Wednesday, May 24, 2017

FIRST Quantum Minerals, a Toronto-listed company that mines copper in Zambia, has written to the southern African country's attorney-general in an effort to block...

PRESSURE in the iron ore market grew as a brief revival was promptly snuffed out as speculators sold futures amid concern at record inventories...

RIO Tinto had not admitted it was guilty of corruption in respect of investigations currently underway into its past dealings in Guinea and Mozambique. "I...

ANIL Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta, was not interested in being an activist shareholder in Anglo American, nor in becoming its chairman by replacing the...

MINERS killed in South Africa during 2016 fell to a record low of 73 from the previous record of 77 in 2015, said Reuters...

THE Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has thrown its political weight behind Eskom saying that coal supplier, Exxaro Resources, should be black-controlled before supplying coal...

ESKOM'S Matshela Koko described Exxaro Resources' new black economic empowerment (BEE) structure an "insult", according to BusinessLive which cited a comment made on Twitter...

THE first new baseload coal-fired energy in South Africa would only be commissioned by 2028, according to BusinessLive which cited the Department of Energy's...

TEGETA Exploration, a subsidiary of the Gupta family's Oakbay Investments, said it expected industrial group Barloworld to withdraw a court application for the liquidation...

THE Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) are negotiating the issue of 'once empowered, always empowered' in an attempt to...