Tag: mining industry

Peter Major: Here’s what government should do to help boost SA’s gold production

Yesterday’s South Africa’s GDP data for the second quarter revealed that The mining and quarrying industry decreased by 73.1 per cent as the demand for mineral products fell as global markets entered into strict COVID-19 lock-downs; contributing to decreased production in platinum , gold and other metals. However we are seeing a glimpse of recovery for South African miners as they are posting above average results and production increases. Peter Major, Mining Director at Mergence Corporate Solutions joins CNBC Africa for more.

SA’s DMRE publishes COVID-19 guidelines for mining industry

South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has issued guidelines for a mandatory Code of Practise to companies in the mining industry on managing the COVID-19 pandemic according to the terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act.

Covid-19 takes a dig at DRC mining plans

The Democratic Republic of Congo Mining Week was slated to be held in June; now because of the global pandemic, the date has been postponed to a hopeful October 7th, 2020.

Sekoko Resources CEO on COVID-19-lock-down & its impact on the coal industry

Last week the South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe announced that mining companies may start re-opening at limited capacities during the extend national lock-down. The mining sector being shut down during the lock-down was of particular concern as our resource based economy will be severely hurt by supply chain disruptions. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Executive Chairman and CEO of Sekoko Resources, Timothy Tebeila.

Vedanta Zinc CEO Deshnee Naidoo on breaking barriers in male dominated mining industry

The gender equality in South Africa's mining industry runs as deep as the mines themselves. What does the next generation of women in the industry have to look forward? Joining CNBC Africa for more is Deshnee Naidoo, CEO Vedanta Zinc and YPO Member.

SA’s GDP drop hurts mining profits

The mining industry faces many challenges and a contracting economy only adds to its woes. CNBC Africa reporter Kopano Gumbi spoke to industry and policy makers at the annual Junior Mining Indaba.

How communities in Africa can thrive after mine closures

Shutterstock Bernelle Verster, University of Cape Town; Cheri-Leigh Young, University of Cape Town; Francois Steenkamp, University of Cape Town; Jennifer Lee Broadhurst, University of Cape Town, and Sue Harrison, University of Cape Town  South...

SA’s mines have become a slaughter house for workers – Cosatu President

SA’s mines have become a slaughter house for workers – Cosatu President