African Mining Trends 2023 Reports and Research | dss⁺ Consulting

Our 2023 African Mining Trends Report outlines our perspectives on the four main themes shaping the mining sector in Africa: the huge opportunity for new metals and minerals, the importance of social impact, the challenge of operationalising sustainability targets, and the necessity for collaboration. Download Report.Web

Sustainable Development in Mining Communities: The Case of South Africa

1 Minerals to Metals Initiative, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; 2 Future Water Institute, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; There is a significant role for the mining and minerals industry to play in achieving the …Web

Black Mountain Mining – Vedanta Zinc International

Black Mountain Mining (Pty) Ltd holds Vedanta Zinc International's South African operations, Deeps, Swartberg, and Gamsberg mines. These mines form what is known as the Black Mountain Complex. Black Mountain Mining's operations started with its Deeps and Swartberg underground operations (known as BMM) in 1979 and are now …Web

Boksburg gas leak kills 17 as South Africa probes mooted illegal mining

Official says illegal mining to blame - SABC. JOHANNESBURG, July 6 (Reuters) - The death toll from a leak of poisonous gas in a South African shantytown rose to 17 on Thursday, as officials ...Web

South African Mining Industry Trends Report 2022: Production, …

South African Mining Industry Trends. The mining sector provides materials essential for all sectors of the economy and creates employment, investment, government revenues and infrastructure. The ...Web

6 Ways South Africa is Boosting the Critical Minerals Industry

Currently, inadequate power supply is costing the South African economy approximately R1 billion a day and disrupting mining operations. As such, the DMRE has adopted various measures aimed at boosting energy reliability at mining sites and across the national grid. Through theIntegrated Resource Plan 2019 and by removing the …Web

Sibanye says illegal mining a "growing and material risk" for its SA

1 year 10 months 24 days 11 hours. Vicinity Advertising. Diversified metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday that illegal mining, which went into decline at its operations after 2017 ...Web

Department of Mineral Resources

2016 wasn't a good year for South African mining. The industry as a whole saw a decline of 4,0% that year, the largest annual fall in production since the global recession of 2009. Only one mineral managed to keep its …Web

The Haunting Legacy of South Africa's Gold Mines

In 2013, mining companies produced 562,000 times as much waste as gold, according to the South African Chamber of Mines. A decade before, that same ratio was less than half as large, at 212,000 to 1. Mining operations are generating increased waste because South Africa's gold is running out, and the remaining resource can only be …Web

Mining in South Africa looks to solar, AI and chickens to go green

In 2021, mining contributed about 481 billion rand ($26.4 billion) to South Africa's GDP – a 36% rise from the previous year – buoyed by strong commodity prices after a year of COVID-19 ...Web

Catalogue of South African mine tailings for

South Africa can be a global leader in CO 2 removal strategies hosted on mine sites.. The country produces millions of tonnes of minerochemically suitable tailings. • There is a MtCO 2 removal capacity, notably in high tailing producer diamond mines.. Cataloguing tailings and CDR potential draws attention to key site opportunities.Web

Home | Sibanye-Stillwater

Battery metals investor day 2023. Sibanye-Stillwater held its Battery metals investor day on Tuesday, 14 November 2023. The presentation and video recordings are available below.Web

100 Best Mining Blogs and Websites To Follow in …

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Mining Zimbabwe Magazine is a publication focused on the mining industry of Zimbabwe and how it relates and affects the rest of ... South Asia and across the world. …Web

South Africa: Five Largest Surface and Underground Mines in 2021

Kriel Mine in Mpumalanga, was the largest surface and underground mine in South Africa, producing approximately 11.71 million metric tons per annum (mmtpa) of Run-of-Mine …Web

The Slow Decline of South Africa's Mines: A Dying Industry or …

With several years invested in mining, South Africa is bringing this industry into the new year with conflict and concerning statistics. Many eyes are on this region as a leading supplier of gold, platinum, coal, and other prominent resources; however, companies relying on these mines are starting to turn to other regions as South Africa appears to …Web

Home | Gold Fields

Gold Fields has nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and Ghana (including the Asanko JV) and two projects in Canada and Chile. Our Operations We have total attributable annual gold-equivalent production of 2.40Moz, attributable gold Mineral Reserves of 46.1Moz and Mineral Resources of 42.3Moz (excluding Mineral …Web

Illicit miners scrape for diamonds on abandoned mines

3 Feb 2017. Namaqualand, South Africa – For more than 80 years, large mines operated across Namaqualand, a remote, rocky expanse of land high up South Africa's west coast. Today, most of these ...Web


Seriti is a broad-based, 91% black-owned and controlled South African energy company, underpinned by coal. Seriti is a Sesotho word, meaning integrity. It is also the word for the shadow or aura that people cast as they go through life, a shadow that grows through good deeds. At Seriti, we are constantly aware of the shadow we cast and …Web

'I lost six people': South Africans mourn latest mine tragedy

According to officials and witness testimony, the shack was the site of a makeshift mine built by a group of zama-zamas, as illegal miners who scavenge abandoned mines across South Africa are known.Web

Diamond diggers in South Africa's deserted mines break the law …

Earlier this year, South Africa's minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, described illegal mining as a "plague" amid reports of rampant corruption, extortion and violence linked ...Web

Anglo American South Africa

We are focused on building sustainable livelihoods in our host communities and on strengthening relationships to create synergies within Anglo American and with broader mining industry partners. Anglo American is a global mining company that mines a diverse range of products in South Africa i.e. platinum, thermal coal, diamonds, and iron ore.Web

South Africa: Five Largest Surface and Underground Mines in 2021

Kriel Mine in Mpumalanga, was the largest surface and underground mine in South Africa, producing approximately 11.71 million metric tons per annum (mmtpa) of Run-of-Mine (ROM) in 2021. The Kriel Mine is owned by Seriti Resources Holdings Pty Ltd, and is due to operate until 2035. The second largest surface and underground mine with an estimated …Web

South Africa hit by investment strike, key mining employer says

Mining accounted for 4% of gross domestic product in 2022, employed about 476,000 people and generated 878 billion rand ($50 billion) of exports, according to the Minerals Council South Africa, a ...Web

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) » Home

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is a leading South African diversified mining and minerals company with operations in South Africa and Malaysia. ARM mines and beneficiates iron ore, manganese ore, chrome ore, platinum group metals (PGMs), nickel and coal and also has a strategic investment in gold through Harmony Gold Mining …Web

New Technology Aims to Stop An Old Danger in South Africa's …

In 1986, 800 South African miners died at work. Since the end of apartheid in 1994, South Africa's mines have gradually become safer. Fatalities reached a record low of 51 in 2019 — still almost one per week on average. During the Covid-19 pandemic, those figures rose again, although to nowhere near their apartheid levels.Web

Digitalizing Africa's mines | Brookings

In South Africa, a 30-year-old mine boosted its mineral recovery by 2 percent by applying advanced analytics to its main processing steps. The Syama mine in Mali is another example of a site that ...Web


Visit our new Women in Mining website. The refreshed platform will highlight the exceptional contributions and experiences of women in mining and enable …Web



ESG & Energy Transition in the Mining Sector | FTI

With the local mining sector relying on coal-fuelled power supplied by Eskom, South Africa has been particularly slow in achieving emission reductions. Furthermore, current regulations and red tape continue to thwart progress on energy transition for the mining sector. In October 2020, the Department of Mineral Resources …Web

African Mines

African Mines. Unearth what you need, without digging. Track the status, location & contact details of any exploration or development project and mine on the African continent. …Web

Diamond diggers in South Africa's deserted mines break the law

Andrew Cloete, a diamond miner and activist for mining rights, photographed in his shack in a squatter camp at the Nuttabooi mine in Namaqualand, South Africa. The government considers the ...Web

Mining in SA

Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa. TIP-OFFS ANONYMOUS HOTLINE. Report any unethical behaviour or gender-based intimidation and violence. Free call: 0800 022 007. Email: mineralscouncil@tip-offs. …Web