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Research Report on Metals and Mining Industry in South Africa

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South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is internationally renowned for an abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of both world production and reserves, and South African mining companies dominate many sectors in the global industry. South Africa is the world's biggest producer of gold and platinum and one of the leading producers of base metals and coal. The country's diamond industry is the fourth-largest in the world, with only Botswana, Canada and Russia producing more diamonds each year.

It is estimated that South Africa holds 80% of the world's known manganese reserves as well as 72% of the world's known chromite ore reserves. South Africa is one of the top ten producers of aluminum, of alumino-silicates, chrome ore and ferro-chromium.

While holding the world's largest reserves of gold, platinum-group metals and manganese ore, the country has considerable potential for the discovery of other world-class deposits in areas yet to be exhaustively explored.

This research report - South African Metals and Mining Industry 2017 brings you an entire coverage of the metals and mining industry with a special focus on the diamond sector, the gold industry, and the platinum-group metals (PGM) in South Africa. The report also covers the major players in these sectors. The report takes a look at the recent regulatory changes and how they are affecting the mining industry in South Africa.

Industry players covered in this report include African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo Platinum, Northam Platinum, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, De Beers Group, Glencore, BHP Billiton, and many other leading companies.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary

B. A Brief Profile of South Africa

C. Introduction to the Metals Mining Industry

D. Competition in the Industry

E. The Transformation of the South African Mining Industry

F. Regulatory Framework and Regulatory Structure

G. Platinum Group Metal (PGM) Mines

H. Gold Industry in South Africa

I. Gold Refining in South Africa

J. Diamond Industry in South Africa

K. Mining Affecting South Africa's Biodiversity

L. Industry Outlook

M. Leading Players

  • Harmony Gold Mining Company
  • Randgold Resources
  • Durban Roodepoort Deep
  • Glencore
  • BHP Billiton


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