Gold extends gains on geopolitical tensions

2015-11-25 13:32

Gold has added to overnight gains on a softer dollar and heightened tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.

Gold at 5-yr low as Fed rate decision looms

2015-11-13 10:48

Gold has traded near a five-year low as investors sold bullion-backed funds on expectations the US will increase interest rates next month.

'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.

AngloGold posts loss on metal price slump

2015-11-09 08:41

AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-largest miner of the metal, has reported a quarterly loss after the metal’s price dropped and production declined.

Gold snaps decline as investors await US jobs data

2015-11-03 08:56

Gold has climbed from a four-week low as investors awaited a US labour report for clues to the strength of the world’s largest economy.

Gold holds decline as US rate bets weigh

2015-10-26 09:45

Gold has held declines after a three-day drop as investors weighed the prospect for higher US borrowing costs against a dimming global economic outlook.

Return to talks or face gold strike - Amcu

2015-10-14 14:36

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers has called on gold miners to return to the negotiation table if they want to avoid a strike in the sector.

Gold climbs to three-month high on China data

2015-10-14 09:45

Gold has advanced to the highest level since July on signs that China’s lingering deflation risks offer room for more easing.

Goldplat on the recovery trail

2015-10-08 14:26

Hard hit last year, precious metals processor Goldplat has managed to diversify its options primarily through a deal with a German refiner.

Sun sets on gold as AngloGold close to exiting Top 40

2015-10-06 10:15

The JSE is close to relegating AngloGold in its Top 40 index, the latest sign of the precious metal losing its place in an economy it once dominated.


Gold in the firing line

2015-11-23 17:48

Gold is at a critical point at the moment, with the direction in price being influenced by what the US Federal Reserve is going to do next month, says an expert.

Safety stoppages hamper AngloGold operations

2015-11-09 14:47

Regulatory safety stoppages have hampered production at some of AngloGold Ashanti's South African mines, overshadowing good performance at certain operations.

Gold holds near three-month low on US Jobs data

2015-11-09 10:24

Gold has held near a three-month low after a government report showed the pace of US jobs growth accelerated, backing the case for a US rate hike.

Investors cheer Harmony's first-quarter performance

2015-11-05 11:02

Harmony Gold's share price has climbed as much as 5.8% as investors cheered an increase in quarterly revenue and output in its local operations.

Gold companies must embrace technology to survive - CEO

2015-10-29 06:46

Gold producers must revolutionise their mining methods, become tech-savvy and increase the use of automated machinery to survive, says Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland.

NUM inks 3-yr wage deal with Sibanye Gold

2015-10-22 09:58

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with gold miner Sibanye Gold, the union has confirmed.

Zim's 2015 gold output highest in 11 yrs

2015-10-14 13:23

Gold output in Zimbabwe is expected to rise this year to 18.4 tonnes, the highest level in 11 years, thanks to higher production from small-scale miners, the mining chamber says.

Gold rises to seven-week high on weak dollar

2015-10-12 15:16

Gold has advanced to the highest in seven weeks while most precious metals gained, as doubts over an increase in US interest rates this year rose.

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.

Strike would have cost AngloGold dearly - expert

2015-10-05 18:54

A month-long strike action at AngloGold Ashanti's South African mines would have cost the company about R679m of Ebitda, according to a Moody's analyst.

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