African Mining Indaba: decent and sustainable work must be the future of mining in 2050

Published: 11 Feb 2019

“What does the future of work entail when mining is done through automation, and how will workers and mine-affected communities’ benefit?”

These are some of the questions that framed debate at the African Mining Indaba and Alternative African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town 4-7 February.

The theme for the Mining Indaba, a forum bringing together thousands of representatives from governments, mining companies and investors, was “Championing Africa’s sustainable economic growth”.