Mining Activity in South Africa

Mining Activity in South Africa

South Africa is a top global producer of a diverse range of minerals, including gold, coal, platinum, palladium, manganese, titanium and uranium. Mining in South Africa had an overall industry value of R 452.67 billion (USD 33.17 billion) in 2017, and accounted for roughly 60% of the country’s exports by value for the year.

As the gateway to Africa’s mining industry, South Africa also plays host to the world’s leading mining companies! Find out more about mining companies in South Africa and how a subscription to Africa Mining IQ gets you the mining intelligence you need when targeting these companies.

Mining in South Africa contributes about 8% to the country’s GDP. At AMIQ, we have information about mining companies in South Africa, and a list of mines in South Africa

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Keep up-to-date on South Africa’s mining activities with AMIQ!

Africa Mining IQ is Africa’s largest online portal for mining intelligence, granting you exclusive access to the biggest mining companies and mining projects in Africa, with:

  • Over 2,000 projects and mines listed
  • 806 mine owners listed (with guaranteed contact info per project!)

The portal not only contains detailed information on over 2 000 African mining projects but also provides researched and verified monthly reports on mineral, regional and project phase growth that spans the entire continent.

Our researchers are on-top on South Africa’s mining activities and developments, and package all project updates, project contact details, mining trends, mining tenders, and project values in one easy-to-use portal!

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Stay up to date with South Africa’s mining landscape with a subscription to Africa Mining IQ! Find out how to unlock the AMIQ potential!


Tracking and reporting on African mines and African mining projects is part of the mining intelligence service available.

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

Project Contact Information

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


Africa Mining IQ Reporting

In depth analysis reports delve into African mining project statistics such as number of projects per region per phase, and have been created for you to download and use for tendering and project tracking purposes.

2023's most minerals mined South Africa:

South Africa’s mining landscape in 2023 saw the country’s primary minerals dominate the number of mining projects. Out of a total of 319 mining projects, the country’s gold, PGM and coal mining continue to grow the mining economy and are an essential growth point for those looking to create business opportunities in the South African mining sector.

Turnkey mining projects

Other mining projects include 2 copper mining projects, 1 zinc mining project, 2 tin mining projects, 5 rare earth mineral mining projects, 2 ilmenite mining projects, 11 chrome mining projects, 6 vanadium mining projects, 18 manganese mining projects, 1 ilmenite mining project, 7 chrome mining projects, 4 vanadium mining projects, 12 manganese mining projects, 1 uranium mining project, 2 phosphate mining projects, 2 fluorspar mining projects, 1 lead mining project, 1 zircon mining project, 1 magnesium mining project.

Target South Africa’s mining hotspots with AMIQ!

There are currently 547 total mining projects in South Africa listed on Africa Mining IQ.

SA mining hotspots

Looking for more mining reports like this? AMIQ provides monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on Africa’s mining industry. We use Africa’s largest mining project portal of over 2 000 mining projects to give you the mining intelligence you need to grow your business in the region! Find out more about the advantages of a subscription to Africa Mining IQ!

Stay up to date with South Africa’s mining landscape with a subscription to Africa Mining IQ! Find out how to unlock the AMIQ potential!

How AMIQ allows you to target South African mining

How AMIQ allows you to target South African mining:

We help companies grow their business by giving them the intelligence they need to accurately target business opportunities in South Africa. This intelligence includes:

  • Up-to-date project information: real-time reporting, monitoring, charting and statistical analysis on over 2 000 African mining projects
  • Essential contact details: the Africa Mining IQ portal has the key contact details (telephone and email) of mining companies, mine owners, project suppliers and project management personnel
  • Project by location or mineral targeting: with an intuitive search facility Africa Mining IQ allows you to target business according to minerals mined or location of African mining projects
  • Read more about the Africa Mining IQ advantage!

AMIQ grants you key contact info needed for targeting mining in South Africa:

As part of our offering to clients, Africa Mining IQ maintains an updated, in-depth detailed report with key contacts on both Mine Owner and Project Engineers for all listed mining projects in South Africa!

We’ve got the phone numbers and email addresses of owners, project engineers and project suppliers for over 2 000 African mining projects, enabling strong mining business opportunities in South Africa and in Africa.

Click here to view an example of an AMIQ detailed report!

Our portal also contains key contact information and project update and analysis for leading mining companies in Gauteng, including: Anglo American & AngloGold Ashanti, African Rainbow Minerals, BHP Billiton Limited, Gold Fields, Harmony Gold, Impala Platinum, Rio Tinto and Xstrata PLC.

AMIQ grants you key contact info needed for targeting mining in South Africa

Serious about growing your business within the mining sector in South Africa? Get all the intelligence you need for mining in South Africa with a tailored solution to Africa Mining IQ!

Contact us by completing our contact form or give us a call us on +27 11 830 2132 to discuss your specific requirements.

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