A Call for Sustainable Mining in South Africa

While the Mining Indaba, currently under way in Cape Town, South Africa has highlighted the role of women in the mining industry, Gold Fields chairwoman Mamphela Ramphele has called for sustainable mining and for the traditional way of mining in the country to be done away with.

VIDEO: Mamphele Ramphele Calls for Change in Mining Industry

Academic and Gold Fields chairwoman Mamphele Ramphele has lambasted government and big business for the poor state of South African mining. She says ... see more »

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A miner in a Shaft(file photo)

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