Rio Tinto says it is dumping the annual iron ore pricing in favour of quarterly pricing. It is the last of the top three to do so.
South Africa would know by the National Treasury’s 2013 budget whether its chrome exporters would face levies, says Merafe Resources.
Petmin is about to ditch its policy of locking all sales into supply agreements, saying it wants to cash in on higher spot prices for the anthracite it produces at Somkhele mine.
Kumba Iron Ore says about 300 employees at the company’s Sishen mine in the Northern Cape have embarked on an unprotected work stoppage.
Sable Platinum is to buy just over a quarter of Global Initiatives, a Botswana firm that gives it access to cash flow from retreating more than 40mt of pig iron.
Rio Tinto has announced a $3.4bn expansion of iron ore mining in Australia, where it has mapped out a plan to lift capacity by more than 50%.
ArcelorMittal may escalate legal action as it suspects corporate governance failures at Kalagadi Manganese, the flagship venture of South Africa’s beneficiation strategy.
Shares in Kumba Iron Ore are under pressure following the release of a disappointing trading update from the Anglo American subsidiary.
An insurance payout, the return to production of the Newcastle plant, and restocking spelled good news for ArcelorMittal SA which nonetheless warned that domestic steel demand conditions were "lacklustre".
JOHANNESBURG-listed African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and Vale, the Brazilian state-owned company, are to sell their joint venture stake in Zambia's Lubambe Copper Mine to...