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By– Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group: Analysts at Macquarie Group recently sparked a debate by declaring that the “commodities supercycle is dead”. At Eurasian Resources Group, we take an opposing view. The notion of a supercycle, or a...
In 1978 the Anglo American Ergo Operation started on the eastern side of Johannesburg in South Africa for the recovery of pyrite containing gold, uranium and sulphur from old gold mines slimes dams of which there are many as...
By Jaco Maritz, Chief Executive Officer, SYSPRO Ever-evolving customer demands, and increasingly challenging market conditions have kept many manufacturers and distributors on their toes. Navigating this landscape requires business leaders to take a step back, reassess the bigger picture with...
Investing in African Mining Indaba , the world's largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in the African mining industry, is gearing up to again deliver a record-breaking event that will facilitate greater investment into African mining. “Mining Indaba has...
By Vassie Maharaj and Dr Vidette Bester, SRK Consulting After more than a decade since the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights was ratified, the impact of mining and other industrial projects on human rights has become...
As the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) celebrates 100 years since its doors opened in 1922, the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) recently hosted its inaugural annual Seminar, which highlighted the value of innovative research in developing mining technology for...
While the mining industry is making great strides in achieving greater gender equality in terms of women at the middle and senior management level, the real impact of achieving gender inclusivity lies at grassroots level. At Board level, women...
One of the first female drill rig operators to be trained by drilling solutions technology provider Rosond of Midrand is Veronica De Koker, also the first women in the South African mining industry in her position. This is in...
By Doug Hunter, Manager: Customer and Ecosystem Enablement, SYSPRO Africa Manufacturers have to quickly realise that to overcome supply chain disruptions, their business operations need to consider a different approach to ensure supply-chain resiliency. Just recently, South African manufacturers and...
Geographical Information System (GIS) platforms are becoming the preferred platform for visualising and analysing mining data in multiple dimensions, making the Wits Mining Institute’s (WMI) upcoming GIS course a must-attend for mining professionals. Due to the high demand of the...