As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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It seems that Impala Platinum is currently generating plenty of cash. So much so, that it may not require bridging finance to follow through with its plans to purchase North American Palladium.
Another fatality has occurred at Sibanye-Stillwater's Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg, according to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.
At Thursday’s Oil and Power Conference, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said he briefed the Cabinet Committee on the latest version of the document.
Sibanye Stillwater - the world's biggest producer of platinum, the second-largest palladium producer and a major gold miner – plans to restructure its holding structure.
More than 30 alleged zama-zamas were arrested during a police operation at the Krugersdorp Old Gold Mine in West Village.
BHP Group has talked to Anglo American chief executive officer Mark Cutifani about running for the top job at the company, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fadzi Manono fears he will never be able to bury his younger brother Witness, whose body lies deep inside a dangerous old mine in Mpumalanga.
While Numsa plans to challenge labour laws requiring secret balloting for strikes, another union, UASA, has welcomed the legislation.
Seriti Resources, poised to become Africa’s second biggest coal producer, is betting that South Africa will rely on coal for decades even as the country biggest implements carbon taxes and is under pressure to improve air quality.
The committee held a day of engagements with organised labour in the mining and energy sectors on Tuesday. The most topical issues that unions touched on were the Mining Charter, and the role of Eskom in creating a conducive environment for industry.
Sibanye-Stillwater is hopeful that a wage agreement would be reached with trade union AMCU to avert a strike at its Rustenburg and Marikana operations after negotiations deadlocked.
While the commission of inquiry into state capture delves deeper and deeper into the web of capture, sourcing the culprits between factional battles, those who were most affected by the crimes believe they are being sidelined.
It owns a fully mechanised mine with a "low labour complement".
In the quest to decarbonise world economies, the global demand for copper could rise substantially. The reason? Its unique properties make it a metal that can play a role in reducing carbon emissions.
De Beers is continuing its policy of offering almost unprecedented flexibility to diamond buyers as the mining company works to fend off a slump in demand for the gems, according to people familiar with the situation.
Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy acknowledges that the diamond market has been tougher than anticipated since he took the top job in April. However, he believes there will be a recovery in time.
The state-owned diamond company will run out of money by October.
South African mining output increased for the first time in nine months in July as coal and iron ore production surged.
The mining group, poised to become SA’s second-biggest coal producer, may take funding from equipment suppliers and hold off on a listing as the fuel is being shunned by financiers because of its environmental impact.
UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry".
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