0 COMMENTSBolivia’s mining exports will likely decline by 20% this year, partly as a result of reduced private investments amidst regulatory uncertainty, experts say. “The value of Bolivian mining exports will probably fall around 20% in 2012,” says...
By: Joachim Bamrud
21st December 2012
0 COMMENTSPlatinum mining company Impala Platinum (Implats) plans to build 4 500 additional houses for its employees in South Africa and Zimbabwe. In the last of a five-day Chamber of Mines mass-media print campaign on how the beleaguered mining industry...
18th December 2012
0 COMMENTSThe acceptance of the global practice of continuous operations by South Africa’s beleaguered mining industry has the potential to create additional wealth that can be shared by all stakeholders, says former Anglo American executive and current...
14th December 2012
0 COMMENTSThe practice of migrant workers returning to their homes only once or sometimes twice a year was inhumane, Shanduka executive chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa wrote in a Chamber of Mines- (CoM)-sponsored mass-media article last year. In the second of...
11th December 2012
0 COMMENTSWorkers could and should be made part owners of South Africa’s mines, says scenario planning consultant and former Anglo American executive Clem Sunter in a Chamber of Mines- (CoM-) sponsored mass-media article. In the second of a five-day CoM...
11th December 2012
0 COMMENTSCommunity-based investment company Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH), the sole owner of mining services company Fraser Alexander, has markedly influenced the way in which the company conducts business, says Fraser Alexander human resources director...
By: Zandile Mavuso
7th December 2012
0 COMMENTSGlobal diversified major Anglo American will build 23 000 houses for its South African employees, convert remaining hostel accommodation to single-person occupancy by 2014 and openly discuss how the migrant labour system can be changed, outgoing...
5th December 2012
0 COMMENTSSouth Africa had been reduced to a minerals-rich, but mining-poor country, which fantasied about minerals beneficiation for which there was no special business case, Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw has told a post-Marikana...
22nd November 2012
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