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African Mining Vision to drive continental mining development

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DRIVING VISION
The Chamber of Mines believes the African Mining Vision can drive mining across the African continent
The 2014 Mining Lekgotla will focus on the African Union’s Africa Mining Vision (AMV) to determine how it can drive mining in South Africa and in Africa, says Chamber of Mines (CoM) VP and Mining Lekgotla convener Khanyisile Kweyama, who will...
1st August 2014
 
 
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Lekgotla must focus on sand, aggregate miners – industry body

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INDUSTRY FOCUS
Attention should be paid to nonprecious metals and surface miners, as this industry forms a significant portion of the mining sector
The focus of the 2014 Mining Lekgotla should be on not only precious metals and other major miners but also the sand and aggregate miners, says Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of South Africa (Aspasa) director Nico Pienaar. Aspasa, a...
1st August 2014
 
 
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Mining Lekgotla celebrates achievements, tackles challenges

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MINING FOCUS
The Mining Lekgotla is accessible to all industry players, including the youth and the mining communities
The 2014 Mining Lekgotla, which dovetails with the 20-year celebration of the advent of democracy in South Africa, will celebrate the mining industry’s contribution to South Africa’s economy since 1994, says strategic support and advisory...
1st August 2014
 
 
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Mining major tackles women in mining

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KHANYISILE KWEYAMA
A lot still needs to be done in the industry to attract more women to the mining profession
Diversified mining major Anglo American plans to have a significant impact on this year’s Mining Lekgotla, with women in mining as one of the issues that executive director Khanyisile Kweyama aims to highlight. “We are the most diversified...
1st August 2014
 
 
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Mining remains committed to transformation

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DIRECT ADDRESS
Sasol Mining believes the Mining Lekgotla is an opportunity to actively participate in key discussions
As South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy, its citizens can be proud of the country’s successes so far, especially in the mining industry, which has undergone significant transformation, says petrochemicals major Sasol spokesperson Alex...
1st August 2014
 
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Papua New Guinea’s online mineral tenement management system goes live

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MINING CADASTRE TENEMENT PORTAL
The first phase of the project included the launch of an online web-map providing view-only tenement data to the public
The Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) of Papua New Guinea has gone live with the first phase of its mineral tenement management project.
1st August 2014
 
 
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Stability and growth necessary for mining industry – CoM

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ECONOMY DRIVER
The Chamber of Mines believes mining industry is key in ensuring that the economy stabilises and grows One of the key aims of this year’s Mining Lekgotla will be to determine how the mining industry can stimulate and drive economic growth in South Africa and on the continent, says strategic support and advisory membership organisation Chamber of...
1st August 2014
 
 
SHALE ENERGY

There are serious weaknesses in enviro plans of companies wishing to explore for shale gas – activist

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Following the submission of a letter by Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG) to President Jacob Zuma last week, requesting him to declare a fresh moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in South Africa, TKAG CEO Jonathan Deal states that government...
1st August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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