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The new face of mining

The new face of mining

Hailed as a ‘wonder material’, graphene has a lot to live up to, writes G John Cole.

The media’s fascination with graphene is all in good spirits, and positive publicity is great for investment and consumer awareness. However, it’s worth taking a moment to see where we stand with some of today’s graphene-based products and what the immediate future might hold.

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Hold on gold

At the beginning of 2017, the gold price steadied after correcting itself during the previous year’s lows. Market sentiment is changing towards realising value in the commodity for the long term and on a global scale, writes Bhavin Madhavji, field credit analyst at Coface.

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Tracking the trends

Tracking the trends

Although mining is on the recovery road after enduring a dreadful few years of low commodity prices, the industry will still have to face a number of significant challenges.

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Doing business in southern Africa (part 5)

Doing business in southern Africa (part 5 of 5)

Doing business in Africa can be daunting but we have you covered. The next two countries in our analysis of southern Africa are Namibia, Swaziland and the biggest economy in southern Africa, South Africa.

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