• Valued deposits

    Valued deposits

    The transition to a low-carbon future and the need for ‘green minerals’ signals an opportunity for Africa

    End game

    End game

    At one time a toxic blight on South Africa’s mining landscape, waste dumps and tailings dams are being re-treated, resulting in a rehabilitated environment and a source of precious metals

    Switched on

    Switched on

    Innovative renewable-energy options are necessary for miners to thrive, and the sector is certainly showing an appetite for alternatives

    Fluid situation

    Fluid situation

    Mines are devising increasingly ingenious ways to operate in water-scarce regions, while also considering the needs of surrounding communities

    First aid

    First aid

    The occupational health of workers on African mines is improving thanks to a multitude of programmes