South Africa has the most well-established mining and extraction industry in Africa and dominates global market production for the PGMs, chrome and manganese ore. While the country is in the ideal position to capitalize on global growth, shortages & inefficiencies in key energy & logistics infrastructure, and weak governance continue to hinder growth and dissuade investments.
Afriforesight’s South Africa Report, is a practical ‘go’ or ‘no-go’ report that can help evaluate the risks in investing or operating in one of Africa’s prime mining & extraction districts.
Providing commentary & analysis of the country’s:
- Economy & workforce
- Mining regulations
- Mining related infrastructure (rail, road, ports and energy)
- Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) & Chrome Ore resources and key projects, including a 5-year price forecast for Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium & metallurgical grade UG2 concentrate 40-42% Chrome from South Africa to China
- Iron Ore resources and key projects, including a 5-year forecast for the price of 62% content iron ore fines imported into northeastern China
- Manganese Ore resources and key projects, including a 5-year price forecast for the FOB price for 37% manganese content ore exported from Gqeberha (previously Port Elizabeth), South Africa.
South Africa - Potential for Mineral Development in Africa