Barrick and Randgold raise hopes merger can spark sluggish gold sector

2018-09-25 06:45

The biggest gold deal of the past three years may ease concerns about Barrick Gold Corporation's stagnant production and offer Randgold Resources a reset for its languishing shares.

Billionaire Agarwal hires AngloGold's CEO to run Vedanta

2018-04-16 14:04

AngloGold's Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, who takes over from interim CEO Kuldip Kaura, will leave the mining group in late August to join Vedanta.

Murray & Roberts advises shareholders to reject takeover offer

2018-03-27 16:51

An independent board of the engineering and mining contractor says it will not support the buyout of shareholders by German investment holdings company Aton.

SA gold mines are on the brink of death

2017-07-02 06:01

AngloGold Ashanti’s announcement that it will close two mines and retrench 8 500 workers is only the first of many large-scale job cuts that were predicted in 2007.


Amplats finance director to step down in early 2019

2018-09-21 16:41

In an update to shareholders the platinum miner said Ian Botha had tendered his resignation and would be 'relocating abroad to pursue other career opportunities'.

Murray & Roberts sets R9.8bn price tag after snubbing German bid

2018-04-05 11:48

The SA engineering and construction company sees its fair value at up to 45% more than what was offered by German investment holdings company Aton.

OUTA goes to court to ring-fence Gupta mine funds

2017-09-21 15:00

Civil rights body OUTA is to lodge an urgent interdict with the North Gauteng High Court to freeze R1.75bn in mine rehabilitation funds from the Gupta-owned Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines.

Zuma pushes for mining rescue plan

2015-09-08 13:25

Government’s Mining Phakisa in October will seek to catalyse the development of the embattled mining industry, says President Jacob Zuma.

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