Energy & Mining Trends 2019

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New bidder for Optimum Coal assets

South Africa's state-owned African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation, or AEMFC is leading a consortium that will submit a bid for the highly contested Optimum Coal assets...

14 hours ago

Forum to address health challenges in mining communities

The North West Health Department, together with mining houses that operate hospitals in Bojanala District, have established a Health Forum to attend to healthcare challenges in mining communities...

2 days ago

Why is Mantashe so hell bent on mining at Xolobeni?

It seems that a High Court judgement in favour of Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) and Xolobeni community over mining rights on their land is not good enough for Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2019

Africa still attractive to Australian junior explorers

The increased participation at the recent Africa Down Under conference indicates that the caution exhibited over last few years by many of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed junior explorers may have come to an end...

By Sherif Andrawes 17 Jan 2019

Amcu to strike at Sibanye's PGM operations

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) intends to embark on a secondary, protected strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's South African Platinum Group Metals (PGM) operations...

15 Jan 2019

Learnings from the Nigerian oil & gas marginal fields experience

Marginal oil & gas fields are not particularly attractive to the major players due to their relatively small prospects, but they do offer great opportunity for smaller independent African and non-African companies...

14 Jan 2019

Bench Marks warns minister not to poll Xolobeni community on mining

Any survey of residents of Xolobeni about mining commissioned by government will simply amount to intimidation and could be in contravention of a recent ruling of the North Gauteng High Court, according to the Bench Marks Foundation.

11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Taking mining beyond the frontiers

As traditional and known reserves deplete and ore-grades fall, miners will start exploring remote and previously inaccessible locations...

7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Mineral exploration likely to gain traction

South Africa's mining industry crawled to the end of 2018 battered, bruised, and a mere shadow of its former world-dominating self...

By Jade Davenport 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Expect more on the Mining Charter

The year 2018 saw the gazetting of the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (the Mining Charter). Its chief end is to give effect to meaningful economic participation, integration into the mainstream economy and effective ownership of the country's mineral resources to historically disadvantaged persons.

By Athi Jara and Mihlali Sitefane 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Battery market creates the commodities of the future

The battery revolution has created a market for metals such as lithium and cobalt, which will see them outperform traditional minerals and set them up as the commodities of the future...

7 Jan 2019

AMD still poses a threat

The discovery of minerals in South Africa in the late 19th century - including the discovery of diamonds in 1867 and gold in 1886 - played a fundamentally influential role in the first wave of industrial revolution of the country.

By Karen King 4 Jan 2019

Do climate policies 'kill jobs'? An economist on why they don't cause massive unemployment

Climate change will hammer the US economy unless there's swift action to rein in greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels, according to the latest National Climate Assessment report...

By Garth Heutel 28 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Energy & Mining

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

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