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De Beers expects a rebound in diamond market as economies reopen

Jun 04 2020 17:01

While the US market was opening up, public protests over racism in the world's largest diamond market has seen some retailers close shop.


FIN24 SPEAKS | Anglo American execs on how Covid-19 will affect SA's mining industry

Jun 04 2020 08:44

Fin24 editor Ron Derby speaks to the CEOs of Kumba Iron Ore, Anglo Coal and De Beers SA about the impact of the pandemic as thousands of miners return to work.


Amplats processing unit shut down again after water leak

Jun 03 2020 19:16

The platinum producer said on Wednesday a water leak had been detected in the high-pressure cooling section of the Anglo Converter Plant Phase B unit.


Nearly 400 mineworkers infected with coronavirus despite safety measures

May 29 2020 19:00

According to information released by the Minerals Council of South Africa on Friday, a total of 383 mineworkers were infected, and over 200 of them were in the gold sector.


Daphne Mashile-Nkosi's mining venture dodges business rescue, for now

May 29 2020 19:00

The Johannesburg High Court stuck IDC's urgent application off the roll on Friday and parties to approach the Divisional Judge President for a special hearing.


IDC wants Daphne Mashile-Nkosi's mining venture placed in business rescue

May 27 2020 18:11

The development finance institution wants Kalagadi Manganese, owned by prominent black businesswoman Daphne Mashile-Nkosi, to be put into business rescue over claims that it is struggling to pay its creditors.


An even bigger fight underground: The battle against Covid-19 in SA's mines

May 21 2020 06:02

Stretching up to four km beneath the surface, South Africa's mines are some of the deepest in the world. Here, the fight against the coronavirus takes on a different meaning.


Mines urged to keep high-risk employees away from work during coronavirus pandemic

May 19 2020 21:25

Mining companies are urged to keep employees with underlying conditions that put them at high risk of getting infected with the coronavirus away from work as the industry returns to production, the Mine Health and Safety Council said on Tuesday.



Mining production slowed ahead of lockdown, worse figures to come

May 19 2020 14:34

Mining production increased 7% year-on-year for February, but had slowly been declining in the months leading up to the nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Covid-19.

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