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Amplats interim earnings soar despite power cuts, strikes

Jul 22 2019 13:08

Anglo American Platinum says Eskom power outages put a damper on production in the first quarter, with output of platinum group products declining 2% year-on-year to 2,146,900 ounces


Platinum giants eye Sibanye's gold mining deal as wage yardstick

Jul 19 2019 08:11

Following a five-month strike that was eventually declared illegal, Sibanye agreed to increase the pay of workers at its three gold mines by 5.5%.


Zimbabwe miners told to pay utility bills in foreign currency

Jul 16 2019 20:01

Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements for imports from foreign suppliers, the country’s energy minister said.


State approves Tormin’s massive West Coast mining expansion

Jul 16 2019 21:30

Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on ten additional West Coast beaches and on an inland strip of old beach adjoining the existing mine near Lutzville.


We should get behind Richards Bay refinery, says Mantashe

Jul 16 2019 13:09

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe maintained that the Saudi Aramco proposal to build a refinery in Richards Bay, KwaZulu Natal was worth consideration.


Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela to argue against broadcast request in Aurora case

Jul 15 2019 11:01

The court case against four former directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems for alleged environmental damages has again been postponed to allow their defence teams to make representations against the proceedings being broadcast.


Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela expected back in court in mining damage case

Jul 15 2019 05:30

Zuma, Mandela and their two co-defendants are accused of causing environmental damage at Grootvlei gold mine after it was acquired by their company, Aurora Empowerment Systems, in late 2009.


SA platinum giants bolster positions before wage talks begin

Jul 09 2019 05:30

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down to hammer out a wage deal this week, they’ll hold two potentially winning cards in reserve: the cash and metal stockpiles to endure a strike.



Glencore, Anglo mines pollute SA water – environmental activists

Jul 03 2019 21:01

Coal mines operated by companies such as Glencore and Anglo American are polluting parts of Mpumalangaas they fail to comply with their water licenses, says an environmental group.

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