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25 March 2017
                       
 
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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...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
Glencore’s DRC copper top-up wins analyst cheer
COPPER
Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore has bought the remaining 31% stake in Mutanda Mining for $922-million and a further 10.25% stake in Katanga Mining for $38-million from Dan...
 
 
13 Feb 2017
 
Stillwater deal advances as Sibanye grasps $2.6bn bridge finance nettle
GOLD
Precious metals mining company Sibanye on Monday announced that it had successfully closed the syndication of the bridge facilities to support its acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company of the...
 
 
08 Feb 2017
 
Enormous global demand on way for copper, platinum, zinc – Friedland
MINING INDABA
Enormous global demand is building up for copper, platinum and zinc, driven by new technology, mitigation of health risks in hospitals and agricultural augmentation, Ivanhoe Mines executive...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Commodity prices and investment prospects for African countries in a brave new world
SAIIA
How drastically the world has changed since this time last year. The cumulative odds on a Trump electoral win and a ‘yes’ to the Brexit referendum were 20 to 1. This shows how poor we are at...
 
 
Latin America event announced as Indaba declares mining on the way back up
MINING INDABA
The mining industry is on the way back up and the time to take advantage of that is now, the new Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose said on Monday. Speaking at the opening of the...
 
 
05 Feb 2017
 
Minerals Minister urged to make new legislative start
MINING INDABA
South Africa’s Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has been urged to withdraw the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill and to make a new legislative start that...
 
 
 
                       
 
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