Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
It has been a stretched-out and difficult process, but Sibanye-Stillwater has successfully taken over Lonmin. Ben Magara, the last CEO of Lonmin, spoke to David McKay about the deal.
Impala Platinum has said Zimbabwe’s plan to compel mining companies to list the on the local exchange isn’t feasible, and would impede operators’ ability to grow and invest in their assets.
Amplats CEO Chris Griffith says that the sales will help reposition the platinum mining company's portfolio.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum was ordered Thursday by mining inspectors to suspend operations at its North shaft, according to two people familiar with the situation.
Under the leadership of CEO Paul Dunne, Northam Platinum is one of the few local miners in the platinum group metal space that can boast a strong balance sheet and well-performing assets.
The unit costs of platinum production will remain under pressure for the foreseeable future until there's a sustained improvement in production throughput from mining, said Lonmin.
The contest for the control of the Rustenburg local authority may have repercussions for mining companies as well, says a political analyst.
SA plans to set up a fuel cell component plant by 2018, the latest initiative to increase demand for the metal and support firms hit by plunging prices and labour strife.
South Africa’s Baroka Platinum will offer up to R1.8bn for Atlatsa Resources' stake in the joint venture Bokoni mine, says a source.
Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum miner, has received a R4.5bn offer for its 49% stake in the Bokoni mine, says the source.
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.
Northam Platinum, South Africa’s second biggest platinum producer, has advised shareholders that the group will report a widened interim loss.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum has won a court order to transfer workers from Aforika Borwa Mining Solutions, after terminating its contract with the Gupta-linked company.
The Canadian-headquartered mining company developing a platinum mine in South Africa has forced one of its directors to resign over racist and pro-slavery comments.
Shares in Anglo American Platinum have edged lower on news that the company expects half-year earnings to be as much as 67% lower due to impairments.
Northam Platinum has agreed to buy a mining right from Anglo American Platinum for R1bn, enabling it to extend the life of the world’s deepest platinum mine beyond 30 years.
Zimbabwe has applied for a court order to force an Impala Platinum unit to sell 28 000 hectares of its mining lease to the state, land it says will benefit the economy.
EFF leader Julius Malema has thrown down the gauntlet, warning mining companies on the rich platinum belt to take care of the communities in which they mine or face closure.
Community members have set alight a timber yard at Bokoni mine in Limpopo, a joint venture between Toronto's Atlatsa Resources and Anglo American Platinum.
Platinum holdings of physically backed exchange-traded funds hit a record high and are set to rise further as a strike in major producer South Africa grinds on.
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