In 1994 South Africa gained democracy after 46 years of apartheid. Shortly after, Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) was launched in South Africa to fast track previously underrepresented sectors of South Africa’s economy, …

On November 29, 2010, in the run-up to conference season where mining personnel flock in from all over the world, London’s transport system was chaos. Roads were packed, and overland trains were bursting. …

For over two decades, the South African mining industry has grown along JIC mining, one of the country’s largest outsourcing mining service firms, partnering with South Africa’s principal mining companies. JIC Engineering …

Lesedi Drilling and Contracting are expert underground diamond drillers serving the South African market. The company specializes in the underground extraction of core samples, which in turn determines a mine site’s economic …

In September, the South African government released its amended Broad Based Socio Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining Industry (the “Amended Charter”). This occurred against a cacophony of negative press surrounding the licensing …

Joy Global (Africa) has over 125 years of experience as a worldwide leader in high productivity mining solutions.  The company manufacturers and markets original mining equipment for coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold and …

Every miner knows that in-country knowledge—from logistical concerns, to political trend, to cross-border joint venturing, to the initial start up of an operation—can make or break a project before it even gets off the ground. …

With almost 50 years of providing mining machinery and equipment, Fermel Mining (Pty) Ltd. knows more than most what it really takes to tailor products to the needs of an individual operation. The company, headquartered …

With a share price approaching $95, investors have a lot to look forward to from Randgold Resources in 2011. The company’s improved operational performance at its Loulo mine (Mali) as well as the start of …

Global population levels are sky rocketing and food is in increasingly short supply, but while many a mining company has made moves towards phosphate as a result, there aren’t a lot who can line up ..