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Anglo American faces new silicosis protest

Apr 24 2014 14:02

The planned high profile protest at Anglo American's annual general meeting in London highlights renewed claims by miners suffering from the deadly silicosis disease.


Fewer strikes 'if more women in mining'

Apr 24 2014 11:54

More women in the mining industry would mean fewer strikes, because they would firstly think of having a salary to provide for their children, says an expert.


Ups and downs in Anglo output

Apr 24 2014 10:43

Anglo American has posted an increase in its copper and iron ore production in the first quarter of 2014, but its platinum output slumped.


Merafe's ferrochrome production jumps

Apr 23 2014 11:33

Merafe's attributable ferrochrome production from the Glencore-Merafe chrome venture has increased by 28%.


Petra revenue jumps 55%

Apr 23 2014 08:36

Petra Diamonds has reported a 55% increase in third-quarter revenue, helped by the sale of a 29.6 carat blue diamond and strong rough diamond prices.


Wage offer 'not the final one' - Amcu

Apr 22 2014 12:11

The employers' latest package offer by producers is "not the final offer" and so Amcu does not immediately plan to submit it to a vote, says a shop steward.


Robot ready for deep sea mining to start

Apr 20 2014 14:21

The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea.


DRDGold appoints director

Apr 17 2014 15:05

DRDGold has announced the appointment of a chartered accountant as an independent non-executive director.


Whither SA's platinum sector?

Apr 17 2014 11:03

Curing the problems of platinum production may seem a simple matter but in reality may well be impossible, says an economist.


Evraz appoints new CEO

Apr 16 2014 16:44

The steel and vanadium producer Evraz Highveld has appointed a new chief executive as the company struggles to return to profitability.


Sibanye Gold eyes platinum buy - report

Apr 15 2014 11:55

Sibanye Gold aims to make a "material" acquisition in platinum mining by the end of 2014 as it seeks to diversify its business, its CEO is reported as saying.

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US: Gems disclosure violates free speech

Apr 15 2014 12:00

A US appeals court has struck down a ruling forcing firms to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from Africa, saying it violates free speech.


Glencore to buy Chad oil firm

Apr 14 2014 22:00

Glencore Xstrata has agreed to buy Caracal Energy - a deal that will allow the commodity giant to expand in the oil sector.

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The African National Congress can be defeated, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has told supporters in Temba near Hammanskraal.


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