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  • South African Mining   Trends for 2018 - BizNis Africa

    South African Mining Trends for 2018 - BizNis Africa

    South African Mining Landscape. As it currently stands, mining in South Africa is in a precarious position. It exists in a changing political landscape, which is creating uncertainty for the industry. The primary goal of 2018, it seems, is for the mining industry and government to work together to provide certainty.

  • Logistics Implications in the South   African Coal Mining ...

    Logistics Implications in the South African Coal Mining ...

    2018-10-18 · Keywords: logistics, coal supply chain, transport, coal-mining, socio-economic, environment 1. Introduction The history of coal-mining in South Africa spans over 100 years. On discovery, coal was used with ease for cooking and space heating. As its commercial significance grew, the coal-mining industry supply chain visibility started emerging and

  • The Need for Public-Private Partnership   Model in the …

    The Need for Public-Private Partnership Model in the …

    It is also a feedstock in the heavy industries that include steel, cement, aluminium smelters and paper. Its role in socio-economic development spans over 100 years. Therefore, the importance of coal supply chain cannot be overemphasised. The mining industry and the role players comprises the South African government, public and private ...

  • The   impact of coal mining on the environment and …

    The impact of coal mining on the environment and …

    Particular focus is placed on coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, which accounts for over 84% of South Africa's coal production. This was done with a view to developing a better understanding of the interrelationships between the coal mining industry and the local environment and society in which it …

  • Corporate   Social Responsibility in the South African   ...

    Corporate Social Responsibility in the South African ...

    2014-3-12 · SEAT Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox SHE Safety, Health and Environment ... mining sectors within the South African mining industry namely gold and diamonds. ... largest producers of gold, diamonds, chrome and coal in the world. The South African public view much of the activities of the South African mining activities in a negative

  • Beneficiation: A competitive analysis of   the South African ...

    Beneficiation: A competitive analysis of the South African ...

    2016-2-10 · of the analysis of the South African mining industry. Based on the results of this research, a new model, built on the findings outlined by the Diamond Model, was developed. The research found that the mining industry is not competitive at present and will not be able to provide an environment conducive to beneficiation in South Africa ...

  • “Opportunities and challenges facing the   South African ...

    “Opportunities and challenges facing the South African ...

    2011-2-18 · The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the “BOOM” RSA Coal Mining Sector Back to the “Boom” • Global economy is recovering from first global recession in 61 years. • Recovery is unevenly distributed, with advanced economies sluggish and developing countries growing strongly.

  • Coal   is the lifeblood of the South African economy

    Coal is the lifeblood of the South African economy

    Coal is the lifeblood of the South African economy. It is the predominant fuel source for electricity, providing over 90% of the country’s energy needs. Without coal-derived electricity, industries such as manufacturing, financial services, and social services would be severely crippled, an estimated 430 000 people would be without work or financial means, and the country would stop growing.

  • SA Mine 11th edition - PwC South   Africa

    SA Mine 11th edition - PwC South Africa

    SA Mine 11th edition In Transition This is the 11th edition of our annual publication highlighting trends in the South African mining industry, as represented by the top 26 mining …

  • Problems in the mining   industry in South africa - ECDPM

    Problems in the mining industry in South africa - ECDPM

    2019-11-15 · The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry. A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so ...

  • Putting the shine back into South   African mining

    Putting the shine back into South African mining

    2019-2-1 · Putting the shine back into South African mining A path to competitiveness and growth 2 A related challenge is the lack of operational and cost-competitiveness of large parts of the South African mining industry. In part that reflects the reality that many of the country’s mines are aging, with deposits getting deeper and grades declining.

  • SOCIAL JUSTICE, CORPORATE SOCIAL   RESPONSIBILITY …

    SOCIAL JUSTICE, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY …

    2018-3-12 · The South African mining industry, since its inception in the late 1860s, has been and continues to be a major driver of economic development in South Africa. The industry comprises numerous categories of minerals such as gold, platinum group metals, diamonds, coal, …

  • Corporate   social responsibility in South Africa’s   mining ...

    Corporate social responsibility in South Africa’s mining ...

    2019-11-21 · The corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda has been a part of the global debate on socio-economic development for many decades. Countless claims have been made that CSR can contribute towards more inclusive development and the alleviation of poverty. This briefing examines the concept and role of CSR in the mining industry of South Africa.

  • overview and lessons for the   socio-economic aspects of ...

    overview and lessons for the socio-economic aspects of ...

    2010-8-15 · Closure processes are multi-contextual; while South African coal-mining has a number of indigenous historical, cultural, and social factors distinguishing it from mining in other parts of the world, certain generic approaches have application. There is simultaneously a paucity of research into the management of socio-economic risk relating to ...

  • Restoring investor confidence in the   South African …

    Restoring investor confidence in the South African …

    The mining industry plays a fundamental role in the South African economy as mining and quarrying exports constitute approximately 40% of total exports. The mining industry is South Africa's biggest employer, with around 460,000 employees, and another 400,000 people are employed by the suppliers of goods and services to the industry.

  • Mining 2020 | Laws and   Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

    Mining 2020 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

    South Africa: Mining 2020. The ICLG to: Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation – in 28 jurisdictions.

  • South Africa and   coal - SourceWatch

    South Africa and coal - SourceWatch

    2019-9-4 · {{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-SouthAfricaCoal}}South Africa is the fifth largest hard coal producer in the world and a major exporter of coal into the world market. It is also heavily dependent on coal for power generation and is aiming to rapidly expand its coal-based generation capacity.

  • The Future of Mining in   South Africa Innovation imperative

    The Future of Mining in South Africa Innovation imperative

    2019-10-20 · The Future of Mining in South Africa Innovation imperative Local mining companies and internationals with significant local assets manage unique South African operational complexities while still operating in the context of global pressures. We believe a step change in every respect of the current business is required for survival.

  • Mining business   opportunities in South Africa

    Mining business opportunities in South Africa

    2019-11-15 · Mineral wealth plays a pivotal role in South Africa’s socio-economic development. As one of the most mineral rich countries in the world, there are many mining business opportunities to be found in South …

  • SA Mine - PwC South   Africa

    SA Mine - PwC South Africa

    In addition, socio economic pressures in the country and labour challenges have put pressure on mines’ operating environment. The Q3 2016 South African Mining Industry Report by BMI indicated that South Africa has the highest cost of labour as a percentage of total costs among the major producers, averaging around 60%, whereas

  • Social and Economic Benefits of   Coal Mining - South …

    Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining - South …

    The presence of coal mining supports economies in many ways. At the most basic level coal mining provides employment for local communities. In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforce – more than 65,000 workers – and it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year.

  • What is the outlook for Africa’s   mining industry ...

    What is the outlook for Africa’s mining industry ...

    2017-12-11 · Mining is one of Africa’s most significant export industries. Natural resources make up approximately 60% of South Africa’s exports and are a substantial driver of its economic development. Though the continent initially garnered fame for its gold rushes and diamond mines, the African mining ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in   South Africa's Mining   ...

    Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa's Mining ...

    2014-11-12 · long. CSR can help rid South Africa’s mining industry of its long history of instability and conflict that characterized class and race relations in the country. While historically neither the profits nor the costs of the mining industry have been equitably distributed 2 Micaela Flores-Araoz, “Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa ...

  • Mining - United   Nations

    Mining - United Nations

    2015-4-15 · enhancing the sustainability of mining in South Africa. Initiatives introduced by the South African mining industry to improve safety in the country’s mines, have resulted in a more than 50% reduction in fatalities. The mining industry has adopted a zero harm policy and wellness of employees as a …

  • The top risks facing the South   African mining industry

    The top risks facing the South African mining industry

    2017-11-21 · The top risks facing the South African mining industry. Nov 21, 2017. 0. 6320. views. ... In the metals and mining industry worldwide the cyberattack threats identified include: espionage (spying)—The highest cyber risk facing this sector; ... Previous article South African coal sector strike postponed – for now.

  • CHAPTER 5 EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE   MINING …

    CHAPTER 5 EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE MINING …

    2014-12-10 · EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE MINING SECTOR 5.1 Introduction ... Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining Industry (the Charter) was accepted by stakeholders from state, labour and business. The Charter advocates a range of transformation commitments for the sector, but a recent assessment by the ...

  • South African Mining   Development Association

    South African Mining Development Association

    2015-4-29 · • Charter Compliancy will contribute to the National Development Plan , Rapid Economic Transformation and the Sustainability and Growth of the South African Economy. • By enforcing the Charter Compliancy Implementation from the 1. st. of May 2014, the mining industry stakeholders and in particular the mining producers will be embracing the

  • Mining in South Africa   |ProjectsIQ

    Mining in South Africa |ProjectsIQ

    2019-11-19 · The sixth biggest coal-exporter, producing around 260 tonnes per annum, the coal mining industry in South Africa has reserves for over 200 years. Major coalfields are found in the Highveld and Lowveld regions of South Africa, with Witbank and Ermelo in the Mpumalanga province being the major mining …

  • Book 3: Migration, Land and Minerals in the   Making of ...

    Book 3: Migration, Land and Minerals in the Making of ...

    An offshoot of the gold-mining industry was coal mining, which developed as a result of the need for power in the Transvaal and Natal. In time, coal became a major economic activity. It supplied fuel to the railways and electric power stations, and in ever-increasing quantities to a variety of chemical industries.

  • SAIMM - The Southern African Institute of   Mining and ...

    SAIMM - The Southern African Institute of Mining and ...

    2019-11-29 · Post-mining use of rehabilitated land – an opportunity for the South African mining industry for sustainable development PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS By M.I. Mthenjane. Background The paper discusses post-mining land use however, the essence of the topic is the emotional motivation behind the decisions related to mining investment and development ...