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DISCUSSION: Women challenges in the mining sector
The National Union of Mineworkers, Women Structure embarked on a national march to the Chamber of Mines, Eskom and South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors today, to hand over a memorandum of grievances related to transformation and women empowerment at various workplaces. They argue that gender discrimination still prevails in the mining industry with women comprising a mere 10.9% of the entire workforce. To hear more about the march, we are now joined NUM Women's Structure National Secretary, Phumeza Mgengo For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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Challenges Facing the Mining Industry
ABN's Karema Brown speaks with Bheki Sibiya, CEO of the Chamber of Mines, to discuss the challenges facing the industry.
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Mining in South Africa : An industry in crisis
South Africa's mining industry and its labour issues has been thrust into the world spotlight ever since the Marikana Massacre in 2012. In 2014 the focus has been firmly on the issues of wages as well as work and safety conditions across the different mining sectors. TVC News Correspondent Marcelle Gordon picked the brain of a leading mining industry analyst about the role of government in the increasingly hostile relationship between mining companies and their workers.
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African mining: Opportunities and challenges
Africa's mineral industry is the largest mineral industries in the world. Mineral-rich countries in Africa enjoyed a mining boom between 2002 and 2007 as metal and oil prices nearly tripled. Companies competed furiously for new mines to meet growing world demand. But since then, amidst a global economic downturn, it hasn't been an easy time for the mining sector with commodity price volatility. On this CNBC Africa Special we talk to a panel of experts on what it takes to mine in Africa.
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Solutions for escape and rescue concepts in the mining industry
The mine - a workplace with many challenges and potential risks. Accidents can have disastrous consequences here. In an emergency, it is essential to get people to safety as quickly as possible and prevent larger damage to the mine. To ensure that you are prepared for emergencies, Dräger offers comprehensive solutions for escape and rescue - adapted to the specific ambient conditions and different rescue scenarios.
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Solving your challenges in Tunneling
BASF, with its global underground construction team, is a world leader in the provision of reliable, customer-oriented solutions focused on the specific needs of tunneling and mining projects. By accompanying the project right from the start and understanding individual circumstances and challenges, BASF contributes to the success of its customers. The Master Builders Solutions team supports its customers with product training and quality control. It is on hand around the clock and helps with technical advice and trouble shooting. Spray applied waterproofing membranes and sprayed concrete are just some of the innovative and cost-effective Master Builders Solutions products that meet the complex challenges of tunneling and mining projects. They improve working conditions and reduce the risk of unexpected water ingress. https://www.master-builders-solutions.basf.com/en-basf/solutions/for-the-tunneling-industry
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Digging into the challenges facing SA's mining sector
Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye Gold, speaks to Alishia Seckam about the challenges facing the mining industry and why he’s had to resort to the courts to get fair treatment.
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Analysis: Carroll's Comment on Challenges Facing SA Mining
Outgoing Anglo American CEO, Cynthia Carroll had a frank discussion around the challenges facing South Africa's mining industry following the events at Marikana and the subsequent wave of industrial unrest in the sector.
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Opportunities and Challenges of the Mining Industry
Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloGold Ashanti, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the gold producer as well as the mining industry.
Stats SA to release the latest mining figures
Stats SA is expected to release the latest mining figures on Thursday. The report will paint a picture on the state of the South African mining industry, given the current economic challenges. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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Challenges Facing the Mining Industry :2015 Mining Indaba
Jacques Erasmus, Head of South Africa Mining at KPMG speaks to the challanges facing the mining industry at the 2015 Mining Indaba. Read more on http://www.kpmg.com/Africa/en/IssuesAndInsights/Articles-Publications/2015-Mining-Indaba/Pages/default.aspx
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Challenges Facing SA’s Mining Sector - 13 April 2015
Roger Baxter speaks to Giulietta Talevi about the challenges facing the mining industry as he prepares to take the helm at the Chamber of Mines;
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Balancing Environmental Issues and Mining Industry
Saleem Ali, professor of environmental studies at the University of Vermont, speaks to Salpi Ghazarian about corporate social responsibility in mining and balancing environmental needs with developing a safe mining industry in Armenia.
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Opportunities & challenges facing the mining sector
Resource stocks have had a terrible ride, and are now trading at the lowest levels relative to the market since the late 1990s, before the start of the commodities super-cycle. We've seen iron ore and coal prices more than half from their peaks seven years ago; platinum miners continue to struggle, with the world's third-largest producer Lonmin recently announcing 3500 planned job cuts at its operations in South Africa. Finweek contributor Moxima Gama is still with me and Finweek editor Jana Marais joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Analysis on the Mining Industry in South Africa
Director, Allan Reid discusses the challenges and opportunities for the Mining Sector in the year ahead.
Underground the Zama Zama mine
The new mining Minister's in-tray --- is likely to be FULL. Key issues - juggling the threat of thousands of job losses & dealing with the R5 billion challenge of illegal mining. SABC reporter Chriselda Lewis & cameraman Sbu Mthembu spent some time underground with Zama Zama's and filed this report. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
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Energy and Mining - Sector Challenge
Experts from different areas of the energy and mining sector discuss the rewards and challenges of going low carbon in their industry.
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Question Time: SA's mining industry, 19 May 2015
Transformation of South Africa's mining industry continues to pose a challenge to authorities, with Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi having recently released the final mining charter report. The report found that only 6.3% of South African mining rights holders comply with the requirements of the Mining Charter. Major stakeholders within the sector including the Chamber of Mines and the National Union of Mineworkers attended, while AMCU boycotted the gathering. While Minister Ramatlhodi has announced that a sub-committee would be established to help curb retrenchments, AMCU is reported to be seeking a monthly wage of R12 500 in the gold mining sector, where workers are currently earning around R6 000 per month. But, how much can be said to be a decent wage for mineworkers? For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
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Africa's mining sector challenges and opportunities
African government officials and mining executives are in London to discuss challenges and opportunities for the continent's mining sector. Experts say difficulties remain in financing - as well as in balancing Africa's world potential in mining with political and economic instability. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
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Problems in the Gold mining industry in South Africa.
Strikes, a fluctuating gold price and safety are just some of the problems plaguing the mining industry in South Africa.
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South Africa's mining stakeholders meet Johannesburg
South Africa's mining industry remains under pressure. The regulatory uncertainty is still unresolved, with several legal challenges pending around the third iteration of the county's mining charter. Delegates at a mining conference met in Johannesburg to seek solutions to these challenges. Angelo Coppola has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Challenges facing S.A's mining sector
Original Publish Date: || Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:33:47 GMT || With resources plummeting all round in the last week or two, Jacques Botha, Chief Economist at Afri-Foresight joins CNBC Africa to share insight into the struggles facing the mining industry.
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Challenges facing S.A's mining sector
Original Publish Date: || Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:33:47 GMT || With resources plummeting all round in the last week or two, Jacques Botha, Chief Economist at Afri-Foresight joins CNBC Africa to share insight into the struggles facing the mining industry.
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Technology proves a viable solution to South Africa mining problems
Science, research and development are usually uneasy bedfellows - often because identifying a need, getting the funding to develop a solution and then commercializing technologies that are developed, can often be at odds. Take South Africa's mining sector, for example. On one hand, there's an urgent need to fix decades of environmental damage. On the other, there are limited resources - from shareholders, and the state, to fix the issue. CGTN's Angelo Coppola, takes up the story. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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problems faced in the mining sector in zimbabwe
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Mining Analyst Peter Major on the future of mining industry in SA
Africa's biggest gold miner, AngloGold Ashanti, is planning to retrench eight-thousand-500 mine workers as part of its restructuring of its South African business. The world's third largest gold miner has started talks with unions to cut its workforce by a third as some gold mines have reached the end of their economic lives. The mining industry has been bleeding jobs since 2012. According to Stats SA, almost 50,000 jobs were lost between 2012 to 2015, mostly in the gold and platinum sectors. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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Mining industry players in South Africa hope commodity prices continue to rise
Cape Town is preparing for the 2017 Mining Indaba. Industry players are wondering whether commodity prices will continue their upward trajectory. As Angelo Coppola explains, price fluctuations are not the only challenges confronting investors in commodities.
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Here’s why SA should to declare manganese a strategic mineral resource
The Afriforesight's 8th Commodities Conference was held today. It brought together mining industry experts from across the African continent and CNBC Africa's Rofhiwa Madzena caught up with Daphne Mashile-Nkosi, Executive Chairman at Kalagadi Manganese to talk about the industry in South Africa.
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Challenges in the Southern African mining sector
1. Difficulties in the Southern Africa MiningSectorFactors preventing development in the Southern African mining sectorNeelofar ShariffMining Research Associate24th April 2013 2. Today's PresenterFunctional Expertise? Particular aptitude in:- Collecting essential and optional information Research and task conveyance for counseling activities Monitoring and EvaluationWhat I convey to the Team- Ability to work effectively under weight and in a due date drivenenvironment- Excellent examination approach and inquiring about abilities Highly propelled and results driven- A positive and expert work ethicCareer Highlights- Internships in the money related industry including retail bank and remote exchangebureau- Investment chief for the Do-it establishment Owner of pay-every click start up businessEducation- Honors in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University ofCape Town, Cape Town (South Africa)- Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance) from the University of Cape Town,Cape Town (South Africa)Neelofar ShariffMining researchassociate 3. 3124Going forward5Overview of the Southern Africa mining sectorKey challenges facedImpact mapping of key challengesConclusionCEO 360 Degree6Focus Points: 4. Diagram Of The Southern Africa Mining SectorCCCrResource Share of Global ReservesPlatinum 88%Chromium 84%Diamonds 48%Gold 35%Coal 15%Copper 5%Mineral Resources in Southern Africa, 2012Mineral Resources Distribution (Southern Africa), 2012Southern Africa has an immeasurable mineral asset base and is the main district in Africa that hostsplatinumPlatinumGoldCoalDiamondsKey : 5. Key Statistics of The Southern Africa Mining SectorMozambiqueMining sectorcontribution (GDP)3.0%Mining contributionto outside exchange35.0%Key products Coal, TitaniumInvestment trendZimbabweMining sectorcontribution (GDP)13.0%Mining contributionto remote exchange40.0%Key wares Platinum, DiamondsInvestment trendZambiaMining sectorcontribution (GDP)11.0%Mining contributionto remote exchange60.0%Key items Copper, CobaltInvestment trendSouth AfricaMining sectorcontribution (GDP)8.0%Mining contributionto outside exchange50.0%Key things Coal, Gold, PlatinumInvestment pattern 6. Key Mining Companies In The Southern Africa Mining SectorSouth AfricaPlatinumGold CoalZambiaCopperZimbabwePlatinumCoalMozambiqueGoldIncreased venture by existing and new mining houses is anticipated to drive development of theSouthern African mining area by 6.0% yearly 7. Southern African Mining Sector Challenges, 2012-2018 8. Key Challenges: Resource NationalismIndigenisation lawin ZimbabweImplementation ofrental assessment in SouthAfricaResource patriotism keeps on representing a high hazard as governments go above and beyondtaxation to achieve supportable profits from the mining sectorIncreased miningroyalties in ZambiaTransformation ofmining industryResource Nationalism 9. Key Challenges: Safety ConcernsCompanies notmeeting casualty ratetargetsMechanisationimperative for safetyin operationsMechanisationvsJob creationIn request to enhance wellbeing measures mining organizations will need to devote a bit ofearnings to new capital use to guarantee a lower casualty rate in future operations 10. Key Challenges: Cost InflationOver the most recent decade cost expansion in the mining area has arrived at the midpoint of 5.0%-7.0% every annum and this pattern is relied upon to keep expanding by anaverage of 10.0%-12.0% throughout the following five yearsIncrease inlabour costsIncrease inenergy costsIncrease ininput costs 11. Key Challenges: Infrastructure ChallengesInfrastructure ChallengesPort CapacityConstraintsInsufficient TransportationInfrastructureThe insufficient base has lead to organizations stopping generation as there is no channel throughwhich wares can be transported to fare markets 12. Key Challenges: Environmental Concerns• Mining exercises produce negative externalities to the earth suchas waste, land degradation• Compliance of stringent mining enactment has prompted expanded operatingcosts for mining companies• It is basic that mining organizations receive all the more environmentallyfriendly practices to keep up shareholder standing and to achievesustainable operations 13. Key Challenges: Electricity Supply ShortagesTotal power supply and anticipated development indemand (2012)• The Southern Africa area isexperiencing significantshortages of base-loadelectricity supply• South Africa and Zimbabweare the most effected due tolack of interest in powergeneration and distributioninfrastructure• Electricity deficiencies haveresulted in miningcompanies reducingproduction capacityCapacityMwSource: Frost & Sullivan050010001500200025003000-5 00010 00015 00020 00025 00030 00035 00040 00045 000Mozambique South Africa Zimbabwe ZambiaInstalled Capacity (Mw) Deficit
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Africa's mining industry outlook 2017
Africa contains an estimated 30 per cent of the world's mineral resources. Natural resources have accounted for about 35 per cent of Africa's growth since 2000. Nonetheless, international investors and mining companies remain cautious, owing to Africa's never-ending challenges, including a lack of infrastructure, power and political instability, to name a few. On this CNBC Africa special we look back at 2016 and what trends we may see this year.
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South African government hopes mining sector will reignite stagnant economy
One of the biggest challenges in South Africa is facing is creating inclusive growth in a stagnant economy. And one of the key industries in the spotlight is the mining sector. Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has been deliberating this with members of the Black Business Council in Johannesburg. Angelo Coppola has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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South Africa's Plans to Restructure its Mining Industry
South Africa is open for investment that was the message South Africa's Mines Minister delivered to delegates at the 'Investing in Africa Mining Indaba', taking place in Cape Town. The annual gathering has attracted over 7,000 delegates from across the world. South Africa has been facing a number of challenges in the sector but the minister says that these are being tackled as the government affects change. CCTV's Sumitra Nydoo reports
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SA’s mining industry still has the potential to creating jobs
Despite the challenges it faces, the South African mining industry still has the potential to contribute to creating jobs and addressing socio-economic ills. That's the word from the conference on sustainable mining underway in Johannesburg. Speakers have called for policy clarity to attract investment and strengthen the beneficiation of minerals.
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Sustainability Issues & Responses of the Mining Industry in Australia: Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage
Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage, from the School of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Edith Cowan University (ECU), presents her research "Key Contemporary Sustainability Issues and the Diversity of Responses of the Mining Industry in Australia" in ECU's 2012 Your Research In a Nutshell Competition. Dr Arachchilage's research focuses on sustainability development, which is a contemporary concept. She discusses research she undertook with ECU's School of Management. She discusses the popular definition for sustainable development, defined by the World Commission on Economic Development ~1987 as 'sustainable development is simply about meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of meeting the needs of future generations.' Dr Arachchilage sees sustainable development as an important issue as far as intra-generational equity is concerned and also as far as inter-generational equity is concerned. Dr Arachchilage's research looked at the 3 spheres identified as the key areas of sustainability development: environment, society and economy; supported by evidence in triple bottom line reporting (3BL) reporting and in GRI Initiative. Her study analysed 8 multinational companies who operate in Australia on the basis of 13 criteria across those 3 key spheres: - Environmental Performance: Biodiversity & Land Stewardship, Climate Change, Water Management - Social: Work & Community Safety, Stakeholder Engagement, HIV AIDS Reduction, Policies for Mine Lifecycle, Human Rights, Community Development - Economic: Supply Chain Management, Transparency & Accountability, External Performance Management, Sector Specific Global Initiatives For each criteria, Dr Arachchilage selected a number of indicators. As a result, her study examined about 67 indicators communicated in self reported sustainability reports, annual reports, media reports. Dr Arachchilage found that companies have selected different legitimation strategies in order to achieve social legitimacy and demonstrate they adhere to the social contract. While there were differences, there were 3 key legitimation strategies used by the multinational organisations she studied: - Disclosure of improvement - Alter public perception - Divert attention from issues and negative reports in the media For more information on Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage see http://www.ecu.edu.au/schools/accounting-finance-economics/staff/profiles/faculty-research-scholar/dr-nirosha-dilhani-kapu-arachchilage ECU's Your Research in a Nutshell Competition is open to "early career" researchers at ECU. Participants present on their research, with presentations limited to 5 minutes/less, using only 3 presentation slides. The 2012 Your Research in a Nutshell competition ran during ECU's Research Week 17-21 September 2012: http://www.ecu.edu.au/research/week/overview
EFF challenges S.A's capital monopoly
You would have to have been under a rock to have missed the show of Economic Freedom Fighter force recently when it marched to the South Africa Reserve Bank, Chamber of Mines and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in their thousands. On this MoneyMakers episode, Bruce Whitfield chats to EFF's Deputy President Floyd Shivambu. Join this frank discussion about the EFF's views on land, the economy and the role of capital in South Africa.
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Indaba tackles copper mining challenges
South Africa's mining minister says government is leaving no stone unturned in providing a stable environment for investors. Opening the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Tuesday, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, said he wanted to emphasise his intention to provide regulatory certainty. He also said that in the face of declining investment from some of the major players, government was committed to expanding its mining industry. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
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South Africa's Toxic Mine Dumps (2009)
Superdump: Toxic waste seeps into the environment from South African mine dumps. December 2009 For downloads and more information visit: http://journeyman.tv/59894/documentary-films-archive/superdump.html After 120 years of gold mining, the land and water on Gautengs far West Rand are some of the most polluted in the country. The mine dumps that dot the area west of Johannesburg have been identified as public health risks. One of the biggest problems is uranium seeping into the watercourses, turning the sediment both poisonous and radioactive. Ecologists, the community and the mines all agree that the mine dumps must go. But no-one can agree what to do with them. This edition of Special Assignment takes a look at community resistance against two proposals to reprocess the mine dumps and relocate the resulting waste. Communities are clashing with the mines over two proposed superdumps mega-mine dumps proposed for Fochville and Randfontein. Should these communities suffer for the health of the entire region? And what impact will these superdumps have on food security? SABC - Ref. 4564 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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South Africa: Minister to challenge court ruling on black ownership
The South African mining sector is no closer to regulatory certainty. The mineral resources department plans to challenge a court ruling on a key black economic empowerment principle in the new mining charter. The appeals court has ruled that mining companies do not have to maintain 26 percent black ownership through their lifetimes. Angelo Coppola reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Mining Indaba 2013: The Challenges and Opportunities Facing African Mining
Bernard E. Sheahan, Director of the Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department, Africa and Latin America, for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) gives his keynote speech at the 2013 Mining Indaba Event in Capetown, South Africa.
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Challenges Facing Junior Miners
(www.abndigital.com) The development of a sustainable junior mining sector is on the cards for the industry's future. ABN's Ashlea Harvey spoke with Peter Temane, Chairman of the South African Mining Development Association, about the challenges junior miners are facing.
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Challenges in SA Film Industry - Part 1
(www.abndigital.com) In this interview on the Entrepreneurial Edge we find out how to make it in the film industry. Chris Bishop chats to producers Thapelo Mokoena, Easy Sundays Productions, and Wandile Molebasti of Coal Stove Pictures about the challenges the film industry faces in South Africa.
Views: 887 CNBCAfrica
Mining's wage issues will be resolved, industry will move forward -- Chamber
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) -- The wage issues of the South African mining industry will be resolved and the industry will move forward, says Chamber of Mines CEO Bheki Sibiya.
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Problems still bemoan the mining industry
The 2015 Joburg Indaba: Investing in Resources and Mining kicked off in Sandton. Guests include former finance minister Trevor Manuel who spoke about the mining industry and how it has had a tough time. He said the SA economy contracted by 1.3% in the second quarter, this has been driven by load shedding, there is also a drought in the country as well as commodity prices and exchange rate have been going in opposite.
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Grand Challenges for Engineering in Mining - Prof. Ismet Canbulat
Subscribe to AboutUNSW if you are a current or prospective student https://www.youtube.com/user/UNSWCommunity The 2015 Kenneth Finlay Memorial Lecture "Grand Challenges for Engineering in Mining" is presented by Professor Ismet Canbulat. This lecture is also presented as part of the UNSW Vice Chancellor's Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series. Synopsis Mining is an inherently challenging multifaceted industry with complex interactions between different disciplines - from exploration of reserves to processing of ore. At the times of high commodity prices some of those challenges were not recognised or simply ignored. Today, the challenges in mining are greater than ever before with increasing costs and decreasing commodity prices, and those challenges are becoming critical today for the survival of mining companies. There have also been many great engineering achievements in mining that made the necessary step-change in safety, productivity and sustainability. But more engineering innovations are required rapidly. This presentation will highlight those engineering challenges that will need to be solved for sustainable mining in the 21st century. About the Speaker Dr Ismet Canbulat has been Professor and Chair of Kenneth Finlay Chair of Rock Mechanics since December 2014. He has 24 years of research, consultancy, management and on-site experience in Turkey, South Africa and Australia. He has a BSc Mining Engineering, MSc and PhD degrees in Mining/Rock Engineering. About UNSW is the place to explore what's on offer at UNSW Australia (the University of New South Wales), a powerhouse of cutting-edge research and teaching in the Asia-Pacific based in Sydney. For more information: www.unsw.edu.au https://www.facebook.com/unsw Twitter @unsw
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Winner takes all principle significant challenge facing labour relations sector
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) -- Chamber of Mines senior executive for employment relations Dr Elize Strydom on Wednesday highlighted five key issues facing the mining industry with regard to labour relations, including the principle of majoritarianism.
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Philippines shuts down mining operations
Philippines shuts down mining operations The environment agency in the Philippines has cancelled at least 70 large-scale mining contracts. The government says it is stepping up its campaign to stop extraction in what it describes as “critical areas” in the south of the country. But many people from the mining industry, who fear for their livelihoods, have opposed the decision. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Compostela Valley in the southern Philippines. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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Mining Indaba came at a crucial time due to the challenges facing the industry
The Mining Lekgotla 2014 starts on Wednesday in Midrand, Johannesburg. The Lekgotla will take place under the theme Building on the Contribution of Mining since the Advent of Democracy: The Past We Acknowledge and the Future We Build Together. Chamber of Mines President Mike Teke says the Mining Indaba came at a crucial time due to the challenges facing the industry.... http://owl.li/AgXtN
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Watch :The official launch of the Mandela Mining Precinct
Minister is expected to be joined by the Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources, and Trade and Industry, Bulelani Magwanishe. The Mining Precinct aims to support local innovation to provide technological solutions to the challenges faced by the mining industry in South Africa, including mineworkers’ health and safety. The institution, named after former President Nelson Mandela, will help to position mining as a core driver of world-class technological and manufacturing capabilities for the development of the economy.
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Mining Industry Public Opinion Issues
The mining industry has taken a big hit in BC when it comes to public opinion, following the Mount Polley disaster in the Cariboo. It's an issue the Mining Association of Canada says it is taking quite seriously.
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Themba Godi hears Limpopo mining communities challenges
A meeting aimed at addressing challenges facing mining communities was disrupted due to traditional leadership squabbles.. APC President, Themba Godi was at Phasha village outside Steelpoort in Limpopo to listen to some of the challenges. Scores of people were arrested last year for engaging in illegal mining..For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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