China coal giant awaits Rio response to Glencore's rival offer

2017-06-12 08:02

China’s Yanzhou Coal Mining is holding fire on a counter offer for Rio Tinto Group’s Australian coal assets as it waits to hear whether Glencore has succeeded in trumping the deal it struck six months ago.

Glencore-Bunge deal would add G to ABCD dominating grain

2017-05-24 07:23

Glencore’s takeover approach for US grain trader Bunge highlights how much the Swiss commodity giant is longing to increase its dominance in the Americas.

Zwane on Ramatlhodi's Gupta claims: Revolutionaries can't be 'pressured'

2017-05-16 17:42

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says revolutionaries such as himself and his predecessor Ngoako Ramatlhodi cannot be “pressured” into doing something against their will.

Houston to take over Glencore's SA coal operations - source

2017-05-05 18:40

Murray Houston is taking over as head of Glencore’s South African coal operations, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Concern about lack of disclosure of Eskom, Tegeta arbitration details

2017-04-16 17:28

Eskom is seeking permission from Tegeta Resources, owner of the Optimum coal mine, to make details of its recent independent arbitration settlement public.

Glencore buys out billionaire with $1bn deal

2017-02-13 19:13

Glencore has agreed to a $960m deal with Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler to buy out his holdings in two Congolese copper and cobalt mines.

Glencore dips into oil, from crude to extra virgin

2016-12-23 08:15

Glencore’s got oil trading covered these days, from the crude that drives the global economy to the dressing for your side salad.

Glencore deal making king Glasenberg is back with wager on Russian oil

2016-12-08 10:39

A year ago Ivan Glasenberg was fighting to save his company from short sellers. Today, he is back to cutting deals that shake up global commodity markets.

Glencore’s stunning comeback

2016-12-07 09:48

The Swiss miner is first of the Big 4 mining conglomerates to set the stage for 2017 with a dividend announcement.

Glencore pivots from disposal to dividends

2016-11-29 19:15

There’s talk that Glecore’s turnaround plan has gone so well that it could be months away from paying dividends again.


Glencore to rival China player in coal bid

2017-06-11 13:05

Glencore is looking to trump China’s Yanzhou Coal Mining Company with a rival bid over R45bn for Rio Tinto Group coal assets in Australia.

Glencore boss cheers imminent electric car boom

2017-05-16 17:55

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg says the rise of electric cars will significantly boost demand for minerals including copper and lithium in the coming decades.

Ramatlhodi spills beans on how Molefe 'helped' Guptas

2017-05-16 08:06

Ngoako Ramatlhodi has dropped a bombshell, alleging that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and chairperson Ben Ngubane pressurised him to help the Guptas takeover Optimum.

Glencore cobalt supplies in Congo face hold up over mine row

2017-04-19 09:48

A dispute between state-owned Gecamines and its joint-venture partner at a Congolese cobalt mine that supplies Glencore threatens to halt the supply of the metal.

Glencore eyes US grain traders for next big takeover

2017-02-24 09:19

After striking deals in Russian oil and Congolese copper mining, Glencore set its sights on the US grain-trading industry.

Glencore mulls bid for Impala’s chrome waste operations

2017-01-31 18:58

Glencore, the mining and trading firm run by billionaire Ivan Glasenberg, is considering bidding for Impala Platinum’s 65% stake in a chrome waste-retreatment operation, sources say.

JP Morgan-led fund rewarded as Glencore survives 'darkest days'

2016-12-20 16:21

When shares of mining firms including Freeport-McMoRan to Glencore were collapsing last year, a small fund run by JPMorgan Asset Management chose to hold on, now it's reaping the rewards.

Glencore scores as Putin sells R150bn stake in Russian oil firm

2016-12-08 10:13

Russia has sold a R149bn stake in its largest oil producer to commodity trader Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund in a triumph for President Vladimir Putin.

Glencore to pay $1bn dividend after rally

2016-12-01 16:08

Glencore will reinstate its dividend next year and plans to pay out a minimum of $1bn annually following a rebound in commodity prices and a reduction in its debt.

Chamber of Mines takes aim at government over Mining Charter

2016-11-24 07:30

The Chamber of Mines will explore all options to oppose the Mining Charter if the government implements new levies and black-ownership targets as proposed.

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