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Gold Fields smuggles in workers by night to bypass strikers

Nov 16 2018 14:36

Gold Fields is having to sneak maintenance teams into its South Deep mine in South Africa after protesters shot at vehicles trying to enter the site, where workers have been on strike.


Lonmin's biggest union wants Sibanye deal stopped over jobs

Nov 13 2018 11:23

Lonmin’s biggest labour union has asked antitrust authorities to stop Sibanye Gold’s purchase of the struggling platinum miner should the new company intend to press ahead with more than 10 000 job cuts.


De Beers is said to make big cuts in low-end diamond prices

Nov 13 2018 08:09

De Beers made steep cuts in the prices of low-quality stones at its sale this week, according to people familiar with the situation.


Gold Fields cuts output forecast as SA mine struggles

Nov 09 2018 09:35

Gold Fields has lowered 2018 output forecasts after workers at its South African mine embarked on a go-slow and a strike protesting the producer’s plans to cut jobs.


Alexkor board will be the first to act against corruption – Matona

Nov 07 2018 14:19

Alexkor interim chairperson Tshediso Matona has said the board will be the first to act if there is any wrongdoing discovered at the state-owned enterprise.


Alexkor still in the black - but no sustainable income, MPs hear

Nov 07 2018 19:02

Alexkor's financial position is not at its best, and the state-owned enterprise needs help to avoid affecting its going concern status, members of Parliament have heard.


Glencore's radioactive news may help give cobalt its buzz back

Nov 07 2018 19:04

Glencore’s sudden discovery that some of its cobalt is radioactive couldn’t come at a better time.


Blame in all directions for violence during Gold Fields strike

Nov 05 2018 17:45

While the National Union of Mineworkers claims two of its members have been hospitalised, Gold Fields says the union has been perpetrating violence during the strike, which is costing the company R3m per day.


Gupta-linked firm to be liquidated over R60m debt, 800 jobs on the line - sources

Nov 03 2018 19:53

A mining contractor owned by the Gupta family has been put into liquidation, which could see 800 people losing their jobs and the chief executive officer returning to India, according to people with knowledge of the matter.



NUM strike to put a stopper in Gold Fields production

Nov 02 2018 15:05

NUM, which represents 80% of the Gold Fields workforce, will withdraw labour from South Deep on Friday afternoon, the union has said.

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