ARTICLES RELATING TO MINING

Harmony Gold shares rally after strong update

2019-11-13 18:44

Harmony Gold's share price climbed 8% following the release of its quarterly operational update.

Turning the diamond market on its head

2019-11-04 16:12

The diamond industry has been hit hard over the last year, but diamond miner Lucara is using blockchain technology to change the way buyers purchase from them – and the company believes it is paying off.

These South Africans are among the men who could be king of Glencore

2019-11-03 08:00

Outgoing CEO Ivan Glasenberg wanted his successor to look "like me," and the main aspirants do.

Anglo launches development initiative in Limpopo

2019-10-29 11:24

The mining giant believes game farming, agriculture, agro-processing, biofuels and waste recycling could offer good prospects.

Anglo American: Production 'broadly on track' despite De Beers diamond drop

2019-10-23 16:19

Anglo American reported that De Beers' diamond production decreased by 14% in the third quarter due to planned mine closures and weaker market demand.

Life’s good for Implats

2019-10-17 10:09

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.

'This cannot continue', says AMCU after another fatality at Sibanye-Stillwater

2019-10-13 18:58

Another fatality has occurred at Sibanye-Stillwater's Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg, according to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

Mantashe confident South Africa will have a new energy plan by next week

2019-10-10 10:35

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 plans new JSE-listed holding company

2019-10-04 19:33

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.

Over 30 alleged zama-zamas arrested during police raid in Krugersdorp

2019-10-01 22:07

More than 30 alleged zama-zamas were arrested during a police operation at the Krugersdorp Old Gold Mine in West Village.

 

In a surprise turnaround, Gold Fields' last SA mine is finally making money

2019-11-12 09:26

Gold Fields said the turnaround of South Deep opens the way for the company to do a deal at its last South African mine.

Govt will seek to soften blow from coal closures, says Mantashe

2019-11-03 11:02

The minister of mineral resources and energy says his department is considering interventions to soften the blow of decommissioning coal power stations on local economies and mining towns.

Zimbabwe is eyeing a platinum-led revival. But miners see little chance

2019-10-31 05:00

Zimbabwe’s government is banking on a platinum-mining boom to help revive its collapsing economy. The world’s biggest platinum companies say it isn’t going to happen.

ANALYSIS: The chief, the mines and the lost Bakgatla billions

2019-10-26 09:00

Painstaking work of the Baloyi Commission may come to nothing.

Abandoned South African mines could become giant batteries to fend off load shedding if a UK company has its way

2019-10-23 12:50

Gravitricity's electricity-storage plan relies on weights, winches – and really deep holes nobody needs anymore, something South Africa is not short of.

Sibanye hoping to avert AMCU platinum strike after wage deadlock

2019-10-15 15:47

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.

'They are stealing our future' - How state capture affects its faceless victims

2019-10-12 17:55

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.

Implats to buy Canadian miner for more than R11bn

2019-10-07 17:57

It owns a fully mechanised mine with a "low labour complement".

The rise of copper in a green economy

2019-10-03 13:18

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 keeps special terms in place for another diamond sale

2019-09-27 21:32

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.

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