All articles by Ranganathan


May’s top news stories

Zimbabwe is reportedly considering scrapping a controversial equity ownership law currently affecting the country’s platinum sector, in an attempt to encourage foreign investment in the industry, and Lawyers representing South African gold miners have proposed a settlement worth R5bn ($338m) to the Gauteng High Court, to provide compensation to workers affected by silicosis or pulmonary tuberculosis in the last 54 years. wraps up the key headlines from May 2019.

EPA recommends approval for Talison’s Greenbushes mine expansion

The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has approved the proposed expansion of Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes mine in Western Australia.

April’s top news stories

Ericsson and Ambra Solutions have signed a global cooperation agreement to sell and deliver mission-critical private network solutions to global mining customers, and a report from the World Bank and non-profit organisation Pact has revealed the extent of a ‘global data gap’ in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector. wraps up key headlines from March 2019.

March’s top news stories

The UK-based World Gold Council has launched a consultation for a draft of its Responsible Gold Mining Principles, and The Minerals Council of South Africa has applied for a judicial review of the country’s Mining Charter, which was updated last year following years of debate. wraps up key headlines from March 2019.

February’s top news stories

Goldcorp and Newmont Mining have secured approval from the Government of Korea for their merger, and the Hancock Coporation, Hancock Prospecting’s wholly‐owned subsidiary, has launched an all‐cash offer worth up to $591m to acquire remaining shares in Riversdale Resources. wraps up key headlines from February 2019.