South Africa Mining Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the mining.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, Industry Forecasts, BMI's Petrochemicals Risk Reward Index, Economic Forecasts, Company Profiles and Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews.

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South Africa Mining Report
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$1,345.00

The South Africa Mining Report has been researched at source and features BMI Research's mining and commodity forecasts for metals, minerals and gems, covering all major indicators including reserves, production, exports and values. The report also analyses trends and prospects, national and multinational companies and changes in the regulatory environment.

BMI's South Africa Mining Report provides industry strategists, service companies, company analysts and consultants, government departments, trade associations and regulatory bodies with BMI's independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the mining industry in South Africa.

Key Benefits

  • Use BMI's independent industry forecasts on South Africa to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and planning in this mining market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in South Africa's mining sector through our reviews of latest mining industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in South Africa.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. KPIs and latest activity), Key Projects Tables and Competitive Landscape Tables.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key forecasts and industry analysis, covering mining reserves, supply, demand and prices, plus analysis of landmark company developments and key changes in the regulatory environment.

Industry SWOT analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the mining sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series (2009-2013) and forecasts to end-2019 for key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:

  • Mining industry: Industry size (USDmn), real growth (%), % of GDP, employment (‘000), workforce as % of total workforce, average wage (USD).
  • Output: Production volumes (‘000 tonnes, carats etc.) for all major metals, minerals, ores and gems mined in each state, including bauxite, copper, gold, coal, lead, silver, tin, titanium, uranium, zinc etc.
  • Exports: Value of exports (USDmn) for all major metals, minerals, ores and gems mined in each state.
  • Commodity markets: Global demand, supply, stocks and benchmark prices (USD) for aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc, gold and steel.

BMI’s Mining Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (mining companies and support service providers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Competitive Landscape Tables & Analysis

Comparative company analyses and tables detailing USD sales, % share of total sales, number of employees, year established, market cap/NAV, ownership structure, production and % market share.

Key Projects

Details and analysis of all current and planned developments (new ventures, capacity expansion and other investments) across the sector broken down by metal/ore.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Mining reports are based on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations (UN, WB, IMF), national chambers of commerce and industry, national statistical offices, government ministries and central banks, and multinational companies.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

BMI Industry View
7
Table: South Africa Mining Industry Value Forecast
7
Latest Updates And Structural Trends
7
SWOT
8
Industry Forecast
10
Coal: Modest Recovery Post-2016
10
Latest Updates
10
Table: Coal Production Forecast (South Africa 2014-2020)
10
Table: South Africa - Major Coal Projects & Expansions
11
Structural Trends
11
Gold: Subdued Growth Due To Headwinds
17
Latest Updates
17
Table: Gold Production Forecast (South Africa 2014-2020)
17
Structural Trends
18
Iron Ore: Headwinds Remain
23
Latest Updates
24
Table: Iron Ore Production Forecast (South Africa 2014-2020)
24
Table: South Africa - Major New Iron Ore Projects & Expansions
25
Structural Trends
25
Platinum: Downturn In Coming Years
27
Latest Updates
27
Table: South Africa - Platinum Mine Production & Growth
27
Structural Trends
28
Palladium: Subdued Growth Due To Lower Prices
36
Latest Updates
36
Table: Palladium Production (South Africa 2014-2020)
36
Table: South Africa - Palladium Projects
36
Structural Trends
37
Industry Risk Reward Index
40
South Africa Risk/Reward Index
40
Rewards
40
Risks
40
Africa - Risk/Reward Index
41
Key Takeaways
41
Latest Revisions
42
Table: Africa - Mining Risk/Reward Indices
43
Regulatory Development
44
Trade & Investment Risk Analysis
44
Commodities Outlook
48
Commodities Forecasts
48
Table: Select Commodities - Performance & BMI Forecasts
48
Competitive Landscape
50
Table: South Africa - Largest Mining Companies' Financial Data
51
Company Profile
52
Anglo American
52
Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
53
Table: Anglo American - Key Projects
57
Table: Anglo American - Financial Data
59
Global Company Strategy - Impala Platinum - Q3 2016
60
Company Strategy
62
Table: Impala Platinum - Key Financial Data
64
Global Company Strategy - AngloGold Ashanti - Q4 2016
65
Table: Gold Price Forecast
67
Company Strategy
69
Table: AngloGold Ashanti - Key Financial Data
71
Regional Overview
72
Sub-Saharan Africa Overview
72
Table: SSA - Government Involvement In Mining Sector
78
Methodology
80
Industry Forecast Methodology
80
Sources
81
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
82
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
83