A historic $400m fund for workers stricken with lung diseases shows that mining houses are finally owning up to past injustices.
As demand for raw materials rises, African governments are looking to negotiate more profitable arrangements with mining companies.
South Africa has increased its mineral production by 3.1 percent on the back of higher commodity prices, according to just released data by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA). …
Consumers are spending more and investors are showing greater confidence in the South African economy under the new president. However, question marks remain over the direction of reform.
With the world economic situation improving, the prospects for Africa’s minerals are looking up.
Mining commodity and metals prices are on the up but precious metals prices to decline.
As mining projects revive, new railways are being built to transport output.
A rise in demand for raw materials could herald better times for African producers.
The government of the DRC plans to invest in its mining sector.
Companies cut back on new developments and re-focus on profitable production in a response to the continued slump.