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Ben Magara: Investors need clarity about where we’re going as a country

Feb 16 2015 11:19

Alec Hogg has interviewed Lonmin CEO, Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba about investor confidence, the mood on the ground and what the mining industry needs in SA.


Graca Machel: Mining much more than growth

Feb 12 2015 12:24

Conducting business as usual can produce economic growth, but mining in Africa is not about growth alone as it did not bring about equity, says Graca Machel.


IDC's coal mine, energy plans could lift Eskom

Feb 12 2015 11:19

South Africa’s state-owned development finance institution says it is looking at investing in more coal mines to support Eskom’s coal-fired plants.

Mining Indaba

Mining business as usual must end - World Bank official

Feb 11 2015 20:12

Mining businesses in Africa can not continue “as usual” in the context of nearly half of all Africans living on below US$1.25 a day, a World Bank official says.

Mining Indaba

Mining bosses dared to drink toxic water

Feb 11 2015 20:11

Mining companies do not take the communities they operate in seriously, Bishop Jo Seoka has told protestors outside the Mining Indaba at the CTICC.

Mining Indaba

Lonmin sees no let-up for belt tightening

Feb 11 2015 13:08

The days of more volume giving benefits are gone, supply discipline is key and loss-making must stop, sayd Lonmin CEO Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba.

Mining Indaba

Mines can't afford long-term load shedding

Feb 10 2015 20:00

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has failed to reassure Mining Indaba delegates about SA's power crisis, says a delegate who attended his speech.

Mining Indaba

Beware of politicised unions, says Tony Blair

Feb 10 2015 15:50

The mining industry needs to address broader social issues of the communities in which they mined, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the Mining Indaba.

Mining Indaba

Blair: Investors must help improve African infrastructure - As it happened

Feb 10 2015 12:31

Investors needs to help governments in Africa build infrastructure, Former UK prime minister Tony Blair tells 2015 Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

Mining Indaba

Ramatlhodi: SA has stable mining environment

Feb 10 2015 12:56

South Africa offers a stable mining environment for investors as well as respect for the law, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

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Mining Indaba

Aus-SA venture could ease Eskom troubles

Feb 10 2015 12:38

ASX-listed Sunbird Energy has pointed to its joint venture with national oil company PetroSA as one of the projects which could help solve the electricity crisis.


SA mining needs all the help it can get

Feb 10 2015 12:56

The 2015 Mining Indaba is in full swing, the very good news is Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi, SA’s Minister of Mines, is among those assembled.

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