Miners welcome SA's plans to open up power generation

2020-02-16 14:05

South Africa's announcement that it will open up electricity generation to other players, effectively breaking Eskom's monopoly, has been welcomed by many, especially the mining industry, a key sector in Africa's most industrialised economy.

Sibanye Gold considers moving primary listing to New York from 2021

2019-10-29 10:14

The group's Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman says the move would be driven by commercial considerations.

Lonmin gets strike notice from AMCU

2019-02-21 11:25

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has received a notice for a sympathy strike from the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) in support of the ongoing stay away at Sibanye-Stillwater.

'We never accepted slave wage deal' - AMCU's Mathunjwa on Sibanye

2018-12-14 13:40

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union Joseph Mathunjwa says the union never accepted Sibanye-Stillwater's "slave wage" deal and the strike at the mine will continue.

Life vs profit: Zero harm in mining needs shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration

2018-08-19 09:46

We are working tirelessly towards improving our safe production results and to achieving zero harm for as long as possible, writes Neal Froneman.

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO 'traumatised' by surge in mine deaths

2018-07-02 20:09

"In my entire 40-year career in mining, I have never experienced anything like this. I am deeply saddened and traumatised to have lost so many Sibanye-Stillwater family members in this way," Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman has said.

Sibanye-Stillwater laments safety backslide

2018-06-07 21:05

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman says the current year has seen a "regression in safety performance" but dismissed reports that the mining industry is doing nothing to prevent seismic incidents.

Mantashe a 'minister we can work with' - Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman

2018-04-30 16:35

Sibanye-Stillwater is not ruling out future acquisitions beyond SA, its CEO Neal Froneman has told Fin24, adding that new Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe brings a "huge amount of confidence" to the sector.

Sibanye-Stillwater eyes international prospects, new listings

2018-02-07 07:50

Sibanye-Stillwater, which last year announced plans to acquire Lonmin, has bigger plans to compete internationally, and is considering listing on other stock exchanges in future, according to CEO Neal Froneman.

How gold's Mr Fix-It became Mr Buy-It in US palladium bet

2017-09-07 09:30

Neal Froneman, who earned the nickname ‘Mr Fix-It’ for his turnaround successes in the 1990s now needs to show he can run Sibaye's new mines profitably and reduce debt.


Sibanye completes Marikana restructuring, cuts 1 142 jobs

2020-01-16 16:31

Mining Group Sibanye-Stillwater [ has completed the restructuring of its Marikana operations, in a process that saw 1 142 workers lose their jobs.

Sibanye: Thousands of Marikana workers will be retrenched

2019-09-25 11:34

Sibanye Stillwater said approximately 5 270 jobs were expected to be lost due to the restructuring.

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.

Sibanye says union wage demands may lead to more closures

2018-08-24 16:18

The struggling gold sector would be forced to close more mine shafts if labour unions’ wage demands were implemented, according to the top producer of the precious metal.

Mine deaths expected to hit Sibanye gold production

2018-07-04 07:00

Sibanye-Stillwater expects the gold production from its mines in South Africa to be 6% lower due to the recent spate of underground fatalities that have halted operations.

Three workers killed at Sibanye mine

2018-06-11 18:49

Three workers have been killed underground at a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater and two others are still missing

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana

2018-05-01 06:45

Sibanye-Stillwater, which is in the process of buying out Lonmin, has vowed to do things differently when it finally takes over the company, but won’t take responsibility for the Marikana massacre.

Deal wizard of South African gold mining is scaring investors

2018-02-25 08:13

Investors might be running out of patience with Sibanye Gold’s colourful chief executive, Neal Froneman.

Sibanye saved 3 282 jobs as thousands of miners pack their bags

2017-11-01 08:24

Sibanye-Stillwater preserved employment for 3 282 people and secured over 60 000 jobs in SA through its restructuring, its CEO has said.

Mechanise or die out, Chamber of Mines warns

2017-02-09 14:45

If the mining industry sticks to its conventional extraction methods the industry could die out almost completely by 2033, warns the Chamber of Mines.

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