Business / Hard Issue 2019-02-19T14:40:52+00:00


  • Orano desalination plant is key to water provision in Namibia

Orano: worth its salt

February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

A sizeable proportion of the Namibian population on the west coast is dependent on water provided by a desalination plant owned by a mining company. During a recent road trip [...]

  • Modern CFO challenges

Modern CFO challenges

February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

The role of the modern chief financial officer (CFO) is continuously changing, writes Francois Beyleveld, pre-sales specialist at SAP Africa.  […]

  • Blockchain technology is bound to disrupt the mining and quarrying industries. Image credit: Cnbc

Blockchain technology applications

November 5th, 2018|0 Comments

By Nicolaas C Steenkamp Blockchain was introduced as the verification method for cryptocurrencies, but over the past year, it has found applications in most [...]

  • Phil Edmands

Australian input needed for development

November 5th, 2018|0 Comments

By Kevin Skinner Australian governments should heighten its focus on providing programmes that support the design of regulatory and fiscal regimes for their African [...]

  • NUM members stating their voices during one of their campaigns. Image credit: NUM

Unions’ significance in Africa’s mining industry

September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The African mining industry has a history of discrimination against and exploitation of mine employees, writes Dineo Phoshoko.  […]

  • Nonferrous exploration budgets, 2017

Exploration expected to rise

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Global metals exploration is anticipated to rise by 20% in 2018, writes Mark Ferguson. […]