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Mining in SA Then, now, and into the future IRR

Economists at Nedbank said mining production in South Africa should improve with the anticipated lift in commodity prices although some analysts did not expect the rise in iron ore and coking coal prices to be sustained, while the platinum price was not expected to recover until the supply of above-ground stocks had been exhausted.

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Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike

South Africa holds about 80% of the world's known platinum reserves and the dispute is expected to cripple the global industry. Lerato Mbele reports from Johannesburg. 23 Jan 2014

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This is Gold

The gold mining industry plays an important role in the lives of employees, communities and the country as a whole. This is Gold is an initiative begun by South African gold producers to provide insight into the gold industry, and its contribution to South Africa.

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South African Gold Mining in 2019 in Numbers SA Shares

Stats SA pointed out that despite lower production in 2019, the value of gold sales was the third biggest in the South African mining industry after coal and Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), accounting for 13,7% of total sales. (The PGMs family consists of six metals palladium, rhodium, osmium, platinum, ruthenium, and iridium.)

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The TB epidemic spreading through South Africa's mines

Mar 03, 2014 · TB treatment costs the South African government and mining industry more than $360m per year. The industry employs over one million people and accounts for 18% of South Africa's GDP. "The mining industry, in particular gold and platinum, has some of the highest rates of TB in the world, if not the highest," says Aeras vice president of external affairs Kari Stoever.

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South Africa Precious Metals and Diamond Mining Market

May 21, 2019 · "Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in South Africa to 2023", contains an overview of the South African precious metal (gold and platinum) and diamond mining industry

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Top 5 Platinum Stocks of 2019

The company remains South Africa's largest gold mining operation for the time being. Sibanye began 2019 with an impressive record from the previous year, having posted impressive production

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How much money gold, platinum, coal and diamond miners

Jun 07, 2018 · How much money gold, platinum, coal and diamond miners earn in South Africa MTN wins ASA 'Best Network' appeal Next article Rand hits 5 month low in panic sell report Previous article

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Platinum seen contributing as much to South Africa's

Achieving a 'high road' scenario would enable the South African PGMs mining sector to mine 260-million ounces of platinum between 2016 and 2050 and, even with a slower increase in employment

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SA platinum consolidation still on the table for Sibanye's

Jan 30, 2017 · The South African mining industry is dying a (not so slow) death. 5 years from now, the gold mining industry will be dead with only the Zama Zama's operating. Platinum will consist of Mogalakwena only

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

mining sectors to aggregate output in the South African economy, rather than with the aggregate volume of sales of the sector.4 Over the 1970-98 period, the proportional contribution of the mining sector to total value added in the South African economy has more than halved, declining from 21.3% in1970, to 9.9% of the private sector's GDPin 1998.

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Metals & Mining Industry Analysis Fitch Solutions

Jan 14, 2020 · The ongoing rise in precious metal prices, which we have been flagging since end 2018, is likely to last longer, driven by various factors. This rise mainly reflects the dovishness of global central banks and continued fears of recession, two trends we expect to remain in place.

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Mechanized mining could revive output in South Africa

It's one of the biggest and fastest vertical drops in the world, and it opens up an era of mechanized mining that could be the saviour of South Africa's struggling gold and platinum sectors.

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Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

Gold output soared to 118 tonnes making South Africa the world's leading producer 1899 1902 Anglo-Boer/South African War, brought about to some extent by the struggle for control of the goldfields, caused extreme disruptions in the mining industry, and at some stage, mines were closed 1901

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SA's platinum industry unlikely to PwC South Africa

Platinum miners' struggles are not dissimilar to those flowing throughout the South African mining industry cost pressures, substantial declines in commodity prices, and low or negative profit margins. Supply and demand. South Africa provides more than 70% of primary mined platinum supply and more than 55% of total supply, including recycling.

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After the massacre life in South Africa's platinum mining

Aug 15, 2014 · Today it is the heart of South Africa's platinum mining industry, which contributes more to the nation's GDP than gold and diamonds combined. Platinum

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Mining Gold in Africa Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso INN

Gold in Africa is attracting attention. Here's a look at companies that are currently mining gold in Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso.

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The effects of a changing gold price on the South African

With gold still continuing to play an important role coupled with the recent price increases, a need was felt to investigate the potential effect of higher prices on gold production in South Africa. For reasons set out in the study, it was decided to compare potential out put for five different gold prices.

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MiningWeekly Mining Sector News Mining Industry

Minerals Council chairperson Mxolisi Mgojo discusses low investor confidence in South Africa, while CEO Roger Baxter warns about the deterioration in security in the South African mining industry

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Redefining competitive advantage in the South African

REDEFINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN PLATINUM MARKET 417 One of the primary assumptions of the theory of the growth of firms is that 'history matters'; growth is essentially an evolutionary process and based on the cumulative growth of collective knowledge, in the context of a purposive firm.

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Platinum Outlook 2020 Diverse Catalysts Could Move Fluid

In January, the price of platinum was at US$794 per ounce, but by the end of the month it had slipped to its lowest point of 2019 at US$785. The drop took the metal almost exactly US$200 lower

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South Africa's mining production and sales numbers South

Volumes of gold mined declined by18.73% in January 2019 compared to January 2018. A little bit of good news for gold miners in SA is the fact that sales values were up 7.98%. But we maintain that the Gold mining industry in South Africa is currently in its sunset years and we do not see a bright future for the industry ahead in South Africa.

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MINING INDABA CONFERENCE 2017 The Outlook for

it was in 1994 and South Africa has slipped from its once leading place in the production of gold to a situation in which it now accounts for only 5% of worldwide supply. Mining accounts for 5% of non-agricultural formal sector employment in South Africa, with each direct job in the sector leading to two

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Minerals Statistics South Africa

The 2017 Mining Charter published by government in June has seen its fair share of debate, opening intense discussions on the industry's future. Outside of this policy debate, Stats SA recently published figures showing how the industry performed in 2016 and 2017. 2016 wasn't a good year for South African mining. The industry as a read more »

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What is the future of South Africa's mining sector

Aug 16, 2018 · South Africa has some of the world's biggest reserves of platinum, gold, iron ore and coal. But mining now makes up less than seven percent of its

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Platinum Production Cost How High is too High

As of September 2018, they are about $1,100 per ounce in South Africa, the main producer of platinum (producers in South Africa account for about 70 percent of the world's mined platinum). What does make up the cost of platinum production?

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South Africa's gold industry, like its economy, is

South Africa's formal gold sector still churns out about $4 billion in revenue every year. Along with platinum, coal and iron ore, it's an important part of the economy.

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Mining and tax in South Africa Costs and benefits

Anglo Platinum, the world's largest platinum producer based in South Africa, made $1.6b after tax in 2006; Impala Platinum, the country's second producer, made a massive $2.2b. Mining in South Africa has major costs for many mine-workers, no less than 2,869 of whom have died in

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Not all doom and gloom for SA mining industry Pretoria

South Africa's gold production accounts for only 4% of the global gold production, and new investment in this sector is highly unlikely in South Africa. The platinum mining industry has proven

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MINING INDABA CONFERENCE 2017 The Outlook for

it was in 1994 and South Africa has slipped from its once leading place in the production of gold to a situation in which it now accounts for only 5% of worldwide supply. Mining accounts for 5% of non-agricultural formal sector employment in South Africa, with each direct job in the sector leading to two

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