Planes dropped bombs from the blue, artillery shelled suburban houses, riflemen fought street battles, snipers fired from bedroom windows and tanks rumbled through the suburbs.
Thousands of delegates in Cape Town with the great and the good – the world’s biggest mining event, Mining Indaba 2020. CNBC Africa brings you all the highlights, issues and who boxed their way to glory in the investment battlefield ring....
On the side-lines of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop sat down with John Volanthen, Cave and Rescuer and Marco Pagnini, Operational Risk Director DuPont Sustainable Solutions to discuss mine safety and whether the mining industry is investing enough in looking after its workers.
CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop spoke to David Urqhurt, the Bishop of Birmingham from the Church of England about ethical investing in mining at the just ended Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
A platform created for junior miners to compete for investor funding in the ‘Investment Battlefield’. This year an actual boxing ring in the main exhibition area of the event served as the stage for the contenders....
#MiningIndaba2020: Orion’s Walter Shamu on role of the Investment Battlefield in empowering junior miners
The runner-up for last year's Investment Battlefield, Walter Shamu, Chief Operating Officer of Orion Minerals says the format of the Investment Battlefield made his pitch even more exciting. CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop caught up with him at the Mining Indaba to get more insight on the funds raised since last year.
CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop spoke with Minister of Trade and Industry for Canada, Mary Ng on how Canada plans to deepen trade ties with South Africa and the rest of the continent.
As the Mining Indaba entered its third day in Cape Town people are taking stock of how much it has changed over the last quarter of a century and in particular during the last turbulent decade of uncertainty. The organisers of the Mining Indaba claim numbers are up this year, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to one of the delegates Michael Ryan.
In this #MiningIndaba2020 special CNBC Africa looks at the greening of South Africa’s mining industry: the costs and implications with Kevin Fell, Co-Founder and CEO of Clean Earth Technologies and Alan McKenzie, General Manager: Technology, Mintek....
African Mining Indaba 2020 released its top 10 trends reports and CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to mining expert, Andrew Swart outline how he sees the trends.
At the ongoing African Mining Indaba, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa at the UK Department for International Trade and they discussed the importance of Africa’s mining industry to the United Kingdom.
The Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) plans to add significant value to the country’s Bauxite resources. GIADEC CEO, Michael Ernest Ansah says besides bauxite work is in place to revamp the Valco Aluminum Smelter in Ghana. Ansah discussed the opportunities in Ghana’s mining economy with CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop on the side-lines of the Africa Mining Indaba.
Gold was a topic that glistened throughout the Mining Indaba in Cape Town this week. Its price continues to climb - more than 12% in the last year alone – and the interest in digging more of it up in Africa is growing.
#MiningIndaba2020: Mantashe on self-generation, Mining Charter deadline & greater cooperation among African countries
On the final of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe about the key takeaways from the gathering and the need for greater cooperation among African countries.
In this CNBC Africa special Fifi Peters speaks to the Head of Natural Resources at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking, Shirley Webber in an exclusive one-on-one interview on Absa’s outlook on the current mining status in Africa....
The World Gold Council came out with a report last week on supply and demand for gold, the man behind the report, John Reade, chief market strategist of the council talks about how the gap between supply and demand for the precious metal is still far apart.
Tietto Minerals have been crowned winner of the Investment Battlefield at the 2020 Mining Indaba in Cape Town. Executive Director, Mark Strizek spoke to CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop about the company’s Abujar gold project in Côte d’Ivoire and other investment opportunities on the continent.
Ignacio de Calonje, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation discusses the key outcomes of the 2020 Mining Indaba and how Africa can improve its investment outcomes by focusing more on infrastructure development.
Junior miners are the scouts of the industry, in the frontline of exploration: getting small projects off the ground and often selling them to the major miners on fruition.
#MiningIndaba2020: “Nigeria’s gold exportation has potential to surpass oil and gas” – Minister Olamilekan Adegbite
Nigeria’s Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the country will hopefully export gold officially for the first time in history by the end of the year, as the construction of a mine for its gold project in Osun State is ongoing. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop on the side-lines of the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
#MiningIndaba2020: MD of Menar, Vuslat Bayoglu on realising investment opportunities in African mining
On the side-lines of the ongoing African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, Managing Director of Menar, Vuslat Bayoglu highlights the importance of sustainable technology in the midst of the climate change crisis faced by Africa. He also spoke briefly on optimising growth and investment in the digitised mining economy and the key to success in monetising companies to develop an eye for identifying promising opportunities in the mining sector and converting them into profitably businesses. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop for more.
CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop spoke with Jean Craven, CEO Barak Fund Management on how to resolve the funding challenges faced by junior miners.
#MiningIndaba2020: New Transnet CEO vows to clean up the state-owned entity, opens up on former boss Brian Molefe
New Transnet CEO, Portia Derby outlines her plans for the state-owned entity with CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop at Mining Indaba Cape Town.
The world rush for battery metals is expected to see the world market increase 122 times in the next 20 years.
March 31 2020 is D-day for South Africa’s miners, they have to be compliant with regulation of the new Mining Charter governing ownership in the country. According to Lili Nupen, a director at Nupen Staude De Vries Inc it is not going to be easy. Here’s why.
CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke with Fortune Mojapelo, CEO of Bushveld Minerals about the company’s plans to scale up production at the on-going Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
#MiningIndaba2020: Eurasian Resources CEO reveals the biggest purchase order for the mining industry & how Africa stands to benefit
Benedikt Sobotka, CEO, Eurasian Resources Group addressed the burning issue of the beneficiation of Africa raw materials at the on-going Mining Indaba in Cape Town with CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop.
In January 2019, Sierra Leone began a nationwide airborne geophysical survey to help the country identify all its minerals. Julius Mattai, Director-General of the National Minerals Agency of Sierra Leone disclosed this in a chat with CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop on the side-lines of the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa.
Ghana is fine-tuning its relationship with mining companies, but the country’s insists on local content. That’s according to the board Chairman of the Ghana Integrated Iron and Steel Development Corporation, Prince Imoro Andani. Adani discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop on the side-lines of the 2020 African Mining Indaba in South Africa.
South Africa is on a trans-formative journey towards development by addressing inequality, unemployment and poverty to build an inclusive and innovative society but how is mining playing a role in this transformation process? CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop is joined by Mpumi Sithole, Head of Corporate Affairs, Anglo Coal SA and Heidi Sternberg, Sector Specialist Mining, PIC to discuss the role of women in the mining sector.
Applications for the Rupert family’s R1 billion small business fund, The Sukuma Relief Programme, which opened on Friday, have temporarily been suspended.
Technology group EOH narrowed its first half loss per share from continuing operations, while group revenue fell 14 per cent and costs rose. EOH CFO, Megan Pydigadu joins CNBC Africa for more.
R488 million – that’s how much the Green Outcomes Fund has set aside for fund managers to increase investment in green Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises. To discuss the fund - the first of its kind, CNBC Africa is joined by Tine Fisker Henriksen: Innovative Finance Lead, UCT GSB Bertha Centre and Mark van Wyk: Head of Unlisted Investments, Mergence Investment Managers.
South Africa’s Reserve Bank has guided banks to put dividends and executive bonuses on hold to help reduce stress on the banking sector from fighting Covid19. For more on this recommendation as well as other directives to ensure the health of the sector, CNBC Africa is joined by Unathi Kamlana, Head of Policy Statistics and Industry Support at the Prudential Authority.
Investors are taking a keen interest in banking stocks today but the Industrial goods sector is facing a steep decline. Dare Fajimolu, Chief Research Officer at Blue Vertex joins CNBC Africa for a recap of today’s trade.