South Africa


  • Industry: Mining
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2013/02/01

Mining in Africa – Six keys to success 

Africa presents some of the best mining investment opportunities in the world and this KPMG publication serves to unpack the keys to success for mining in Africa.
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It is the first edition of the Mining Insight Series that offers a deep and fundamental understanding of the nuances, the jurisdiction and the changing nature of operating models for mining on the Continent.


Africa is a relatively untapped Continent that is experiencing a renaissance.  It has woken up to the fact that its abundant resources are key to its long-term growth and prosperity.  Foreign companies should thus enter this vast, diverse and exciting market with eyes wide open.  Real community engagement, operating on the ground, resource nationalism, labour, facilitation payments and capital considerations are critical for mining success on the Continent.



Carel Smit
Head of Markets
Energy and Natural Resources
Tel: +27 (0)11 647 7065