ARTICLES RELATING TO GLENCORE

Jobs ‘bloodbath’ hits SA, mining companies cut costs

2015-07-28 17:30

In the past two months, at least seven listed mining companies announced plans to cut as many as 10 000 jobs in Africa’s most-industrialised economy.

NUM may take legal action over Glencore layoffs

2015-07-06 19:51

The National Union of Mineworkers is considering taking legal action against the government if Glencore cuts over 600 jobs at its Optimum Coal unit, it says.

Glencore exit shines light on platinum bargain Lonmin

2015-06-03 09:25

Glencore's distribution of Lonmin shares may create a buying opportunity - and for those willing to make an early bet on the rebound, Lonmin represents a bargain.

Glencore mulls closing some SA operations

2015-05-05 09:53

Mining and commodities company Glencore has reported a decline in copper production after ore grades have fallen and a Chilean mine has shut for maintenance.

Glencore commodity price spike could jump deal machine

2015-03-25 14:38

Just two weeks before Glencore can make a new approach for Rio Tinto, the rival that rejected it last summer, it seems unlikely to strike again or charm investors with any other major move soon.

Zim's Hwange, Glencore sign 6-month deal

2015-03-18 19:23

Zimbabwe coal producer Hwange Colliery says the firm has signed an agreement to sell coke and coke products to global miner Glencore on a six-month trial period.

Lonmin comments on Glencore proposal

2015-02-11 12:54

Lonmin says it views Glencore's intention of seeking shareholder approval for the divestment of its stake in Lonmin as a constructive way forward.

Many could lose jobs at Glencore mine

2015-01-29 17:49

More than 1 000 people will be without work if some operations at Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga close due to financial hardship, says Glencore.

Glencore exec pays $70m for London pad

2015-01-08 14:15

The head of copper mining and trading at Glencore has paid millions for an apartment in London’s upscale Belgravia district.

Miners end strike at Glencore chrome venture

2014-12-01 19:43

Miners at a ferrochrome venture between Glencore and Merafe Resources has reached an agreement to end a strike.

 

Glencore to cut 380 jobs at SA coal mine

2015-07-22 15:05

Glencore says it will cut about 380 jobs at its Optimum Coal subsidiary after the closure of some operations at the mine.

Zim company to sell 50 000 tons of coal to SA

2015-06-20 21:15

Hwange Colliery of Zimbabwe plans to export 50 000 metric tons of coal to SA this year and it’s gauging interest from buyers in Europe and Asia, the head of the company says.

Glencore Zambia unit completes refinery upgrade

2015-05-21 15:30

Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines owned by Glencore has completed upgrading a copper refinery at a cost of $74m, seven months ahead of schedule.

Presidency, Glencore slam Ramaphosa Eskom claims

2015-04-25 22:07

Mining company Glencore and the Presidency have slated claims that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa may have benefited from Eskom's coal buying deals.

SA’s richest, Ivan Glasenberg, eyes agriculture – but not in his homeland

2015-03-20 15:00

With $800m profit generated from its agriculture operations last year, Glencore is eyeing more opportunities in the sector, most likely in North America.

Glencore must prioritise workers - NUM

2015-03-14 18:00

The National Union of Mineworkers has urged mining company Glencore to prioritise the needs of its employees and reconsider closing its Optimum operations.

Glencore mine closure not good news - union

2015-01-30 11:32

Glencore's intention to retrench over 1 000 employees at its Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga is disappointing, according to union Uasa.

David Shapiro’s expert insights on SA, oil and the latest in today’s markets

2015-01-15 16:21

Alec Hogg, David Shapiro and Gugulethu Mfuphi unpack a wide range of hard-hitting topics on CNBC Africa’s Power Lunch.

NUM strikes over retrenchment package

2014-12-07 15:06

NUM members at Glencore Koornfontein mine in Mpumalanga are on strike over retrenchment packages, says the union.

Mining bosses top SA’s rich list

2014-11-30 10:10

A local rich list shows three mining bosses are among the country’s 10 wealthiest people – despite a slowing economy and continued mining strikes.

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