v116n3a10 Trends in productivity in the South African gold ...

operational challenges that are seeing South Africa slowly losing its competitiveness in the global gold mining industry. In addition to the global challenges, the South African gold mining industry has to face challenges that are unique to the country. Deloitte (2014) stated that even though mining companies

Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and ...

Sabinet African Journals - reliable research that offers more than 500 African journals, including the African Journal Archive. It is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform.

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Sabinet African Journals - reliable research that offers more than 500 African journals, including the African Journal Archive. It is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform.

Mining Codes in Africa: Emergence of a “Fourth” Generation?

Africa) – in the African minerals sector, as well as the expansion of investment into previously untapped resource-rich areas such as the DRC, Liberia and Sierra Leone, have raised new challenges for achieving sustainable development in the extractives industry. As a result, Africa’s mining codes are now at the centre of a broader policy

Journal - The Southern African Institute of Mining and ...

Journal. The papers published in the SAIMM Journal are refereed and edited according to internationally accepted standards and are accredited for rating purpose by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training. Printed Journal: ISSN 2225-6253 Key title: Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE ZAMBEZI AND ...

Data for mining operations located in Zimbabwe and South Africa were restricted to those mining operations that had achieved a minimum production specific to each commodity. This process of selection was not possible for other basin states due to the scarcity of data; all mining operations identified for the Angola,

Mining in Africa - World Bank

Africa’s Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation (2010) edited by Vivien Foster and Cecilia Briceño-Garmendia Gender Disparities in Africa’s Labor Market (2010) edited by Jorge Saba Arbache, Alexandre Kolev, and Ewa Filipiak Challenges for African Agriculture (2010) edited by Jean-Claude Deveze

The youth unemployment challenge in Africa ... - SAGE …

11-5-2016· Baah-Boateng, W (2014) Youth employment challenges in Africa: policy options and agenda for future research. A paper presented at the plenary of the AERC biannual conference , Lusaka, Zambia , 30 November–4 August .

Mining Issues in SA - The Federation

Mining in SA. Minister Barbara Creecy's Decision on Springs Mine Hailed. NEWS / 25 OCTOBER 2019, 10:04PM / SHEREE BEGA A decision by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs setting aside the environmental approval for a planned open-cast coal mine on the East Rand has been hailed as "excellent" for the region.

Complex challenges affecting African mining industry ...

These challenges are forcing mining operations to innovate, diversify their portfolios and plan for contingencies as they work towards reliability and resilience. "Reducing mines' use of water and energy has the dual benefit of improving the bottom line while also improving relationships with the local community, which will help safeguard mines' social license to operate," explained Gibson.

Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and ...

Sabinet African Journals - reliable research that offers more than 500 African journals, including the African Journal Archive. It is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform.

The youth unemployment challenge in Africa ... - SAGE …

Baah-Boateng, W (2014) Youth employment challenges in Africa: policy options and agenda for future research. A paper presented at the plenary of the AERC biannual conference , Lusaka, Zambia , 30 November–4 August .

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to …

v115n8a2 Transformation in the South African mining ...

The Mining Charter is the policy instrument to effect transfor-mation of the South African mining sector (Department of Mineral Resources, 2009). Despite being considered a priority by government and industry, the evidence on the extent of transformation in the mining …

Sustainable Development Report on Africa

Integrating mining into national economies ... The results of the report alert us to the fact that due to the numerous development challenges facing Africa, the moment for concerted effort to bring the fruits of development to each woman, man and child has never been more urgent than now.

Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in ...

challenges with current partnerships in mining in South Africa are discussed, although they are not prioritised. Poor understanding of CSR and related terms The world over is equally baffl ed by CSR and relat-ed terms. This results in lack of objectivity where any …

An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning ...

the challenges posed by mining, South Africa has put in place various legislation to ensure sustainable mining. Furthermore, South Africa is party to various international agreements on the environment relevant to the mining industry. These include the Vienna Convention for the

4 Investment Opportunities in Africa - Africa.com

While Africa offers great returns compared to most emerging market economies, it cannot be observed as a solitary performing body. The continent bears 54 distinct economies that are weighed with challenges and opportunities significant to their economic activities and operating environments; the two most crucial inputs to investment.

Top 4 Challenges Facing The Mining Industry - groundHog

The mining industry is still recalibrating to a set of strong headwinds after the commodity boom peaked in 2011. From volatile market conditions to resource scarcity and environmental mandates, the challenges facing the mining industry has forced miners to re-think the way they operate.

The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

Africa, 29% to Latin America and 7% to Pacific South East Asia. (Mining Journal, 2001:353). If these estimates are anything to go by, then there is no doubt that mining as an industry will continue to expand over the next 20 to 30 years and that developing countries will almost certainly play an increasingly important role in that expansion.

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to …

“Opportunities and challenges facing the South African ...

“Opportunities and challenges facing the South African Mining Industry” Presentation to the SACEA AGM By Roger Baxter, Senior Executive, Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 17 February 2011 PRESENTATION OUTLINE Mining and minerals, integral to modern society The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the ...

Prospecting for solutions: The challenges of South Africa ...

The history and economics of mining and minerals in South Africa. Mining in South Africa dates back thousands of years as the gold trade created a link to the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. (13) However, it was not until the mid-nineteenth century, with the arrival of the British, that the serious exploitation of valuable gold resources began.

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental ...

The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

Africa, 29% to Latin America and 7% to Pacific South East Asia. (Mining Journal, 2001:353). If these estimates are anything to go by, then there is no doubt that mining as an industry will continue to expand over the next 20 to 30 years and that developing countries will almost certainly play an increasingly important role in that expansion.

Freedom of Speech, Academic Freedom, and Challenges to ...

Freedom of speech and academic freedom are widely recognized prerequisites for the maintenance of national and international freedom to communicate with colleagues in the relentless, objective, scholarly pursuit of knowledge and the advancement of the human condition. The debate on freedom of speech and academic freedom at universities in South Africa is complicated by the cultural and ...

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

The contribution of the mining sector in the SDG achievement is discussed in a report by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Word Economic Forum, and the United Nations (CCSI et al., 2016). The report shows how mining companies could integrate into core business actions and objectives that contribute to the achievement of SDG.

Five challenges of doing business in Africa

In a recently published report, Expansion into Africa: Challenges and Success Factors Revealed, Accenture lists a number of challenges that companies looking to do business on the continent must recognise and respond to. Skilled labour. Most African countries have abundant labour but finding skilled workers can be difficult. Accenture notes that where highly educated people are available, they ...

Sustainable CSR and Mining in South Africa | NGO Pulse

Centuries into mining operations in South Africa, there is a strong current need for mining houses to play an active role in discussions with communities, employees, NGOs and the relevant local authorities to collectively decide on what the community needs and what funds are going to …

African Journals Online

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and preeminent platform of African-published scholarly journals. AJOL is a Non-Profit Organisation that (since 1998) works to increase global & continental online access, awareness, quality & use of African-published, peer-reviewed research.