Industrialisation and the Mining Economy

Forum Papers 2016

Opening session

Keynote address - Professor Sam Wangwe (Daima Associates)

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Session 1: Changes in the South African industry

Changing structure of the mining industry - Dr Neva Makgetla (TIPS)
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Analysis of investment in mining - Keith Lockwood (Economic consultant)
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An analysis of ownership in the Mining Charter after 10 years - Duma Gqubule (Centre for Economic Development and Transformation)
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Session 2: Mining in support of industrial development

Mining-related national systems of innovation in Southern Africa - Dr Judith Fessehaie, Zavareh Rustomjee and Lauralyn Kaziboni (Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, CCRED, University of Johannesburg)
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Upstream and downstream linkages in the mining value chain - Dr Paul Jourdan (Independent consultant on resource based and spacial development)
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Compliance with the Mining Charter ten years on: What has been achieved? Implications for South Africa's industrial development - Thulani DS Madinginye ( Berakah Value International)
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Session 3: Financial flows

Transparency as transformation? Ghana and the extractive industries transparency initiative - Nelson Oppong (Oxford University)
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The significance of large cash holdings among JSE-listed firms - Exploring innovation in industrial development for inclusive and transformative development in Africa - Dr Ewa Karwowski (Kingston University, London) and Pedro Mendes Laureiro (SOAS)
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(Illicit) Financial flows in the mining sector in South Africa: Implications for industrialisation - Asanda Fotoyi (TIPS)
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Session 4: Sustainable growth

Extractive industries versus human development? Towards sustainable economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa - David Fryer and Serge Hadisi (Rhodes University)
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Mining and the environment in South Africa: unpacking the key challenges - Ellen Davies (WWF), Georgina Ryan (TIPS), Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS) and Manisha Gulati (WWF)
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Sustainable management of natural resources via enhancing knowledge bases: experiences from Latin American countries - Dr Michiko Iizuka, Fernando Vargas and Jakob Baumann (UNU-MERIT)
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Session 5: Mining and economic growth

Dispersing the middle? Middle class formation in South Africa's manufacturing sector - Dr Jason Musyoka (University of Pretoria
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Mining sector and economic growth in Southern Africa economies: A panel data analysis - Dr Olwaumi D Awolusi (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
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The export led growth hypothesis in Lesotho: A case of the mining industry - Senei Molapo and Moeti Damane (Central Bank of Lesotho)
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Session 6: Industrial development 

Mining and industrialisation in African economies: Implications of public policy and entrepreneurship - Akinseye Olowu (Joseph Ayo Babalola University), Edwin Ijeoma and Rachel Masu
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Africa's industrial transformation: Harnessing the potential of low-value minerals as a catalyst for industrialisation - Paul Msoma (UNECA)
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Session 7: Mining communities and migrancy

Workplace and labour issues in the gold mining sector - Chere Monaisa (Independent researcher)
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Between "locals" and "foreigners": Mining and rural politics of belonging on the platinum belt, South Africa - Sonwabile Mnwane (SWOP)
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The mining sector local profiles and impact - Dr Tacy Ledger (TIPS)
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Defining a reliable planning, monitoring and evaluation framework for the implementation of a mining company's social licence to operate: A honest approach to community development in South African mining - Mpho Ndaba (DPME)
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Session 8: Minerals beneficiation

The scope for beneficiation of mineral resources in Zimbabwe: The case of chrome and platinum - Cornelius Dube (ZEPARU)
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Session 9: Energy utilisation

Mining, energy and low-carbon economy in South Africa: A platinum case study - Gaylor Montmsson-Clair (TIPS)
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The impact of stranding power sector assets in South Africa: Using a linked model to understand economy-wide implications - Jesse Burton, Tara Caetano, Alison Hughes, Bruno Merven, Fadiel Ahjum and Bryce McCall (Energy Research Centre)
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