Anglo will dig more platinum and diamonds than expected

2018-10-23 10:08

Anglo American Plc will dig more platinum than expected this year, while diamond production from its De Beers business will be at the top end of its guidance range.

Mining production down 9.1% for August

2018-10-18 11:08

Stats SA announced that annual mining production had again decreased in August, with gold again taking a hit.

Gold Fields CEO asks for 'more time' as investors get antsy

2018-10-12 16:54

Gold Fields shareholders getting impatient over the company’s failure to stem losses at the huge South Deep deposit in South Africa shouldn’t lose hope, says chief executive officer Nick Holland.

Minerals Council SA hopes Mandela Platinum Coin will rival Krugerrand

2018-10-05 11:57

The industry employers body hopes the proposed Mandela Platinum Rand - in honour of the late statesman’s centenary year - will become as popular as the Krugerrand.

Mantashe: Leave mining out of sovereign wealth fund plans

2018-10-03 11:58

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says he has objected to a proposal of using the mining industry to fund the country's mooted sovereign wealth fund.

46-year-old man dies in accident at Lonmin mine

2018-10-01 21:35

A 46-year-old miner has died following an underground accident at Lonmin's K3 shaft.

AngloGold will weigh up strategic asset sales, says new CEO

2018-09-27 10:54

AngloGold Ashanti’s new CEO says the world's third-largest gold producer will unlock value by focusing on its best assets and selling those that aren’t core to the business.

Damage to West Coast beaches from mining can be kept to 'acceptable' levels, say consultants

2018-09-26 07:39

Consultants from Australian company Mineral Sands Resources have acknowledged that the expansion of mining for mineral sands on 10 West Coast beaches will cause unavoidable environmental damage, but say it can be reduced to "acceptable" levels.

Sibanye-Lonmin deal gets a boost from competition watchdog

2018-09-18 13:52

The R5bn Sibanye-Stillwater acquisition of Lonmin gets a boost from competition authorities.

How Anglo quietly built a commodity trader in Glencore's shadow

2018-09-16 13:59

In just five years, the century-old miner assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.


Glencore CEO to tell investors he'll retire in 3 to 5 years

2018-10-22 13:08

Ivan Glasenberg, who has built Glencore into a dominant force in commodities trading and became the face of the industry, told investors he plans to retire in three to five years.

Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

2018-10-18 07:56

Mpumalanga's MEC for environmental affairs has launched a last-minute bid to change the boundaries of a protected area.

Village Main Reef secures three-year wage deal

2018-10-05 12:29

Miners, artisans and officials will receive a 4.25% increase for the first year of the agreement, and CPI-linked increases for the next two years.

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over 'unresolved issues' in new Mining Charter

2018-10-03 13:17

The Minerals Council of South Africa has raised concerns over key issues in the new Mining Charter.

SA's latest Mining Charter: What's new and who wins

2018-10-02 21:12

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe issued a new Mining Charter last week, seeking to reduce uncertainty and boost investment in the sector. So what's new?

Biggest Sibanye Gold unions get approval to strike over pay

2018-09-27 11:13

The two biggest South African unions at Sibanye Gold's mines have gotten permission to strike over pay after a deadlock in gold wage talks.

Mantashe: I didn't give the go ahead on Xolobeni

2018-09-26 18:19

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has distanced himself from claims made by an Australian company about a controversial mining operation in the Eastern Cape.

Glencore to boost share buyback program by up to $1bn

2018-09-25 11:22

Glencore will increase its share buyback program by as much as $1bn, adding to a growing number of moves by the world’s biggest miners this year to return more money to investors.

Three-year wage deal reached at AngloGold Ashanti

2018-09-17 15:19

AngloGold Ashanti has concluded a wage agreement with AMCU, UASA and Solidarity for a three-year period.

7 figures that reflect the state of mining in SA

2018-09-15 11:00

Although still considered a 'sunrise industry' by the Minerals Council of South Africa, SA's mining industry has faced job losses, a fall in its exploration budget and rising input costs for the past decade.

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