indigenization impact on mining in africa

An analysis of the implementation of the Indigenization ...

2018-2-15  most of the African countries are hunting for ways to increase royalties and taxes on mining companies so as to maximize the profits. Zimbabwe on the other hand went as far as putting the “Indigenization Policy” which requires foreign countries to own 49% and 51% being owned by indigenous Zimbabweans in the next five years ( ). On the 4th

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(PDF) PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM AND THE COVERAGE

The impact of the information superhighway on journalism education in Africa is addressed by the author. The theme of this paper is that the communal approach should be used in solving moral ...

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Indigenization law to affect more sectors in Zimbabwe ...

2012-8-25  The government recently announced that it had taken over the Vumbachikwe gold mine, one of the country’s oldest gold mines, for failing to comply with the indigenization laws. In the face of threats of a seizure of its mine and withdrawal of its operating licence, Zimplats announced a scheme for intended compliance with the laws on 13 March ...

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The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa ...

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa.

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Mining and the African Environment - The Society for ...

2013-10-28  Introduction. Africa is on the verge of an unprecedented mining boom. This boom is attracting tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment (Janneh Ping 2011; Zhang 2011) and will result in substantial economic growth and development, but it also carries big risks for African societies and the environment.Here we highlight potential environmental threats posed by the rapid escalation of ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However,

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Mining in Africa - World Bank

2021-4-23  v The Africa Development Forum Series was created in 2009 to focus on issues of significant relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa’s social and economic develop-ment. Its aim is both to record the state of the art on a specific topic and to

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The Future of Mining in Africa Navigating a Revolution

2021-8-28  The Future of Mining in Africa The Future of Mining in Africa The rapid advance of mining digitalisation, coupled with regulatory changes, will change the way that African mines operate and require careful consideration of the impact of those changes to mining stakeholders. The digital revolution The velocity of change sweeping

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(PDF) Indigenization and Economic Empowerment in

An indigenous Zimbabwean, as defined in the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act (2008), is „anyone who, before independence in April 1980 was subjected to unfair discrimination presumably in Zimbabwe on the grounds of their race, and includes a descendant of such a person‟.

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Positive and Negative Effects of Mining - Positive ...

2018-6-5  When mining industries are well managed, countries like Peru, Chile, and Botswana have seen massive economic growth. Mining is crucial for developed nations as well. For example, mining makes up 20% of South Africa’s total GDP and employs

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AFRICA: the impact of mining on the environment Afrik 21

2021-6-10  Mining pollution cases are rife in Africa. Among the most prominent mining pollution cases in Africa is the Glencore case and the production of acid rain in the Mufulira region of north-western Zambia. 48 million loan to the Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) consortium, Zambia’s largest mining company, whose majority shareholder is the Swiss company ...

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An analysis of the implementation of the Indigenization ...

2018-2-15  most of the African countries are hunting for ways to increase royalties and taxes on mining companies so as to maximize the profits. Zimbabwe on the other hand went as far as putting the “Indigenization Policy” which requires foreign countries to own 49% and 51% being owned by indigenous Zimbabweans in the next five years ( ). On the 4th

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However,

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Mining and the African Environment - The Society for ...

2013-10-28  Introduction. Africa is on the verge of an unprecedented mining boom. This boom is attracting tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment (Janneh Ping 2011; Zhang 2011) and will result in substantial economic growth and development, but it also carries big risks for African societies and the environment.Here we highlight potential environmental threats posed by the rapid escalation of ...

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The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa.

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Mining and the African Environment

2017-10-1  Africa’s major metal mines are inside or within 10 km of a protected area, considerably more than the 25% in both Asia and South America (Duran´ et al. 2013). The immediate, relatively local environmental impacts of mining per se may be dwarfed by the potentially far more wide-ranging impacts of mining infrastructure and socioeconomic change.

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Removal of the Indigenization policy: Good Riddance ...

2019-3-25  The Indigenization and Empowerment Act was amended in December 2018 to its current form where the 51/49 shareholding structure is compulsory in Diamond and Platinum mining only.

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Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of

Africa Mining Vision and generates interest from other partners including donors; and (3) the African Member States move toward a real ownership of the project outcomes and develop tools for adequate and sufficient control of compliance with the regulations on mining activities.

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The Future of Mining in Africa Navigating a Revolution

2021-8-28  The Future of Mining in Africa The Future of Mining in Africa The rapid advance of mining digitalisation, coupled with regulatory changes, will change the way that African mines operate and require careful consideration of the impact of those changes to mining stakeholders. The digital revolution The velocity of change sweeping

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

2017-3-24  The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending. The Dannhauser

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The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa ...

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa. I was surprised to learn that there are more illegal mining companies in Africa

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Zimbabwe: Indigenization and Empowerment Act Library

2008-4-2  (Apr. 2, 2008) President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe signed into law the Indigenization and Empowerment Act on March 7, 2008. The Act requires foreign-owned companies to offer at least 51 percent of their shares to indigenous Zimbabweans, according to news reports. It is unclear whether the mining industry is covered by the Act, Joseph Malaba, []

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Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of

Africa Mining Vision and generates interest from other partners including donors; and (3) the African Member States move toward a real ownership of the project outcomes and develop tools for adequate and sufficient control of compliance with the regulations on mining activities.

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Removal of the Indigenization policy: Good Riddance ...

2019-3-25  The Indigenization and Empowerment Act was amended in December 2018 to its current form where the 51/49 shareholding structure is compulsory in Diamond and Platinum mining only.

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1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN ... -

2019-1-28  1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN PENHALONGA 1.1 Research Material Compiled by; G.R Chimonyo Senior Lecturer, Africa University J.V Mupfumi, Centre for Research and Development 1.2 Preliminary findings 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

2017-3-24  The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending. The Dannhauser

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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study

2020-1-18  Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County ...

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Tackling the Challenges of the ASM Sector - Mining Africa

2020-1-13  The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Africa is a thorny issue for both governments and large-scale mining (LSM) companies. These operations are mostly conducted in remote, environmentally vulnerable areas. They are largely unregulated and pose major security challenges to LSM mine sites. ASM mining and miners are usually a point ...

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Mining the Fourth Industrial Revolution - NSTF

used as a guideline for South Africa. (See slide 25.) Impact of 4IR on the mining industry Accelerated digitalisation heralds exciting changes in mining. Mr van der Woude sees a move to where a great number of activities are driven from inside an office. According to Deloitte, future mining technologies include: Digital capturing of information

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Decolonization and Indigenization – Pulling Together: A ...

Indigenization also contributes to a more just world, creating a shared understanding that opens the way toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. It also counters the impacts of colonization by upending a system of thinking that has typically

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