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South Africa Mining Project Brings Radical Transformation in Unemployment & Economy

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President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation (SONA) 2017 address on the evening of 09 February 2017. While optimistic about economic growth, he acknowledged that the South African economy “is still not growing fast enough” to create the jobs needed to reduce poverty, inequality and unemployment. Mining has always been the backbone of our economy and an important…

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Atha Africa Ventures: Making Mining Useful for the Environment

We know mining does have an impact on the land it uses and we work hard to manage these impacts because coexistence between key industries in South Africa is the only way to ensure local communities continue to grow and prosper. Extraction of natural resources and emission of waste materials thereby leads to certain adverse effects on the environment. However,…

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How Can Mining Activities be Made More Environmentally Sustainable?

Mining remains the country’s most important industry, contributing about 18% of South Africa’s GDP, 60% of exports, more than 500,000 direct jobs, and more than 800,000 indirect jobs. Through taxes and other benefits, mining pays for 20 cents in every Rand that is invested in public infrastructure and social benefits. Mining, in spite of being an essential activity, is often…

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