Published on in “Business”, language — English. 44 pages.
Politics play such a critical role in the mining industry that it has become impossible to ignore the deafening political noise currently overwhelming the southern African region. Political, geographic, social and environmental risks have become crucial factors to consider when geographic diversification becomes part of a mining company’s future strategy. 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