Mining in South Africa

25 Jun 2022

New adits extend life at Kangra

New adits extend life at Kangra WhyAfrica visited Menar’s Kangra operation in mid-June amidst increased demand for coal worldwide as sanctions on Russian exports started to bite. By Leon Louw […]
12 Jun 2022

SA mining the big loser in logistics nightmare

SA mining the big loser in logistics nightmare South Africa’s exported bulk mineral tonnages dropped to their lowest level since the Covid-19 lockdown in the first half of 2020, with […]
14 Apr 2022

South Africa slips down the mining ranks

South Africa slips down the mining ranks According to the Fraser Institute’s 2021 Investment Attractiveness Index South Africa, once a top mining jurisdiction in the world, is now one of […]
14 Feb 2022

WhyAfrica reports from the coalface

WhyAfrica reports from the coalface WhyAfrica is getting its boots dirty in 2022. After almost two years of being stuck behind our desks, we are going back to do what […]
30 Oct 2021

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis South Africa’s ongoing power crisis is gradually being addressed by innovative renewable projects, writes Leon Louw WhyAfrica founder and editor.         The power […]
29 Aug 2021

Minerals Council concerned about South Africa’s record unemployment

29 August 2021 – The Minerals Council of South Africa is concerned about the country’s record unemployment of announced by StatsSA last week.    South Africa’s shocking unemployment rate of […]