Published on in “Business”, language — English. 44 pages.
The issue of mining in or next to protected areas has again surfaced. Mining Mirror probed this thorny issue in the past when we reported on a number of companies applying for mining licenses in areas bordering national parks, heritage sites, or other protected areas. The two projects that spring to mind first is Ibutho Coal’s Fuleni Project bordering Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal. More
After what started out as a dreadful
year for mining and with
the outlook for most
commodities everything but bullish,
there is a hint of optimism in the air
as the year 2016 draws to an end.
Eleven months ago the global mining
industry was in the doldrums. However,
despite the doomsayers’ dreary predictions,
there were subtle signs of recovery. Gold
and silver started showing signs of revival,
and a few months into 2016, gold mines in
South Africa... More