Amplats appoints Anglo American's Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO

2020-02-20 08:49

Viljoen has been Group Head of Processing for Anglo American since 2014.

SA platinum mines brace for 'substantial' wage demands

2019-06-13 07:59

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is meeting its members across the country’s Platinum Belt this week, before presenting demands to seven producers, Secretary General Jeffrey Mphahlele has said.

Lonmin completes acquisition of Pandora

2017-12-13 12:44

Lonmin has completed its acquisition of Anglo Platinum's 42.5% interest in the Pandora Joint Venture, as well as the 7.5% interest of Mvelapanda Resources.

Amplats shares dip on warning of sharp earnings fall

2017-07-18 13:28

Shares in Anglo American Platinum have edged lower on news that the company expects half-year earnings to be as much as 67% lower due to impairments.

Violence erupts over 'botched' graves relocation

2015-05-22 17:15

Residents have staged a violent protest over an allegedly botched graves relocation project at Angloplat mine in Limpopo.

Amcu threatens platinum strike

2014-01-15 10:48

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it won't hesitate to call a strike if its members vote in favour of a walk-out.

Amplats: Amcu now represents 60% of miners

2013-12-13 09:23

Anglo American Platinum says membership of the hardline Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in its shafts has risen to 60% from 40% in July.

Zuma equates mine closures to 'blackmail'

2013-02-05 07:30

President Jacob Zuma says that mining companies were almost engaging in blackmail when they announced plans to close mines and lay off workers.

The profit motive

2013-01-18 07:35

Mining should retain its prominent position, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Amplats: More is more

2013-01-15 13:23

If Anglo Platinum's review strategy is the new paradigm the mining industry is reaching, it is a tough act to follow, says Jarred Myers.


Platinum miners strike three-year wage deals

2019-11-15 15:19

Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Sibanye announced three-year wage deals with the National Union of Mineworkers, the Association of Metalworkers and Construction Union and Uasa.

Platinum miners brace for labour clash in early Ramaphosa test

2019-05-14 07:54

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down with labour unions this month to negotiate a three-year wage deal, it could prove an early test of Cyril Ramaphosa’s new presidency.

Amplats Zim unit costs decline as output rises

2017-07-24 10:41

Production from Anglo American Platinum’s Unki mine in Zimbabwe for the six months to end-June 2017 has gone up by 5% on the back of improving grades, while cash costs have declined.

At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in pension scam

2017-04-30 06:02

Echoes of Fidentia disaster as Bophelo Beneficiary Fund’s failure to pay workers’ pension money leaves families devastated.

Strike settlement likely within the week

2014-04-23 09:26

With stockpiles depleted and most miners in desperate financial straits, a settlement to the crippling platinum sector strike is likely within the next week.

SA water polluted by mines to be mapped

2014-01-10 10:43

The Water Research Commission has embarked on an extensive study which aims to map surface and underground water currently influenced by mines.

NUM announces pay deal with Amplats

2013-12-13 07:37

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has agreed a two-year salary deal for hikes of 7.5 to 8.5% with Anglo Platinum.

The problem with profit

2013-01-29 09:21

A Fin24 user has commented on a column by Mzwandile Jacks, highlighting what he calls the "fallacy" of his views.

Amplats: Knock-on risks

2013-01-15 16:12

Peter Attard Montalto presents his views on the Amplats review strategy.

Help Anglo decide

2013-01-14 10:41

Jarred Myers presents three options for the Amplats review - vote now.

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