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Corporate Social Responsibility

Central basin pumps set to solve AMD issue Restricted

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WATCHING OUR WATER RESOURCES
The South African government plans to continually apply regulatory mechanisms for the implementation of long-term mine-water management Displaying government’s resolve to mitigate the challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) in Gauteng’s Witwatersrand, South Africa’s Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa in March attended the lowering of AMD pumps at the...
2nd May 2014
 
 
MINING FINANCE

Private-equity-backed funders coming to the rescue of mining juniors as capital markets pull in their horns Restricted

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There is increased financial investor interest in the junior mining space in emerging markets, especially in Africa, from resource-focused private equity investment providers, says professional services firm EY Head of Transaction Advisory...
2nd May 2014
 
 
Corporate Social Responsibility

Tailings extractor invests in water treatment technology Restricted

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PRIORITISING PEOPLE
Mintails is committed to being a good corporate citizen, working in partnership with the regulatory authorities, environmental nonprofit organisations and civil society 
South Africa-focused tailings extractor Mintails is implementing a long-term, sustainable solution to the prevailing problem of acid mine drainage (AMD) on Johannesburg’s West Rand, said Mintails operations GM Jan Jacobs at a media briefing held...
2nd May 2014
 
 
Corporate Social Responsibility

Trade union spurs government to face AMD challenge Restricted

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RISKY RESULTS 
Research has highlighted the devastating effects of AMD and other water-related problems, as well as the apparent delays by government to address the pending crisis
The heavy rains during March caused an environmental disaster when millions of litres of acid mine drainage (AMD) started decanting from an old mine ventilation shaft on Johannesburg’s West Rand, flowing through Krugersdorp Game Park into the...
2nd May 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Northern Dynasty appeals EPA’s potential pre-emptive Pebble veto Restricted

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TSX- and NYSE-listed Northern Dynasty Minerals on Wednesday said that the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) had submitted a comprehensive response to the US Environmental Protection Agency's February letter, in which the federal agency announced it...
30th April 2014
 
 
RING OF FIRE

Ontario offers $1bn to develop RoF infrastructure, looks to feds to match Restricted

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Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle (centre), Minister of Natural Resources David Orazietti (left), Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Bill Mauro (right). The provincial government of Ontario on Monday announced a massive $1-billion set aside in its new budget, which would be announced on Thursday, to develop strategic all-season industrial and community transportation infrastructure in the Ring of...
28th April 2014
 
 
DEMOCRACY

Industry leaders reflect on evolution of SA's mining industry over last two decades Restricted

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The mining industry has, from a historical perspective, played an inherently complex and contradictory role within South Africa’s sociopolitical economy. While the industry has, for more than a century, been the main driver of phenomenal...
25th April 2014
 
 
20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY

Industry leaders reflect on evolution of SA’s mining industry over last two decades Restricted

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The mining industry has, from a historical perspective, played an inherently complex and contradictory role within South Africa’s sociopolitical economy. While the industry has, for more than a century, been the main driver of phenomenal...
25th April 2014
 
 
 
 
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