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NSDV prepares for outsourcing trend in mineral rights management

2nd December 2021 Specialist mining law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for Africa’s mining industry The global trend towards green energy and sustainable environmental management is placing almost impossible regulatory pressure on mining companies and the bodies that regulate them. South African... 

Barrick retains sustainability index spot for fourteenth year

By: Schalk Burger     19th November 2021 NYSE-listed Barrick Gold has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index’s (DJSI's) World Index for the fourteenth consecutive year, ranking in the ninty-fifth percentile for mining and metals. It also demonstrated an industry leading performance by scoring full marks, or 100th percentile,... 

Coal prices to remain volatile heading into 2022

By: Simone Liedtke     12th November 2021 Although coal prices are expected to remain volatile over the remaining quarter of 2021 and into the first quarter of 2022, financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research (Fitch Solutions) has revised its 2021 average price forecast... 

Prevention of harm needs to be acknowledged as a top priority by all companies – RMF report

By: Simone Liedtke     10th November 2021 The harmful impacts of mining remain a challenge for society to acknowledge and address, the Responsible Mining Foundation’s (RMF’s) latest sustainability report states, noting that, on the upside, responsible companies are at least creating positive contributions and managing environmental,... 

Fitch Solutions lowers short-term iron-ore price forecast

By: Donna Slater     9th November 2021 Financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research (Fitch Solutions) has lowered its short-term iron-ore price forecast for this year and 2022 to an average of $155/t and $90/t, respectively. The firm previously forecasted iron-ore prices... 

Viable project management for small-scale mining success

By: Claire O'Reilly     29th October 2021 The multidisciplinary nature of mining projects requires strict, iterative processes in terms of establishing what will make the project and its future operation viable, says Johannesburg-based consulting and project management company Bowline.  

Weighing the viability of in-house, outsourced project management

By: Claire O'Reilly     29th October 2021 The concept of project co-sourcing – a hybrid model that uses in-house management and outsourced project managers – is not yet readily practiced in South Africa because of perceived resource and intellectual property risks to both owner and contracting firms. During co-sourcing, the resources are... 

Incentive needed for smaller end of stock exchange to survive – Miller  

By: Martin Creamer     18th October 2021 An incentive is needed for the listing of companies on the smaller end of the stock exchange, which is facing an existential crisis, said AmaranthCX director and owner Paul Miller on Monday. Reacting to the groundswell of headlines about delistings and lack of listings on the Johannesburg Stock... 

Mineral nationalisation to remain prominent on back of Covid-19 disruption, green energy transition demand 

By: Donna Slater     18th October 2021 A “flare up” in mining resource nationalisation from 2020, is set to continue this year and into 2022, reports financial risk management, solutions and insights firm Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research (Fitch Solutions). Over the past 12 months, resource nationalism in top mining... 

Reuters Events Commodities Trading 2021

14th October 2021 Covid 19 has led to unprecedented market volatility and changing consumer demands. This coupled with digital transformation, energy transition and an intense geopolitical landscape r, 2021 changed the face of the industry forever. 

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