Johannesburg-based mining technical consulting company SRK Consulting says despite the industry grappling with commodity price cycle shocks, new mines have been built in South Africa and the rest of the continent, signalling growth.

Andrew van Zyl, director and principal mining engineer at SRK Consulting, noted while the platinum sector is under strain, there are some positive signs as new operations have been developed in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Namibia and Zambia...

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