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Mining business opportunities in South Africa

As one of the most mineral rich countries in the world, there are many mining business opportunities to be found in South Africa. South Africa’s total mineral reserves are estimated to be worth $2.5 trillion (R20.3 trillion).

Africa Mining IQ has more than 460 South African mining projects listed on its
database, each with key contact details provided, ensuring you the inside lane to take advantage of these lucrative business opportunities.

Use Africa’s premium online mining database to gain valuable project intelligence

  • Exclusive, actionable information on engineering contracts
  • Real-time mining intelligence, monitoring and reporting
  • Exploration values and project lifecycle phase information

Over 170 companies use Africa Mining IQ to grow their business in the region!

Let’s take a closer look at South Africa’s mining business opportunities

South Africa is famous for its mineral reserves, with a wide spread of resources available.

  • South Africa is the world’s largest producer of platinum group metals.
    Africa Mining IQ has 83 PGM projects listed.
  • South Africa is a leading producer of gold. 62 gold projects are listed on Africa Mining IQ.
  • South Africa is in the top 10 coal producers in the world. Africa Mining IQ lists
    107 coal projects.
  • South Africa ranks seventh in iron ore mining. We have 24 projects on record.
  • Diamond mining is also lucrative. We have 38 diamond project listed.

Other important minerals in South Africa include manganese, chrome, nickel and copper.

Because of South Africa’s mineral wealth, many important mining companies have
operations here. Read more about mining companies in South Africa here.

What is the Africa Mining IQ advantage?

Africa Mining IQ is the largest online intelligence database for mines in Africa. We
monitor over 1 800 mining projects across the continent with accurate, reliable and
up-to-date information. Over 170 businesses rely on us for information on mining
business opportunities.

Project intelligence

Our dedicated researchers provide a wealth of statistical data on our project listings.
We populate our database with data like:

  • Project scope
  • Project location
  • Project value
  • Project type

Proven track record

We’ve supplied leading intelligence to key players in the mining industry for over 10 years.
In this time, we’ve developed a vast knowledge bank of essential African mining intelligence.

Project research

We have a full-time team of dedicated researchers that provide accurate, current
knowledge on over 1 800 projects.

Online collaboration

Timing is critical in securing mining business opportunities in South Africa. Africa Mining IQ allows you to collaborate with colleagues to ensure you land the tenders you desire.

Real-time charting

We ensure that all information is up-to-date, and offer real-time charting analysis reports that allow users to identify, track and monitor mining business opportunities.


Find out more about South Africa’s mining business opportunities

Over 170 companies rely on Africa Mining IQ to help them drive business within the mining industry.  

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Africa Mining IQ is the ONLY mining intelligence database that guarantees a key contact per mine owner / project engineer or project supplier. All projects pertaining to Glencore Xstrata mining are carefully researched and verified by a team of researchers.

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In-depth analysis reports provide comprehensive project statistics for mines in Africa and have been created for you to download and use for tendering and project tracking purposes.

Speak to our representatives today to find out how Africa Mining IQ can grow your business in South Africa!
Call us on +27 11 830 2132, or send us an enquiry here.

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