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Mining Personality

Ben Magara

Position: CEO Lonmin since July 1, 2013 Main Activity Of The Company: Mining platinum Date And Place Of Birth: June 24, 1967, Bikita, Zimbabwe Education: BSc, Eng (Honours), University Of Zimbabwe, 1990; ADP (London Business School); AMP (GIBS)...
22nd November 2013
 
RESOURCE NATIONALISM

Only strong investment can grow mining’s win-win offering

Mining has the potential to grow South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) significantly, which is its main potential contribution to the country. But it needs investment flow and currently investors are deserting the mining sector.
23rd August 2013
 
Editorial Insights

Gold price of $1 500/oz needed to cover all-in costs

The all-in cost of gold production under the World Gold Council's new all-in cost metric is some $1 500/oz at a time of the gold price being a good $130/oz below that at the time of going to press. Return on equity and return on capital employed...
23rd August 2013
 
RESOURCE NATIONALISM

Only strong investment can grow mining’s win-win offering

Mining has the potential to grow South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) significantly, which is its main potential contribution to the country. But it needs investment flow and currently investors are deserting the mining sector....
23rd August 2013
 
MINING INVESTMENT

South Africa all but off BHP Billiton’s radar screen

South Africa has all but fallen off the radar screen of BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest mining company, which on Tuesday reported an 8.7% fall in revenue to $65.9-billion for the year ended June. The name of the country did not cross the lips...
21st August 2013
 
GOLD

Gold price of $1 500/oz needed to cover costs

The cost of producing an ounce of gold under the World Gold Council's new all-in cost metric is $1 500/oz, says Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland. Holland, who addressed the Gordon Institute of Business Science last week, says that, with the gold...
19th August 2013
 
PERSPECTIVES

GIVING IT STICK

Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) head Nick Binedell gave outgoing Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll stick last week – a Zulu fighting stick to be exact, which Carroll is seen clutching following her powerful speech in which she urged...
14th December 2012
 
Murray & Roberts Cementation

Various skills development programmes earmarked for 2013

In addition to focusing on its usual value chain of skills development, mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation will introduce new training modules in 2013 on shaft sinking using the ‘Cementation Way’, trackless mechanised mining...
7th December 2012
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Anglo commits to 23 000 houses, one-a-room hostels, migrant labour talks Video Available

Cynthia Carroll Global 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
 
Mining Personality

Mashego Mashego

Position: Executive Director: Government and Other Stakeholders Relations since February 2010 Main Activity of the Company: Gold mining and exploration Date and Place of Birth: June 15, 1964, Witbank, Mpumalanga Education: Itireleng Primary...
19th October 2012
 
PERSPECTIVES

BE PATRIOTS OR GO DOWN

This is a moment when South Africans must choose to be patriots or go down the drain, Business Leadership South Africa chairperson Bobby Godsell told an Insights into Marikana forum hosted by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs). From...
21st September 2012
 
Editorial Insight

It’s time to recreate prosperous and equitable South African mining industry

The best South African response to the post-Marikana mining-industry crisis is to sit down collectively and recreate a mining industry that is more prosperous and equitable than ever before. It is essential that the words prosperous and equitable...
21st September 2012
 
 
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