184 of almost 500 trapped mineworkers rescued

2015-02-22 18:28

Rescue workers have managed to bring to the surface 184 of the about 500 miners trapped by a fire at Kusasalethu Gold mine, near Carletonville, Harmony Gold says.

Harmony to cut jobs

2014-12-02 14:05

Harmony Gold says it has started a process to cut jobs at its Kusasalethu mine to reduce costs and return the operation to productivity.

Slog back bodes ill for platinum trio

2014-08-15 06:00

The experience of Harmony Gold provides a warning for investors and traders banking on the platinum sector making a swift recovery from the crippling five-month strike.

Doornkop back up amid ongoing fire probe

2014-03-04 09:54

Bullion producer Harmony Gold says its probe into a fire at its Doornkop mine that killed nine miners will take at least another four weeks, but operations have resumed.

Gold mines move to halt Amcu strike

2014-01-21 17:58

The Chamber of Mines has filed papers in the Johannesburg Labour Court against Amcu over its intention to strike in the gold sector.

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.

JSE surges to record close

2013-08-26 19:10

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

Miner killed in Harmony mine accident

2013-08-07 14:02

A miner has died and another is injured following an accident at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville, the mine says.

SA gold firms bleeding cash

2013-04-21 17:20

If you owned all three of South Africa’s major gold mining companies in June last year, you would have lost about R100bn by now.

Underground protest ends at Harmony

2012-12-21 22:24

The protest at one of Harmony has ended with the return to the surface of 1 700 workers who had stayed underground to complain about the suspension of colleagues.


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.

Big five gold mines to tackle lung disease

2014-11-18 19:01

Five of the country's largest gold mining companies have formed an industry working group to address occupational lung disease.

Amcu must abide by rules - Solidarity

2014-06-23 14:56

Amcu must follow the rules, after the Labour Court made permanent an interim order preventing the union from striking in the gold mining sector, says Solidarity.

Body of ninth Harmony miner found

2014-02-07 20:08

The mineral resources department says the body of the last miner missing following a fire in Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine has been found.

Relief as gold mining operations resume

2013-09-09 16:59

Gold producers say they are pleased that striking miners are back at work, adding that a two-year salary agreement will be signed shortly.

Gear up for strike lockdown

2013-09-01 17:03

A strike in the gold mining sector is all but certain, after the National Union of Mineworkers, issued a strike notice to employers.

Worker killed at Harmony mine

2013-08-19 17:53

A miner has died of severe injuries after an accident at Harmony's Doornkop mine near Krugersdorp, the mine says.

Strike fears as NUM seeks 60% pay hikes

2013-05-19 21:02

The intention of the National Union of Mineworkers to seek pay hikes of between 15% and 60%, has reignited fears of last year's deadly mine strikes.

Gold stocks stage technical rally

2013-03-07 09:52

Shares in gold producers have rallied on what appears to be technical factors after charts showed they were oversold, analysts say.

Harmony mine output disrupted

2012-12-16 16:57

Harmony Gold says there has been some interruption to production at its Kusasalethu mine after workers occupied a shaft underground in protest over dismissals.

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