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SA mines minister, Gwede Mantashe, tests positive for COVID-19 disease

SOUTH African mines minister, Gwede Mantashe, and his wife Nolwandle Mantashe have tested positive for COVID-19, said EyeWitness News (EWN). The couple are in isolation...

SA mining production down 29.8% in May, but rate of decline...

THE rate of decline in South African mining production slowed in May compared to April as lockdown measures aimed at containing the spread of...

Junior mining’s Errol Smart might be grasping at straws, but we...

FLOW-through shares were once the hobby-horse of Bridgette Radebe, the founder of SAMDA, a junior mining association. Now joined to a High Court action...

CEOs say goodbye to jet lag, hello to home comforts as...

Even before COVID-19, Resolute Mining CEO, John Welborn, had had a taste of running his company from home; actually, his bed. "I broke my neck...

Kenmare cuts ilmenite guidance, but sticks to WCP B Q4 deadline...

KENMARE, the UK-listed heavy minerals mining firm, said the Covid-19 pandemic had interrupted the completion of its capital project plans and raised overall project...

COVID-19 will help shift Anglo American’s focus from mining to materials...

MARK Cutifani, Anglo American’s boss, materialises on the other side of a Teams meeting. He's his normal self, obviously: buoyant and friendly. Working sans office...

Activists sue Ghana Govt for pressing button on bauxite mine that...

ACTIVISTS in Ghana have sued the country's government for pressing ahead with plans for a bauxite mine that may endanger forests, said Reuters. The proposed...

First batch of 698 foreign mineworkers return to SA, but border...

FOREIGN mineworkers are eventually making their way through neighbouring country border posts back to South Africa, said Niks Lesufi, senior executive for safety and health...

Tharisa “strongly cash generative” after bursting back in Q3 amid chrome,...

THARISA produced good form in the third quarter: the chrome and platinum group metals (PGM) miner reported record run-of-mine numbers, and said it was generating...

Restart of SA ferrochrome production brings 2020 price recovery to abrupt...

THE rollover in the European benchmark third quarter ferrochrome price announced by Johannesburg-listed Merafe Resources this week was a reflection of the increase in...