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It is time to get South Africa’s ducks in a row – Shapiro

Unless South Africa manages to get its proverbial ducks in a row, the country is going to have difficulty attracting junior mining companies, which are typically the ones that take the most risk and find the world-class assets that bigger players...
28th February 2014

Eased exchange control opens way for mining investment Video Available

Webber Wentzel's Manus Booysen The easing of South Africa’s exchange control has opened the way for both local and foreign companies to make greater use of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to raise capital for both local and international mining investments. Webber...
26th February 2014
Project Management

Expats head up Australian projects

Rapid and sustainable cost reduction has become a necessity
A tag team comprising two former South Africans has been appointed by professional services firm Deloitte as part of the company’s new approach to liaising with clients and managing mining projects on Australia’s east and west coasts.
14th February 2014

Multiparty buy-in remedy to African transport infrastructure challenge

While recent years have seen significant investments into mining projects and pit-to-port infrastructure in Africa, there remains a glaring deficiency in bulk ore transport systems on the continent, which cannot exclusively be resolved by...
5th February 2014

Gigaba hints to ‘exciting’ New Largo BEE deal

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says he expects to make an “exciting” announcement in the near future relating to the ownership of the New Largo coal-mine project, which has been earmarked to supply Eskom’s 4 800 MW Kusile power...
3rd February 2014

SA, neigbours earn mining top spots

Eight countries in Southern Africa have earned a position among the top 20 "most exciting African mineral jurisdictions". According to an investment guide released on Monday, they are South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia,...
3rd February 2014
Company Announcement

Komatsu and GE Transportation sign agreement to establish joint venture for development of next generation mining equipment PDF Available

Komatsu and GE Mining, a division of GE Transportation, have announced a new collaboration to develop next generation mining equipment. By combining their expertise in mining equipment and propulsion systems, the companies will help meet the needs...
30th January 2014

More Canadians find mining jobs than previously reported – MAC

The Mining Association of Canada's (MAC’s) latest ‘Facts & Figures 2013’ report had found that new data pointed to a striking increase in the number of Canadians employed in mining and related industries, with more than 418 000 people in...
29th January 2014
Indaba Roundup

Standard Bank offers mining finance and research expertise

SUITABLE SOLUTIONS Standard Bank has a dedicated division within the bank that understands the specific risks associated with mining projects South African financial institute Standard Bank has four key sectors in its corporate investment division, namely: mining and metals, oil and gas, telecoms, power and infrastructure which is closely linked together, particularly when it comes to...
24th January 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
17th January 2014

Yellow metal sales decline expected to continue

The slowdown experienced in the South African mining industry has meant that consumers will pay higher import prices for yellow metal
The South African mining slowdown that resulted in an 8% decline in mining and construction equipment (‘yellow metal’) between January and November last year is set to continue this year, owing to the weak rand exchange rate coupled with...
17th January 2014

Forbes Coal prepares for corporate changes

As its focus narrows on South Africa, TSX- and JSE-listed Forbes & Manhattan Coal has prepared for a major shake-up as it rebrands, shuffles management and shuts the doors of its Toronto offices. The South Africa-focused coal producer, which...
14th January 2014
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