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Jan de Kock
The future of transformation in the mining sector
14th September 2023

By Jan de Kock, Head: CFM: Origination at Absa CIB The mining sector in Africa holds immense potential for economic growth and development. As the continent's working-age population continues to... 

Bowen quits BHP board
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has announced the retirement of independent non-executive director Terry Bowen at the end of the company’s annual general meeting on November 1. Bowen has accepted the role... 

Two employees die in fall-of-ground incident at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Two employees died in a fall-of-ground incident, caused by a seismic event, at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, in Carletonville, on September 5. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our... 

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Aveng swings to a loss in ‘transitional’ year
22nd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction and engineering group Aveng has described the financial year ended June 30 as one of transition, characterised by a normalisation of operating activities as the group emerged from the... 

Import partners navigating turbulent times with businesses
Import partners navigating turbulent times with businesses
18th August 2023

The need to improve operational processes and manage costs is now more critical than ever as South Africa’s consumer confidence slump, sticky inflation, political instability and fears of a... 

Drought conditions affecting water resources
Water-mining interdependence poses operational challenges, risks to miners
11th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The water-mining interdependence, or nexus, poses several operational challenges to mining companies, including physical, reputational and regulatory-related risks and, as water-related risks... 

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Green steel producer receives clean audit on low CO2 emissions
11th August 2023

After officially releasing its steel plants’ cabon dioxide (CO2) emissions results, special steel products producer Swiss Steel Holding AG commissioned assurance and risk management provider DNV... 

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African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

My job entails overall accountability for financial reporting, governance, risk management, information technology and efficient and optimal capital allocation across the African Rainbow Minerals... 

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Gold Fields - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Adwoa Pokuaa Issaka Position: Unit Manager Safety at Gold Fields, South Deep 

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Disruptive trends affecting industry
28th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Nonprofit, for-purpose project management organisation Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) ‘Global Megatrends Report’ shows that the trends affecting project management the most are digital... 

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Cape Town to roll out a number of technologies to combat crime
28th July 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town will this year introduce a number of new technologies to combat crime. Some of these technologies may be familiar, such as drones and body cameras, with other perhaps less... 

Aveng to swing to full-year loss
21st July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Aveng expects to report a loss a share and a headline loss a share for the financial year ended June 30, compared with earnings a share of 106c and headline earnings a share of 252c... 

Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
20th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Organised crime, particularly in the construction sector, has become more prevalent, more violent and more organised in recent years, with “mafia” activity having become fully fledged across the... 

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Alarming number of climate disclosures not reported
14th July 2023

A scoping review of publicly-available reports of 29 JSE-listed South African mining operations recently conducted by sustainability consultancy Brundtland Consulting, revealed that concerning... 

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The impact of corporate politics on in-house legal counsel
9th June 2023

Corporate politics, the intricate web of power dynamics, alliances and manoeuvring within organisations, has far-reaching consequences on various stakeholders. In-house legal counsel, responsible... 

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Expert safety, health and environmental advisers key to ensuring risk management, compliance
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While South Africa’s legislative framework extensively covers various aspects of health and safety, companies could greatly benefit from expert safety, health and environmental (SHE) advisers to... 

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Risk solutions provider growing African footprint
26th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since its establishment in 2021, risk mitigation solutions provider Africa Speciality Risk (ASR) has set its sights on consolidating its underwriting activities in South Africa as part of its... 

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ESG risks in the mining sector
25th May 2023

The qualification and quantification of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and uncertainties across the mining lifecycle continue to gain more prominence and relevance in the business... 

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Guidance on how mining should manage human rights impacts updated
25th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Updated guidance to help mining companies improve how human rights impacts are managed across the globe has been published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).  ICMM members... 

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Copper prospecting project uses dual growth strategy
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Chile-based junior miner Marimaca Copper is implementing a dual growth strategy for the Marimaca copper project, located in the Antofagasta region of the country, which has already reported a... 

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Gauteng gold mine being blown away by wind’s potential as Reef electricity source
5th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Gauteng dwellers have tended to dismiss wind as a renewable energy provider from this region, some are now being blown away by the gusts that puff across our far-stretching gold reef. “I... 

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Hydrogen has advantage of relatively cheap energy storage, DNV study finds
28th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Both hydrogen and battery technologies are expected to operate in the power sector, but in different areas, says independent risk management and assurance firm DNV. Hydrogen is expected to play a... 

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Jervois copper project, Australia – update
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

KGL Resources has announced a A$20.2-million capital raise to fund resource expansion and project development at its Jervois copper project. 

KGL raises cash to advance Jervois
26th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed KGL Resources has announced a A$20.2-million capital raise to fund resource expansion and project development at its Jervois copper project, in the Northern Territory. The company has... 

DWS signs cooperation MoUs with two European countries
21st April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between South Africa and Finland, while a standing MoU has been renewed with the Netherlands during the United Nations 2023 Water conference,... 

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Khemisset potash project – concept study, Morocco – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has made significant progress on the project. 

Transnet rebuilding internal audit capabilities
17th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

State-owned Transnet says it is repositioning and strengthening its internal audit function to ensure improved governance and internal controls. A key part of this includes implementation of a... 

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FSE holds ongoing tailings workshops
14th April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Environmental organisation the Federation for a Sustainable Environment (FSE) has been conducting tailings training workshops with some of the host communities of local miners on the Global... 

Harmony employee dies in accident at Kusasalethu
24th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining says an employee tragically lost his life at its Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, on March 23 and that the nature of the incident leading to the loss of life is... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector
24th March 2023

The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet... 

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Firm discusses sustainability, safety at Indaba
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Representatives from operations management consultancy dss+ participated in discussions regarding security of supply from Africa’s metal and minerals sector during the prevailing super cycle at... 

Just energy transition spurs innovation in energy value chain
24th March 2023

The just energy transition (JET) in South Africa provides global power technologies leader Hitachi Energy with opportunities to supply the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with... 

Norwegian, Egyptian companies to collaborate on green hydrogen projects in Egypt
22nd March 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Norway-based international independent risk management and assurance group DNV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt-based regional engineering-procurement-construction (EPC)... 

Satellite data used in new tailings solution
3rd March 2023

Tokyo-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions provider Synspective and  London-based risk management platform Insight Terra have entered into a strategic partnership to... 

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ICMM works towards ‘nature-positive’ mining
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Mining industry supports Global Biodiversity Framework Global organisation International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) members have, through its mining principles, committed to pursue... 

Iamgold appoints new board member
23rd February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Iamgold has appointed Christiane Bergevin to its board of directors with immediate effect. She serves as senior adviser within the North American practice of Roland Berger, an... 

BHP Group says reform to LME nickel contract 'long overdue'
22nd February 2023 By: Bloomberg

 BHP Group, the world's largest-listed miner, said that the London Metal Exchange's nickel contract does not represent the physical market and reform is "long overdue". Sliding volumes since a... 

Global assurance group launches Phase 2 of offshore hydrogen pipeline standards project
21st February 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Norway-based global assurance and risk management group DNV has announced that it is launching the second phase of the joint industry project (JIP) to develop a new set of standards, or code, to... 

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Khemisset potash project – concept study, Morocco – update
17th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has appointed a syndicate of international and Moroccan banks as initial mandated lead arrangers to coordinate and fund dual-tranche debt financing facilities for the development of the... 

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Amplats' Viljoen makes a move to Newmont
15th February 2023 By: Donna Slater

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) CEO Natascha Viljoen is stepping down from her position at the platinum group metals (PGMs) miner after accepting an executive VP and COO position at US-based... 

Cobalt’s battery-powered boom has turned to bust
Cobalt’s battery-powered boom has turned to bust
9th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

A blistering rally in the cobalt market is turning into a rout, putting pressure on miners and offering tentative cost relief for carmakers after a surge in battery metal prices last year. Cobalt... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation first choice for mining companies, owing to strategic relationships
Murray & Roberts Cementation first choice for mining companies, owing to strategic relationships
7th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

As a member of the Murray & Roberts group of companies, Murray & Roberts Cementation is a world class mining contractor based in Johannesburg and operating throughout Africa. The company has a... 

Rashaad Carrim
Business and human rights: Increased scrutiny for mining companies
7th February 2023

By Rashaad Carrim, Partner, Pooja Dela, Partner & Paula-Ann Novotny, Senior Associate from Webber Wentzel Increasingly, mining companies will have to satisfy lenders that they meet high ESG... 

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