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Lonmin: Victim of price falls, management wobbles

Jul 30 2015 20:30

Lonmin is facing its deepest crisis to date, hurt by a downturn in platinum prices and haunted by a mixture of bad luck and debatable management choices.


SA gold producers table 'final' offer to unions

Jul 30 2015 16:25

South African gold producers have offered wage hikes of up to 17%, a slight increase to restive unions which have been seeking increases of up to double current levels.


Union Resources among bidders for Amplats mine

Jul 30 2015 17:43

A group of SA investors known as Union Resources has made a bid for Anglo American Platinum's Union mine, its chairperson says.


NUM signs wage deal with Northam Platinum

Jul 30 2015 12:38

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage deal with Northam Platinum for increases of up to 17% for its lowest paid members.


Harmony Gold happy with Papua New Guinea progress

Jul 30 2015 12:12

Harmony Gold has announced that additional drilling results in Papua New Guinea continue to return highly significant copper gold intercepts.


Mzi Khumalo’s Metallon on comeback trail

Jul 30 2015 12:17

Mzi Khumalo’s Metallon Corporation is on the comeback trail in Zimbabwe, with first-half gold production rebounding and the company revving up its Redwing mine.


Jobs ‘bloodbath’ hits SA, mining companies cut costs

Jul 28 2015 17:30

In the past two months, at least seven listed mining companies announced plans to cut as many as 10 000 jobs in Africa’s most-industrialised economy.


Zim's Mimosa platinum records rise in output

Jul 28 2015 15:08

Mimosa platinum mine, owned jointly by Aquarius Platinum and Impala Platinum, is on a strong footing after its quarterly production lifted by 5%, says the Aquarius CEO.


Uncovering Eskom's top coal suppliers

Jul 26 2015 17:22

New players have been revealed after City Press received the latest list of Eskom coal contracts after an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act.


SA economy dealt fresh blow by mining job cut

Jul 24 2015 20:35

There will be mine closures and shaft closures, otherwise companies could go down - especially in SA - because costs have been rising at a more rapid rate.

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Anglo American could put more assets up for sale

Jul 24 2015 20:00

The head of global mining firm Anglo American says it could sell more assets than currently planned should market conditions deteriorate further.


Lonmin says 6 000 jobs at risk in proposed restructuring

Jul 24 2015 07:33

Lonmin says it was planning to close or mothball several mine shafts, putting 6 000 South African jobs at risk, because of depressed metal prices.

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