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The South African Mining Sector: An Industry at a Crossroads

The South African Mining Sector: An Industry at a Crossroads Daniel Antin Abstract Historically, South Africa’s mining industry has been at the heart of the economy’s development - given the country’s competitive position as one of the most naturally resource-rich nations in the world. In fact, the industry has played a key role in ...

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South Africa's Mining Industry - South African Market

A sharp decline in the relative importance of the gold mining sector in South Africa. With it having lost 66 965 jobs since 2010, while the non-gold mining sector actually added 38 417 jobs over the same time period. As we said before the sun is setting on the gold mining era in South Africa. 10 June 2019: Mining and quarrying declines -10.8% in Q1:2019. The mining and quarrying industry ...

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Top legal issues for the South African mining sector in 2021

5 小时前  For the mining sector – key issues for 2021 will be on adopting lessons from the successful response to the pandemic to other aspects of risk management within their businesses; continuing to build a culture of sustainability and managing the risks of environmental pollution. Read more about mining in South Africa. Adapting the lessons learnt from Covid-19. The mining industry’s response ...

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What are the key trends in the South African mining ...

Hydrogen has been a hot topic of conversation for a while in the South African mining industry and PWC said there have been “several transport initiatives” in the sector that are heavily focused on the use of PGMs in the catalysts of fuel cells. But the report notes that although these pilot projects are a “good start” towards bringing hydrogen technology into mining, the focus of ...

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Mining in South Africa: Industry challenges in 2020

04/04/2020  The mining industry in South Africa is complex and extensively governed by legislation and controlled by regulation, ... while working to create a balanced framework that encourages mining companies and investors in the industry to invest in the sector and the country. AUTHOR: Lili Nupen, director of Nupen Staude de Vries. About the author. Lili Nupen is well versed in all aspects of the

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What are the key trends in the South African mining ...

Hydrogen has been a hot topic of conversation for a while in the South African mining industry and PWC said there have been “several transport initiatives” in the sector that are heavily focused on the use of PGMs in the catalysts of fuel cells. But the report notes that although these pilot projects are a “good start” towards bringing hydrogen technology into mining, the focus of ...

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South Africa’s Mining Industry Is About to Come to a ...

23/03/2020  South Africa’s mining industry is labor intensive, and digging underground means workers regularly enter narrow elevators together to travel beneath the

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The South African mining sector - Wits University

The South African mining sector; The South African mining sector. Now, more than ever, South Africa needs a competitive mining industry. This will only be possible if science and technology plays the quintessential role of changing the cost and exploitation horizons of the sector. Statistics from the South African Department of Mineral Resources and the US Geological Survey indicate that South ...

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South Africa's declining mining sector in five key stat...

06/08/2020  South Africa's mining sector is in a state of structural decline, as these five statistics show. But because of international commodity prices and the sector's own efforts at reform, it is also ...

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Mining and minerals in South Africa

16/08/2012  The junior mining sector in South Africa was born of new legislation in the form of the Mining and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2006. The law enforced a “use it or lose it” principle, stipulating that mining rights not used by mining companies to exploit minerals in the ground would revert back to the state. Unused mining rights held by mining groups, but not used for years,

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Mining: a brief history Statistics South Africa

Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016. Mining was the second most influential industry ...

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MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA: THE CHALLENGES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES

Mining in South Africa: the challenges and the opportunities 2 September 2016 18 • Non-gold mining sector can grow at 3-5% pa, resulting in more balanced country growth rate (double size of non-gold mining by 2028). • If mining had grown at same pace as rest of economy between 1994 and 2013, country’s growth rate would have been 4% (not 3.2%)

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South African innovation sets pace for mining industry

10/02/2015  The mining industry is the third largest sector in the South African economy, after the agriculture and industrial manufacturing sectors. It accounts for approximately 8% of GDP and creates approximately 1-million jobs (500 000 direct and 500 000 indirect). The development of new technologies benefits every aspect of the mineral industry – exploration, mining, mineral processing ...

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The Biggest Industries In South Africa - WorldAtlas

16/05/2018  The Mining Sector. The mining sector in South Africa produces a number of raw natural resources, the vast majority of which are exported. Some of the primary products extracted and exploited by the mining sector include: gold, platinum, diamonds, uranium, chromium, zirconium, and vermiculite. Mining companies here employ the greatest number of workers of any other sector in this country ...

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Fastest growing industries in South Africa 2019 - 2020

South Africa is also endowed with a very developed manufacturing industry. This is another diversified industry that has so many business opportunities. It correlates with the agricultural and mining sectors, hence there are efforts to ensure that the industry competes well globally. The manufacturing industry is the mother to the following sectors; chemicals, automotive, agro-processing ...

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The South African mining sector - Wits University

The South African mining sector; The South African mining sector. Now, more than ever, South Africa needs a competitive mining industry. This will only be possible if science and technology plays the quintessential role of changing the cost and exploitation horizons of the sector. Statistics from the South African Department of Mineral Resources and the US Geological Survey indicate that South ...

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South Africa's declining mining sector in five key stat...

06/08/2020  South Africa's mining sector is in a state of structural decline, as these five statistics show. But because of international commodity prices and the sector's own efforts at reform, it is also ...

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Mining: a brief history Statistics South Africa

Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016. Mining was the second most influential industry ...

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Going through changes: South African mining industry ...

An overview of the Mining sector in South Africa. The South African mining industry is going through a time of change. Gold and platinum mines are under pressure because of global price fluctuations and the cost of doing business. Safety issues are to the fore and national mining policy is the subject of heated debate. The body that has represented mine owners since 1889 has undergone a re ...

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A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the ...

A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the 21st Century An independent report prepared for the Chamber of Mines of South Africa by the Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town in association with Genesis Analytics. The bulk of the work was completed in February 2000. August 2000 Project director: Nick Segal (Director, Graduate School of Business) Principal ...

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South African innovation sets pace for mining industry

10/02/2015  The mining industry is the third largest sector in the South African economy, after the agriculture and industrial manufacturing sectors. It accounts for approximately 8% of GDP and creates approximately 1-million jobs (500 000 direct and 500 000 indirect). The development of new technologies benefits every aspect of the mineral industry – exploration, mining, mineral processing ...

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The Biggest Industries In South Africa - WorldAtlas

16/05/2018  The Mining Sector. The mining sector in South Africa produces a number of raw natural resources, the vast majority of which are exported. Some of the primary products extracted and exploited by the mining sector include: gold, platinum, diamonds, uranium, chromium, zirconium, and vermiculite. Mining companies here employ the greatest number of workers of any other sector in this country ...

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A competitive analysis of the South African mining

The Diamond Model of Industry Competitiveness developed by Michael Porter was utilised in analysing the mining industry's competitiveness. In the process of the analysis, the model was interrogated for validity in a developing and dynamic country via inference of the analysis of the South African mining industry. Based on the results of this research, a new model, built on the findings ...

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Fastest growing industries in South Africa 2019 - 2020

South Africa is also endowed with a very developed manufacturing industry. This is another diversified industry that has so many business opportunities. It correlates with the agricultural and mining sectors, hence there are efforts to ensure that the industry competes well globally. The manufacturing industry is the mother to the following sectors; chemicals, automotive, agro-processing ...

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

South Africa’s Mining Industry: An Assessment Busisipho Siyobi1 eXecU tive s UMMARY T he 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

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South African Mining Industry To Contract Amid Covid

24/07/2020  In 2020, we forecast South Africa's mining sector value to contract by 11.9% in 2020, driven by declining production output and lower-trending commodity prices. South Africa and its mining industry have been hit especially hard by the virus, recording 2,554 active cases and 50 deaths as of July 21. In fact, at the time of writing, the spread of the virus is accelerating, posing downside risks ...

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South Africa's declining mining sector in five key stat...

06/08/2020  South Africa's mining sector is in a state of structural decline, as these five statistics show. But because of international commodity prices and the sector's own efforts at reform, it is also ...

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South African Mining industry committed to

27/07/2020  South African Mining industry committed to transformation. Related Articles. Incentives to mining exploration companies-Rwanda. November 12, 2020. Measures to support the chrome value chain . October 29, 2020. Operational excellence, safety are two sides of same coin. October 29, 2020. Regular engagement will ensure the creation of workable policy frameworks with clear implementation ...

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Going through changes: South African mining industry ...

An overview of the Mining sector in South Africa. The South African mining industry is going through a time of change. Gold and platinum mines are under pressure because of global price fluctuations and the cost of doing business. Safety issues are to the fore and national mining policy is the subject of heated debate. The body that has represented mine owners since 1889 has undergone a re ...

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The South Africa mining industry is changing

The South African Mining and Natural Resources Sector is heavily regulated, and there are a range of Environmental Laws applicable to mining. While much of the day-to-day interpretation and application of South Africa's Environmental Laws are left to the regulators such as the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Department of Water and Sanitation, and the Air Quality Manager, at municipal ...

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Factors driving the mining industry in South Africa

Transformation is a key issue facing South Africa’s mining sector. Fair access to mineral resources and opportunities has been legislated (Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2002). The spirit of the legislation is to be fully inclusive with meaningful involvement of historically disadvantaged individuals, the subject of the industry’s mining charter, in ownership ...

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Mining: a brief history Statistics South Africa

Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016. Mining was the second most influential industry ...

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

South Africa’s Mining Industry: An Assessment Busisipho Siyobi1 eXecU tive s UMMARY T he 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

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MINING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Corruption Watch

South Africa has an abundance of mineral resources, which is a direct source of foreign investment. We are said to have the world’s fifth-largest mining sector, employing 5% of the South African workforce. The mining industry is currently regulated under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development

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Unemployment and Mining Sector in South Africa -

11/04/2017  South Africa’s total mineral reserves are estimated at $2.5 trillion, with the mining sector contributing 18% of GDP and over 50% of foreign exchange earnings. The sector brings in an annual income exceeding R330 billion and accounts for 20% of all investment in the country. As pointed out by the Mining Intelligence Database, the mining and its related industries employs over one million ...

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