Tag: minerals council south africa
Is mining too deep in the COVID-19 crisis? How can it once again become the sunrise industry it wants to be?
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.
The Minerals Council South Africa this morning published its Facts and Figures 2019 pocketbook at the Mining Indaba. Based on the latest available statistics the council said, it is clear that South African mining companies are struggling to ramp up production in response to improved commodity prices due to structural constraints such as the cost and unreliability of electricity supply. CNBC Africa spoke to Minerals Council South Africa’s Chief Economist, Henk Langenhoven for more.
#MiningIndaba2020: Why infrastructure remains critical to attracting investment in SA’s mining sector
Billy Mawasha, Director of Prieska Copper-Zinc Mine Orion Minerals and Popo Molefe Chairperson, Transnet sat down with CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to discuss the investment environment in South Africa’s mining sector and why infrastructure remains critical to driving investment in mining.
On the side-lines of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to the Minerals Council of South Africa CEO, Roger Baxter about the cost of state capture on electricity prices as well is the decision to allow mining companies to self-generate power.
Mining production fell by 7.5 per cent year on year; this is the fourth consecutive month that production contracted. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack the economic impacts of this fall is Henk Langenhoven, Chief Economist at Minerals Council South Africa.
The Minerals Council South Africa has filed an application for judicial review and setting aside certain clauses of the 2018 Mining Charter. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Tebello Chabana, Senior Executive, Public Affairs & Transformation, Minerals Council South Africa.