We thought these guys [illegal miners] know the mine, and we need labour.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
I think there’s a big future is some small mines.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
Briggs joined junior miner Birrell Mining International after a decade-long stint as Chief Executive of Harmony Gold.
His career in gold mining spans 45 years.
Birrell Mining International is famed for using illegal miners (aka zama zamas) at its Klipwal mine.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
My first job ever was underground.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
Gold mining could still be important.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
The gold price is high these days.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
A coffee cup full of gold is probably worth around R1 million.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
We own 50% of a project in Swaziland that rehabilitates asbestos.— Graham Briggs, Birrell Mining International
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