Published on in “Business”, language — English. 44 pages.
Wouldn’t it be remarkable if the South African mining industry could change as rapidly as the political and economic outlook for southern Africa? A mere four or five months ago, hardly any economist, commentator, or analyst could have foreseen the earthmoving political change that would blow a breath of fresh air into the ailing economies of a region blighted by graft and corruption, yet with so much potential. 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