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Panaf registers record R300m payout, weighs new gold mine

PAN African Gold (Panaf) is to pay its largest final dividend yet of R300m, a 42% increase on last year's payout following a strong...

Peter Skeat pushes ahead with Blyvoor Gold

Mining entrepreneur Peter Skeat is pushing ahead with plans to re-open the former Blyvooruitzicht gold mine despite the recent political setbacks which have raised...

Sibanye may ice shafts if AMCU strike is well supported

SIBANYE Gold would mine surface ore stockpiles, shut down certain shafts, and operate other shafts on a partial basis if a strike called by...

Barrick may drive gold consolidation as market looks up

ACTIVITY among West Africa's junior gold producers continues to tick along with interesting news flow this week that has seen two successful capital raisings...

Sibanye may shut Cooke 4 as losses put complex at risk

SIBANYE Gold has raised the prospect of closing its Cooke 4 mine and Ezulwini gold and uranium processing plant, west of Johannesburg, which was...

Another shocker for Gold Fields from troubled South Deep

Just two months after Gold Fields unveiled the rebased mining plan and latest turnaround strategy for its South Deep mine, the “serial underperformer” has...

Acacia CEO quits two weeks after Barrick compact with Tanzania

ACACIA Mining, the Tanzanian gold miner in which Barrick Gold has a 64.9% stake, has been dealt a serious blow after two of its...

‘Nick did the right thing by demerging Gold Fields’ mines’

BY all accounts Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye Gold and Gold Fields CEO, Nick Holland get on. They were colleagues once when Holland was...

‘Era of uncertainty’ sends gold into new bull phase

IF there’s one thing that can be said for gold, it’s that it never wastes a good crisis. The last time bullion was at current...

Safety audits underpin dysfunctional DMR, industry relationship

ANGLOGOLD Ashanti CEO, Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, came up with an interesting illustration of how the increasing number of safety audits conducted on South Africa’s mines...