Mine fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade

Dec 08 2017 17:42

For the first time in almost a decade, more people are dying in South African mines, the world’s deepest and among the most dangerous.


Barbrook rescue plagued by fraud concerns

Dec 10 2017 06:01

Creditors of Mpumalanga’s Barbrook Mine have reported business rescue practitioner Rob Devereux to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), citing concerns over fraud and reckless trading.


FSB probes trades in Gupta-linked Oakbay, Steinhoff and others

Dec 06 2017 17:36

The Financial Services Board is probing trades in Oakbay Resources and Energy, a Gupta-linked firm, to determine whether share prices were manipulated over a five-month period.


Pink diamond gets $32m, Patek sets Asian record

Dec 01 2017 22:30

A 14.93-carat pink diamond ring has been sold for about $32m at Christie’s in Hong Kong, at the low end of estimates in a volatile market for gems.


#GuptaLeaks: How family hijacked (and then lost) a Lesotho diamond mine

Dec 01 2017 06:59

On the eve of the highly contested February 2015 Lesotho elections, Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s government signed away a diamond mine to a company linked to the Guptas.


Robots will run mines within the next decade - Anglo

Nov 30 2017 14:05

Some mines in the next decade will run without humans and instead rely on robots, virtual models and sensors, according to Anglo American.


Glencore, Chad said to deadlock on $1bn debt deal

Dec 03 2017 12:45

Talks between Chad, Glencore and a group of banks to restructure more than $1bn in debt have stalled after the African nation rejected the commodities trader’s latest proposal.


Lonmin's future in balance as govt studies non-compliance allegations

Nov 28 2017 12:55

Platinum miner Lonmin's future is still uncertain as the Department of Mineral Resources probes allegations that it violated its mining licence.

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Mining Charter court battle postponed until next year

Nov 27 2017 20:02

A court showdown between the mining sector and Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane will now only take place next year, after the court review of the controversial revised Mining Charter was postponed.


SA’s gold mining still the biggest killer

Nov 26 2017 08:54

The number of fatalities at mines across the country has increased by at least 12% this year so far.

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