Category archives for: Mining

Tech revolution changing face of iron ore mining

mining Tech revolution

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN investment of R500 million (US$42,8 million) in technology by Kumba Iron Ore, Africa’s largest producer of the mineral, is paying dividends. The investment has been made at its Kolomela and Sishen mines in the Northern Cape as part of its efforts to make mining safer, more productive […]

Political deadlock grounds SA mining sector

SA mining sector

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE mining industry in South Africa, the continent’s most advanced economy, is bearing the brunt of policy uncertainty and the prevailing political impasse. These factors are projected to hamper the recovery of the industry, whose performance has declined over the past year, according to figures released by Statistics South Africa recently. […]

Zimbabwe mineral sector ripe for investments


from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, South Africa CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – INTERNATIONAL investors have been encouraged to make the most of Zimbabwe’s endowment with mineral resources and moves by the new administration to ease legislation promulgated by the former regime to deter investments. Presiding over the Mining in Zimbabwe Dialogue in Cape Town, […]

Imminent return of Zimbabwe Dollar ruled out

Zimbabwe Dollar

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, South Africa CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – A ZIMBABWEAN cabinet minister has ruled out the revival of its currency in the short term. Winston Chitando, the Mines and Mining Development Minister, ruled out such prospects while presenting on Tuesday at a breakfast dialogue in Cape Town, South Africa. Zimbabwe’s mining ministry […]

Zimbabwe to entice investors at Mining Indaba

Zimbabwe Mining Dialogue

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE upcoming Mining Indaba in South Africa will  present a platform for the new administration in Zimbabwe to attract investments into the country. One of the most-eagerly anticipated events at the forum set for Cape Town, the Zimbabwe Mining Dialogue is a multi-stakeholder platform aimed at promoting investment […]

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