Africa Mining Vision initiative gaining traction one year on
The AMV Compact was launched at last year’s Mining Indaba, where it won early support from the Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA). The Compact is designed to close existing gaps between mining communities, the private sector and governments.70,000 mining jobs already lost in Southern Africa; more,,The Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA) said on Tuesday that 70,000 jobs have been lost in Southern Africa’s mining sector, and more may follow, owing to falling commodity prices. “MIASA notes with concern, the large scale retrenchments in the region as a consequence of depressed commodity prices on international markets.SADC LOSES 490,000 JOBS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY - Daily Nation,THE SADC region has lost approximately 490,000 jobs in the mining industry due to depressed commodity prices on international markets, says the Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA). MIASA is an association of Chambers of Mines in the SADC bloc, representing mines from Zambia, Botswana, the DRC, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.