Growing more conscious of how they manage water, mines are making progress towards waterless operations.
As the demand on South Africa’s water resources increases, miners are starting to invest in technologies to help them conserve this precious asset and manage its use.
Amendments to the South African mining sector’s environmental impact assessment regulations will ensure ongoing moderation of the effects the industry has on its surroundings.
Of late, the future of junior mining companies in Africa has been looking up, with activity on the rise and greater interest from investors.
Miners are recognising the need to lay solid foundations for a skilled workforce – with a focus on youth development.