SA platinum firms agree R1,000/m basic pay lift, bringing incident-free wage...

SOUTH African platinum group metal (PGM) companies today signed a three-year wage deal with the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union and UASA bringing...

Community protests in SA’s restive Mpumalanga coal district far from finished

PROTESTS in South Africa's Mpumalanga province were likely to remain a feature of the coal industry for the foreseeable future, said South32 COO, Mike...

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Flourishing artisanal gold sector in West Africa’s Sahei zone funding jihadist groups

ARTISANAL gold mining operations in West Africa's Sahei zone is helping finance Islamist militant groups,...

Copper, cobalt miners urged to do more to fight DRC corruption, child labour practices

COMPANIES mining copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been urged to...

Community protest forces production halt at AngloGold’s Guinea mine, Siguiri

ANGLOGOLD Ashanti suspended mining at its Guinea mine, Siguiri, after a community protest at the...

SA mining production for September surprises economists on upside, led by iron ore

SOUTH African mining production grew 1.5% in September compared to August led by iron ore...

Caledonia Mining lifts cash despite Blanket capex, severe Zimbabwe headwinds

CALEDONIA Mining, the UK-listed Zimbabwe gold miner, said operating conditions continued to improve following a...

Consortium edges out Fortesque Metals with $14bn bid for Guinea’s Simandou

AUSTRALIA'S Fortesque Metals Group confirmed it had been edged out of the Simandou iron ore...

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