Weekly News Roundup 15/11


What’s the latest in African mining? Here’s your weekly roundup of top news stories in the sector, curated by the Mining Indaba team.

Exxaro creates new revenue streams. Collaborating with Accenture to digitally amplify its business and create new revenue streams by managing the migration of its SAP Solution. Read more.

Madagascar government suspends Base Toliara mine indefinitely. The third-largest mine in Madagascar, due to its friction between the project, local communities and 'lack of clarity' about its potential benefits for the government and country. Read more.

Attack at the Burkina Faso gold mine has companies reassessing overall security. Admitting that the security situation at Burkina Faso has deteriorated. Read more.

Gold's biggest weekly loss in three years, SWOT analysis by Kitco. As progress in the U.S/ China trade war affected demand for safe-haven assets, falling short of 4% for the week. Read more.

The research programme is set to create digital technology adoption framework. The 100+ year old industry lacks digital technology and the need to modernise it. Read more.

New AI attracting capital to the mining sector.  New ideas to streamline the process of value creation with AI. Read more.

Implementation of artificial intelligence within the mining industry. Estimated by 2035, the use of data analysis and digital technologies will help minerals such as; coal, iron ore and copper. Read more.

Mining company hints at a coal-free future, could it mean that its days of mining the world's most polluting fuel be limited? Read more.

Botswana Diamonds recovered its first diamonds. After only just receiving its mining permit - Marsfontein mine in South Africa. Read more.

South Africa's biggest platinum mining union has sealed wage agreements. For months the AMCU has been discussing negotiating with the country's biggest platinum miners. Read more.
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