What is the outlook for commodities?

2015-12-30 07:30

The fall in commodity prices came as a surprise. Should we expect metals to recover in 2016? David McKay examines the sector.

NUM members down tools at Anglo coal mine

2015-04-08 16:56

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have stopped working at an Anglo American coal mine in Mpumalanga, demanding the removal of the general manager.

Anglo hits production targets, flags writedowns

2015-01-28 14:44

Anglo American says a sharp drop in commodity prices will likely result in impairment charges for its 2014 financial year.

BHP Billiton pushes JSE resources up

2014-08-15 14:25

BHP Billiton’s intention to list some of its entities in a separate company and wave SA good bye, pushed the JSE’s resources sector higher.

Anglo 'can't do the work of govt'

2014-05-23 12:07

Anglo American cannot attempt to do the work of government, says Vincent Maphai of the government's National Planning Commission.

Amcu march under way

2014-03-06 12:51

Amcu members are marching to the Union Buildings to hand over a petition raising their unhappiness about how government departments and mining companies have handled their strike.

Anglo's plan boosts underlying earnings

2014-02-14 13:35

Anglo American says its large Minas Rio project is on track to deliver iron ore by the end of the year.

Stop financing 'dirty energy' - Earthlife

2013-10-11 20:00

The government and businesses should move away from dirty energy production because of the threat posed by climate change, warns Earthlife Africa.

Activists protest Anglo's 'dirty energy'

2013-08-06 14:16

Anglo American should abandon its plan to mine coal for power generation in Limpopo and instead help source renewable energy, Earthlife Africa says.

Court rules in favour of Sishen

2013-03-28 16:00

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that Sishen Iron Ore Company has the exclusive right to mine iron ore at the Sishen Mine


Anglo sees impairments of up to $4bn on iron ore, coal

2015-07-16 09:16

Anglo American expects to record non-cash impairments of $3bn to $4bn relating to its iron-ore operations in Brazil and some Australian coal assets as prices declined.

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.

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.

Anglo's CSI had 'little impact'

2014-05-23 18:33

The R100m Anglo American has invested in education between 2010 and 2014 had hardly any impact, says an independent researcher.

Ups and downs in Anglo output

2014-04-24 10:43

Anglo American has posted an increase in its copper and iron ore production in the first quarter of 2014, but its platinum output slumped.

Anglo American revamp to gather pace

2014-02-14 19:34

Anglo American boss Mark Cutifani says an overhaul of its business should gather pace, but warned of strikes and a rising supply of metals weighing on prices.

Mandela: Backbone of business

2013-12-08 16:02

Nelson Mandela turned South Africa from a pariah state to the world’s darling, and in doing so, he brought the country into the global economy, according to a report.

Anglo pulls out of Alaskan copper project

2013-09-16 12:16

Mining group Anglo American has withdrawn from the Pebble copper project in Alaska, one of the largest undeveloped copper deposits in the world.

Telecoms deal boosts European stocks

2013-07-23 11:16

European shares have climbed, hitting seven-week highs with a flurry of deal activity sparking a sharp rally in the telecoms sector.

Rand languishing at four-year lows

2013-03-13 15:25

The rand has fallen to a new low against the dollar as fears over the current account deficit and ongoing labour unrest spook investors.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.