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How could Harmony have got Kusasalethu so horribly wrong?

I am gobsmacked by Harmony Gold’s announcement that it will chop the remaining life-of-mine at Kusasalethu from 24 years to five years through a...

Target state mining firms, says Brian Menell

Mining executives should focus less on social responsibility programmes and more on engagement with state mining companies to deal with resource nationalism, says Brian Menell.

Section 54s cost SA mines R4.8bn in 2015, and 2016 may...

A REPORT by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa (CoM) estimates the application of safety stoppages - known as Section54s in terms of...

Draft charter is “economic suicide” for SA

MINING minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, has caused significant damage to South Africa’s economy with the release of a new draft Mining Charter, said a senior...

Anglo strikes back after Eskom labels coal deal “unacceptable”

ANGLO American has hit back at claims by an Eskom executive that the price of coal it supplies to the utility's Tutuka power station...

Zwane concedes SA mining needs foreign firms in MPRDA debate

SOUTH African mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, said legislation and black economic empowerment (BEE) credentials shouldn’t frighten investors and he guaranteed that the government won’t...

Cadiz and Peter Skeat working on Blyvoor resurrection

Cape Town financial institution Cadiz Corporate Solutions is spearheading the raising of US$70m to start two mining projects – one surface and one underground...

Sibanye to hit DMR with R26m claim for Section 54 stoppage

SIBANYE is to issue South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) with a R26m legal claim following the application of a number of Section...

Zimbabwe to assume control over country’s diamond sector

Zimbabwe has taken over income from all diamond mining activities in the country after injecting $80m into the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), a...

Mathunjwa in full cry as AMCU confirms Sibanye strike

AFTER several months of relative quiet, Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU), stirred up fresh controversy vowing to...