HOT TOPICS
ARTICLES RELATING TO MINING

163-carat Angolan diamond sells for $34m, still disappoints

2017-11-15 16:12

A flawless 163-carat clear diamond from Angola fetched $34m (approximately R487m) at Christie’s in Geneva - not enough to dispel concerns about the health of the market.

DRC tin explorer to list on JSE

2017-11-15 11:20

Alphamin intends to list on the AltX in order to raise the final $31.4m needed to complete construction of a mine in the eastern DRC, which is expected to produce 10 000 tons of tin annually.

NUM plans to start coal strike end of next week

2017-11-10 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers could start a strike in the coal industry soon.

The making of a South African mining champion

2017-11-09 13:39

With regulatory uncertainty expected to remain a feature of the South African mining industry for at least the next two years, Sibanye-Stillwater’s Neal Froneman is focusing on international growth.

Inside Bernard Swanepoel’s Last Mile Fund

2017-11-09 09:37

The former CEO of Harmony Gold is partnering with Harmony chairman Patrice Motsepe to launch a fund worth over R1bn, which will be used to scale up existing mining operations.

Living in terror

2017-11-05 06:00

Two former Amcu members claim the union is running a well-managed project to kill rivals and rule the North West platinum belt.

What about South32’s share buy-back?

2017-11-02 13:58

South32 extended its share buy-back by $250m to $750m in August. But not everyone is happy about this.

Sibanye to lay off 2 000 miners - NUM

2017-10-31 18:24

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday afternoon that 2 000 of its members from Sibanye-Stillwater's Cooke Gold mine had received "forced retrenchments termination letters".

The bell tolls for uranium mining - activists

2017-10-29 15:39

A bleak market outlook most likely forced Karoo Uranium mining hopefuls Peninsula Energy to withdraw from South Africa, activists believe.

Zwane reopens one Bafokeng mine, shuts down another

2017-10-29 06:00

The department of mineral resources has reopened Royal Bafokeng’s Rasimone south shaft in Rustenburg only to raid and shut down another of the company's mines days later.

 

Glencore is close to creating a mining royalty company

2017-11-15 12:42

Glencore is close to finalising a $700m deal with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create a new base-metals royalty company.

Towards a more effective mining policy

2017-11-14 10:34

The mining industry has had a far greater positive impact on South Africans than its critics allow. Can the best interests of South Africans be aligned with those of the industry and policymakers?

Lonmin in a race against time

2017-11-09 15:44

As it faces razor-thin profit margins, Lonmin's share price has decreased sharply over the past week.

Congo's Gecamines accounts missing $750m, advocacy group says

2017-11-09 11:21

Almost $750m paid by international mining companies to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned miner over three years, is missing from the company’s accounts, says the Carter Centre.

BEE: Mining firms on edge

2017-11-08 14:11

Mining companies and investors are eagerly awaiting this month’s High Court decision on the ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle regarding black ownership.

3 trapped, 1 dead in collapse at AngloGold Ashanti mine

2017-11-02 17:44

Three miners are trapped and one has died after a rockfall at an AngloGold Ashanti mine near Carltonville.

Boring does it

2017-11-02 10:00

Enthusiasm for mining shares remains subdued, and some investors claim that the mining bosses are directly to blame.

Lonmin hits back at calls to shut down its operations

2017-10-29 18:15

Lonmin has hit back at calls by the Mining Forum of South Africa and Bapo ba Mogale Investments to have its operating licence removed over non-compliance with its Social and Labour Plan.

‘Zwane fights battles of mine workers’

2017-10-29 06:00

The department of mineral resources has hit back at the article “Zwane accused of fighting Gupta battles”, saying the minister is fighting the battles of the workers.

Task team to tackle Mining Charter impasse - Gigaba

2017-10-26 06:01

A team from three government departments has been tasked to resolve the deadlock in the mining industry, following the release of the third Mining Charter in June, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.