January 1, 1970

Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing its miners

South Africa ranks as one of the richest countries in natural resources from gold to iron ore. The problem: few companies want to deal with the […]
January 1, 1970

African resource rich countries are ‘addicts in need of rehab’

Without beneficiation, value addition and industrialisation around commodities, the minerals have hardly touched communities, says former Zim minister Tendai Biti. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Rescue teams 12m away from trapped miners

With rescue teams only 12 metres away from where three Lily Mine workers are trapped, it’s now only a matter of drilling through rocks to reach […]
January 1, 1970

Aquarius holders nod Sibanye deal as revenue dips 31%

Shareholders in Aquarius Platinum have voted in favour of an aquisition bid by Sibanye Gold worth about $294m, says Aquarius chief executive officer. Source: News