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.

Kumba Iron Ore: We're working with Transnet over derailments

2018-07-26 21:53

SA's largest iron ore miner says it is working closely with Transnet after six train derailments allegedly cost it R2bn.

Anglo American to suffer up to $400m dip in Ebitda for 2018

2018-04-25 09:12

Anglo American said their pipeline in Minas-Rio would be repaired and inspected in approximately 90 days.

Billionaire Agarwal hires AngloGold's CEO to run Vedanta

2018-04-16 14:04

AngloGold's Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, who takes over from interim CEO Kuldip Kaura, will leave the mining group in late August to join Vedanta.

Cleaning up mining will earn billions in profit - Anglo CEO

2018-03-14 18:58

Anglo American is overhauling its sustainability targets and predicts it can earn an extra $9bn by improving the way it mines and boosting relations with governments and communities.

Anglo American renews partnership with Vuka Marine

2018-03-08 15:54

Anglo American has renewed its ocean freight contracts with Vuka Marine, a joint venture between Via Maritime Holdings of SA and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha of Japan.

Investors cheer Anglo's sale of Australian coal mine

2018-02-26 11:57

Anglo American announced that it completed the sale of its Drayton coal mine in Australia.

Anglo takes down SA for sale sign, may even buy

2018-02-06 06:41

Anglo American has raised the possibility that it could start buying assets in South Africa, the latest sign of how much has changed in two years, when the miner was focused on selling.

De Beers to use tech behind bitcoin to track its diamonds

2018-01-17 10:33

The world’s biggest diamond producer is running a pilot scheme to create a virtual ledger of diamond sales.


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.

Most silicosis claimants living in poverty, say lawyers

2018-05-03 21:21

Lawyers say it would be difficult to quantify the exact number of possible claimants to be covered in the R5bn silicosis settlement, and that the majority of them are living in poverty.

An Indian billionaire just poached AngloGold’s CEO. Here’s how it can help him take control of Anglo American.

2018-04-16 15:32

AngloGold Ashanti has lost its CEO to the Indian mining company Vedanta.

Post-Mugabe Zim mining rush leaves big producers behind

2018-04-03 10:29

While Zimbabwe’s leadership change has sparked a race for the nation’s mineral riches among entrepreneurs and tiny explorers, big-name mining companies are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Anglo: Mining could be double its size

2018-03-11 06:46

The mining industry could have been twice the size it is today if it wasn’t for the uncertainty the country had experienced over the past five years, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani said this week.

Anglo completes R2.3bn sale of Eskom coal suppliers

2018-03-01 15:05

Anglo American has completed the sale of its thermal coal operations in South Africa, which supply coal to Eskom, to black-owned mining company Seriti Resources.

Mining churns out cash as Anglo boosts profit and dividend

2018-02-22 17:18

Mining giants BHP Billiton, Glencore and Rio Tinto have all reported major profit growth, but it was Anglo's rebound that was one of the most impressive after it was on the brink of disaster in 2015.

#MiningIndaba: From Zwane's charter blank to hope for reset button

2018-02-05 14:13

The mining industry’s culture needs to become “less alpha male” and has a long way to go to create a workplace that includes women, according to president and COO of South32.

Robots will run mines within the next decade - Anglo

2017-11-30 14:05

Some mines in the next decade will run without humans and instead rely on robots, virtual models and sensors, according to Anglo American.

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