problems facing mining industry

DIAMOND MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT FACT SHEET The formal diamond mining industry constantly strives to strike a balance between its economic, social and environmental responsibilities, while making a positive and lasting contribution to the environment and communities in which it operates. ALCHEMIST ISSUE THIRTY–EIGHT Challenges Facing the . Challenges Facing the South African Gold Mining Industry By Lebo Mogotsi, Director, Lebone Resources (Pty) Ltd ... and the structural problems of a highly fragmented industry mainly characterised by ... the South African gold mining industry is facing a number of very substantial challenges. Fortunately, this is an industry that has ... Prospecting for solutions: The challenges of South Africa ... Many challenges have confronted the mining industry recently. In 2008, the global market crashed sending the price of commodities plummeting. The average price of platinum alone dipped from US$ 2,048 an ounce in May of 2008 to US$ 834 by December.    Read More