AngloGold Ashanti to cut another 2 000 jobs - unions

2018-05-23 14:03

Mining unions have received notices from AngloGold Ashanti for the retrenchment of 2 000 workers in all job categories and levels.

AngloGold Ashanti CEO resigns after 18 years at the firm

2018-04-16 09:21

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan is leaving the company after 18 years to become chief executive of Vedanta Resources.

AngloGold mine collapse death toll now at 2

2017-11-02 20:27

Two miners have been confirmed dead following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville.

JSE follows global markets down

2017-10-19 20:06

The JSE weakened on Thursday, in line with global markets, as global financial institutions recalled the 30th anniversary of 'Black Monday'.

AngloGold Ashanti in talks to sell Kopanang Mine

2017-09-15 15:54

It did not name the potential buyer, not give any indication of what price it would ask for the mine.

Rand recovery punishes SA's ageing, costly gold mines

2017-08-17 17:32

A big rebound in the rand has turned SA’s biggest gold producer from churning cash a year ago to making losses and shutting mines.

Pityana: We must reclaim our country from the crooks

2017-08-03 12:46

The SA business sector should be warned as the Gupta links tighten their grip on the economy, says Sipho Pityana, convenor of the Save South Africa campaign.

How not to close a mine

2017-07-16 06:00

Unemployment, service delivery issues and overcrowding plague settlements near closed mines.

AngloGold 'notes' new Tanzanian mining laws

2017-07-05 17:52

AngloGold Ashanti says it notes that the Tanzanian Parliament has approved legislation that will enable its government to renegotiate contracts with mining and energy companies.

SA gold mines are on the brink of death

2017-07-02 06:01

AngloGold Ashanti’s announcement that it will close two mines and retrench 8 500 workers is only the first of many large-scale job cuts that were predicted in 2007.


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.

2 more trapped AngloGold miners rescued after 2 killed

2017-11-02 21:56

AngloGold Ashanti has confirmed that two miners who remained trapped underground following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville earlier have been rescued.

3 trapped, 1 dead in collapse at AngloGold Ashanti mine

2017-11-02 17:44

Three miners are trapped and one has died after a rockfall at an AngloGold Ashanti mine near Carltonville.

NUM, AngloGold agree on Kopanang payouts

2017-09-24 06:00

The National Union of Mineworkers and AngloGold Ashanti have reached an agreement to pay Kopanang mine workers retrenchment packages before the company finalises the sale of the mine.

SHARE WATCH: Anglogold, Sasol among 5 notable JSE movers

2017-08-29 12:27

Share analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares that are making significant moves on the Johannesburg's Stock Exchange in this week's share watch.

Suitors line up to buy Kopanang

2017-08-06 06:00

The black-owned consortium is reportedly ready to offer R330m for an ageing mine in North West as AngloGold institutes retrenchments.

NUM to march against AngloGold’s retrenchment plans

2017-07-31 09:04

The National Union of Mineworkers will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti, after the miner announced it will retrench 8 500 workers at two of its operations.

NUM to fight jobs bloodbath at AngloGold

2017-07-05 18:32

Planned retrenchments, that could see 8 500 workers lose their jobs, by AngloGold Ashanti will create ghost towns, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

Moody's upbeat about European, Middle Eastern and African mines' cash position

2017-07-02 12:06

A recovery in metal prices, deep cost-cutting measures and stricter financial discipline have had a positive effect the balance sheets and cash flows of high-yield miners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), says a Moody's report.

AngloGold job cuts may be tip of iceberg

2017-07-02 06:01

AngloGold Ashanti’s closure of two mines and potential retrenchment of 8 500 workers could be only the beginning of a new period of contraction in the 130-year-old industry.

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