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A benefit or hindrance? Debate within the mining and natural resources sector from a wide range of stakeholders
The advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) has promoted an extensive debate within the mining and natural
15 Jan 2019
Publisher's Note Ascend Mount Olympus and dine with the gods
When I grew up in the townships of Pretoria, the most popular pick-up line was “The Himalaya mountain, nobody can climb it, except me and you by means of love”, this
19 Nov 2018 - T. O. M.
An army of 1000 The leadership development journey
One of my favourite Chinese idioms is, “…while it is easy to raise an army of 1,000, a competent General is hard to come by.” It rings true in its simplicity by
27 Aug 2018
Taking The Conversation Beyond Compliance Many mines still seem to regard their environmental and social (E&S) impacts as marginal to their core business
Despite over 80 financial institutions worldwide adopting the Equator Principles in an effort to minimise borrowers’ governance risks, many mines still seem to regard their
17 Jul 2018
Riding The Wave Of Travel Trends The world is on the move and people are travelling more than ever
The world is on the move and people are travelling more than ever. It is estimated that by 2030, a global population of 8.5-billion people will take approximately 2 billion
17 Jul 2018
SMART CITIES - REDEFINING PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS Some of South Africa’s biggest mixed-use developments are evolving into “smart cities” by embracing the latest technology.
Beyond the new urbanism trend - where all daily requirements are within easy reach in walkable precincts – new developments are targeting millennial investors with
28 Mar 2018
YOUNG PEOPLE EMPOWERED WITH FINANCIAL EDUCATION Thousands of Young People Empowered with Financial Education for their Futures
Grade 11 learners from Shakaskraal Secondary School in KwaZulu-Natal have had their financial futures kick-started through Metropolitan’s Kickstarz financial education
16 Mar 2018
PALABORA MINING COMPANY: THE PERENNIAL ACHIEVER Palabora Mining Company (PMC), or Palabora Copper as it is known, is a copper mine situated in the Limpopo Province, it is South Africa’s sole producer of refined copper, and has been operational since its incorporation in 1956
PMC consists of an underground mining, concentrating, smelting and refining operation. PMC successfully extracts and beneficiates copper and other by-products in the Ba-Phalaborwa
27 Feb 2018
AVERT DANGER BY KEEPING UP WITH WORKPLACE SAFETY TRENDS Rewind to about 125 years ago and a vastly different picture of labour safety emerges. What was then largely an agricultural economy, was moving swiftly into the industrial age, especially in South Africa (SA), which was experiencing the gold mining boom.
Rewind to about 125 years ago and a vastly different picture of labour safety emerges. What was then largely an agricultural economy, was moving swiftly into the industrial age,
27 Feb 2018 - A. M. / C. I. S. G.
SUPREME LEADERS VS EFFECTIVE LEADERS For as long as I can remember I’ve heard people lament the state of organisations–Africa, the world we live in, etc. These sad, frustrated, scared observations are followed over and over again by the exclamation: “It’s lack of leadership!” Because lack of leadership or poor leadership is seen as one of Africa’s biggest challenges, we find ourselves calling for or trying to be “strong leaders”, sometimes even in the form of a “benevolent dictator”.
Be careful what you ask for, for you may receive. A dictator is a person holding complete autocratic control. This means, in the best case, that the people have given over total
19 Feb 2018




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