Monthly Archives: June 2017

Zinc, tin, nickel, platinum evoke most optimism at Junior Indaba

UK market intelligence firm CRU is most optimistic about the prospects for zinc, tin, nickel and, to a certain extent, platinum over a 12-month time horizon and named copper, bauxite, nickel and gold as good commodities to be in over the longer term.

Ben Jones of CRU formed part of a panel discussion led by Standard Bank mining head Sandra du Toit and participated in by Regarding Capital Management chairperson Piet Viljoen and Standard Bank mining research head Tim Clark. Watch the video below and Click here to view the article by Martin Creamer of Mining Weekly.

Report on commodities at Junior Indaba, by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs, Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 8.6.2017

Diamond junior sector in urgent need of fixing – Bristow

South Africa needs to fix its declining junior mining sector because the country still has amazing mineral deposits that its mining entrepreneurs are best placed to mine, Global Diamond Network director Dr John Bristow told the Junior Indaba on Thursday. Watch the video and click here to view the article by Martin Creamer of Mining Weekly.

Report on funding at Junior Indaba, by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs, Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 8.6.2017

Activist officials, lack of institutional memory subvert DMR

Jacinto Rocha, former deputy DG of mines

Jacinto Rocha, former deputy DG of mines

Nedbank Capital mining finance executive, Paul Miller was one of a number of mining experts who sharply criticised South Africa’s mining legislation at the Junior Mining Indaba held in Johannesburg 7 & 8 June 2017.

Brendan Ryan from Mining MX reports on the panel discussion. Click here to view the article.

Baxter highlights opportunities for emerging miners

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While the South African mining sector still faces significant challenges, Chamber of Mines (CoM) CEO Roger Baxter believes that great opportunities still exist in the sector, particularly for emerging miners.

Ilan Solomons of Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly reports on the keynote address at the Junior Indaba, in Johannesburg, on Wednesday 8 June 2017.  Click here to view the article.