'We are not toys, we deserve better' former miner says after Silicosis judgment

2016-05-14 16:38

Former mine workers suffering from Silicosis or TB believe the High Court ruling in their favour will teach mining companies to value the lives of their employees better.

Fatality at Harmony's Phakisa mine

2016-04-12 19:00

Harmony Gold mine has reported that a rock drill operator was fatally injured in a fall of ground accident at its Phakisa mine near Welkom.

Pan African leaves other gold miners in the dust

2016-03-04 06:30

CEO Cobus Loots took the helm of Pan Africa Resources last year. The miner’s balance sheet is looking good and the company is even looking to expand its operations to the rest of the continent.

Harmony seeks acquisitions, debt repayments as profits surge

2016-02-04 19:39

Harmony Gold Mining is seeking to make acquisitions and repay debt after a plunge in the South African rand caused its profit margins to increase in the second quarter.

Zwane: Govt doesn't shut mines willy-nilly

2015-10-20 18:23

The Mineral Resources Department gives due consideration before ordering mine closures for health and safety reasons, says the mineral resources minister.

Amcu votes to strike in gold sector

2015-10-11 18:30

Amcu mine workers have voted to down tools at the operations of AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold, says union leader leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Harmony Gold increases production and sales

2015-08-18 12:27

Harmony Gold's gold production and gold sold have increased quarter-on-quarter the company says at its latest results announcement.

Harmony Gold happy with Papua New Guinea progress

2015-07-30 12:12

Harmony Gold has announced that additional drilling results in Papua New Guinea continue to return highly significant copper gold intercepts.

Mining job-cut plans sidestepping rules: NUM

2015-06-04 19:36

Companies operating mines are sidestepping rules in plans for restructuring that may cut about 20 000 jobs, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

Harmony to slash more than 3 000 jobs - NUM

2015-05-29 20:00

Gold producer Harmony Gold is in talks with unions to cut more than 3 000 jobs at its Doornkop mine, says the National Union of Mineworkers.


Harmony CEO takes note of new draft mining charter

2016-04-15 20:00

The CEO of Harmony Gold Mining Company says the mine will hold talks with the government over the new draft mining charter.

Kusasalethu halts work after fatality

2016-04-11 14:30

Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine has stopped mining activities after an employee was fatally injured in a fall.

SHARE WATCH: Resources, healthcare firms in spotlight

2016-02-22 07:50

Overberg Asset Management's Kirk Swart looks at three resource companies, and two companies that are active in the medical field in this week's "five shares to watch".

'It's like coming home' for Harmony's new boss

2015-11-09 14:00

Harmony has hired its former chief operating officer Peter Steenkamp to replace CEO Graham Briggs as the miner battles to cut costs and debt.

Union plans to strike in gold sector

2015-10-12 06:48

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is ready to strike for higher wages in the gold sector, the group’s leader has said.

Harmony sees 10% rise in first-quarter gold output

2015-10-08 09:38

Harmony Gold says it expects quarter-on-quarter gold production to increase by between 8% and 10% in the first quarter.

Harmony Gold’s loss widens after R3.9bn mines write-down

2015-08-18 08:24

Harmony Gold’s net loss was R3.15bn in the three months ended June 30 after Harmony booked a R3.47bn impairment charge.

CEO of Harmony Gold to retire, shares tumble

2015-07-16 15:46

The news that Graham Briggs will retire as chief executive and board member of Harmony Gold after seven years at the helm, has sent its shares tumbling.

Harmony plans to soften job cut blow

2015-06-02 20:15

Harmony Gold aims to minimise redundancies at the loss-making Doornkop mine its is trying to revamp, after NUM said 3 000 jobs could be lost.

Harmony Gold employee killed while doing maintenance

2015-04-07 10:21

Production at Harmony Gold's Unisel mine near Welkom in the Free State has stopped after an employee was killed in an accident.

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