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25 Apr 2017
 
 
Anglo commits to innovative mining that’ll keep people out of harm’s way
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Keeping people out of harm’s way, extracting more precious ore and less waste rock, recycling all the required water and producing only dry tailings are among the innovative steps diversified...
 
 
24 Apr 2017
 
Zambian opposition denies arson, says government plotting against it
POLITICS
Zambia's main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political...
 
 
23 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Armed cable thieves arrested in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
STATEMENT
Last Monday, 17 April 2017, members of Eskom’s Security Investigations team arrested four men who were found in possession of stolen overhead conductor cable in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
Zambia court to rule on opposition leader’s treason case next week
LEGAL
A Zambian court will rule next week on whether to throw out a treason case against the leader of the main opposition party whose lawyers say the charges are vague and ambiguous, a magistrate said...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Funding under way for revival of old Prieska zinc-copper potential
BASE METALS
Funding efforts aimed at reviving the old Northern Cape mining area endowed with significant zinc and copper potential are gaining momentum. Acknowledged as the host of one of world’s most...
 
 
26 Mar 2017
 
24 PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT VISITS AND MEETINGS COMING UP THIS WEEK
What's On
Oversight and law making are two of Parliament’s key constitutional responsibilities through which the institution continuously endeavors to improve the quality of life of all South Africans,...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
Impairments drag ARM into narrowed loss
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) on Thursday reported a narrowed basic earnings loss of R254-million in the six months to December 31. The loss resulted mainly from...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
Turning tide against cross-border crime
KZN Office of The Premier
Yesterday, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Jacob Zuma visited Umhlabuyalingana Local Municipality as part of efforts aimed at fighting cross border crime.  He was accompanied by...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
KZN: Premier Willies Mchunu on fighting cross-border crime
STATEMENT
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has announced that the provincial government has set aside R48 million to fight cross border crime. He was speaking today during a visit by the President of the...
 
 
10 Mar 2017
 
Meeting Sub-Saharan Africa’s Frontier Market Financing Needs: More Is Better from the IMF
RECOMMENDATION
An energizing development for IMF staff working on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the past decade was the region's clear growth uptick and progress in reducing poverty relative to earlier periods. I...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
DRC group responds to Global Witness on royalties issue
COPPER AND COBALT
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) group Fleurette has responded to criticism directed at it on the Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) royalties issue. The issue in question centres on the sale by DRC...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Glencore in pole position to benefit from growing cobalt demand
COBALT
Heightened ownership of the Mutanda and Katanga mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) puts cobalt in a strong potential earnings position for Glencore, the world’s dominant supplier of...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Analysts acclaim Glencore’s performance as good fundamentals return
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Commodity market fundamentals are improving against a backdrop of better than expected demand and limited, if any, inventory build through the trough of the cycle, diversified mining and marketing...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Mineral Governance Barometer: Southern Africa
RECOMMENDATION
Southern Africa is endowed with lucrative mineral resources such as diamonds, gold, copper, coal, platinum, and uranium. This rich endowment can be a major asset in the quest for inclusive and...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
Major South African coal extension project on cards – South32
DIVERISIFIED MINERS
A decision will be taken in the June quarter on go-ahead for the Klipspruit Life Extension coal project in Mpumalanga, which is said to have robust economics. The original BHP Billiton capital...
 
 
 
                       
 
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