SA mining sector catapults into digital future

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JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s mining industry, in major need of revival on the back of prevailing challenges, is to receive a major boost in the leap into the digital future. This comes in the wake of the industry, globally, benefitting from digital mining transformation. Among the companies driving the makeover is Schneider Electric, the More...

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By On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Mining crucial to revive battling Nigeria economy

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BCL Mine
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Government tiff with miner jeopardizes Botswana investment status 

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By On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Zimplats, government resolve dispute over land

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CALEDONIA Mining Corporation
By On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Legislative changes in Zimbabwe buoy Caledonia

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Tech revolution changing face of iron ore mining

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By On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Political deadlock grounds SA mining sector

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 More...

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By On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

ACF injects $220 million to Zimbabwe chrome mining

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Zimbabwe mineral sector ripe for investments

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CALEDONIA Mining Corporation
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Caledonia reports improved gold yields in Zimbabwe

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