Solidarity has lodged a complaint with the SAHRC against government’s plans to make crisis funding for SMMEs subject to black economic empowerment (BEE).
Fitch Ratings has lowered short-term price assumptions for aluminium, nickel, copper, zinc and thermal coal due to COVID-19 pressures.
The Responsible Mining Foundation has published its new framework and notes that gender and human rights are two “cross cutting issues”.
A quarterly platinum report issued by the World Platinum Investment Council reveals a significant increase in overall platinum demand in 2019.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the Southern Africa region will grow by around 2.2% in 2019, up from 1.2% in 2018, according to the African Development Bank’s Southern Africa Region 2019 Economic Outlook launched on 3 April 2019.