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Removal of growth impediments key to improve the perception of mining in South Africa, says …

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s acknowledgement of South Africa ranking of seventy-fifth out of global mining jurisdictions in the latest Fraser Institute’s survey means the South African government needs to respond with urgency and purpose to remove impediments to growth and development of the mining industry, the Minerals Council South Africa has said.

Addressing the Cape Town-hosted Investing In African Mining Indaba on May 10, Ramaphosa noted the successes that could be achieved if the public and private sectors worked together, with the Minerals Council taking note of the President’s commitments to removing obstacles blocking growth of the mining industry and to support this critical sector of the economy.

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