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SA government promotes industry at Mining Indaba

The South African government is calling on potential investors to inject their resources in the local mining sector, saying that they can contribute throughout...
Play Your Part Roadshow Cube

Play Your Part Cube makes its way to North West

Brand South Africa is inviting young and old in North West to engage with the Play Your Part Cube in the latest edition of...
Mining Indaba

South Africa’s message at the 2017 Mining Indaba

Starting on 6 February, the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is again taking place in Cape Town. It gives South Africa an opportunity...

Iron Lady of manganese takes on mining’s big boys

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi is the owner of a multimillion-rand manganese mine in the arid Northern Cape town of Hotazel and one of a handful of women in South Africa's mining industry. Battle-hardened by her experiences in the struggle against apartheid, she's not afraid to tackle those who stand in her way.

Rethinking South Africa's urban dynamics

Rethinking South Africa’s urban dynamics

Gauteng must diversify its economy to alleviate the after-effects of deindustrialisation in the mining and steel sectors, it was agreed at the Gauteng City Region Spatial Planning Summit. Discussions also examined the current special form of the province, and how to stop urban sprawl.
South Africa's plan to save mining jobs

South Africa’s plan to save mining jobs

Various sectors - unions, the government, and business - have come together to find a joint solution to looming job losses faced in the mining industry. Through a 10-point plan unpacked by the minister of mineral resources, they want to save as many jobs as possible.
South Africa's new mining charter

Mining Operation Phakisa gets going

The next step in South Africa's big fast results plan, Operation Phakisa, targets the mining sector. Work begins in August. In the run-up to the first collaborations, the final Mining Charter report has found that many rights holders are not meeting the charter targets.
South Africa sets aside billions to revitalise mining towns

South Africa sets aside billions to revitalise mining towns

The government has contributed R6-billion and mining companies more than R3-billion under the Special Presidential Package for Distressed Mining Towns. Projects include revitalising the towns, getting rid of informal settlements, and helping the home areas of migrant workers.
Revised trade deficit 'positive news'

South African innovation sets pace for mining industry

The adoption of new technologies in the mining sector and innovation around robotics and mechanisation is helping to enhance South Africa's global competitiveness, writes Brand SA board member Rick Mennell.

Mining’s contribution to South Africa’s global competitiveness

At the 2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town from 9 to 12 February, the Department of Trade and Industry will emphasise the government's strategic focus on industrialisation and improving connections between mining and the rest of the economy, writes DTI Minister Rob Davies.

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