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Gold Fields revises down guidance for South Deep

Independent online (SA) 07 May 2021
Gold Fields operates mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa, and is one of the world’s biggest gold producers ... In addition to the South Deep solar plant, it had approved the development of the $42m (R605m) Huni Pit in Damang mine in Ghana, aimed at boosting production.
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Sibanye-Stillwater delivers record first-quarter earnings with bumper PGM rewards ahead

Independent online (SA) 07 May 2021
Chief executive Neal Froneman said the group’s South African PGM business had delivered another record financial performance during the quarter under review ... SIbanye’s PGM portfolio includes the Kroondal and Marikana operations in South Africa, the Mimosa mine in Zimbabwe and the Stillwater mine in the US.
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South Africa: Hearing Loss Is a Neglected Hazard for Miners in South Africa

All Africa 07 May 2021
South Africa's mining industry has long been an important part of the country's economy ....
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Green light for Gold Fields’ South Deep mine solar plant

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2021
The group said the 40MW, which was granted a licence by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa in February, would provide 20 percent of the mine’s average power consumption ... As far as possible, goods and services required to build the plant will be sourced locally within South Africa.
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AfricaS.African miner Gold Fields kicks off big spending plans

Reuters 06 May 2021
Construction of the solar project is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2021 and will generate over 20% of the mine's average electricity consumption, curbing its reliance on South Africa's struggling state-owned utility Eskom.
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Gold Fields kicks off big spending plans

Mining Dot Com 06 May 2021
Construction of the solar project is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2021 and will generate over 20% of the mine’s average electricity consumption, curbing its reliance on South Africa’s struggling state-owned utility Eskom.
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Legal bid to review Mining Charter

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2021
The review application was brought by the Minerals Council of South Africa (the former Chamber of Mines), against the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy ... In the preamble to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry in 2018, it was stated.
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Gold Fields keeps its 2021 production guidance intact

Business Day 06 May 2021
Gold Fields, which has nine operating mines in SA, Australia, South America and West Africa, has kept its 2021 production ...
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African World Cup qualifying groups postponed to September

The Times of India 06 May 2021
The five winners of two-leg playoffs will represent Africa at the in Qatar ... to improve Africa's soccer infrastructure. The South African mining billionaire was unopposed in the vote when other candidates stood aside in a deal brokered by FIFA president .
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Table Mountain fires: we are criminalising poverty by charging homeless Mhangazo

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2021
South Africa’s emission levels are as high as those of the eight-times-larger UK economy.” Many of these emissions come from the mining industry, threatening the environment and public health and further adding to poverty.
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SOUTH AFRICA/FRANCE : French tech uses South African mining hurdles to muscle way in

Africa Intelligence 06 May 2021
When preparing its programme to help French tech firms gear their services towards mining groups in South Africa, to be ....
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Zimbabwe: South Africa Investor Acquires 100% Salene Chrome's U.S.$3m Shareholding

All Africa 06 May 2021
South Africa's integrated exploration resource group, Tharisa Mine has acquired 100% shareholding in Zimbabwe's Salene Chrome, in a transaction valued at US$3 million ....
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Ghana ranked 2nd in Mining Risk/Reward Regulation Index

Joy Online 05 May 2021
The Risk/Reward Index, it further said, will continue to favour the relatively stable political and economic environments of Ghana, South Africa and Botswana ... Botswana is ranked number one in the Mining Risk/Reward Regulation Index in Sub Saharan Africa, while Namibia, South Africa and Guinea are placed 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively.
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Anglo reports global tax and economic contributions of $25bn

Independent online (SA) 05 May 2021
... operations in South Africa,” said Cutifani ... In South Africa, where Anglo operates platinum group metals, diamond and iron ore mines, the company said it employed 45 939 people, had paid $1.62bn in wages and benefits, had borne $1.648bn in taxes, and spent $3.11bn in procurement.
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Barrick CEO blasts ‘hysterical’ fund managers chasing quick cash

Mining Dot Com 05 May 2021
That wave of consolidation has since stalled, “and all we’ve got from the market is ‘returns, returns, returns,’” the CEO said by phone from South Africa ... Mining has a role to play in alleviating poverty and rebuilding economies and infrastructure, but it has to be acceptable to future generations, he said.
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