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.

Amcu members march at Khuseleka

2013-10-02 10:07

A group of striking Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union workers at the Amplats Khuseleka shaft one at Rustenburg have marched to the shaft.

Miners rally over Amplats job cuts

2013-08-21 07:45

About 2 000 mineworkers converged at an Anglo American Platinum mine over plans by the world's top producer to cut 6 900 jobs amid unrest in the sector.

'Opec' for platinum just a pipe dream

2013-05-16 15:08

SA may be the Saudi Arabia of platinum on steroids but unlike crude, it cannot manipulate the price by turning its "taps" on and off at will.

Underground strike at Amplats mine

2013-05-16 11:32

Miners at Anglo Platinum's Tumela mine in Limpopo have staged an underground sit-in, a company spokesperson says.

Cutifani feels the heat

2013-04-17 15:53

It's been pressure from the word go for Mark Cutifani, in his first week at the helm of Anglo American as its new CEO.


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.

Govt must revoke Amplats' licence - Amcu

2013-10-07 20:14

Amcu has called on the government to take drastic steps against Anglo American Platinum, while threatening to go on a secondary strike.

NUM: Intimidation rife at Amplats strike

2013-09-27 13:26

The National Union of Mineworkers says there has been a high level of intimidation among non-striking workers at Anglo Platinum.

Amplats miners report for work

2013-05-17 07:57

Miners at Anglo Platinum have reported for work, a company spokesperson says, despite earlier calls for a strike by some union leaders.

Amplats faces job cuts revolt

2013-05-16 12:48

Union Amcu says Anglo Platinum miners will stop work from Thursday evening over layoff plans, a move which has sent company shares and the rand sharply lower.

Amplats may scale back job cut plans

2013-05-03 08:39

Anglo Platinum, under pressure from the government, is expected to sharply scale back plans to cut 14 000 mining jobs, industry sources say.

Lonmin picks Amplats exec as new CEO

2013-04-02 12:34

Platinum mining group Lonmin has appointed Anglo Platinum executive Ben Magara as its new chief executive.

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