Market Intelligence Reports

2022 Economic Report

The report provides insight in the economic impact of 2022 Mining Indaba on Cape Town and wider South Africa. It was commissioned for the 2022 Mining Indaba to understand the economic impact of the event on the local communities. Mining Indaba was the first major event to take place in Cape Town with record numbers attending globally including over 6,500 delegates, 3 Heads of State, 1 Prime Minister and 67 Ministers and Ambassadors contributing R177m to the GDP.

Success in action: The Investment Battlefield

Rolling back the curtains on the Investment Battlefield winners since the launch in 2017. Take a look at the last four winners and see where their projects are to date.

MACIG Report

MACIG 2022 by Global Business Reports (GBR) corroborates research from three African mining regions to provide a long-term understanding of the market dynamics, on-the-ground environment, and the activities of the main mining industry players in Africa’s mining sector. In over 200 interviews GBR’s reporters were transported to 10 countries: Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Namibia, South Africa and the DRC.

MACIG Copperbelt & Angola 2021

Global Business Reports (GBR) is delighted to return to Zambia, the DRC and Angola to investigate the latest developments in the region across the value chain of the mining industry. Only this time, for the eighth edition of the Mining in Africa Country Investment Guide (MACIG), the industry and the whole world battle against a health crisis and its shockwaves are impacting commodity prices and supply chain continuity.

MACIG West Africa 2020-2021

Drawing from over 50 interviews with executives based in Africa, Europe, Canada, and Australia, this report seeks to present the unique features of each jurisdiction included, as well as trends that go across the region and the different sectors of the value chain.

Series 2 - Impact of COVID-19 Report

The second in a series of reports detailing the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on African mining. Comparing the results of the initial impact report, this issue examines the state of the sector as it enters a new phase and the world's economies begin to reopen.

Series 1 - Impact of COVID-19 Report

The reports details the initial impact on their African businesses and operations and goes on to provide forecasts on investment levels, procurement levels and commodity prices over the next 6-12 months. Commentary and analysis is also provided.

Economic Impact Report

Produced by Stratecon - the Mining Indaba economic impact report was commissioned to provide insights and to better understand the economic impact of the 2020 Mining Indaba on South Africa, looking forward to utilising the findings to continue supporting the South Africa economy and to increase our positive impact for years to come.

20 Top Projects in 2020 - Series 4

EV & Battery Materials 
Battery materials could be the new gold as a whopping 7 junior mining project made it into the fourth and final series. Huge demand means you’ll no doubt be watching these commodities closely but be sure to pay even more attention to these top projects. 

20 Top Projects in 2020 - Series 3

Discover which junior mining project in the African energy space were deemed 'must-watch projects' and made it in to the third series. 

20 Top Projects in 2020 - Series 2

Bulk & Base Materials
Series two sees projects from in copper, zinc and potash take the next 5 places. Download it to find out more about these groundbreaking projects. 


20 Top Projects in 2020 - Series 1

Precious Metals
Gold sweeps the leaderboard in the first series. Download it to discover which 5 junior mining projects in Africa made the top spots. 


MACIG Report

The Official Mining in Africa Country Investment Guide
The 2020 edition of the Mining in Africa Country Investment Guide (MACIG) marks the seventh year of partnership between Global Business Reports and the African Mining Indaba.

Africa 2020 Mining Outlook

With the next edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba on the horizon, we look at the key issues coming up in the African mining industry for 2020 and beyond.

Thor Exploration Case Study

Thor's investment story since winning the 2018 Investment Battelfield. Find out what happened 18 months after being crowned the champion, securing financial backing with long-term stakeholder, Africa Finance Corporation.

Inspiring the next generation of Women

Download the ebook to gain access to some of the most exclusive interviews and understand the shift in the African mining industry for more diversity.

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