Sustainable Mining in Africa

New players are emerging in the mining industry and there is growing interest from companies belonging to BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to invest in Africa''s mining sector. India and China are not only becoming important

Putting the shine back into South African mining

of South Africa''s mining industry has fallen steadily, according to the McKinsey MineLens Productivity index, which tracks over 240 mining operations globally. The index shows that the productivity of South African mining operations in base metals, iron ore and ...

2020 mining risk survey report

Commodity price risk remains the top risk to the global mining industry, and we believe the same applies to South African mines. While there have been significant increases in the gold and palladium precious metals, as well as some recovery in the iron ore prices from 2019, platinum and chrome prices remain suppressed.

OP-ED: Digging up the past in a pandemic: South African mining industry must learn …

 · The second wave, however, was incredibly deadly, killing an estimated 300,000 people in South Africa in a six-week period over October-November 1918. Needless to say, the mining industry was hit hard.

South Africa''s Mining Industry

 · The mining and quarrying industry declined by -10.8% quarter on quarter seasonally adjusted and annualised based on the latest GDP numbers released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) for Q1:2019. Decreases in …

How digital transformation is impacting the mining industry in …

 · 10 insights into how digital transformation is impacting the mining industry in South Africa. 1. The CEO drives the digital agenda. As part of the research, PwC and the Minerals Council surveyed 23 executives across 19 Minerals Council members. A large portion of survey respondents (47%) stated that the CEO was the primary driver of digital ...

Mining in South Africa

 · The mining industry has historically been a key driver of the South African economy. Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services ...

South African mining industry needs to drive decarbonisation to …

 · If the South African mining sector drives decarbonisation along the value chain and adapts to the global shift in mining commodity value pools, African Rainbow Minerals (ARM ...

The Future of Mining in South Africa | Energy and Resources | …

Deloitte sees three interacting domains of change that will shape the future of mining: Emergent opportunities from 4IR for mining companies, including what a digital mine will look like and the future of working at a digitally-enabled mine. Regulatory shifts in African mining, and the actions that this regulation incentivises.

Putting the shine back into South African mining

3 Putting the shine back into South African mining A path to competitiveness and growth Last but not least, the internal challenges faced by South Africa''s mining industry are compounded by a flat global growth outlook for the country''s main commodities. For

Mining and Materials | BSI South Africa

Mining and minerals. From the exploration to the mining of new resources, we provide products and services to ensure that critical safety and operational considerations are considered in the extraction of materials from the earth. Areas covered include the safety of underground mining machinery, and explosion preventing and protection in mining.

• South Africa: mining industry fatalities 2020 | Statista

 · South Africa''s mining industry distribution of expenses 2021 The most important statistics Platinum-group metal reserves worldwide by country 2020 Global platinum mine production by country 2010-2020

Leading with Digital in South Africa Mining | Accenture

 · South Africa''s mining industry can add ZAR213 billion in value by 2026 if they invest in seven key digital initiatives. Share Accenture''s research, developed in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2017, reveals that a combination of seven digital initiatives can help South Africa''s mining industry create ZAR213 billion ($14 billion) in value through …

Four facts about the mining industry (2019) | Statistics South Africa

 · The South African mining industry employed 514 859 individuals in 2019. If the mining sector is represented by a group of 100 workers, 39 are employed in the platinum group metals sector, 21 in the coal sector and 20 in the gold sector. The iron ore sector is a much smaller recruiter, employing 5 of every 100 employees.

Economic Impacts of Gold Production in South Africa

 · South Africa''s gold industry has been the country‟s principal revenue earner, resulting in a robust economy with modern financial systems. Revenues from mining have provided South Africa with a vibrant infrastructure and a manufacturing sector comparable to ...

South Africa GDP From Mining | 2021 Data | 2022 Forecast | 1993 …

GDP From Mining in South Africa decreased to 214793.15 ZAR Million in the third quarter of 2021 from 216717.01 ZAR Million in the second quarter of 2021. GDP From Mining in South Africa averaged 223050.39 ZAR Million from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 240357.55 ZAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2006 and a record low of 146083.34 ZAR …

Drones in South Africa''s mining industry

 · Drones in South Africa''s Mining Industry Commercial drone use is gaining popularity in South Africa so much that Engineering News has declared 2018 as the year of the drone . The South African Civil Aviation Authority has regulated drone use since 2015 and currently allows 24 companies to incorporate UAVs in business operations.

Mining Tax

Mining forms one of the leading industries in South Africa, playing a vital role in the economy. Due to the complexity of the South African tax laws and the impact thereof on the industry, its is necessary to have a thorough understanding of not only the tax legislation, but also the specific needs of the South African mining industry. ...

Mining in SA

In many ways, South Africa''s political, social and economic landscape has been dominated by mining, given that, for so many years, the sector has been the mainstay of the South African economy. Although gold, diamonds, platinum and coal are the most well-known among the minerals and metals mined, South Africa also hosts chrome, vanadium, titanium and a …

South African Mining: A Path to Competitiveness and Growth

 · South African Mining: A Path to Competitiveness and Growth. The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa''s economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion rand to GDP, directly employs more than 450,000 people ...

A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

Mining in South Africa has been a contentious issue since 15-year-old Erasmus Stephanus Jacobs discovered South Africa''s first diamond, the Eureka, in Hopetown in 1867. F F ast forward to the late 20th century, and South African diamonds are still sought after, with an estimated R16-billion worth of the stones sold locally and internationally per year.

Roots of Apartheid: South Africa''s Mining Industry

modern mining industry emerged as the major shaper of South Africa''s economy and race relations in the latter half of the 19 th century. Important diamond deposits were discovered at Kimberley in 1869.

What trends will drive growth in South Africa''s mining sector?

 · Speaking on the importance of South Africa'' mineral wealth, Mkhabela pointed to the fact that the 2021 budget tabled by the finance minister last week stipulated that mining was the only sector that grew in revenue by 40% in the financial year. In addition, royalties were up by 21%. "These numbers give you an idea that the mining sector is ...

Mining industry of South Africa

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa''s most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

The decline of South Africa''s mining sector in five cha...

 · South Africa is not remotely close to the minister''s target. The sun is rising over mining industries elsewhere. In South Africa, it is setting at a tropical pace.

Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

 · South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2022 ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

• South Africa''s mining revenue by commodity 2020 | Statista

 · South Africa''s mining industry distribution of expenses 2019 The most important statistics Platinum-group metal reserves worldwide by country 2020 Global platinum mine production by country 2010-2020

The Impact Of Covid-19 On The Mining Sector

 · South Africa''s mining sector is particularly exposed to the spread of Covid-19. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, the industry employs a workforce numbering almost 420,000, many of whom are underground on any given day. Some mines have thousands of men and women underground, descending into the depths in crowded "cages".

How digital transformation is impacting the mining industry in South Africa

 · 10 insights into how digital transformation is impacting the mining industry in South Africa. 1. The CEO drives the digital agenda. As part of the research, PwC and the Minerals Council surveyed 23 executives across 19 Minerals Council members. A large portion of survey respondents (47%) stated that the CEO was the primary driver of digital ...

South Africa Mining and Industrial News | African Mining Market

 · Current and comprehensive mining and industrial, market data and investing news in South Africa. 14 mins ago New Martin® V-Plow design delivers lighter weight, safer handling 19 hours ago The more Africa innovates, the closer the world gets to net zero

The Future of Mining in South Africa | Energy and Resources | Deloitte South Africa

Deloitte sees three interacting domains of change that will shape the future of mining: Emergent opportunities from 4IR for mining companies, including what a digital mine will look like and the future of working at a digitally-enabled mine. Regulatory shifts in African mining, and the actions that this regulation incentivises.

A Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa

Introduction South Africa''s mining industry is supported by an extensive and diversified resource base, and has since its inception been a cornerstone of South Africa''s economy. The changes which have come about in our country make it necessary to prepare the