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  1. Commodity prices stabilising in May after a rollercoaster start to the year

    Two months on from severe fluctuations in the prices of many commodities, when COVID-19 cases began to rise exponentially worldwide,…
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    28 May
  2. Capex for leading miners to fall in 2020 as US$6.5bn cut from initial guidance

    Initial 2020 guidance for 20 leading miners pointed to a possible 11% increase in their collective expenditure to US$54.7bn. However,…
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    28 May
  3. Amid Covid-19 challenges for raising capital, gold M&As were a feature of Q1 2020

    The total value of mining deals declined by $3.4bn to $22.8bn in Q1 2020, a second consecutive decline. A series…
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    27 May
  4. Mining equipment suppliers facing a tough second quarter

    The spread of Covid-19 over the course of the first quarter of 2020 negatively impacted leading mining equipment suppliers’ revenues…
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    20 May
  5. Impact of Covid-19 on African mine production

    The spread of Covid-19 across Africa has caused a large-scale impact on mining operations. To curtail the spread of the…
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    11 May
  6. Mining operations on hold due to Covid-19 drops to 729

    Since mid-March, the response to the pandemic from governments has led to severe disruption to mining operations across a large…
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    30 Apr
  7. COVID-19 threatens 2020 mining CapEx growth

    At the start of the year, 2020 looked to be promising for capital expenditure with the top 20 miners, for…
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    21 Apr
  8. South African lockdown another dent to global platinum production

    The 21-day lockdown that has commenced across South Africa’s mining sector will particularly impact the global supply of platinum and…
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    21 Apr
  9. China’s infrastructure sector improving, but operational challenges remain

    About 192,500 construction projects, including 11,000 key infrastructure projects, were underway across China before the onset of the coronavirus. These…
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    20 Apr
  10. Impact of Covid-19 on the diamond market

    According to leading diamond producer Alrosa, 2020 started well for the diamond sector, citing improved customer sentiment across key markets…
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    20 Apr
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