Risk management Scenario planning sharpens mining investment choices
Strategic scenario planning is vital to modern projects, as it forces the promoter or investor to look carefully at all the ‘modifying factors’ that could prevent a geological resource being converted into...
06 Aug 2015
Auctions Getting to the core of surplus management
The focus in the mining and large construction industry is clearly on exploration and development. However, to fully utilise company capabilities and minimise employee distractions on other non-core business ac
20 Jul 2015
Mine software Reduce and save
Under the current glut of operational cost hikes, through energy shortages and labour unrest, it is essential that companies run as tighter a ship as possible to save on all fronts with technology playing a key
03 Jul 2015
INVESTMENT State of Emerging Markets: All About Those [Central] Banks
This year, you might title the theme song of the global markets: “All About Those [Central] Banks,” as monetary policy divergences have kept investors on alert and has heightened market volatility.
08 Jun 2015 - M. M.
WIND POWER Eskom's Sere wind farm is up and running
Eskom's Sere Wind Farm near Vredendal in the Western Cape has achieved its full commercial operational capacity of 100 megawatts (MW).
28 Apr 2015
ONLINE AUCTIONS GoIndustry DoveBid SA will be holding a number of online auctions
Liquidity Services will be holding a number of online auctions in the coming months, giving customers the change to pick up some good deals on the flourishing second hand market.
05 Mar 2015
INVESTMENT Golden opportunity
In terms of wealth of natural resources, South Africa is comparable to Israel. In 2009, the Western Asian country struck oil when a team of geologists drilled the Earth somewhere in Jerusalem.
03 Jan 2015
LAW Mining Industry at Cross Roads
The South African Mining Industry has faced an unprecedented and complex range of challenges in 2014, including the effect of global economic downturn, industrial action, and ever increasing costs.
11 Sep 2014
RESPONSIBLE MINING Precedent setting standard for responsible mining released
The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) release a draft Standard for Responsible Mining for public comment.
13 Aug 2014
EDUCATION Committed to caring enough to make a difference
The University of the Witwatersrand has received a R12, 5million donation from Sibanye Gold Limited towards mining and engineering education.
04 Aug 2014
OFFSHORE Pulling out all the stops in Saldanha Bay
DCD Marine Cape Town has built up a loyal client base with some of the world’s largest shipping and offshore drilling companies
16 Jul 2014
HEADWINDS AND TAILWINDS World markets in balance over American rumblings
The US equity market has not seen a 10% correction since 2011, leaving many to feel that it is vulnerable to a sell-off. When and how a correction will happen cannot be forecasted with any accuracy.
23 Jun 2014

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