Landmark silicosis ruling a 'huge relief' even if it took 15 years - lawyer

2019-07-27 07:30

The approval by the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg for a landmark R5bn settlement with ill gold miners has been broadly welcomed by the affected parties.

Rising US Treasury yields continue to supress global stocks

2018-10-08 18:36

The drop on Monday was led by the Chinese mainland benchmark which reopened after a week-long holiday to trade significantly lower. The Shanghai Composite Index eventually closed 4.3% lower while the Hang Seng lost 1.39%.

'Will I come back dead?' the human costs of South Africa's gold

2018-09-10 11:54

After more than two decades of improving mine safety since the end of apartheid, South Africa’s progress has stalled with an increase in gold-mining deaths.

All job levels affected, says AngloGold on latest cuts

2018-05-23 16:21

AngloGold Ashanti says it has made "the difficult decision" to restructure the company to support a smaller footprint in South Africa, reducing production by about 50%.

Body of trapped Carletonville miner recovered

2017-10-20 19:48

The body of a miner who was trapped in the AngloGold Ashanti Mponeng mine in Carletonville, south-west of Johannesburg, has been recovered.

Rescue underway for Carltonville miner trapped for four days

2017-10-18 21:26

Rescue operations are currently underway at the AngloGold Ashanti Maponeng mine in Carltonville, in the western part of Gauteng, for a miner who has been trapped.

Anglo, gold miners set aside millions for lung disease claims

2017-07-27 13:43

South African mining firms, including Anglo American, are preparing a R1bn settlement with as many as 100 000 former workers suffering from deadly lung diseases.

SHARE WATCH: Property results, gold, roads and pharmacies in focus

2017-05-08 15:48

Overberg Asset Management share analyst Kirk Swart looks at a mixed bag of companies after their earnings reports in this week's share watch.

Retrenched AngloGold miner battles to repay labour broker

2017-01-23 19:09

A 34-year-old miner facing retrenchment at AngloGold’s Carletonville gold mine is still paying off the bribe which he claims secured him his job two months ago.

Presidency hits back at ‘attack’ on Zuma by mining execs

2016-10-06 13:16

The Presidency says it is concerned with the "relentless public attacks" on President Jacob Zuma.


Chest X-rays and mobile clinics across Southern Africa: the mammoth task after the landmark R5bn mining settlement

2019-07-26 17:24

The six companies will payout R5bn in claims and miners will receive between R70 000 and R500 000, depending on which of four categories they fall into.

Biggest Sibanye Gold unions get approval to strike over pay

2018-09-27 11:13

The two biggest South African unions at Sibanye Gold's mines have gotten permission to strike over pay after a deadlock in gold wage talks.

SA gold miners and NUM deadlocked over wages

2018-08-22 10:09

The National Union of Mineworkers says it’s deadlocked over pay with the producers after numerous rounds of negotiations.

Why SA needs formal rules for class action lawsuits

2018-03-14 07:18

South Africa needs comprehensive legislation and court rules regulating class actions suits to better serve the principle of access to the justice system, says Theo Broodryk.

AngloGold Ashanti sells some SA mines to cut losses

2017-10-19 12:17

AngloGold Ashanti has agreed to sell mines in South Africa to reduce exposure to high-cost assets and free up cash for more profitable international operations.

JSE reverses towards the close to end in the red

2017-08-02 19:16

Equities closed the say in the red, having been dragged down by weaker commodity prices.

AngloGold CEO: We have to act to protect most of our workers

2017-06-28 19:58

AngloGold Ashanti's turnaround strategy at its loss-making operations, which could see up to 8 500 jobs cut, aims to protect the business and most of its workers, says CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan.

AngloGold CEO to outline way forward

2017-02-06 08:48

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan is set to outline the company’s future capital allocation philosophy and efforts to improve safety.

Madonsela raises R660 000 for #FeesMustFall fund

2016-10-11 18:30

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has raised R660 000 from cash donations for a fund she established for the #FeesMustFall movement, her office says.

SA’s ‘living corpses’ backed by US lawyers who beat big tobacco

2016-08-17 07:22

While it’s taken more than seven years, the unlikely combination of deep-pocketed US lawyers and SA's silicosis mining victims is finally having some success.

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