Mantashe inspects West Coast mine ahead of its expansion plans

2019-02-13 10:16

Over the past five years the Tormin mine on the West Coast has extracted vast amounts of valuable minerals like zircon, ilmenite, rutile and garnet.

What government should do to boost the mining sector

2019-02-11 13:40

The mining sector should be offered cash and tax incentives, in a similar format to the manufacturing industry, said a tax expert.

Bumper year ahead for junior miners - analyst

2019-02-08 14:46

BDO Canada’s Natural Resources Leader Bryndon Kydd holds an optimistic outlook for the mining sector in SA, and believes 2019 will be the best in a long time for junior miners.

Petra slumps as it digs up too many cheap South African diamonds

2019-02-08 14:45

Petra Diamonds have fallen the most in eight months in London after the South Africa-focused miner dug up gems worth significantly less than expected.

Ramaphosa is right to be upbeat about mining, says Aon mining boss

2019-02-06 21:42

Aon’s global mining practice leader Paul Pryor said mining companies were currently "upbeat" about investing in South Africa, especially in the areas of exploration and expansion.

A pretty good year for mining - but not in SA

2019-02-02 08:00

Fin24 talks to the head of mining at law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr about exploration spend, regulatory certainty and licencing challenges facing SA's mining companies.


What two mega mining deals reflect in gold sector

2019-02-12 15:05

Two mega deals in less than four months have heralded the much talked about consolidation in the global gold sector which has been speculated about for the past couple of years.

Mathunjwa lashes Sibanye's Froneman for strike remarks

2019-02-08 15:41

Mining is a sunrise industry? Not so fast, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.

There's a golden shelter from recession risks at these mines

2019-02-08 14:45

There’s a better potential haven than gold for investors spooked by the risk of a recession this year - mid-sized producers who’ve outperformed both bullion and the rest of the mining industry.

Oil and gas law plans already paying off with Total gas find - Mantashe

2019-02-07 12:28

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe told the Mining Indaba on Thursday that plans to separate oil and gas from the Mining Charter were already yielding results as Total announced "a significant gas condensate discovery" in the Outeniqua Basin.

Aon mining leader: SA must reduce impact of reputational risks like Eskom

2019-02-06 14:53

Aon's global mining practice leader says one of the legitimate concerns that mining companies had in SA was uncertainty in the longer investing environment.

Miners are budgeting for a recovery in copper

2019-02-01 06:25

Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do, say David Fickling & Elaine He.

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