June 8, 2018

Why junior miners need to invest in social sustainability

By its nature, junior mining, and exploration in particular, is risky business. Not only do junior miners run the risk of not finding valuable enough mineral reserves, but they also risk having their explorative efforts frustrated by ineffective social and environmental management. Exploration happens in a mine’s infancy, and future production will be impacted by the social and environmental aspects […]
November 1, 2017

Joburg Indaba: Taking mining from the past into the future

Mining has been the backbone of the South African economy for the past 150 years, and the mining industry is inseparable from its political history. At the Joburg Indaba held 3 to 5 October 2017, at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg, the over-arching theme was one of letting go of past injustices, creating stable regulatory environments that address present needs […]