• Conflict over water, coal

    SA's leaders have upped their support of the water-intensive coal industry, says Keith Schneider.

  • Cost of doing business

    The world can't afford the $4.7trn a year in environmental costs of business, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Voter paralysis

    With so much tilting voters against change, democratic reason is the loser, says Solly Moeng.

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Amplats bid to buy peace around prized mine may backfire

May 27 2016 06:55

Anglo American Platinum's bid to appease a community near its most profitable South African mine may unravel, highlighting the challenges of managing social unrest.


ArcelorMittal says Saldanha steel plant will keep operating

May 25 2016 14:48

ArcelorMittal's Saldanha plant will keep operating, says its chairperson, after the facility was placed under review earlier this year due to low steel prices and rising costs.


Glencore said to complete $7.7bn loan turnaround

May 25 2016 14:38

Glencore has finalised a $7.7bn loan from almost 60 banks as the commodity trader shores up its balance sheet following a raw-materials downturn.


Sibanye targeting gold acquisition by end of 2016

May 24 2016 19:36

Sibanye Gold wants to buy a gold-producing asset by the end of the year, adding to its acquisitions of platinum operations in its home country, says CEO Neal Froneman.


De Beers sells R9.87bn of diamonds at auction

May 24 2016 13:35

De Beers has completed a fourth offering of rough diamonds this year, signaling a stronger-than-expected demand during what is usually a weaker quarter.


EDC unveils R200m quarry aggregate mine in Indwe

May 25 2016 14:38

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation has spent some R736 000 prepping up for operations a R200m quarry aggregate mine in Indwe, just outside Queenstown.


Zim mining execs in cat and mouse game with govt

May 20 2016 16:48

Zimbabwe mining bosses and state officials deliberate over fiscal, industry, and macro issues inside the Elephant Hills Resort in Victoria Falls while birds chirp and chirrup outside, helicopters hover above and some warthogs roam the sprawling lawn in front of the hotel.


Silicosis: Clarity on Q(h)ubeka Trust payouts

May 22 2016 16:20

A law firm has clarified how sick former miners who reached a landmark settlement in their battle against Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti will be compensated.


SA seen avoiding another crippling platinum strike

May 20 2016 10:13

Anglo American Platinum and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, who are preparing for new labour talks agree they don't expect major interruptions.


Glencore investors pass climate-change motion

May 20 2016 14:01

Glencore investors have agreed that the largest exporter of coal burned for power should provide more information on risks to its business regarding climate change.

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Glencore's best start of year eases IPO slump

May 19 2016 10:43

Glencore shareholders have been showing up for their annual meeting and they can take comfort in the stock’s best ever start to a year.


Anglo retains De Beers as prize asset

May 19 2016 20:06

Anglo American has retained De Beers as a prize asset after a radical overhaul in the belief that the surging Asian demand for diamonds will outstrip dwindling supply.

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