Gold Fields to spend $1.4bn on Ghana mine

2016-10-25 19:17

Gold Fields will invest $1.4bn to extend the life of its Damang operation in Ghana by eight years.

Amcu to unveil pay demands, R12 500 still on cards

2016-10-24 19:18

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers Union will make public a “comprehensive and final” set of pay and conditions demands for the platinum sector.

South32 manganese ore production drops to lag estimates

2016-10-20 10:00

South32 says first-quarter output dropped 4% after halting some mine work in South Africa.

Sibanye clears state barrier to buy Amplats mines

2016-10-19 09:44

Sibanye has cleared the final regulatory hurdle for its R4.58bn acquisition of Anglo American Platinum's Rustenburg mines, it has been announced.

7 coal miners dead in China after gas explosion

2016-10-15 13:38

A gas explosion inside a coal mine in southwestern China has killed seven people and injured two more.

EXCLUSIVE: Australian mine takes legal action after SA site raid

2016-10-12 11:15

MRC is taking legal action against the Department of Environmental Affairs for what it believes was an “illegally obtained search warrant”, after it raided its west coast mine.

PIC wants Anglo to be more SA controlled

2016-10-06 18:59

The Public Investment Corporation, Anglo American’s biggest shareholder, wants SA investors to follow its lead and increase their holdings in the miner.

Godongwana: Nationalisation talk has hurt mining

2016-10-06 05:00

A lack of common vision for the mining industry has created challenges and talks about nationalisation have been detrimental to the economy, says Enoch Godongwana.

Manuel: Corruption, non-compliance dogging SA mining

2016-10-05 17:34

There will be no mining industry in the future unless environmental depletion corruption and regulatory uncertainties are dealt with, says Trevor Manuel.

Mines must rectify apartheid injustices - Sibanye CEO

2016-10-05 08:38

The failure of South Africa’s mining industry to rectify the injustices of its apartheid-era past is in large part to blame for today’s difficult operating environment, said Sibanye CEO.


Anglo boots diamond and iron-ore production

2016-10-25 19:17

Anglo American says diamond production edged up in the third quarter, as the industry continued to rebound.

Gold Fields to invest $1.4bn in Ghana mine

2016-10-24 09:38

Gold Fields, producer of the metal with mines from Australia to Peru, says it will invest $1.4bn to extend the life of its Damang operation in Ghana.

Parliamentary committee approves draft minerals law

2016-10-20 07:54

Parliamentarians say they will persist with approved amendments to SA’s oil and mining laws, rejecting concerns raised by President Jacob Zuma about the constitutionality of changes.

Money was not removed from Optimum Trust - Oakbay

2016-10-17 18:27

Oakbay says that no monies were removed from the Optimum Rehabilitation Trust.

Kumba granted residual mining right

2016-10-13 11:32

The Department of Mineral Resources has granted Kumba Iron Ore the residual 21.4% share of the mining right for the Sishen mine.

Northam buys mining right from Amplats for R1bn

2016-10-11 09:28

Northam Platinum has agreed to buy a mining right from Anglo American Platinum for R1bn, enabling it to extend the life of the world’s deepest platinum mine beyond 30 years.

Improving labour relations requires trust - Chamber of Mines

2016-10-06 05:30

Mining firms need to make tough decisions which impact labour relations. Chamber of Mines vice president Andile Sangqu shares on the importance of building trust.

Corruption erodes investment opportunities - mining CEO

2016-10-05 20:30

Mining companies can build a solid business, however, investors are most perturbed by corruption, says Steve Phiri, CEO of Royal Bafokeng Platinum.

Pityana: Zuma's removal will boost the economy

2016-10-05 15:14

Factors holding back the economy - corruption, SOE governance and lack of policy certainty - all revolve around the president, says AngloGold Ashanti chair Sipho Pityana.

Technology will transform conventional SA mining - PwC

2016-10-05 06:59

Pricey and unsafe conventional mining does not have a long life and technology and innovation will bring about a different way of working, says PwC.

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