Bullies in the playground

THE MINING YEARBOOK 2014by Tina Weavind | Tue, 29 Jul 2014
The business climate in Zimbabwe has been described as crazy, confused and unpredictable. Yet somehow mining firms that stay there seem to make it work. Read ›

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    by David McKay | 28 Jul 2014 - |
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    Northam may lose 6% of annual output

    by David McKay | 28 Jul 2014 - |
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     An accident that will result in the six week closure of a shaft at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine may see output reduced 6%, an analyst said. Read ›
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