African Mining Network

AMN was established to develop and build relationships across Africa’s mining community, and give the world a preview of what is happening in mining in Africa.

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Government relief measures must include mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

All mining jurisdictions in Africa are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and with hundreds of thousands of livelihoods taking a big hit directly and millions indirectly, it is vital... Read more about 'Government relief measures must include mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

We must be strong, but united, to combat COVID-19 – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The warning signs for the mining industry are ominous as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies and the entire world moves into lockdown. Read more about 'We must be strong, but united, to combat COVID-19 – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Egypt out to show removing disincentives can lift exploration – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

National mining reforms to welcome small explorers like those being introduced in Egypt can set countries on a path towards positive change and the hope of big projects to transform economies. Read more about 'Egypt out to show removing disincentives can lift exploration – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Like GFC, coronavirus is a game changer – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The global financial crisis of 2008 left a lasting legacy for the mining industry and now coronavirus is providing a new threat as the cogs of China’s machine dramatically slow. Read more about 'Like GFC, coronavirus is a game changer – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Declining rankings show it’s no time for complacency – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

African countries need to improve their investment attractiveness and prioritise public policy improvements after the annual Fraser Survey showed the mining industry believes nations on the continent have gone backwards. Read more about 'Declining rankings show it’s no time for complacency – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

South Africa needs action to reverse trend – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Firm leadership is needed in South Africa to lift the mining industry. Mining is a cornerstone of the economy and national action is needed to move things forward to benefit... Read more about 'South Africa needs action to reverse trend – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Private power generation a must for South Africa – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

While it is good to see South Africa's government recognise that reliable and affordable power is holding back the country's economy with the mining industry one of the most affected,... Read more about 'Private power generation a must for South Africa – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Responsible investors should share judgements – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

An industry push for investors to share their assessments of environmental, social and governance risks is an important focus for this week’s Mining Indaba conference, so we can improve our... Read more about 'Responsible investors should share judgements – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

Five reasons why technology matters – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

“What’s your why,” is a driving question for executives. But it’s also a good question for the industry next week as Indaba delegates unpack a push on the continent towards digitalisation. Read more about 'Five reasons why technology matters – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

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