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Mining production decreases by 1.1%

9 May 2019, 4:43 PM

The mining sector continues to take strain. Statistics SA data shows mining production decreased by 1.1% year-on-year in March.

Manufacturing sector key to economic growth: Godongwana

12 April 2019, 3:16 PM

ANC’s Enoch Godongwana says revised manufacturing incentive packages, a supportive trade policy and cutting administrative cost will go a long way in supporting growth in the manufacturing sector. 

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Nigeria suspends mining in Zamfara state after banditry surges

8 April 2019, 6:40 AM

Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive north-western state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police chief said on Sunday, amid concerns that illegal miners were connected to a surge in banditry.

Gwede Mantashe

Mantashe to inspect Emalahleni local mines

4 April 2019, 5:23 PM

Residents of Phola in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga are accusing the local mines of causing cracks into their houses when blasting.


Thousands could lose jobs in mining sector

26 March 2019, 5:52 AM

The Minerals Council has warned that gold and platinum mines in the country could shed around 90 000 jobs in the next three years due to above-inflation electricity increases adding to already soaring operation costs.



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