Riaz Gardee: Exxaro’s BEE future – an uncertain one

2015-10-13 16:02

The commodity cycle rout has left none in its wake. Riaz Gardee looks at what the current climate means to BEE deals, in particular Exxaro.

Aussie politicians threaten race to iron ore bottom

2015-05-18 15:13

Australia is poised to launch an inquiry into “flooding” of the iron ore market by the world’s three biggest producers – BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Vale.

ArcelorMittal cuts forecast on iron ore gain

2015-05-07 10:46

ArcelorMittal cut its annual profit target as decade-low iron ore prices overwhelm a recovery in steel.

Kumba tumbles as SA stocks ease ahead of Easter weekend

2015-04-03 12:01

SA stocks eased ahead of two public holidays, with investors cautious in advance of US non-farm payrolls data, which will help set the tone for next week.

London Mining shares tanker

2014-10-08 13:30

Sierra-Leone-focused London Mining, battered by a sharp drop in iron ore prices, has warned that its shares now had "little or no value.

Steep drop in African Minerals core earnings

2014-09-30 13:30

Iron ore miner African Minerals has reported a steep drop in core earnings for the first half as operating costs soared.

African Minerals outlines recovery plan

2014-09-19 12:30

Miner African Minerals plans to increase export volumes and boost revenues by reducing discounts and requiring a premium on some of its iron ore.

Strike-hit Anglo ups iron ore, copper output

2014-07-17 09:25

Miner Anglo American, smarting from a 5-month strike at its platinum operations, reported higher iron ore and copper output for the first half of the year.

NUM members march over Rio Tinto miners

2014-02-06 16:34

About 200 NUM members have marched to the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to protest against the alleged ill-treatment of Rio Tinto miners in other countries.

Big rush for Africa resources

2013-11-26 13:38

Appetite for African resources could be turning as firms rush to place their tender to build a 500 kilometer rail line across Cameroon to haul iron ore.


How Swaziland was robbed of iron ore billions

2015-09-27 17:46

A businessman is accused of inflating transport costs to shift profit from the mine to his Seychelles company.

Rio Tinto to forge on with iron ore expansion plans

2015-05-07 15:00

Rio Tinto is to stick with plans to produce iron ore at full tilt despite a plunge in prices, turning up the heat on rivals large and small.

BHP slows iron ore expansion on price drop

2015-04-22 17:45

BHP Billiton will curb the pace of its iron ore expansion in Australia as a supply glut sees prices trade near a 10-year low.

Craig Brewer: Realism, getting back to basics set mining industry tone for 2015

2015-02-19 07:49

Craig Brewer and Alec Hogg unpack the tone for the mining industry in 2015, looking back at Mining Indaba trends for the year ahead.

Indian steelmaker wants to buy London Mining

2014-10-06 14:15

India's third-largest steelmaker is in talks to buy embattled West African iron ore miner London Mining.

London Mining warns of insufficient cash

2014-09-29 13:00

London Mining has warned it does not have sufficient cash to operate its mines without raising more funds and it is in talks for a potential investment.

Survival of the fittest in the new iron age

2014-08-28 17:15

The spot iron ore market is sinking under the weight of new supply, says Reuters columnist Andy Home.

African Minerals' profit disappoints

2014-04-03 11:33

Sierra Leone focused iron ore miner African Minerals released 2014 production and cost forecasts slightly worse than analysts' expectations.

African Minerals hits production target

2014-01-10 14:00

African Minerals says it exported 12.1 million tonnes of iron ore last year, in the middle of its revised guidance.

Rio Tinto boosts output forecasts

2013-10-15 10:09

Global miner Rio Tinto has lifted its forecast copper output for 2013 after a better-than-expected recovery at its landside-hit US Kennecott mine.

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