Bruce Whitfield: What Gwede Mantashe can learn from the failing fortunes of General Electric

2018-06-21 13:01

General Electric has fallen out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the first time in a century. The mining minister should take heed.

Gold Street is where SA’s mining history goes to die

2018-06-20 06:46

The death rattle of the industry that once symbolised South Africa can be heard in the town of Carletonville—on Gold Street, Bloomberg reports.

Mining Charter III explained: The nitty-gritty according to legal experts

2018-06-19 22:30

While the latest version of the Mining Charter is an improvement, it introduces more onerous and stringent compliance obligations than the current charter, say attorneys well-versed in the mining sector.

Mining Charter won’t promote investment and growth, says council

2018-06-18 17:33

The newly released draft Mining Charter will not promote competitiveness, investment, growth and transformation, the Minerals Council of South Africa said.

Why load shedding topped off a bad week for the economy

2018-06-17 16:08

Two days of load shedding amidst plummeting temperatures are only topping off a week of miserable economic news for South Africans.

Makole Group CEO critical about purpose

2018-06-17 07:46

City Press meets the laid-back Eastern Cape-born Malande Tonjeni, CEO of the Makole Group.

Miner Tharisa Plc gets land Zimplats handed over to government

2018-06-15 14:16

Tharisa Plc, through its interest in Karo Mining Holdings Limited, has emerged as the beneficiary of the land recently relinquished by Impala Platinum's Zimbabwean unit Zimplats.

5th body retrieved at Sibanye-Stillwater mine

2018-06-14 11:35

The body of the fifth miner who went missing at the Kloof Ikamva shaft has been retrieved, mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has confirmed.

Search continues for missing Sibanye-Stillwater miner

2018-06-13 11:03

Rescue workers at the Sibanye-Stillwater mine near Westonaria, west of Johannesburg, are still searching for one missing man, after retrieving four bodies from the mine earlier this week.

Parly committee lashes out at mine bosses after 4 more Sibanye-Stillwater deaths

2018-06-12 20:43

Parliament's portfolio committee on mineral resources is demanding answers from Sibanye-Stillwater's managers after the death of four miners, and the disappearance of at least one more.


Miners can register for silicosis/TB claims online

2018-06-20 08:14

A website and Facebook page have been launched to assist mineworkers and their families in registering their claims for silicosis/TB settlements.

Without competitiveness and growth in mining, transformation cannot be achieved

2018-06-20 06:30

CEO of the Minerals Council of South Africa Roger Baxter shares his views on the draft Mining Charter.

Harmony Gold $100m closer to paying off bridging loan for Moab Khotsong

2018-06-19 18:38

Harmony Gold says it has paid off $100m (R1.4bn) of a bridging loan it raised to acquire Moab Khotsong mine.

De Beers shakes up the synthetic diamond market

2018-06-18 13:17

The mining giant has launched its own line of artificial stones, but some fear this move might backfire, and impact the price of real diamonds.

Dying to breathe

2018-06-17 12:19

They ran out of oxygen and died while trying to reach other areas with the hope of finding air.

Public has 30 days to comment as Mantashe releases long-awaited draft Mining Charter

2018-06-15 18:52

The draft Mining Charter has been gazetted for public comment.

Mining output drops amid hopes that new charter will boost investment

2018-06-14 19:04

Mining production has decreased by 4.3% year-on-year in April 2018, says Statistics SA.

How to ride the new mining wave

2018-06-14 10:18

Having recovered financial discipline since the commodity price meltdown in 2012, industry players need to strategise as they face heightened demand in the sector

Zim gives up on Mugabe summons to explain missing diamond billions - for now

2018-06-13 10:21

The Zimbabwean Parliament has given up on bringing former president Robert Mugabe before a committee to explain the alleged disappearance of diamonds worth $15bn under his administration.

State of SA’s mining sector raises fundamental questions

2018-06-11 14:32

Fund manager Peter Major explains how the local mining sector disappeared from the radars of investors.

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