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South Africa's mineral industry is export-oriented, due to the small domestic market for most commodities. South Africa is a leading world supplier of a range of minerals and mineral products of consistent high quality4. South Africa's proven reserves of gold, PGM and coal commodities are regarded globally as the highest.
Home - The Mineral Corporation
The Mineral Corporation was established in Johannesburg in 1997 and is home to a well-informed, globally-focused corporate and technical advisory team of geological and mining sector professionals. We have expertise in mineral exploration, economic geology, mining geology (underground and open pit), mine engineering and development, infrastructural and socio-economic dynamics, statutory
KS Minerals and mining - South African Embassy to the
South Africa is renowned for an abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of both world production and reserves, and South African mining companies dominate many sectors in the global industry. This sector contributes around 5% to total GDP.
Mining and minerals in South Africa
Aug 16, 2012· South Africas prolific mineral reserves include precious metals and minerals, energy minerals, non-ferrous metals and minerals, ferrous minerals, and industrial minerals. Given its history and mineral wealth, it is no surprise that the countrys mining companies are key players in the global industry.
International Strategic Minerals Inventory Summary -
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CIRCULAR 930-1 International Strategic Minerals Inventory Summary Report-Lithium Prepared as a cooperative effort among earth science and mineral-resource agencies of Australia, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America
SOUTH AFRICA YEARBOOK 2012/13
Mineral Resources 444 Included in these figures is an amount of R560 million allocated for transfers and sub-sidies to departmental agencies, public and private enterprises. The South African mining industrys total income in 2011, using quarterly unadjusted data from Statistics South Africa, was estim-ated at R489 billion. Expenditure was estim-
MINERAL AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES ROYALTY ACT:
South Africas Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act (28/2008) (MPRRA) was promulgated in November 2008 and became effective on 1 March 2010. Its purpose is the imposition of royalty charges for depletion of the countrys public mineral resources (Cawood, 2011:443). For decades now, significant mineral wealth has been realised in
Mineral Resources - GCIS
MINERAL RESOURCES 150 South Africa is known for its abundance of mineral resources. It is estimated to have the worlds fifth-largest mining sector in terms of gross domestic product value and its mining companies are key players in the global industry. South Africa holds the worlds largest reported reserves of gold, platinum
Mineral resources and energy South African Government
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is mandated to ensure the transparent and efficient regulation of South Africas mineral resources and industry, and the secure and sustainable provision of energy in support of socioeconomic development. A number of acts regulate the mining, minerals and energy sectors.
South Africas Mineral Industry Explained
Jul 19, 2018· Metals are some of the most widely used materials on this planet, in addition to being some of the most extracted. South Africa is the worlds leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of
Economic Impact of Mineral Legislation
1 Structure of the Minerals Industry The mineral wealth of South Africa is legendry. This countrys mineral industry is barely a century old but is known as one of the worlds largest storehouses of mineral and metal commodities.
Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG
Oct 09, 2020· The MPRDA also regulates oil and gas, but these resources have been distinguished from mineral resources, and are administered by the Petroleum Agency of South Africa. On 24 December 2019, the Minister published the Draft Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill (Bill) for comment. The Bill aims to regulate petroleum resources
Antimony - USGS
Antimony is an important mineral commodity used widely in modern industrialized societies. The element imparts strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance to alloys that are used in many areas of industry, including in lead-acid storage batteries. Antimonys leading use is as a fire retardant in safety equipment and in goods, such as mattresses.
DEPARTMENT: MINERAL RESOURCES
DEPARTMENT: MINERAL RESOURCES REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA Directorate: Mineral Economics SOUTH AFRICAS MINERAL INDUSTRY 2016/2017 The cover picture represents South Africas Minerals Mining Industry. Issued free by and obtainable from the Director: Mineral Economics, Trevenna Campus,
USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: Africa
Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of Africa and the Middle East. Delineated areas of the world that are geologically permissive for the occurrence of undiscovered selected nonfuel mineral resources together with estimates of the quantity and quality of the resources. Info: Rare earth element mines, deposits, and occurrences
Industry links - Minerals Council South Africa
Coal Mining Matters is an initiative by South African coal producers, under the auspices of the Minerals Council South Africa, to provide insight into the coal industry and its contribution to the South African economy and society at large. Council for Geoscience .geoscience.za
International Minerals Statistics and Information - USGS
Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International)Listed below are chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International). These annual reviews are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and
USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: mineral
Platinum-group elements in southern Africa: mineral inventory and an assessment of undiscovered mineral resources. This study summarizes the identified mineral inventory of PGE in South Africa and Zimbabwe and estimates the potential amount of undiscovered PGE resources that may be present in these countries. Info: Podiform chromite deposits
Recent Trends in the Nonfuel Minerals Industry of Iran - USGS
mineral production and processing industry that produced more than 40 mineral commodities. Major nonfuel mineral commodities produced by Iran are shown in table 1. Mining accounted for less than 1 percent of the countrys GDP, whereas mineral processing, of which aluminum, cement, copper, and steel production were significant components,
Chamber Research Report on Progress on Ownership
The South African Mining Industry The industry has achieved BEE ownership of 37.7% (22.8% BEE entrepreneurs, 10.8% communities and 4.2% ESOPs) weighted based on value of the assets. The ownership structure has benefited 60% BEE entrepreneurs, 29% communities and 11% ESOPs, and an estimated 7 million individuals.
Beneficiation strategy for minerals industry in South Africa
South Africa has been a resource economy in excess of a century. An independent evaluation of South Africas non-energy in-situ mineral wealth is estimated at US$2.5 trillion (Citibank report, May 2010), making the country the wealthiest mining jurisdiction. However, a considerable amount of South Africa's mineral resources
Department of Mineral Resources (South Africa) - Wikipedia
The Department of Mineral Resources is a department of the national government of South Africa which is responsible for overseeing the mining industry of South Africa and the exploitation of the country's mineral resources.
Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper
South Africa's mining industry is supported by an extensive and diversified resource base, and has since its inception been a cornerstone of South Africa's economy.
Platinum-Group Elements in Southern AfricaMineral
Platinum-Group Elements in Southern AfricaMineral Inventory and an Assessment of Undiscovered Mineral Resources U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 20105090Q
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR)
for the Mining and Mineral Industry, 2009 The Codes of Good Practice for the Mining and Mineral Industry, 2009 Section 22 (5) Guidelines the 1998 White Paper on the Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa, which provides the framework for the transparent and efficient regulation of the mineral resources and mineral industry.
THE SOUTH AFRICAN CODE FOR THE REPORTING OF
Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves in South Africa. It has been drawn up by the Working Group of the SSC Committee under the joint auspices of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) and the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA). The SSC consists of representatives of
Platinum-Group Metals Statistics and Information - USGS
Recent Strikes in South Africa's Platinum-Group Metals MinesEffects Upon World PGM Supplies Open-File Report 2012-1273; Review of selected global mineral industries in 2011 and an outlook to 2017 Open-File Report 2013-1091; Statistical Compendium. Platinum-Group Metals
Major sectors - Minerals Council South Africa
The advent of black economic empowerment, and the use-it-or-lose-it approach to minerals rights envisaged in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2002 led to a shift in the sector, and the growth and rise of smaller platinum companies, including intense interest from foreign investors and operators alike.
TRANSFORMATIVE MINERAL RESOURCES BENEFICIATION
2001). Therefore, growth of mining industry imperatively leads to South Africas economic growth. Theoretical Framework The government of South Africa has drafted and implemented different interventions for purposes of fostering and implementing beneficiation of minerals resources
Health and safety - Minerals Council South Africa
In managing TB, the industry follows the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE)'s Guidance Note for TB Control Programmes. The most recent initiative is the Masoyise Health Programme which aims to reduce TB, HIV, non-communicable diseases and occupational lung diseases in the industry.
Minerals Statistics and Information - USGS
The USGS National Minerals Information Center canvasses domestic and international mineral industries on production and production values. State Minerals Statistics and Information are compiled and presented in the Mineral Commodity Summaries and the mineral commodity chapters in Volume 1 of the Minerals Yearbook.
U.S. Geological Survey - USGS Data and Statistics
The data used in this poster were compiled from multiple sources, including the 2004 USGS Minerals Yearbook (Africa and Middle East volume), Minerals Statistics and Information from the USGS Web site, and data collected by USGS minerals information country specialists.
South Africa Yearbook 2013/2104 Mineral Resources
South Africa is by far the wealthiest mineral jurisdiction in the world. The industry remains the biggest contributor to the country's gross domestic product; however unrest in the industry has led to stoppages in mining production that have hampered growth, according to ﬁ gures released by Statistics South Africa and the South African
Mineral resources and development in Africa
minerals sector. With the exception of South Africa, it is relatively under-explored and open to foreign investors. In the present state of knowledge, Africa is believed to possess a significant proportion of global reserves: 30% of bauxite, 60% of manganese, 75% of phosphates, 85% of platinum, 80%
U.S. Department of the Interior - Minerals Make Life
Each chapter of the 2013 edition of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries (MCS) includes information on events, trends, and issues for each mineral commodity as well as discussions and tabular U.S. Geological Survey, Metal Industry Indicators and Nonmetallic Mineral Products Industry Indexes. LEADING South Africa
G&W Mineral Resources - Supplier of quality industrial
Matsopa Minerals, a subsidiary of G&W Mineral Resources, is responsible for all mining activities and as such operates 6 mines in South Africa and Mozambique. A fully integrated, traceable quality assurance programme is in operation to monitor every stage of the supply chain process - from raw material acceptance through to delivery of the
Exploration: Finding minerals Mining of mineral
Mining is a very important industry in South Africa. We have a lot of mineral resources in our country and a lot of people depend on mining for a living. You already know that minerals in rocks cannot be used. Many processes are used to make minerals available for our use.
AN OVERVIEW OF SOUTH AFRICAS TITANIUM MINERAL
2 STRUCTURE OF SOUTH AFRICAS TITANIUM MINERALS INDUSTRY 2.1 Main producers South Africa is the second largest producer of titanium-bearing minerals in the world after Australia, accounting for about 22 percent of 6,1 Mt global production (Fig 1). In South Africa, titanium economic minerals, ilmenite and rutile, are produced from the
Platinum-group elements - USGS
The platinum-group elements (PGEs)platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmiumare metals that have similar physical and chemical properties and tend to occur together in nature. PGEs are indispensable to many industrial applications but are mined in only a few places. The availability and accessibility of PGEs could be disrupted by economic, environmental, political, and
Industry links - Minerals Council South Africa
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) aims to formulate and implement policy to ensure optimum use of South Africa's mineral resources. Gold Wage Negotiations .goldwagenegotiations. This news portal provides information on behalf of the gold producers represented by the Minerals Council in the 2015 wage negotiations.
Mineral Commodity Summaries 2016 - Zircon Industry
Each chapter of the 2016 edition of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries (MCS) includes information on events, trends, and issues for each mineral commodity as well as discussions and tabular presentations on domestic industry structure, Government programs, tariffs, 5-year salient statistics, and world