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SA Mine

8 SA Mine : Review of trends in the South African mining industry In 2005, coal and platinum group metals (PGMs) overtook gold as the biggest revenue-generating commoditi In 2009 it looked as though coal would be able to dislodge PGMs as the biggest revenue generator However, PGMs retained the top spot on the back of a stronger price ....

The Cost of Gold

This short publication reproduces the summary and recommendations of a 113-page report that provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the environmental, health, and human rights consequences of gold mining in South Africa's West and Central Rand The full report is available online1...

South Africa History

The Mineral Revolution Mineral discoveries in the 1860s, the 1870s, and the 1880s had an enormous impact on southern Africa Diamonds were initially identified in 1867 in an area adjoining the ....

SA Mine 2018

Executive summary 4 The South African mining landscape 6 Improving value to stakeholders 18 The regulatory landscape in Africa 20 South Africa - Mining Charter 21 South Africa - Diesel Refund Scheme 22 Tanzania - The impact of regulatory changes 26 DRC - New mining code upsetting miners 27 Financial performance 28 Glossary 44 Companies included in the analysis 46 Basis for compiling ,...

The cost of South Africa's gold rush

16082018· Johannesburg in South Africa has one of the world's largest gold deposits After decades of mining, large swathes of the population are thought to be exposed to toxic and radioactive mine waste...

Economies of Scale in Gold Mining

Economies of Scale in Gold Mining Ousman Gajigo1 and Mouna Ben Dhaou2 Office of the Chief Economist 1 Ousman Gajigo ([email protected]) is Principal Research Economist at the Development Research Department, African Development Bank The authors are grateful for comments from colleagues from the Development Research...

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