Implats plunges on R5.1bn bond refinance

2017-05-25 13:15

Impala Platinum has plunged in Johannesburg trading after saying it will refinance about R5.1bn of convertible bonds, which could dilute existing shareholders.

Petmin updates on court case

2017-05-24 18:24

Petmin has provided an update on litigation between its subsidiary Tendele Coal Mining and one of its customers.

China says no mining planned in Antarctica

2017-05-22 21:54

China dispels concerns about its ambitions in mineral-rich Antarctica, with an official saying Beijing has no plans to start mining in the vast continent.

Second man dies after being trapped in Germiston mine

2017-05-19 18:54

The second man who was trapped in a mine on Stanley Road in Primrose, Germiston has died, paramedics have said.

31 bodies recovered at Welkom mine

2017-05-19 17:20

Authorities say they have recovered more bodies at Harmony Gold's Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion.

Man dead, another trapped in Germiston mine

2017-05-18 21:44

One of the two men who had been trapped in a mine on Stanley Road in Primrose, Germiston, has died, paramedics say.

Two men trapped in Germiston mine

2017-05-18 17:43

Two men have been trapped for more than an hour after descending into a mine on Stanley Road in Primrose in Germiston, paramedics say.

Africa's richest man idles factory as grubs devour tomatoes

2017-05-18 09:46

Thousands of farmers in northern Nigeria contracted to grow tomatoes for a set price are shunning the crop this season after last year's produce was destroyed by pests.

Families of trapped Lily Mine workers each paid R200 000 - Cosatu

2017-05-17 18:32

The families of the three trapped Lily Mine workers have each been paid a lump sum of R200 000, Cosatu says.

Zwane vows new Mining Charter will be most revolutionary

2017-05-17 05:00

A new revolutionary Mining Charter that will satisfy all stakeholders will be gazetted in the coming weeks, says Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.


Mining company serves summons on environmental rights lawyers

2017-05-24 18:28

Two attorneys at the Centre for Environmental Rights have been served with a summons by an Australian mining company operating on the West Coast.

Stakes are high as Zim ministers meet mining execs

2017-05-23 12:15

Zimbabwean mining executives and government officials are having their third annual meeting in Victoria Falls as the industry battles a plethora of operational constraints.

Pallinghurst Resources wants to restructure

2017-05-21 13:57

Pallinghurst Resources has announced a restructuring of the group, including an offer to acquire the minority interests of Gemfield.

Russia's Norilsk Nickel sues Botswana for reneging on deal

2017-05-19 17:23

Russian Nickel mining group, Nornickel has taken legal action against the Botswana government for reneging on a deal.

Authorities 'rely heavily' on info from illegal miners after gas explosion

2017-05-19 12:03

Authorities say they have relied heavily on the information from illegal miners at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion last week.

4 more bodies recovered at Welkom mine

2017-05-18 17:58

The bodies of four more illegal miners have been recovered at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion.

Search continues for more illegal miners trapped at Welkom mine

2017-05-18 12:11

The search for the bodies of more illegal miners is continuing at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom following a gas explosion last week, police say.

25 bodies found in Welkom mine

2017-05-17 21:34

The bodies of 25 illegal miners have been retrieved from Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State police have said.

North West man gets 1-year sentence for illegal mining

2017-05-17 17:20

A 62-year-old North West man has been sentenced to one year in prison for illegal mining and the unlawful possession of unpolished diamonds, police say.

Glencore boss cheers imminent electric car boom

2017-05-16 17:55

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg says the rise of electric cars will significantly boost demand for minerals including copper and lithium in the coming decades.

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