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Minerals Council calls on Govt to consider changes to proposed carbon...

THE Minerals Council South Africa has asked for changes to the South African government's proposed update of its carbon tax including slower implementation and...

SAPS arrests 19 following spate of ferrochrome-in-transit theft in Mpumalanga

NINETEEN people have been arrested by the South African Police Services following a spate of incidents of theft of ferrochrome en route from the...

Illegal mining scourge is tearing through Africa and governments are powerless...

ILLEGAL mining is a huge and growing problem across much of Africa but it seems to be particularly prevalent in South Africa, where it...

Mantashe unveils plans for “specialised police unit” as Govt seeks to...

SOUTH Africa's mines and energy minister Gwede Mantashe said today his government would establish a "specialised police unit" aimed at curbing illegal mining estimated...

The revolving door of Zimbabwe’s mining investment keeps on spinning

ZIMBABWE'S mining sector was delivered a body-blow in June when Russian firm Vi Holding withdrew its support for the long-proposed platinum group metals (PGM)...

After nearly going bust, the future couldn’t look any brighter for...

WHEN three of South Africa's wealthiest families engage in some discreet business dealings, it's perhaps worth taking a second look. In September last year,...

Does ESG contain the seeds of its own destruction?

TALK about a pickle. Mining companies worldwide are in a new scramble, and it is one aimed at green metals or ‘critical minerals’. These include...

Master Drilling recaptures feel good factor but Pretorius remains cagey on...

BUSINESS continued to boom for Master Drilling in the six months to end-June with headline earnings up 55.5%, but CEO Danie Pretorius remains as...

South32 crowns strong 2022 with special dividend taking payout to $1.3bn

THE tailwind of elevated commodity prices enabled South32 to achieve record underlying earnings of $2.6bn and a free cash flow of $2.6bn for the...

Merafe paints troubled outlook for remainder of year as sees cash...

MERAFE Resources increased the interim dividend about 70% following a strong showing for the six months ended June but it painted a relatively grim...