The Red Dot Jury has made its decision: MK-42 emerged victorious from the Red Dot Product Design Award 2020, and won a Red Dot for its good design quality. This means that GHH is one of the winners in the world’s most renowned design competition. The MK-42 is a 42 …Read More »
How will multinational mining companies respond to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues?
Despite the short-to-midterm challenges of the global pandemic, the biggest challenge for multinational mining companies over the next decade will be responding to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. As a focal point of how seriously the extractives industries are now taking ESG investing, over the …Read More »
Mining sector’s evolution is in tandem with global demand for increased responsibility and sustainability.
The expectations and priorities of a modern-day investor in the mining sector have significantly changed in line with global demand for more responsible and sustainable extraction of mineral resources. ESG, referring to the performance of investment portfolios against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, has firmly established itself across the …Read More »
The announcement of a prolonged shut-down across many major African countries as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 could have dramatic negative effects on the economy of the entire continent. Africa’s GDP is largely driven by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector that accounts for …Read More »
World-leading autonomous solutions specialist RCT has fulfilled requests from mining clients and devised a unique warning system designed to prevent oversized equipment from getting stuck inside underground mining portals. Staff from RCT’s branch in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia were separately approached by two major mining clients in the Goldfields and asked …Read More »
Right under our noses, Osino Resources – managed primarily out of South Africa and listed in Canada – has pulled off a potentially stunning gold find in Namibia. Osino raised $15 million (R276 million) from Canadian investors in January, sufficient to complete its exploration programme within the next 18 months. …Read More »
The German manufacturer of heavy machinery for mining, tunnelling and civil engineering, GHH has unveiled a new dump truck, the New MK-42. According to the company, through a press statement, the dump truck consists a payload of up to 45 tonnes, which is not only one of the largest of …Read More »
Even in these uncertain times, traditional diamond producers remain confident about future demand. Despite the current COVID-19 outbreak, on Friday (27th March), Anglo American announced that production will continue across several African diamond assets with considerably reduced employee numbers. Individual mines will continue operating with only 50% of workers remaining. …Read More »
Positive growth is expected to return to the local economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to IMF, the real GDP contracted in 2019 and is expected to turn positive during 2020 as the impact of last year drought fades and mining production picks up. “Absent structural reforms, …Read More »
Researchers believe the spread of coronavirus in Asia might condemn the African continent to be the biggest loser outside Asia; this is despite the absence of a single case being confirmed thus far. According to Dirk Willem te Velde, principal research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, a slowdown in …Read More »