Harmony warns of lower gold output

2014-03-26 14:20

Harmony Gold Mining says it expects a drop of up to 25% in gold production for the quarter ended March 2014, sending its share price lower.

Mboweni leaves AngloGold Ashanti

2014-02-17 14:30

Former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has stepped down as chairperson of AngloGold Ashanti, the company says.

AngloGold swings back into profit

2013-11-06 09:14

Africa's top bullion produce AngloGold Ashanti is back in the black in its third quarter due to lower costs and a 12% boost in output, the company says.

Harmony warns about jobs as strike ends

2013-09-08 17:04

A gold miners' strike has ended after workers accepted the final pay offer from Harmony Gold, but CEO Graham Briggs says more labour strife will impact on jobs.

NUM set for gold sector strike

2013-09-02 16:45

The National Union of Mineworkers says its members will strike until gold mine employers revise their pay offer.

NUM mulls strike in gold sector

2013-08-29 18:29

The National Union of Mineworkers is in talks with its members about the possibility of embarking on a strike in the gold sector.

JSE surges to record close

2013-08-26 19:10

Gold and platinum indices have rallied to push the JSE to a record high.

Mali cuts gold output forecast

2013-08-14 13:46

Mali has cut its gold output forecast this year to 49 tonnes from 57 tonnes due partly to delays at Anglogold Ashanti's Sadiola joint venture, officials say.

How much is a living wage for miners?

2013-07-11 10:38

As mining sector wage talks get under way and demands for a living wage have become a battle cry, the vexing question is what figure this should be set at.

Mining deal on the cards for SA

2013-07-02 16:25

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has reconvened a meeting of major players in the mining sector, where an agreement is expected to be signed, his office says.

Mining sector rescue talks commence

2013-06-14 11:15

Mining houses and trade union top officials have arrived for a meeting with Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in a bid to resolve problems facing the sector.

Worker dies at AngloGold mine

2013-05-27 19:17

A miner died at AngloGold Ashanti's TauTona mine, near Carletonville, on Monday, the company said.

Mining stocks shine after sell-off

2013-04-19 12:07

The JSE mining index gained more than 2% as mining companies rebounded after a week-long sell off.

Power outage costs miners R481m

2013-03-19 10:21

A lightning strike at an Eskom substation forced AngloGold Ashanti and Sibanye Gold to close large operations, causing a R481m loss.

Silicosis suit could crush gold mines

2013-01-27 11:47

The class action suit by former gold miners suffering from a lung disease could be the final nail in the coffin of the battered mining sector, experts warn.

AngloGold embarks on CEO search

2013-01-08 10:33

AngloGold Ashanti has initiated a search for a new chief executive officer of the company following the resignation of Mark Cutifani will be heading Anglo American.

Anglo's Cutifani to head Anglo American

2013-01-08 08:31

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Mark Cutifani is stepping down to take over as the head of global mining firm Anglo American, the gold producer says.

AngloGold back at full steam

2012-11-14 20:14

Workers at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine have ended their illegal strike, bringing all the firm's six operations into full production after weeks of stoppages, the company says.

AngloGold reviews mines as strikes bite

2012-11-08 14:15

Anglo Gold Ashanti cut its dividend and warned of restructuring at its SA operations after weeks of wildcat strikes wiped out $400m in output.

AngloGold miners return to work

2012-11-05 10:55

Striking miners at two AngloGold Ashanti mines have returned to work after operations were suspended last week after a pay dispute.

AngloGold suspends ops due to sit-in

2012-11-02 08:59

AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-largest gold producer, has suspended operations at its TauTona mine due to a worker sit-in protest over a bonus payment.

AngloGold resumes ops as workers return

2012-10-26 09:52

AngloGold Ashanti says workers at its West Wits operations have returned to work, bringing the curtain down on SA's worst industrial unrest since apartheid.

AngloGold dismissal procedure begins

2012-10-25 07:51

AngloGold Ashanti says it will start dismissal procedures against 12 000 workers who failed to report for duty by its deadline.

Chamber set for gold sector talks

2012-10-24 17:00

Gold mining companies and trade unions will meet at the Chamber of Mines about labour turbulence in the mining sector.


AngloGold's big decline in earnings

2014-02-19 10:34

Despite an increase in production AngloGold Ashanti reports a big decline in full year earnings.

AngloGold Ashanti sells mine

2014-02-10 16:55

AngloGold Ashanti will sell its entire interest in AngloGold Ashanti Namibia in a deal for an upfront consideration based on an enterprise value of about R1.2bn.

AngloGold’s Tropicana produces first gold

2013-09-26 13:36

AngloGold Ashanti's Tropicana Gold Mine in Western Australia has begun production ahead of schedule and within budget.

Gold producers want strike action to end

2013-09-06 20:02

The Chamber of Mines SA says it is hoping that its new pay offer and the terms and conditions to mine workers will bring an end to the gold mine strike.

Gold strike can be averted - chamber

2013-08-29 23:12

The Chamber of Mines says no official notice of planned strike action in the gold mining sector has been received, adding that it wants to avoid industrial action.

Gold employers make final pay offer

2013-08-27 19:55

Gold mining companies are offering a basic wage increase from 6% to 6.5% to all labour unions within the sector, the Chamber of Mines says.

Silicosis lawsuit consolidation sought

2013-08-23 17:09

Lawyers for three separate class actions against gold mining companies have applied to the South Gauteng High Court to have the cases consolidated.

Anglo's Tropicana set for production

2013-08-01 16:03

AngloGold Ashanti says its Tropicana project in Australia has been commissioned ahead of schedule and will begin producing gold in the third quarter.

Price pinch hits SA's fading gold sector

2013-07-08 08:45

The sun is setting on an industry that has produced a third of the world's bullion but today is crushed between a toppling price and climbing costs.

Motlanthe upbeat on mine rescue talks

2013-06-14 13:20

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says the government, mining houses and trade unions will leave no stone unturned in their bid to resolve problem issues.

AngloGold earnings up, output recovers

2013-05-13 09:07

AngloGold Ashanti reported a near sixfold rise in first-quarter earnings as operations recovered from a wave of illegal strikes late last year.

Mining CEOs must take a pay cut - NUM

2013-04-28 19:10

The pay packages of mining chief executives can outstrip the wages of the lowest-paid miners by 155 times and is a hot issue in labour negotiations, unions say.

Tough times ahead for mine talks

2013-04-15 20:40

Wage talks across South Africa's mining sector are expected to be among the toughest ever amid skyrocketing price hikes, worker militancy and shrinking profits.

AngloGold fourth-quarter earnings dive

2013-02-20 08:49

AngloGold Ashanti's shares fell 2.4% after a plunge in fourth quarter earnings as strikes and poor performance at one of its largest operations cut into profits.

AngloGold faces water spillage charge

2013-01-09 11:37

An environmental body alleges radioactive contamination by AngloGold Ashanti has led to cattle deaths and poses a severe health risk.

Analysts welcome Cutifani appointment

2013-01-08 10:23

Mining executive Mark Cutifani has been appointed CEO of Anglo American, taking on what analysts and investors say is one of the toughest jobs in the business.

Capitec Bank is Top Company of the Year

2012-11-16 14:47

Capitec Bank has scooped the coveted title as South Africa’s top company at the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards.

CEO: Anglo operations will pick up

2012-11-08 22:00

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Mark Cutifani promised the company would turn the corner after strikes in the mining sector left it with huge losses.

AngloGold profits slump 49% on strikes

2012-11-08 09:03

Mining titan AngloGold Ashanti has seen its profits fall to $235m, amid strikes that froze production at the company's six South African mines.

Sit-in at AngloGold mines resolved

2012-11-02 13:15

AngloGold Ashanti says work at both its Mponeng and TauTona mines should resume on Sunday following the resolution of sit-ins protests over bonus payments.

Sit-in resolved at AngloGold Ashanti

2012-11-01 17:30

A sit-in at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng shaft in Carletonville was resolved by early afternoon, says the company.

NUM makes pay deal breakthrough

2012-10-25 11:03

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has reached a wage deal with the Chamber of Mines that raises gold miners' pay by a cumulative 11% - 20.8%.

AngloGold sacks 12 000 defiant miners

2012-10-24 18:06

AngloGold Ashanti sacked 12 000 wildcat strikers who defied a deadline to return to work, the latest company to resort to mass firings.

AngloGold miners trickle back to work

2012-10-23 13:29

Striking employees have returned to work at two AngloGold Ashanti mines and a shift has started at another where a final ultimatum had been issued.

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