africa mining industry

  • South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio

    The environmental impacts of coal mining in South Africa are reviewed. The primary impacts arise from mining, particularly underground mining, largely because South African coal mines are relatively shallow. Coal washing gives rises to large waste dumps, which may ignite spontaneously and cause air

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  • Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry

    the South African mining industry. The significant decrease in profitability of the industry resulted in a substantial contraction in market capitalisation of South African mining stocks. This decrease is in line with global mining counterparts who are also struggling with higher costs and lower prices.

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  • South Africa's Precious Metal Mining Industry Is On

    Due to global conditions, mining production reached a record low in 2016 in South Africa, but since then, other countries have enjoyed growth, while the domestic mining industry shrinks. It seems the bigger problem might be the relationship between industry and government. Regulation is one of the major hold backs for the sector.

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  • What is the outlook for Africa's mining industry

    In 2010 gold mining employees accounted for 33% of the total number of employees in the mining and quarrying sector in South Africa. For the first quarter of 2019 the gold mining industry accounts for 20.3% of the total number of employees in the mining sector. A sharp decline in the relative importance of the gold mining sector in South Africa.

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  • SA mining industry sees a turnaround in financial

    SA mining industry sees a turnaround in financial performance . 2017 was another challenging year for South Africa's mining industry in light of a decrease in dividends and market capitalisation, various retrenchments across the industry, and marginal increases in taxes paid.

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  • EcoRoad Africa Mining Industry

    Mining Timber Roads . Cost savings, Durability, Ecological . EcoRoad Africa Redefines Expectations for Mining Roads. In the mining industry it is well known that mining roads require almost daily maintenance., re-grading and repair, often needing the commitment of a full-time grader, water truck and operating professionals.

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  • Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining

    PwC Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining taxes—2012 update 3 as "ring fencing". The Ghana government, in the 2012 Budget Statement, proposed an increase to the corporate income tax rate from 25% to 35% and an additional tax of 10% on mining companies. Ghana's proposed tax increases are likely to take

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  • Factors driving the mining industry in South Africa

    5-12-2016The first part of the report gives a snapshot of the macro-economic factors driving the mining industry in South Africa. This is complemented by an in-depth industry analyses. The relevant macro-environment elements and industry-specific factors will assist Merchant Bank and OMC in their investment decision.

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  • Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African

    24-1-2013The Employment Bureau of Africa (TEBA) Limited was established in 1902 to assist the gold-mining industry in hiring mine workers. TEBA still deals primarily, but not exclusively, with gold miners. Each miner is assigned a unique industry number that remains his personal number for life even if he is subsequently employed in another mining sector.

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  • Gender in the Mining Industry

    In Thandi Dlamini's report on mining in South Africa she writes how more than twenty years after democracy women make up only 11% of the operational mining workforce in South Africa. Before 1994, underground work was exclusively for males. This report assesses the possible side effects of the mining industry's apparent new found enthusiasm

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  • South African Mining: A Path to Competitiveness and

    6-2-2019The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa's economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion rand to GDP, directly employs more than 450,000 people, and is the economic anchor of many communities

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  • Collaboration critical for mining industry to thrive

    6-2-2019The mining industry – one of Africa's intensive energy users – attracted a large crowd of investors from across the globe seeking opportunities in the African market as they gathered at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town. Speaking at the event on Tuesday, South African

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  • Mining

    KPMG's Mining team in South Africa is at the forefront of providing assistance to clients in the mining sector. For example, we have recently provided tax assistance on one of the largest transactions in the coal industry. With mining being one of the most important industries in South Africa, it is faced with challenging and complex landscape.

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  • A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the

    mining industry. Through this, the mining industry remains a conduit of money and opportunity to some of the poorest areas in South Africa. Mining's contribution. Analysis of the 1996 population census identifies 56 magisterial districts in which a sixth or more of the aggregate earnings of African men derives from mining.

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  • "Opportunities and challenges facing the South African

    South African Mining Industry" Presentation to the SACEA AGM By Roger Baxter, Senior Executive, Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 17 February 2011 PRESENTATION OUTLINE Mining and minerals, integral to modern society The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the "BOOM" RSA Coal Mining Sector

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  • Minerals and Africa's Development

    vi MINERALS AND AFRICA'S DEVELOPMENT!e International Study Group Report on Africa's Mineral Regimes e global mining industry: opportunities still exist 152 Boosting the contribution from artisanal and small-scale mining 152 Preventing and managing mining impacts 153

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  • Mining 2020

    To understand the extent of the BEE obligations for South Africa's mining industry, regard must also be had to the Implementation Guidelines for the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (Guidelines), which the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (Minister) published on 19 December 2018.

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  • South African Embassy

    Overview Of The South African Capital Equipment Sector . The South African Capital Equipment Sector consists of five segments: Mining, Agriculture, Civils Construction, Process Industries and Utilities. South Africa is for the first time participating at Arminera 2007 with nine exhibiting companies.

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  • South Africa's Mining Industry sees taxing carbon con

    South Africa's mining industry is ringing alarm bells over the incoming carbon tax. Like so much on the policy front here, concerns centre on uncertainty. And unlike other sectors, the mining industry cannot pass on the anticipated costs to its customers. It has to take them on the chin with

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  • Problems in the mining industry in South africa

    The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry. A great deal

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  • Complex challenges affecting African mining industry

    7-2-2019The challenges affecting the African mining industry are complex - but with challenges come opportunity, as the industry looks into 2019 and beyond, says Dennis Gibson, chief technical officer of Black Veatch Mining. Gibson is responsible for integrating the company's wide range of

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  • Minerals

    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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  • Mining: a brief history

    Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016.

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  • Metals Mining

    Want to learn more about how we help clients in Metals Mining? Learn more. More Insights Putting the shine back into South African mining: Critical infrastructure companies and the global cybersecurity threat. April 2019 – How the energy, mining, and materials industries can meet the unique challenges of protecting themselves in a

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