Gold wage agreement key for industry sustainability - Minerals Council

2018-07-10 22:01

Wage negotiations between unions and employers in the gold mining industry will start on Wednesday.

Lily, Barbrook mines hit by infighting

2018-07-01 06:01

The creditors’ committee doubts the new owners have the money to do the job, and wants proof.

3 reasons the gold slump may be over

2018-05-18 12:08

Some think gold prices may have hit a floor for this year.

Miners settle for about R5bn in silicosis class action

2018-05-03 16:03

Seven mining firms have reached an agreement to settle an historic class action brought on behalf of thousands of mineworkers who contracted the deadly silicosis disease while working underground.

Rand stable above R12/$ as geopolitics again sets tone for emerging markets

2018-04-16 08:53

The local currency was steady in early trade, changing hands at R12.07 to the dollar from its previous close of R12.08 to the greenback.

Gold spikes after Trump warns Russia to 'Get ready'

2018-04-11 15:10

Gold is nearing its best close in four years. AngloGold and Gold Fields are rallying.

Gold heading to $1 400 as Sprott sees `winnerless' trade war

2018-04-03 08:49

Gold will surge to the highest level in five years if a global trade war breaks out, according to Sprott CEO Rick Rule, who’s been involved in the market for four decades.

Gold rallies as trade-war risks, Bolton's ascent fire up demand

2018-03-23 14:58

Investors pushed gold prices to their highest in a month as the US and China exchanged blows on trade, and President Trump installed the hawkish John Bolton as his new national security adviser.

The heartwarming reason this photographer paints scars and stretch marks gold

2018-02-26 16:02

“I really hope that this project has helped the women involved to see their bodies in a new light."

Zimbabwe tries to lure back miners

2018-02-14 13:53

The changing political climate in Zimbabwe has mining firms looking to our neighbour for possible low-cost expansion.


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.

Pot of gold found in abandoned French house

2018-06-10 13:26

A demolition team called in to tear down an abandoned house in western France this week struck gold - literally.

Warren Buffett on why buying gold is much worse than buying stocks

2018-05-07 09:38

At Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday, Warren Buffett compared $10,000 invested in gold and stocks decades ago to demonstrate why he's always been bullish on buying the latter.

Goldfields accuses creditors of ‘devious’ plan

2018-04-29 06:00

New majority shareholders of Vantage Goldfields SA have accused a creditors committee of having a “devious” plan to liquidate the company, despite their advanced plan to reopen two Mpumalanga gold mines.

Physical gold sales jump 253% at London store as global geopolitical risk rises

2018-04-13 17:18

London gold store, Sharps Pixley, has announced a 253% increase in physical gold sales compared with the same period in March last year.

Thieves get away with 12 kilograms of gold from North West mine

2018-04-11 12:26

Thieves have broken into Harmony Gold Mining Company's Kalgold mine, stealing 12 kilograms of the precious metal worth over R6.2m.

Gold forges best run since 2011 as stars align for bullion bulls

2018-03-29 21:00

Gold’s advance this year has come with its haven qualities back in focus as President Donald Trump’s administration picks a series of trade fights with friends and foes.

Biggest Ghana mine union plans strikes over Gold Fields jobs plan

2018-03-10 11:00

Ghana’s largest mineworkers’ union plans protests and strikes throughout operations in the country if the government allows Gold Fields' planned dismissal of more than 2 000 staff.

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.

What to watch in commodities: Gold, 13Fs, crude, deals and dogs

2018-02-12 11:42

Buckle up: commodities are gyrating as equity market turmoil sends ripples through everything from crude to copper.

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