Titanium plant will bring jobs

2017-04-16 06:00

The mining industry on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast will get a R4.5 billion boost next year through the construction of a titanium processing plant in the Richards Bay industrial development zone.

Miners cut distressed debt pool by $60bn

2016-06-10 12:21

Mining companies are getting back into financial shape and have cut the sector’s pool of distressed bonds by at least $60bn.

Two deaths in third quarter - Amplats

2014-10-23 13:30

Anglo American Platinum has recorded two fatalities at its operations in the third quarter of 2014, the company says in its production report.

Amplats shares down as director quits

2014-09-29 18:57

Shares of Anglo American Platinum has fallen after the company's financial director Bongani Nqwababa resigned to take the same role at Sasol.

Gold Fields mine back in business

2014-06-02 15:00

Gold Fields announced that the South Deep Project is again operational after an inspection into the circumstances surrounding two separate fatal accidents.

Gold Fields to shut South Deep mine

2014-05-30 19:34

Gold Fields will close its South Deep mine for between three and four months for safety upgrades, but job cuts are also on the cards, says CEO Nick Holland.

Tax evasion claim is false, says Lonmin

2014-05-30 18:26

Accusations that Lonmin is negotiating in bad faith and might be guilty of tax and wage evasion are completely false, the platinum mining company says.

Union welcomes new mines minister

2014-05-27 17:55

Newly appointed Mineral Resources Minister Ngaoko Ramatlhodi could bring calm to the troubled platinum mining sector, says the Workers Association Union.

Anglo pulls out of Alaskan copper project

2013-09-16 12:16

Mining group Anglo American has withdrawn from the Pebble copper project in Alaska, one of the largest undeveloped copper deposits in the world.

Alexkor meets 93% of targets

2013-09-13 16:47

Mining company Alexkor has achieved 93% of its contracted key performance targets, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.


SA's economic future lies in oil and gas - Zwane

2017-03-17 06:02

South Africa’s petroleum sector is relatively new but will be a critical contributor to future GDP growth, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Mining sector set for major public-private partnership

2015-09-19 13:00

An inter-ministerial committee led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lobby mining companies to work with government in a bid to convert planned mining community development projects into public employment opportunities for unemployed people.

Amcu holds key to mining stability - union

2014-09-30 06:00

The Association of Mining and Construction Union should use its influence in the gold mining industry to promote unity and sustainability, says Solidarity.

Lehohla: Mining could play disability role

2014-09-09 20:08

The mining industry could play a role in the high levels of disability in the Free State, Northern Cape, North West and Eastern Cape, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Mine brings hope to N West residents

2014-05-30 20:06

Residents of Ledig in North West will benefit from the social and labour plans of Wesizwe's Bakubung Platinum mine, says general manger Eddie Mohlabi.

Gold mine stops production after deaths

2014-05-30 18:45

Gold Fields has halted production at the South Deep mine after two employees died in underground accidents.

Implats rejects tax dodging allegations

2014-05-30 07:00

Impala Platinum has strongly refuted claims that the mining firm has been involved in tax evasion activities, adding that it has a zero-tolerance stance on fraud.

Northam back at negotiating table

2013-10-28 13:33

Wage talks between the Northam Zondereinde platinum mine in Limpopo and the National Union of Mineworkers are set to continue.

Petra sticks to target despite strikes

2013-09-16 09:51

Petra Diamonds says it is on track to hit its production target for the financial year, despite more than two weeks of disruption from strikes affecting output.

Sibanye pays dividends as independent firm

2013-09-12 12:05

Gold producer Sibanye Gold's board has declared a dividend equivalent to 25% of normalised earnings within its first six months as an independent company.

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