VIDEO: Into Africa – what to expect from 2014’s Mining Indaba

Steel First’s Raw Materials Editor, Michelle Madsen, will be attending the Mining Indaba in South Africa, but what are the key issues the industry will be discussing at the event?

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Low commodity prices, high capital costs and risk-averse investors made 2013 a tough year for miners operating in Africa.

With 8,000 delegates set to descend upon Cape Town for the Mining Indaba conference in the first week of February, the industry will be looking at which projects will succeed in 2014 and who will fund them.

Steel First’s Raw Materials Editor Michelle Madsen gives a run-down of some of the big issues expected to come out of the meeting.

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