Published on in “Business”, language — English. 44 pages.
hen history judges Mosebenzi Zwane’s Mining Charter III, which has been put on ice, it will be remembered as the face of the decimation that has slowly been suﬀocating the South African mining industry. Zwane’s ludicrous proposal is not the malady, but merely a symptom of an ailment that has slowly been killing the once thriving South African mining industry. For more than three decades, populist ideology has fumed the virulence of the ‘us versus them’, ‘business versus government’, ‘capitalism 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