Resources Watch

30th August 2023

Resources Watch

Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.


This week:

Government, Saps’ involvement crucial for MPRDA enforcement

It’s responsible to invest in South Africa, says DRDGold as it approves R3.5bn capex

And, Coal miner opening nursery to support million trees, hatchery to restore killed fish


The intervention of the government and the South African Police Service is crucial for enforcing the implementation of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, specifically in discouraging illegal mining activities and promoting safer and sustainable alternatives.

Malan Scholes Attorneys director Lia Bolz...


The decision of DRDGold to expend capital of R3.5-billion this financial year is based on the cash-flush mining company firmly concluding that it is responsible to investment in South Africa amid seemingly unstoppable private sector turnaround momentum.


DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius...


Thermal coal mining company Thungela will next month open a nursery to support the planting of a million trees and has already commissioned a hatchery to breed fish for reintroduction into the river ecosystem where aquatic life was wiped out earlier this year.


Thungela CEO July Ndlovu...


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