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25 June 2017
                       
 
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22 Jun 2017
 
 
South32 awards R158m coal contract to 100% black-owned mining firm
COAL
Diversified mining company South32 has awarded a three-year, R158-million contract at the Wolvekrans Middelburg Complex to 100% black-owned Modi Mining, which aims to source up to 90% of its labour...
 
 
09 Jun 2017
 
Why the idea of a ‘national mining champion’ is meretricious
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author's and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Polity.org.za The idea of a national champion conjures...
 
 
24 May 2017
 
Vedanta hits production high spot at Black Mountain
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company Vedanta has achieved its highest quarterly production in four years at Black Mountain in South Africa, where the Gamsberg zinc project is on track to begin production...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
 
 
DTI refuses to release list of black industrialist scheme beneficiaries for fear they will be ‘harassed’
INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies showcased four recipients of government’s flagship Black Industrialist programme (BIP) during his Budget Vote on Tuesday, but astonishingly refused to...
 
 
 
 
dti: Rob Davies: Address by Trade and Industry Minister, during the dti budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
In an input to the Portfolio Committee earlier this year, I argued that the dti’s contribution to the promotion of a higher level of more inclusive economic growth must involve intensifying our...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
Major South African coal extension project on cards – South32
DIVERISIFIED MINERS
A decision will be taken in the June quarter on go-ahead for the Klipspruit Life Extension coal project in Mpumalanga, which is said to have robust economics. The original BHP Billiton capital...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
DIRCO: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane conducts fruitful bilateral talks with Indonesian counterpart
STATEMENT
International Relations and Cooperation Minister  Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has today, Monday, 06 February 2017, received Ms Retno Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia,...
 
 
Right conditions will unlock shared value for all South Africans – South32
MINING INDABA
The right conditions will enable mining companies to deliver inclusive growth and meet the expectations of stakeholders, as well as deliver superior returns to shareholders, South32 president and...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
The African towns falling into decline and poverty after mining companies use resources then exit
THE COVERSATION
The town of Fria in Guinea was built around bauxite mining in 1957. It used to have good facilities: water, electricity, schools, housing and hospitals. But since the last company mining there...
 
 
02 Dec 2016
 
Glencore sees nickel shortage as electric vehicle demand burgeons
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore sees a shortage in nickel arising as a result of burgeoning demand from electric vehicle (EV) production. Batteries used in EVs are consuming about...
 
 
08 Nov 2016
 
South32 opens desalination plant
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company South32 has opened a seawater desalination plant at its Hillside aluminium smelter in Richards Bay to mitigate against the drought experienced in KwaZulu-Natal in the...
 
 
07 Nov 2016
 
DMR must be challenged, good governance must be assured
MINING INVESTMENT
Mining has the wealth-generating potential to boost economies, but countries blessed with a mineral endowment must at least do their bit by assuring good governance. Regrettably, against the...
 
 
06 Oct 2016
 
COSATU: Sidumo Dlamini: Address by COSATU President, at the World Trade Union Congress, ICC, Durban (05/10/2016)
Topics
We give our revolutionary greetings to the more than -1200 trade-union participants in this congress.
 
 
12 Sep 2016
 
Exchange between Raymond Suttner and Edna Molewa
RAYMOND SUTTNER
Here below is the record of an exchange between Raymond Suttner and Edna Molewa which took place during August and September 2016 on the pages of the Daily Maverick.  Creamer Media’s Polity is...
 
 
09 Sep 2016
 
 
 
A Greener Path to Competitiveness: Policies for Climate Action in Industries and Products
RECOMMENDATION
The danger of inaction on climate change is real. In 2015, 195 countries signed the Paris Agreement, the first ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. But without urgently changing the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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