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FTI Consulting Report: Mining Sustainability in South Africa

This article gives an overview of the pivotal role of South Africa in the global mining industry and how mining has supported South Africa’s industrial development by contributing to growth, investment, employment and foreign exchange.

In recent years, the South African mining industry has been in the doldrums and this has led commentators to ask whether the industry is now in a stage of ‘Sunrise or Sunset’?

We provide a framework for future sustainability for the industry. This framework sets out questions and possible responses on growth, costs, risks, capabilities and license to operate.