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2020 – Issue 7

Mining Review Africa Issue 7 2020

COVID-19 or NOT The industry, and MRA, keeps pushing on South Africa is in its fourth month of lockdown – on Level 3 – which is somewhat better than Level 5 but it’s not...
artisanal mining zama zama

Fresh thinking needed: unlocking the potential of SA’s ‘Zama Zama’ sector

"In my research I conducted a series of qualitative interviews with Zama Zamas, civil society and mining houses." - Dr Vidette Bester
Concor KHOEMACAU copper

Paving the way in Botswana for Khoemacau copper project

Concor Infrastructure is nearing completion of a 35 km access road for the Khoemacau copper silver starter project.

Loesche South Africa: Transforming the milling industry

“Our strict procurement policies have proved to be very effective in achieving our BEE procurement targets."- Jonathan Smith, sales manager at Loesche SA.
mahenge graphite

Mahenge graphite project geared for success

De Vries is intent on ensuring sustainability at Mahenge which will benefit the country. This includes a plan to allow Tanzanians to head up the project.
gold 2

Gold rush: Can juniors benefit from market conditions?

While many commodities are taking a pounding amid the COVID-19 pandemic, gold continues to shine, reaching its highest price in seven years.

Australian miners: Leading the pack on ESG in Africa

Australian metals and minerals companies operating in Africa have largely escaped the immediate impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
women in mining

Partners in Performance: Driving transformational change

Partners in Performance puts a strong emphasis on empowering women throughout its operations in a still male-dominated industry.
Simon Barry

Mine tailings: How to effectively manage the risk

Recent disasters such as Vale’s Brumadinho tailings dam collapse in Brazil have focused attention on the mining industry like never before.
Marna Ivanhoe Mines

Marna Cloete: Ivanhoe Mines’ new president takes the lead

As the mining industry comes to terms with COVID-19, new Ivanhoe Mines president, MARNA CLOETE, certainly has her work cut out.
Peak Resources 1

Peak Resources: Preparing for peak NdPr performance

With an SML in place, Peak Resources will look to secure funding to build Ngualla, and an associated downstream beneficiation facility.