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Goldfields clarifies historic claim

Aug 22 2014 11:40

Gold Fields has issued a statement regarding a historic claim relating to a period of time prior to purchasing the company involved.


Exxaro managing costs well - CEO

Aug 21 2014 18:12

Exxaro is on firm ground to make great strides in the mining industry because it manages costs diligently, says boss Sipho Nkosi.


Ebola outbreak could hit iron ore production

Aug 21 2014 16:15

London Mining, has an operating mine in Sierra Leone, has reported a first-half loss saying the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus could hurt production.


Gold Fields earnings up, low-cost mines boost

Aug 21 2014 10:28

Gold Fields has reported a rise in quarterly profit despite a fall in prices and production as output increased at its lower-cost mines.


Exxaro Resources earnings up

Aug 21 2014 09:22

Diversified resources group Exxaro has reported a rise in first-half earnings on as it lifted coal exports on the back of a weaker rand.


Glencore fulfills pledge with $1bn buyback

Aug 20 2014 14:03

Commodities group, Glencore, has become the first of the large miners to honour promises to return cash to shareholder.


Silver miner Hochschild's core profit rises

Aug 20 2014 11:00

Precious metals miner Hochschild Mining has reported a 4% rise in first-half adjusted core earnings, helped by its aggressive cost-cutting programme.


Implats closes Zimplats mine

Aug 20 2014 10:32

The Bimha mine in Zimbabwe, operated by Impala Platinum's subsidiary Zimplats, has been closed, says Implats.


Gem Diamonds core earnings jump 87%

Aug 20 2014 10:24

Gem Diamonds has reported an 87% jump in first-half underlying core earnings as it sold more diamonds at higher prices.


NUM to fight Petra retrenchments

Aug 19 2014 19:43

The National Union of Mineworkers has vowed to fight tooth and nail to avoid retrenchments at Petra Diamonds' Helam mine in North West.

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BHP raises full-year profit

Aug 19 2014 16:30

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has posted a full-year profit and says it would offload non-core assets to a new entity.


Harmony to close shaft, 1 500 jobs on line

Aug 19 2014 12:57

Harmony Gold will temporarily close its Target 3 shaft because it is bleeding money, a move that could affect up to 1 500 jobs.

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