The Oppenheimers' R1bn donation: How businesses, workers can get a slice of the money

2020-03-31 13:06

The money will be paid out directly to employees of small, medium and micro-sized businesses as interest-free loans.

Miners welcome SA's plans to open up power generation

2020-02-16 14:05

South Africa's announcement that it will open up electricity generation to other players, effectively breaking Eskom's monopoly, has been welcomed by many, especially the mining industry, a key sector in Africa's most industrialised economy.

Anglo launches development initiative in Limpopo

2019-10-29 11:24

The mining giant believes game farming, agriculture, agro-processing, biofuels and waste recycling could offer good prospects.

BHP approached Anglo American chief Mark Cutifani for CEO role, say insiders

2019-09-25 17:39

BHP Group has talked to Anglo American chief executive officer Mark Cutifani about running for the top job at the company, according to people familiar with the matter.

De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds to fend off crisis

2019-08-14 16:34

De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.

Nolitha Fakude announced as new chair of Anglo's SA management board

2019-07-24 10:24

Fakude says she is looking forward to 'working with government and regulators to help set up South Africa’s mining industry for long term success'.

Sasol's shock slump has wiped out billions - but it's not even among the 10 biggest one-day falls on the JSE

2019-05-23 16:48

It has been a tough week on the JSE, with Sasol losing 13% in a single session.

Anglo American vows to scrap $3 billion plan in Chile if opposition soars

2019-04-09 08:55

Anglo American will scrap its next big copper project if studies indicate the plan could harm nearby glaciers or there’s major opposition from local communities in Chile, a top executive says.

Spend don't splurge, investors tell miners as M&A, capex surges

2018-10-30 18:08

The world’s biggest miners are cranking up spending for the first time in half a decade as well as pursuing more takeovers - and investors are flashing hazard lights.

How Anglo quietly built a commodity trader in Glencore's shadow

2018-09-16 13:59

In just five years, the century-old miner assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.


Anglo American completes takeover of UK potash mine

2020-03-17 15:41

Anglo American has completed its acquisition of Sirius Minerals, a UK mining company that also owns a fertiliser business, after the takeover secured court approval, it was announced on Monday.

Anglo American expects earnings to more than double

2020-01-28 13:42

Platinum miner Anglo American expects headline earnings to be between R17.5bn and R19.1bn for the 12 months ended December 31, 2019.

SA platinum miners consider paying dividends

2019-10-03 16:10

It’s been a good year for South African miners as the rally in iron ore, gold and platinum-group metal prices boosted earnings and put dividends back on the agenda.

De Beers gem sales keep falling as buyers allowed to say no

2019-08-28 15:25

De Beers’s diamond buyers took the rare opportunity to reject stones from the biggest supplier as the company offered almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.

Billionaire Agarwal’s Anglo American adventure ends with a whimper

2019-07-26 14:57

It once looked like Anil Agarwal could shake up the mining industry by amassing the biggest stake in Anglo American. But in the end the Indian tycoon’s lack of financial firepower forced him to unwind his investment.

Glencore, Anglo mines pollute SA water – environmental activists

2019-07-03 21:01

Coal mines operated by companies such as Glencore and Anglo American are polluting parts of Mpumalangaas they fail to comply with their water licenses, says an environmental group.

Anglo to build a new diamond-mining boat in next growth move

2019-05-16 14:50

Anglo American will build a new diamond-mining boat to operate off the coast of Namibia, where it finds some of its most expensive stones, in the latest sign the company is willing to spend on growth.

Anglo CEO Cutifani: Mining industry facing unprecedented disruption

2019-02-04 13:38

Mining resources have declined over time, making it necessary to mine deeper and escalating the physical challenges involved, says Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani.

The British Council's Mandela exhibition: history or corporate whitewash?

2018-09-19 08:49

The "Mandela and Me" exhibition at the British Council in London sponsored by Anglo American, completely ignores the company's role as a principal beneficiary of British colonial rule and the apartheid regime, writes Andy Higginbottom.

Mining firms set to spend $11bn in search of the next jackpot

2018-08-07 10:58

Miners and investors think the sector's heavyweights might be close to a new jackpot discovery.

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