Baroka could bid R1.8bn for Bokoni mine stake

2015-05-12 11:57

South Africa’s Baroka Platinum will offer up to R1.8bn for Atlatsa Resources' stake in the joint venture Bokoni mine, says a source.

Ramatlhodi to lift lid on mining compliance

2015-03-30 13:45

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi will present the government's assessment of mining industry compliance, including black ownership targets.

Woman raped in Amplats mine changing room

2015-03-10 16:26

A woman has been raped at an Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, North West, the National Union of Mineworkers has reported.

Temporary labour reprieve for SA miners in Zim

2015-02-25 08:40

A wage hike settlement agreed by Zimbabwean mineworkers and their employers has provided the miners with a temporary labour dispute respite.

Amplats to roll-out new mines

2015-02-10 17:53

Amplats' mechanisation drive has been in full swing and ready to be tried in Twickenham, a project it is developing as it prepares to shed labour-intensive assets.

Zim tax will cost Amplats $10m a year - CEO

2015-02-09 17:08

Zimbabwe's new 15% export tax on raw platinum, which was introduced earlier than expected in January, will cost Anglo American Platinum about $10m a year.

Amplats Q4 production dips 17% on strike

2015-01-28 11:59

Anglo American Platinum's production has fallen by 17% in the fourth-quarter compared with a year ago due to a strike at its South African operation.

Amplats sues debt collectors for overcharging workers

2015-01-09 14:18

Amplats has sued debt collectors over allegations they deducted fees from the salaries of employees that were more than three times higher than the legal maximum.

Sibanye, Northam vying for Anglo's Union mine

2014-12-04 14:18

Precious metals mining firms Sibanye Gold and Northam Platinum are among a group of suitors interested in Anglo American Platinum's Union mine.

New body to boost platinum investment demand

2014-11-11 16:35

An industry body to promote investment demand for platinum should be set for launch early 2015 as producers try to boost sales in the face of falling prices.


Amplats calls for fuel cell platinum in electric cars

2015-04-17 11:31

Automakers must expand their offerings of fuel-cell vehicles or risk being pushed out of the burgeoning electric-car market, according to Anglo American Platinum.

Amplats reviews security after mineworker raped

2015-03-10 17:29

Anglo American Platinum says that it would review security measures after two female mineworkers were attacked at one of the company’s premises in Rustenburg.

Implats says no job cuts in Rustenburg revamp

2015-02-26 16:26

Impala Platinum will revamp its Rustenburg mines to boost productivity, but staffing levels will stay the same at the centre of often violent labour unrest, its chief executive says.

Mine expansion plans in Zim under threat

2015-02-18 18:35

Mine expansion plans for companies in Zimbabwe and the growth of the crucial industry is now under threat because of continued depressed metal prices.

Amplats, Harmony say power cuts threaten output

2015-02-09 20:00

Anglo American Platinum and Harmony Gold say they will see production losses should Eskom persist with power cuts.

Amplats profit plunges 46%

2015-02-09 13:15

Anglo American Platinum expects output to return to pre-strike levels this year as it reported a 46% plunge in annual profit.

Strike to cause steep earnings drop - Amplats

2015-01-23 12:06

Anglo American Platinum expects full-year headline earnings to fall between 40% and 55% because of the platinum strike that ended last year.

Amplats gets R4.5bn offer for Bokoni stake

2014-12-17 15:41

Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum miner, has received a R4.5bn offer for its 49% stake in the Bokoni mine, says the source.

Mineworkers want R8 500p/m minimum

2014-11-26 17:03

The minimum wage for mineworkers must be R8 500 a month, the National Assembly's labour committee has heard.

Lonmin results dominated by strike impact

2014-11-10 13:36

The five-month strike in the platinum sector has caused a loss of 391 000 saleable ounces over the last financial year, mining company Lonmin reports.

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