African Mining March - April 2017 Click to read
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African Mining

March - April 2017

Published on in “Business”, language — English. 68 pages.
In a post ‘Africa Rising’ world, the focus is set to return to mining. In what seems decades ago and in the midst of the super boom, mining played a pivotal role in the growth of the continent. Then, with the backing of incredibly high commodity prices, mining was the engine that drove economies. As a result, huge infrastructure projects were planned. But before the projects could be executed, commodity prices plunged, which caused most civil and construction projects to be put on hold. More
Running with the bulls The mining industry is slowly shaking off the super-boom hangover. Although still in a slumber, the worst headache seems to be over. Despite a number of highs and lows, 2016 has been a good year for commodities. In fact, by mid-2016 a number of prices — with gold leading the charge — were on the brink of entering a bull run (a 20% increase from previous lows). Since then the gold price has remained stable, and although some raw materials have lost its lustre More
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