AngloGold leaves SA - more than 100 years after the Oppenheimer empire was founded in local gold mining

2020-02-12 17:17

Other large multinational companies are exiting the country due to load shedding and regulatory uncertainty.

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.

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.

Labour strike hits Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

2017-03-23 10:03

Harmony Gold says workers at its Kusasalethu mine have embarked on an illegal strike, following disciplinary procedures against 40 employees.

South Africa discovers fresh gold resource

2016-09-11 14:39

Harmony Gold Mining and White Rivers Exploration found a major gold deposit in the Free State that could be one of the country’s first new gold mines in the last 25 years.

Why silicosis judgment is important

2016-05-13 19:24

The Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 have welcomed the judgment handed down in the silicosis class action case against mining companies.

NUM inks 3-yr wage deal with Sibanye Gold

2015-10-22 09:58

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with gold miner Sibanye Gold, the union has confirmed.

SA's biggest gold union said to reject pay offer

2015-08-05 08:08

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have been rejecting a final deal tabled in wage negotiations, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

NUM represents less than half of AngloGold, Sibanye

2015-07-08 13:55

Less than half of the workers at AngloGold Ashanti and Sibanye Gold now belong to the dominant National Union of Mineworkers, according to the mining lobby.

Fire halts production at Doornkop

2015-06-02 15:30

Production at the Doornkop mine west of Johannesburg has been stopped due to an underground fire and should start again next week.


Harmony Gold expects drop in half year earnings

2019-02-08 15:57

Harmony Gold expects lower earnings when it release interim results next week

Gold producers urge unions to consider 'credible' new wage offers

2018-08-02 20:19

Gold producers have tabled a new set of three-year wage offers for unions to "carefully consider" saying the sector is facing a difficult business climate.

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'.

Second Harmony miner dies since start of 2017

2017-02-20 12:10

Harmony Gold has announced that an employee was fatally injured at its Bambanani mine in Welkom, the company's second fatality this year.

Probe after worker killed at Harmony mine

2016-06-20 22:15

Investigations are underway after a mining employee was killed while working underground at Harmony’s Phakisa mine, management says.

Silicosis ruling not on merit - mine companies

2016-05-13 14:10

The court finding enabling a silicosis class action suit against 32 SA miners does not represent a view on the merits of their case, caution the companies.

Two deadly accidents for Harmony in one week

2015-08-07 19:27

A Harmony worker has died in an accident at its Joel mine in the Free State, the second fatality at the gold mining company this week.

Harmony to save 3 100 jobs with new mine plan

2015-07-15 17:11

Harmony Gold Mining, SA’s third-largest producer of the metal, will keep its Doornkop mine open after agreeing on a new business plan with unions.

Billionaire Motsepe upbeat about gold

2015-06-05 14:13

African Rainbow Minerals, owned by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, will keep its stake in Harmony Gold even as SA’s third-biggest miner of the metal trades at 17-year lows.

Harmony halts Bambanani ops after mine death

2015-06-01 12:15

Harmony Gold has suspended all blasting operations at its Bambanani mine in the Free State after the death of a miner.

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