, EV surge shaping diversification   

By: Martin Creamer     19th March 2021 Private investment and management company Menar is prioritising an iron-ore acquisition as well as a second sizeable manganese deal this year, while implementing a R7-billion thermal coal and anthracite expansion, in addition to developing its first manganese mine. The East Manganese project is... 

Stimulus, EV surge shaping diversification
Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu interviewed by Engineering News & Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Tackling issues would boost investment – analyst

By: Cameron Mackay     19th March 2021 Although the local mining industry is faring better as an investment destination than it was three years ago, local financial institution Nedbank CIB equity analyst Arnold Van Graan argues that certain challenges need to be addressed to foster a more ideal investment climate for the industry. “In... 

Tackling issues would boost investment – analyst
BOUNCING BACK Higher metal prices have helped sustain the local industry though the Covid-19 pandemic, as the industry should benefit on the back of improving global sentiment

Modernisation in South Africa will attract new investment, offer opportunities for industry 

By: Simone Liedtke     5th February 2021 Demonstrating that modernisation in South Africa is possible will attract new investment and offer opportunities for the mining industry, while simultaneously promoting the country as an attractive mining investment location, says Boston Consulting Group (BCG) MD and partner Tycho Mőnks. This... 

Modernisation in South Africa will attract new investment, offer opportunities for industry
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) MD and partner Tycho Mőncks talks to Creamer Media's Simone Liedtke about the benefits of modernisation, and touches on the Covid-19 pandemic. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Opinion: Decarbonisation will need more, better mining

5th February 2021 In this opinion piece, SRK Consulting partner and principal consultant Andrew van Zyl reflects on some of the most prominent topics discussed at this year's Investing in African Mining Indaba. Mining remains a vital part of a low-carbon future, a fact that was confirmed by the topics prioritised... 

Opinion: Decarbonisation will need more, better mining
SRK Consulting partner and principal consultant Andrew van Zyl

Opinion: Sustainable energy - a fascinating dynamic for the resources sector  

5th February 2021 In this opinion piece, written to coincide with the yearly Investing in African Mining Indaba,  Absa Corporate and Investment Banking natural resources and energy head Shirley Webber writes about the key sustainability trends the financial services industry will be monitoring this year. Issues... 

Gold supply to increase as economic recovery plans continue

By: Simone Liedtke     4th February 2021 Gold supply is likely to increase this year as a consequence of many countries continuing to implement their economic recovery plans following the Covid-19 pandemic, World Gold Council (WGC) chief market strategist John Reade said during a gold-focused discussion on the second day of this year’s... 

Gold supply to increase as economic recovery plans continue

African battery metals are central to global ESG agenda, says Indaba panel

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th February 2021 The world is increasingly electrifying, while also focusing on environmental protection using green technology to do so, and Africa needs to capture as much of the investment value that goes along with those trends, Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo has said. Speaking during a panel... 

African battery metals are central to global ESG agenda, says Indaba panel
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Red tape costing SA miners their competitive edge, laments Sibanye-Stillwater boss 

By: News24Wire      4th February 2021 Rebooting local mining would require a common vision between the sector and government, the CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater Neal Froneman said on Wednesday, adding that a number of growth-inhibiting factors still remain. From policy certainty, efficient processing of mining rights application to... 

Botswana intensifying effort to attract non-diamond exploration  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd February 2021 Botswana has intensified efforts to digitise and make geoscience information readily available to local and international potential investors in an effort to encourage prospecting for non-diamond minerals, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi told the virtual 2021 Investing in African Mining... 

Botswana intensifying effort to attract non-diamond exploration
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Botswana president Mokgweetsi Masisi

No schmoozing and boozing as the Indaba mining jamboree goes online

By: Reuters     3rd February 2021 The prospect of chasing cocktails and contacts in the shadow of Table Mountain draws executives and officials from around the world to Cape Town each year for Africa's biggest mining conference. But this year the Investing in African Mining Indaba is online only and has been cut to two days... 

Mining has a role to play in supporting the global population, says Cutifani

By: Simone Liedtke     3rd February 2021 The global human population – almost nine-billion people – cannot be supported without mining, diversified miner Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani said during a panel discussion at the virtual Investing in African Mining Indaba on February 2. Speaking during an environmental, social and governance-... 

Exxaro no longer investing in thermal coal as it strives for 2050 carbon neutral goal

By: Simone Liedtke     3rd February 2021 Diversified miner Exxaro Resources will no longer invest in thermal coal assets, as this forms part of the company’s transition to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 in terms of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions, CEO Mxolisi Mgojo said on February 2. Speaking during an environmental, social and... 

Exxaro no longer investing in thermal coal as it strives for 2050 carbon neutral goal
Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo

Upskilling needs careful thought amid rapid tech adoption in mining industry

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd February 2021 Despite the negative impacts that Covid-19 has brought to the world, it has also had positive impacts, such as the acceleration of Fourth Industrial Revolution- (4IR-) type technology adoption, particularly in the mining industry. During a panel discussion on the first day of the Investing in... 

Upskilling needs careful thought amid rapid tech adoption in mining industry
Siemens Southern & Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo

Opinion: Can mining houses compel employees to be vaccinated?

3rd February 2021 In this opinion piece, Webber Wentzel partner Lizle Louw discusses the Covid-19 vaccination rollout for the mining sector. As South Africa prepares to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine, mining companies will be important centres for distribution, but they will have to be circumspect in imposing... 

Cutifani shares thoughts on role of industry amid pandemic

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd February 2021 Diversified miner Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani says the global mining industry has, for the most part, been able to show resilience amid the pandemic and provide assistance to communities beyond what governments in many jurisdictions are able to do. In conversation with Deloitte Africa senior... 

Cutifani shares thoughts on role of industry amid pandemic
Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani

We want to promote greater exploration and beneficiation – President  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd February 2021 “We want to promote greater exploration and beneficiation of minerals,” President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday in his opening address to Mining Indaba Virtual 2021, where he praised South African mining for having shown tremendous resilience in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic.... 

We want to promote greater exploration and beneficiation – President
Mining Indaba Virtual 2021 reported on by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Opinion: Good job, Minister Mantashe – now more of the same

2nd February 2021 Ahead of this year's virtual Investing in African Mining Indaba, law firm Webber Wentzel commends Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) for continuing to work tirelessly throughout the Covid-19-related lockdown but calls for further... 

‘We need exploration to grow our industry’ – Minerals Council  

By: Martin Creamer     1st February 2021 “We need exploration to grow our industry,” Minerals Council South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo said on Monday during a virtual State of the Mining Nation media briefing in which he described exploration as one of the low-hanging fruits that could change South Africa’s economic trajectory in... 

‘We need exploration to grow our industry’ – Minerals Council
Minerals Council South Africa media brief reporting by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

New report reveals insights into 4IR in mining 

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st February 2021 As the mining sector undergoes significant technological shifts, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report reveals an encouraging people-centric, Fourth Industrial Revolution- (4IR-) enabled approach to the modernisation of the sector. The first edition of ‘10 Insights into 4IR’ report,... 

Minerals Council partners with Indaba organisers

29th January 2021 The Minerals Council South Africa announced in December that it had entered into a strategic partnership with the Investing in African Mining Indaba in support of the virtual event held on February 2 and 3. The Minerals Council has a long track record of supporting, partnering and participating... 

Minerals Council partners with Indaba organisers
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SIMON FORD Supporting South Africa to build a stronger mining industry is a priority for the Mining Indaba organisers

Lower attendance but further reach for Indaba

By: Darren Parker     29th January 2021 This year’s two-day Investing in African Mining Indaba virtual conference is expected to host about half of the usual attendance figures at the seven-day event, held in Cape Town in years prior. A spokesperson for event organiser Hyve tells Mining Weekly that about 3 000 delegates are expected to... 

Lower attendance  but further reach for Indaba
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA The South African President will one of the keynote speakers at the virtual event

Technology presents opportunities for company, industry

By: Mamaili Mamaila     29th January 2021 While it will always be important for people in the mining sector to interact regularly in a forum where they seek new business opportunities, the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that virtual events can replace many aspects of physical conferences that representatives were accustomed to attending. 

Technology presents opportunities for company, industry
MARCIN WERTZ As a conference that focuses on business networking, the Mining Indaba is certainly compromised by being limited to a virtual format

Africa’s battery potential remains untapped

By: Darren Parker     29th January 2021 Africa’s mining sector holds significant untapped potential for battery-powered equipment, which original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions aims to explore, says Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions MD Simon Andrews. Following the opening of Sandvik Mining and Rock... 

Africa’s battery potential remains untapped
SIMON ANDREWS The uptake of battery technology in Africa in its uptake will not be driven by legislation as it is in Europe

Botswana copper development on track

By: Darren Parker     29th January 2021 Despite some Covid-19 setbacks, the development of the 3.65-million-tonnes-a-year Khoemacau copper/silver project, in north-west Botswana, is progressing well, Khoemacau Copper Mining CEO Johan Ferreira tells Mining Weekly. In the first quarter of 2020, fourteen months after the launch of the... 

Botswana copper development on track
JOHAN FERREIRA The impact of Covid-19 will lead to a modest delay in the completion of the refurbishment and upgrade of the Boseto processing plant

Central banks return to net sales in November

29th January 2021 Following net purchases in October, central banks returned to net selling in November. Global official reserves also declined by 6.5 t during the month, gold industry market development organisation World Gold Council (WGC) market intelligence manager Krishan Gopaul said in a press release... 

Central banks return to net sales in November
SHINING STAR Gold outperformed many other traditional reserve assets in 2020, giving central banks additional firepower to stabilise markets and currencies

Combined funding can spur sustainable mining

29th January 2021 The Investing in African Mining Indaba – which will take place virtually this year on February 2 and 3 – offers a unique opportunity for miners to educate themselves on combined funding structures for sustainable growth, says niche capital raising consulting firm Uzenzele Holdings executive... 

Conducive environs offer lucrative prospects despite difficulties

By: Mamaili Mamaila     29th January 2021 Many of Africa’s mineral deposits can deliver good yields to investors, even after the additional costs that are often incurred when operating in regions without sufficient infrastructure. 

Conducive environs offer lucrative prospects despite difficulties
ALBIE VISSER The state of the global economy has been an important external factor, leading to weak commodity prices that weighed on mining pre-Covid. However, several commodities have recovered well in recent months.
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