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Showers late. Morning clouds. Mild.
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’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.
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.
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 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.
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 "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.
Miners and investors think the sector's heavyweights might be close to a new jackpot discovery.
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.
AngloGold Ashanti has lost its CEO to the Indian mining company Vedanta.
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 at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.
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'.
It has been a tough week on the JSE, with Sasol losing 13% in a single session.
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.
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.
In just five years, the century-old miner assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.
SA's largest iron ore miner says it is working closely with Transnet after six train derailments allegedly cost it R2bn.
Anglo American said their pipeline in Minas-Rio would be repaired and inspected in approximately 90 days.
AngloGold's Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, who takes over from interim CEO Kuldip Kaura, will leave the mining group in late August to join Vedanta.
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