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Eskom in talks with Vunene on coal deal

Power utility Eskom say it is in talks with Vunene Mining to secure a five-year coal supply deal for its Camden power station.

Acid water blamed on mine liquidators

Liquidators of two mines on the East Rand have fought back after being accused of contributing to environmental damage.

Renewed jitters power gold to new record

Investors worried by the eurozone debt crisis and turmoil in the Arab world have sought safe-haven gold, pushing its price to a new record high.

Davies unapologetic about steel stance

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies again maintained a tough stand against steel producers, saying the government is unhappy with their prices.

Liquidators warn Aurora – again

Aurora has to prove it has made progress in finding investors for the Pamodzi mine or face being kicked out of the deal, says liquidator Enver Motala.

Metorex copper output up 8%

Metorex increased production despite seasonally high rainfall and the installation of a new modified transformer at Ruashi.

Chinese mine bosses cleared in shooting

Two Chinese managers accused of shooting protesting workers at a coal mine in Zambia have been cleared after prosecutors decided to drop the case

Cosatu, Num take Aurora to court

The unions say they will apply to the high court for an order to stop Aurora from stripping the Orkney mine before its liquidation is finalised.

Pamodzi liquidators pocket R40m

Unions are outraged after Enver Motala and his colleagues were paid more than R40m for handling the Pamodzi liquidation.

Mining charter set for more changes

Parliament has started public hearings on the mining charter review in a process which may lead to added provisions, says committee chair Fred Gona.