Rain Makers & Pot Stirrers
COBUS Loots brooks no criticism of his plan to return to underground mining at Mpumalanga’s Evander Gold Mines. A previous foray at the mine ended in tears when a weakening gold price and complex mine logistics forced Pan African to stop full scale mining. But now it has a far simpler
What Are Gold Karats?
Gold karats describe the gold purity, or fineness, of any given item of gold, usually in reference to jewellery.
Because pure gold is inherently soft and highly malleable (an ounce of gold can be pulled into a wire 80km long!), it is usually alloyed with other metals such as copper, zinc, silver, nickel