For R5 000, sangoma will pray for an informal miner's safety

2017-02-24 14:30

A Zimbabwean fortune teller and traditional healer is making good money offering illegal miners in South Africa protection for up to R5 000.

Pan African plans 2 000 job cuts, says union

2017-02-23 18:36

Pan African Resources is considering job cuts at its Evander gold mine, according the National Union of Mineworkers.

Australian mining company takes govt to court

2017-02-22 05:41

An Australian mining company operating on the West Coast has started its litigation against environmental authorities in the Western Cape High Court.

Anglo American swings back to profit

2017-02-21 11:38

The mining giant has recorded a full-year profit attributable to equity shareholders of $1.6bn, marking a bounce-back from its $5.6bn loss reported in the prior year.

Australian mining company takes Cape 'environmental destruction' accusations to court

2017-02-20 06:09

The Western Cape High Court is to begin hearing the case of Australian mining company Tormin, which is accused of large scale environmental destruction in the province.

Critical court showdown on mining and environment

2017-02-19 11:34

A controversial Australian mining company’s allegedly illegal activities at its West Coast mine that resulted in massive environmental destruction is the subject of a legal battle starting in the Western Cape High Court, GroundUp reports.

Amplats gets leaner and meaner

2017-02-19 06:02

Anglo American Platinum has consummated the last major transaction on its way to becoming a far smaller, but more profitable company.

Anglo American's octopus lives to fight another day

2017-02-16 12:34

Analysts expect Anglo to post its first annual profit in five years. Shielded by that cloud of black ink, this octopus looks like it'll live to fight another day. David Fickling explains...

Amplats reports headline earnings of R1.867bn

2017-02-15 13:14

Anglo American Platinum has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2016, reporting headline earnings of R1.867bn.

Food parcels and jobs for Barberton community affected by Lily Mine tragedy

2017-02-14 17:03

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has committed to providing jobs to residents of Barberton following a meeting with the families of the three trapped Lily Mine workers.


Tormin mine was searched using unlawful warrant, court told

2017-02-24 10:28

The Green Scorpions did not inform a Vredendal magistrate about a “vital debate” raging over whether they had legal status to conduct compliance monitoring and enforcement at the Tormin mineral sands mine on the West Coast.

Tormin mine claims false, court hears

2017-02-23 07:46

The “independent” geological consultant who said the catastrophic collapse of a sea cliff in front of a West Coast mineral sands mine was caused by natural events was employed by the mine when he wrote this in a report, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Mining industry coming back from crisis

2017-02-21 18:27

The speed of the mining recovery is faster than anything that’s been seen in the past decade.

Second Harmony miner dies since start of 2017

2017-02-20 12:10

Harmony Gold has announced that an employee was fatally injured at its Bambanani mine in Welkom, the company's second fatality this year.

Critical court showdown on mining and environment

2017-02-19 15:26

Tormin case will decide if government’s environmental watchdog still has power when it comes to mining.

Robots on the rise at Kumba

2017-02-19 07:23

Kumba Iron Ore has put R500m into innovative technology to reduce the costs of surveying and drilling.

Anglo halts asset sales as unloved mines become cash cow

2017-02-17 19:31

Anglo American’s worst mines are delivering a windfall.

Amplats to sell stake in Union Mine, MASA Chrome

2017-02-15 13:21

Amplats has agreed to sell its 85% interest in the Union Mine in SA and 50.1% interest in MASA Chrome Company to a subsidiary of Siyanda Resources.

Anglo American chair Sir John Parker to stand down

2017-02-14 19:13

Sir John Parker will be stepping down as the chairperson of Anglo American.

Glencore buys out billionaire with $1bn deal

2017-02-13 19:13

Glencore has agreed to a $960m deal with Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler to buy out his holdings in two Congolese copper and cobalt mines.

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