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Afrimat pulls plug on R2.15bn takeover of Universal Coal citing cost...

AFRIMAT, the Johannesburg-listed industrial minerals company, has pulled the plug on a proposed takeover bid for Universal Coal citing the expense of the exercise. This...

Exxaro capital discipline lauded for passing up bid for South32 coal...

UNCONFIRMED reports suggest Exxaro Resources has ruled itself out of bidding for the South African Energy Coal (SAEC) business of South32, the Perth-headquartered company...

Unions remain sceptical as SA Govt. plans to unplug Eskom from...

What we know about Eskom, amid the endless murk, is that the existential inquiry needs to be replaced by drastic action, writes CHARLOTTE MATHEWS. Drastic...

Mining leaders say industry is facing “existential threat” as investment dollars...

In its annual survey, Mine, consultant PwC said the world’s mining industry had to think more seriously about 'brand' especially in respect of 'contemporary...

Inter-union rivalry at the root of the Marikana Massacre was masked...

IT'S complex. Ask Ben Magara, the former CEO of Lonmin about the Marikana massacre, in which 44 miners lost their lives in the course of...

Withdraw troops or risk bloodbath at Tenke Fungurume, DRC army told

Amnesty International has called on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to immediately withdraw its armed forces from the Tenke Fungurume...

Vedanta keeps door open to Zambia talks as copper dispute takes...

VEDANTA Resources kept the door open to face-to-face talks with the Zambian government despite legal developments last week which sees fallout between the two...

Congo vows to shut down illegal mining following tragedy at Kamoto...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would bring an end to illegal mining following an fatal accident on June 27 at the premises of...

Atha-Africa, CER boxing match a demonstration of Mantashe’s energy “polemic”

FOR a demonstration of the "polemic" South African mines minister, Gwede Mantashe, said existed in the country's energy debate, look no further than the...

Ailing Avocet to throw in towel after selling last significant asset

West African-focused gold mining and exploration company Avocet has proposed that the company be put into members’ voluntary liquidation and that any residual assets...