‘Cancer’ is eating mining from the top down

Mining analyst Peter Major compares Gwede Mantashe with a virulent, incurable disease

07 July 2024 - 00:00 By CHRIS BARRON

Asking if the mining sector can survive another five years of Gwede Mantashe is like asking if someone can live five more years with pancreatic cancer, says veteran mining analyst and director of mining at Modern Corporate Solutions, Peter Major...

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