Lack of empowerment in mining industry - report

2015-05-14 18:19

Only 6.3% of South African mining rights holders comply with all the requirements of the controversial Mining Charter.

Hundreds of homes being built on Lonmin land

2015-05-12 10:00

The national department of human settlements is in the process of building hundreds of houses on land donated by Lonmin, says the Minister of Human Settlements.

Lonmin wields the axe as platinum price dips

2015-05-10 16:32

Platinum producer Lonmin wants 3 500 of its employees to accept voluntary severance packages to cut costs after the end of last year’s platinum strike coincided with a precipitous drop in platinum prices.

Lonmin aims to cut 3 500 SA jobs

2015-05-07 21:15

Lonmin says that it is in talks with unions and employees aiming to cut 3 500 jobs at its SA mines, in an attempt to withstand low platinum prices.

Implats says no job cuts in Rustenburg revamp

2015-02-26 16:26

Impala Platinum will revamp its Rustenburg mines to boost productivity, but staffing levels will stay the same at the centre of often violent labour unrest, its chief executive says.

Lonmin COO resigns, board member quits

2015-02-24 16:04

Lonmin chief operating officer Johan Viljoen has resigned, the company has reported in a statement.

Ben Magara: Investors need clarity about where we’re going as a country

2015-02-16 11:19

Alec Hogg has interviewed Lonmin CEO, Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba about investor confidence, the mood on the ground and what the mining industry needs in SA.

Lonmin maintains output target, cuts spending

2015-01-29 09:50

Lonmin says it would maintain its annual production target, but cut capital expenditure as it battles with low metal prices.

Mineworkers want R8 500p/m minimum

2014-11-26 17:03

The minimum wage for mineworkers must be R8 500 a month, the National Assembly's labour committee has heard.

Families take over from the Marikana dead

2014-11-23 14:06

Forty-one members of some of the miners killed during a wildcat strike at a Lonmin mine in August 2012, have now been employed by the company, a report says.


Mining minister concerned about job cuts

2015-05-12 14:04

Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi has expressed concerns at the rate of retrenchments in the mining industry.

Lonmin to stay on cost cutting path

2015-05-11 12:16

Lonmin says it will continue to use operational and capital expenditure means to reduce costs and preserve cash in a low platinum group metals price environment.

NUM will fight Lonmin's planned 3 500 job cuts

2015-05-08 13:17

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is extremely shocked to hear that Lonmin is considering the possibility of cutting thousands of jobs.

Lonmin restarts furnace after repairs

2015-03-11 08:29

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has completed repairs and restarted operations at one of its furnaces, and has ramped up output at its second furnace within schedule.

Implats aims for smaller Rustenburg operation

2015-02-26 10:26

Impala Platinum aims to modernise its Rustenburg mines, the centre of labour unrest in recent years, into "smaller, more concentrated mining" operations.

Peter Major: Sell Lonmin – and listen carefully to UK heavyweight’s warning on BEE

2015-02-17 11:18

SA mining sector analyst Peter Major argues there’s there’s downside in the Lonmin share price – and why Government should listen London’s message on BEE.

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.

Lonmin to plan for partial rebuild

2014-12-08 13:48

Lonmin says its plan to rebuild part of a furnace nine months earlier than scheduled will not impact overall sales or unit cost guidance for the new financial year.

Lonmin completes BEE credits

2014-11-26 15:46

Platinum producer Lonmin has completed three deals to make up its remaining 8% black economic empowerment credits, it says.

NUM: Mineworker not allowed back at work

2014-11-18 16:15

A Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

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