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Chinese group confirms Gold One bid

Gold One International has confirmed a consortium of Chinese investors wants to take control of the gold junior in a deal which will value it at around R4.4bn.

DRDGOLD: time for ‘waffling’ to end

DRDGOLD CEO Niel Pretorius has given an impassioned but forthright assessment of how exorbitant costs, uncertainty and nationalisation talks are hurting SA's mining industry.

Anglo Q3 copper dips, 2011 seen higher

Anglo American has posted a 9% drop in third-quarter copper output, blaming lower grades and blizzards in Chile.

All eyes on gold majors’ numbers

The strong rand is expected to erode the benefit of the rise in gold's dollar price for SA’s top three producers - scheduled to report third-quarter earnings in November.

Union rivalry, bully culture, DMR corruption: Inside Sibanye-Stillwaters’ safety summits

THIS year’s mining death toll of 21 at Sibanye-Stillwater mines has exposed this mining house to class action, as well as political attack. To...

Sibanye employees attacked amid illegal strike at Cooke

FOUR employees of Sibanye Gold were injured, two seriously, following illegal industrial action during the night shift on October 3 at the firm's Cooke...

Gold Fields maintains production outlook

Gold production from Gold Fields shows the traditional drop for the March quarter, but the group is maintaining its forecast for 2011.

Gold powers above $1,500

Gold has rallied above $1,500 an ounce for the first time, extending a run of record highs as investors seeks to hedge growing inflation risks and buy into a broad commodities rally.

Violence erupts again at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Beatrix gold mine

Violence on Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold mines has erupted again as the strike over wages called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) approaches...

Acacia full-year output target not disturbed by plant outage

ACACIA Mining expected to achieve its full year production target of between 750,000 to 780,000 ounces despite an interruption at Bulyanhulu, a mine in...