Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Speculation is rife in government circles that cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi may be in line to be appointed the new director general of mineral resources.

The National Union of Mineworkers has reported a fatality at Harmony Gold Mining's Tshepong Mine in the Free State.

Rob Davies, trade and industry minister, said he erred in saying ESOPS and broad-based community empowerment would not count towards BEE ownership.

Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa says four mines have been issued pre-directives in relation to the poor quality of drinking water in the Mpumalanga town of Carolina.

Mines Minister Susan Shabangu will announce next week whether the Department of Mineral Resources is ready to lift the ban on prospecting rights applications in Mpumalanga.

SOUTH Africa's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has implemented a moratorium on the grant of new prospecting and mining licences, according to the Chamber...

UPDATED: Glencore has kept a lid on its aspirations for a much-hyped market debut, targeting proceeds of $11bn after securing record commitments from investors led by Abu Dhabi.

Bobby Godsell said companies that appointed people with political reach on their boards were corrupt.

Coal and heavy mineral sands paid off big-time for Exxaro Resources in the six months to end-June, along with the usual hefty contribution from its stake in Kumba's Sishen iron ore mine.

Zimbabwe's mining firms will be comfortable with selling stakes of 26% to local owners under a state plan that aims to eventually transfer majority control, the head of the mining chamber says.