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JSE expands commodity futures

Forum to work for peace on SA mines

On the eve of the anniversary of last year's Marikana tragedy, the government, police and mining stakeholders have launched a mine crime combating forum to tackle continuing unrest and restore calm in South Africa's mining sector.

Another blue diamond found

Yet another magnificent blue diamond – the rarest of all diamonds – has been unearthed at Petra Diamonds in Cullinan. It is here that the Great Star of Africa, among other flawless gems, was discovered.
Record price for SA diamond

SA firm on mining empowerment targets

Time for SA miners ‘to look to Africa’

Emerging South African mining companies should heed the call to expand northwards into Africa, says international consultancy Frost & Sullivan, pointing to JSE-listed Exxaro as as an example of an African-owned mining company "leading from the front" with its $328-million acquisition of Africa Iron Ore Mining in the Republic of Congo.
BHP Billiton invests in SA beneficiation

BHP Billiton invests in SA beneficiation

Mining giant BHP Billiton has unveiled a new R1-billion furnace at Samancor Manganese's Metalloys smelter outside Johannesburg, as the company moves to support the government's drive to increase metals beneficiation in South Africa.

State of the Nation 2013

President Jacob Zuma presented his fourth State of the Nation address before a joint sitting of Parliament in Cape Town.
Zuma: we are equal to the task

Development Plan 'calls for co-operation'

Development Plan ‘calls for co-operation’

The government is committed to implementing the National Development Plan, but will need the help of business to make it happen, National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel told delegates at the 2013 Investing in African Mining Indaba.

Anglo’s Zimele helps SMMEs

Mining giant Anglo American has not forgotten the little guys – its enterprise development arm Zimele is lending a hand to small and medium enterprises, helping them to grow.
Imbizo boost for entrepreneurs

Zuma appoints Marikana commission

Zuma appoints Marikana commission

President Jacob Zuma has announced the composition and terms of reference of the judicial commission of inquiry into the Marikana tragedy, calling for cooperation from all parties involved so that the country can come to a full understanding of the causes behind the tragedy.

Mining and minerals in South Africa

South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African mining companies are key players in the global industry.

Business booming for India and South Africa

South Africa and India have much to offer each other – this is the view of industry professionals and government representatives, who came together at the India-South Africa Business Forum, held in Pretoria in May.
India and SA: 150 years of history


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