Northam announces 5.8% rise in headline earnings

2018-09-07 09:05

The miner said the price of platinum had declined by 5% in dollar terms over the past financial year, and it was expecting a surplus of platinum for the 2018 calendar year.

Northam buys mining right from Amplats for R1bn

2016-10-11 09:28

Northam Platinum has agreed to buy a mining right from Anglo American Platinum for R1bn, enabling it to extend the life of the world’s deepest platinum mine beyond 30 years.

Northam lost R15m a day in work stoppage

2016-06-15 19:52

Northam Platinum lost R15m a day in revenue during a week-long work stoppage at Zondereinde mine, a company spokesperson has revealed.

Northam miners want safety following murders

2016-06-10 12:21

Mine unions say their members will only return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde operation when conditions are safe.

NUM members will not return to Northam mine until safety assured

2016-06-07 11:29

NUM members will not return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine until their safety is assured after a spate of murders, says a spokesperson.

Northam Platinum halts work amid violence

2016-06-06 14:35

Northam Platinum has suspended production at its Zondereinde mine after a worker was stabbed to death during a fight between members of two different unions.

Limpopo unions clash after NUM mineworker is shot dead

2016-06-06 11:45

The fatal shooting of a Northam Platinum mineworker has resulted in clashes between rival unions, Limpopo police say.

Northam workers picket at Zondereinde mine

2015-03-23 08:47

Northam Platinum says a group of mineworkers are protesting outside its flagship Zondereinde mine but denies media reports that it has shut operations there.

Northam expects to swing to first half profit

2015-02-11 12:34

Northam Platinum says it expects to swing into profit for the six months to the end of December with headline earnings per share increasing.

Northam Platinum miners call off strike - union

2015-01-20 16:50

The National Union of Mineworkers claims striking workers have agreed to return to work, ending a week-long work stoppage at Northam Platinum's biggest mine.


Zuma turmoil makes it a good time to buy - HSBC

2017-05-31 07:09

While some stock investors may choose to flee SA as political turmoil engulfs President Jacob Zuma, HSBC analysts argue the noise makes it a good time to buy.

Northam Platinum's full-year loss narrows 51%

2016-08-26 12:00

Northam Platinum has said its full-year loss halved as production increased 16% and the South African miner paid less interest after cutting debt.

Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

2016-06-15 08:58

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry.

NUM union to decide whether to return to work at Northam

2016-06-08 09:03

Members of NUM will decide if they will return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, which was shut after violent clashes between rival unions.

Northam Platinum mine remains shut after 2 workers killed

2016-06-07 09:52

Underground operations at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine have remained closed for a second day after two people were killed amid clashes between NUM and Amcu.

Limpopo Amcu member stabbed with assegai, NUM member shot

2016-06-06 13:48

Two rival union members have been killed in Northam, Limpopo police say.

NUM signs wage deal with Northam Platinum

2015-07-30 12:38

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage deal with Northam Platinum for increases of up to 17% for its lowest paid members.

Profitable Northam worries about power cuts

2015-02-20 12:09

Northam, the world's third largest platinum producer by market value, has posted solid first-half profits but warned of the impact of power cuts on output.

Northam to buy Everest Mine for R450m

2015-02-10 11:08

Northam Platinum says it will acquire Aquarius Platinum's Everest mine and related assets for R450m.

Efforts continue to end Northam strike

2015-01-20 07:31

Union NUM will present its members at Northam Platinum mine in Limpopo with a proposal to end their strike in a 'tedious engagement', says the union.

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