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Gold producers table wage offers, lament dire conditions

Jul 18 2018 18:20

Gold producing companies in wage bargaining talks with unions tabled pay increase offers ranging from 3% for skilled workers and 5.5% for underground employees.


US plans uranium import probe that may lead to tariffs

Jul 18 2018 08:03

The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal.


Amplats sees profit jump after operations, prices improve

Jul 16 2018 16:27

Anglo American Platinum says it expects to report a fourfold increase in first-half profit after operations improved and metal prices rose.


SA gold mining production down 16.2% in a year - StatsSA

Jul 12 2018 13:36

South African mining production is down, according to a new Statistics SA report, with the largest negative contributors being gold, coal and manganese ore.


IN-DEPTH: Cleaning up the mining mess

Jul 12 2018 06:58

With about 6 000 abandoned mines across South Africa, regulators are searching for answers to irresponsible mine closure, writes investigative environmental journalist Mark Olalde.


Glencore to cooperate with US justice department probe

Jul 11 2018 11:33

Glencore has said it will cooperate and provide the documents requested by the US justice department relating to its business in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Venezuela.



Exxaro invests R3.3bn in new coal mine

Jul 08 2018 09:03

South Africa’s largest coal producer, Exxaro Resources, this week announced the establishment of its R3.3 billion Belfast Implementation Project (BIP) in Mpumalanga during a sod-turning event.


Mantashe expects 'frank dialogue' as Mining Charter summit starts

Jul 07 2018 13:41

“The issue of 'once empowered, always empowered' has always been the issue. I'm certain that it will be an issue here,” said the Minister of Mineral Resources in his opening address.

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