Weak rand good for gold sector but ...

2015-08-30 15:00

The continued weakening of the rand has added some lustre to the value of gold sales for South African miners. But it has done little to lift the long-term gloom shrouding the sector.

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.

Harmony finds copper-gold deposits in PNG project

2015-03-12 13:41

Harmony Gold says it has discovered gold and copper deposits at its Kili Teke exploration site in Papua New Guinea, which could be similar to its other resources in the Pacific Island nation.

Kusasalethu gold mine closed after fire

2015-02-23 11:11

Work at the Kusasalethu gold mine has been suspended after an underground fire, says Harmony Gold Mining Company.

All free after underground fire traps 486 miners

2015-02-22 21:40

Harmony Gold has praised its rescue team after it brought to the surface 486 mineworkers trapped 2.3km underground at Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville.

Load shedding forces SA to cut reliance on Eskom

2015-02-11 09:49

With power outages now a daily reality and expected to last for the next three years, business and individuals are taking matters into their own hands.

Fatal accident at Harmony Gold mine

2015-01-19 12:19

Harmony Gold says an employee was fatally injured in a rail-bound equipment related accident at the Masimong mine near Welkom.


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.

My ears still hurt - Welkom resident describes blast

2015-03-23 08:24

Welkom residents have described how a methane explosion from a disused mine shaft sounded like a bomb attack, and damaged about 200 homes and several other buildings.

Heroic rescue team were brave lions - minister

2015-02-23 18:58

The mines minister says he will hang up a photo of the rescue team after visiting Harmony Gold's mine where a fire trapped nearly 500 miners 2.3km underground.

Miners 'not too scared' during dramatic rescue

2015-02-23 08:20

One of the 486 miners who was trapped after a fire broke out 2.3km below the surface at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine says they knew they would be rescued.

Almost 500 miners trapped underground at Carletonville mine by a fire

2015-02-22 17:30

Harmony Gold says rescue teams have been deployed to rescue some 486 workers after an underground fire started at its Kusasalethu mine.

Harmony focuses on long term value

2015-02-09 09:59

Harmony Gold's production has dropped in its second quarter due to maintenance and repairs breaks at two operations.

Fatality at Harmony mine

2015-01-14 17:46

A Harmony Gold employee has died in an accident at its Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville.

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