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Soft landing in China forecast

China's GDP growth would continue to be supportive of metal prices, according to a report by Goldman Sachs. However, the rand would strengthen before the end of 2012.

Polluters to be criminally charged: report

Mining companies operating in South Africa's Gauteng province could face criminal charges if they were found to have polluted ground water, according to a report.

Australia releases mine tax draft

Australia's government has released draft legislation for its controversial mining profits tax, keeping the 30% rate and says resource firms will be able to push for more changes.

ANC opposition to free enterprise has crippled junior mining

THE South African junior mining sector is broken and is impossible to fix under current circumstances. That’s according to Paul Miller, MD of mining...

Another silicosis ruling hits miners

The Chamber of Mines have lost another silicosis-related case, forcing firms to assume responsibility for deficits in the compensation fund for employees with pulmonary disease.

Majali case withdrawn

A case relating to the "hijacking" of a company was formally withdraw in court following the death of businessman Sandile Majali.

Lift in commodity cycle raising spirits at Master Drilling

MASTER Drilling declared a 26 South African cents per share gross dividend for its 2017 financial year which, despite recording lower earnings year-on-year, reflected...

Mining Charter needs realistic targets and timelines: Chabana

LAST weekend’s talks on the Mining Charter, initiated by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, were quite robust. That should be no surprise to anyone. Our industry...

South32 takes out $60m in costs as SA coal now primed...

SOUTH32 said it would start the search for a black-owned investor for its South African coal business in September following a restructuring of the...

Police wait for medication tests in Majali case

Police are waiting for tests to be conducted on medication found in the hotel room where the body of controversial businessman Sandi Majali has been found, says a spokesperson.