South Africa mining Tag

The implementation of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa caused total mining production to fold by 47.3% in April, compared to the same month in 2019. Official data released yesterday by Statistics South Africa revealed that mining output also contracted...

South Africa’s mining sector woes continued in November 2019, when production fell 3.1% year-on-year primarily due to extensive power outages which impacted operations across the country. The latest data released by Statistics South Africa revealed that platinum group metals suffered the steepest decline, with production dropping...