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Thirtieth Mining Indaba to focus on industry disruption, change
12th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

This year the Investing in African Mining Indaba, which takes place from February 5 to 8, in Cape Town, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary. Under the theme ‘Embracing the power of positive... 


‘Disruptive Discussions’ at the Forefront of Engagements For Mining Indaba 2024, as the Event Marks Its 30th Anniversary
11th January 2024

Mining Indaba has always attracted strong representation from mining ministers, government representatives and investors both locally and internationally, and 2024 is no different CAPE TOWN, South... 


Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024: An exciting lineup of influential speakers who will engage in thought-provoking discussions
11th January 2024

Mining Indaba is the pinnacle event for promoting long-term investment in African mining. Attracting a broad and prominent speaker lineup, including industry professionals, policymakers, and... 


Ian Cockerill
Cockerill appointed CEO of West Africa gold company
8th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South African Hall-of-Fame luminary Ian Cockerill has been appointed CEO of West African mining company Endeavour, which owns and operates gold mines in Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Senegal.... 


Africa Energy Indaba: Powering Africa's Future with Renewable Energy
Africa Energy Indaba: Powering Africa's Future with Renewable Energy
8th January 2024

The Africa Energy Indaba, the continent’s premier energy conference and exhibition, dedicated to advancing Africa's renewable energy development, is set to convene industry leaders, policymakers,... 


Plenary Panel Topics Unveiled for the Africa Energy Indaba 2024
3rd January 2024

The Africa Energy Indaba, the continent's foremost energy conference, is set to host a series of top-tier plenary panel discussions, spotlighting pivotal dialogues on critical energy matters facing... 


Pioneering Africa's energy future: Unveiling the Energy Start-up Pavilion at Africa Energy Indaba
12th December 2023

The 2024 edition of the Africa Energy Indaba will launch and host an Energy Start-up Pavilion, which is set to be a dynamic showcase of innovation, providing a much-needed platform for energy... 


Nedbank announces R10m Green Economy Fund
8th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

At the Nedbank Green Indaba, held on November 30, Nedbank Corporate Social Investment executive head Poovi Pillay announced that the bank had set up its Green Economy Fund with initial capital of... 


Smallholder farmers in Rwanda receiving training in their fields as part of IDH’s approach to develop horticulture value chains
Making the case for a multipronged approach in scaling Africa’s Agri-sector
6th December 2023

By Dominic Strano – Investment Director of IDH Invest From November 18 to 20, the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) took place in Cape Town, South Africa, a key calendar event for agrifood... 


"Empower, energize, excel: Africa's premier energy exhibition" sparks innovation and ignites change
6th December 2023

The Africa Energy Indaba, the leading energy event for the African Energy Sector is thrilled to announce the theme of the upcoming 2024 edition of the Indaba exhibition - "Empower, Energise, Excel:... 


Procurement evolves from a dog-eat-dog world to empowering underdogs, collaborating with suppliers, and caring for the environment and communities
4th December 2023

The ongoing evolution of procurement has seen the profession develop from a back-office function to a driver of business strategy. It has also shifted from a competitive dog-eat-dog arena - where... 


Transmission Grids - The pathways to African prosperity
4th December 2023

The importance of robust and efficient transmission grids in unlocking the full potential of African nations cannot be overstated. The Africa Energy Indaba is pleased to highlight the critical role... 


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Industry fundamentals require re-addressing
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Fundamental challenges present in South Africa’s mining and exploration sector need to be addressed to reinvigorate and promote further development of the industries in the country, according to... 


Africa Energy Indaba launches Solar & Wind Indaba to drive renewable energy innovation
27th November 2023

The Africa Energy Indaba, a leading platform for energy professionals and stakeholders across the continent, is excited to announce the launch of the Solar & Wind Indaba. This dedicated event aims... 


Africa Energy Indaba 2024 launches the Solar & Wind Indaba
23rd November 2023

The African continent has vast resource potential in wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal energy and falling costs are increasingly bringing renewables within reach. Renewable energy deployment has... 


The energy transition in the context of Africa
22nd November 2023

The energy landscape in Africa is undergoing a profound transformation, marking a pivotal moment in the continent's sustainable development. Against the backdrop of global efforts to address... 


Integrated Geoscience Solutions Technical Director Dr David Khoza.
Imperative that exploration plan be implemented as matter of urgency – Khoza
17th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If South Africa is not to be left out of the exploration boom, spurred by the immense mineral resources required to develop technologies needed to achieve net zero, it is imperative that the... 


EXPORT IMPACT
Challenges have affected South African iron-ore producers over the past two years with lower-than-expected export volumes
Opportunities unlocked through addressing fundamentals
17th November 2023

While it is home to several significant iron-ore producers, amid the opportunities within the African iron-ore industry there are also significant challenges, as all bulk material operations... 


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Manufacturing Indaba fosters industry ties
17th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recent Manufacturing Indaba conference provided State-owned research body National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) with a platform to highlight the importance of accurate... 


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Indaba focuses on growth
17th November 2023

The tenth Manufacturing Indaba, held at the Sandton Convention Centre from October 24 to 26, provided an insightful overview of Africa's manufacturing landscape. Themed ‘Capitalising on... 


The role for women in the African energy sector
13th November 2023

The African energy sector is experiencing a transformative shift with a growing recognition of the essential role women play in driving sustainable energy solutions, innovation, and economic... 


Isle of Man investment meeting hears of ways to internationalise IP, businesses
3rd November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

There are four main ways for South African individuals and companies to internationalise their intellectual property (IP) and or expand their businesses into international markets, law firm Cliffe... 


Manufacturing Indaba 2023: It's a Wrap!
30th October 2023

The Manufacturing Indaba 2023 has concluded, leaving a trail of innovation, collaboration, and industry transformation in its wake. As the premier event for the manufacturing sector, the Indaba... 


Africa Energy Indaba: Keeping Up to Date with African Energy Issues
30th October 2023

The Africa Energy Indaba, one of the continent's most significant energy events, is proud to announce its unwavering commitment to keeping stakeholders informed and up to date with the latest... 


Automotive sector calls for greater policy support to roll out EVs
26th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Panellists discussing the automotive manufacturing sector during the Manufacturing Indaba on October 25 agreed that South Africa needs a strong directive and specific targets related to... 


A vehicle on an assembly line
Customised manufacturing for other markets is key for sector growth, panel finds
25th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As consumer behaviour and preferences change in the wake of sustainable options, coupled with incoming decarbonised goods trade regimes, it is worth considering more “glocalisation” opportunities... 


Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies manufacturing ambassador Professor Justin Barnes
Barnes calls for overhaul of BEE, industrial policy to boost manufacturing growth
24th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Government needs to evaluate whether current industrial policy and black economic empowerment (BEE) is truly contributing to growth in the manufacturing industry, says Toyota Wessels Institute for... 


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Indaba highlights opportunities, considerations for manufacturers regarding AfCFTA
24th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are considerable opportunities that the continent’s manufacturers can leverage from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA); however, there are a number of considerations and areas... 


Econometrix director and chief economist Dr Azar Jammine
Skills shortage holds manufacturing industry back from growing, evolving
24th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A major unaddressed issue in the manufacturing industry remains a shortage of skills, said economic consultancy Econometrix director and chief economist Dr Azar Jammine in opening this year’s... 


A Decade of Excellence: Celebrating the 10th Edition of Manufacturing Indaba
A Decade of Excellence: Celebrating the 10th Edition of Manufacturing Indaba
24th October 2023

It's a milestone worth celebrating - the 10th edition of Manufacturing Indaba is here, and it's time to mark a decade of excellence, innovation, and transformation in the manufacturing industry.... 


Shirley Webber
Policy: Crucial to SA’s energy transition and socio-economic stability
24th October 2023

By Shirley Webber, Coverage Head Resources and Energy at Absa The transition to renewable energy is critical for South Africa's future. By creating a favourable policy environment that supports and... 


Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage at the Africa Energy Indaba
Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage at the Africa Energy Indaba
23rd October 2023

Africa Energy Indaba, the continent's leading energy decision-maker event, is proud to announce that renewable energy will be a major focus at its upcoming event. In response to the growing demand... 


Cross-border trade with other African countries - a growth opportunity for manufacturers?
Cross-border trade with other African countries - a growth opportunity for manufacturers?
23rd October 2023

Africa's manufacturing sector is on the cusp of a significant transformation, driven by the unparalleled growth opportunities presented by cross-border trade with other African nations. The... 


Meet the Pioneers, Innovators, and Experts in Manufacturing at the 2023 Manufacturing Indaba Conference
18th October 2023

The manufacturing industry is poised to come alive once again as the highly-anticipated Manufacturing Indaba 2023 kicks off in Johannesburg this 24 – 26 October 2023.   The event promises to bring... 


Africa Energy Indaba: Illuminating the path forward as it celebrates its 16th edition in 2024
18th October 2023

The continent's most prestigious energy event, the Africa Energy Indaba, is set to celebrate its 16th edition in 2024, marking another significant milestone in its mission to drive Africa's energy... 


SBI CEO John Dludlu
Dysfunctional municipalities hindering SME sector growth 
17th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Dysfunctional municipalities, an overabundance of bureaucratic red tape and deferred payments from the public sector are serving to undermine the ability of entrepreneurial ventures to flourish,... 


Get ready to meet the game changers of manufacturing - Manufacturing Indaba Exhibition 2023
16th October 2023

The manufacturing world is gearing up for the most highly anticipated event of the year, the Manufacturing Indaba Conference & Exhibition 2023.  This year's exhibition promises to be bigger and... 


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Syama mine, Mali
13th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A large-scale gold operation in Mali. 


The countdown is on - Manufacturing Indaba is almost here
12th October 2023

The countdown is on, and the excitement is building as we approach the highly anticipated 2023 Manufacturing Indaba, set to take place in Sandton, Johannesburg in less than two weeks’ time. With... 


The growing role of renewables in Africa: A catalyst for sustainable development
12th October 2023

Africa is experiencing a remarkable shift towards renewable energy sources, signifying a significant leap towards sustainable development. With the potential to address energy access challenges,... 


Sibanye-Stillwater Southern Africa chief regional officer Richard Stewart
Collaboration, unified approach key to unlocking commodity opportunities in South Africa
6th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

All South African mining stakeholders needs to come together to develop a coherent, comprehensive strategy for the country’s commodities, and then use this to present a united national front to... 


Amplats CEO designate Craig Miller
Macroeconomic factors, green metals demand and ESG impacting on mining investment
6th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Macroeconomic factors, demand for green metals and environmental, social and governance endeavours are all factors that are influencing investment in mining, speakers outlined during the second day... 


Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


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