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SA miners in white knuckle ride as Cyril Spring fires-up rand

IT'S hard for South African miners to catch a break. Having spent years being penalised for the anti-investment administration of former president, Jacob Zuma, they...

Old foe, known quantity, Mantashe will give momentum to Mining Charter...

OF all the new cabinet appointments made by South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, yesterday, sending Gwede Mantashe to the mines ministry was one of...

Cutifani agrees with Anglo board to stay on for indefinite period

MARK Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, has agreed with the board to stay on at the company he joined five years ago in April. "I...

Bristow describes Randgold sell-off as ‘pathetic’ and ‘panicky’

RANDGOLD Resources CEO, Mark Bristow, does not mince his words and his reaction to the 7.5% drop in the Randgold share price on Monday,...

Millennials being lied to by synthetic diamond manufacturers

IT appears the under-35 cohort are behind the demand for synthetic diamonds, drawn not only to the disruptive appeal of the tech-produced stones, but...

Anglo sees “no danger” of returning to exuberance of the past

ANGLO American said there was "no danger" of committing the over-exuberance of the previous commodity cycle where it - and its peer group -...

Blyvoor Gold set to start construction in January

Peter Skeat’s project to re-open the former Blyvooruitzicht (Blyvoor) gold mine should finally get the green light in January after a string of funding...

Kibo CEO defends energy diversification deal into Botswana

Kibo Mining’s purchase of the Mabesekwa energy coal project in Botswana was not “a distraction”  from the company’s Mbeya Coal to Power Project (MCPP)...

Frandsen insists Pallinghurst unfazed by Sedibelo cash burn

PALLINGHURST Resources is prepared to bide its time with its stake in Sedibelo Platinum Mines despite pressing buttons in the rest of its investment...

Zimbabwe flatters to deceive as reform doesn’t extend to mining

ZIMBABWE'S new cabinet has retained the controversial 51% indigenisation thresholds for foreign diamond and platinum miners, but it has deferred a 15% tax on...