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Sibanye-Stillwater holds back on battery metal deals until recession fears subside

AFTER riding the wave of record platinum group metals (PGM) prices since 2015, Sibanye-Stillwater's last seven months have been a return to terra firma. Firstly,...

Keeping miners honest is tougher than it seems

ENVIRONMENTAL, social and governance concerns (ESG) has become a handy slogan in company boardrooms and marketing departments. Critics say corporates pay mere lip service...

Kenmare hits a sweet spot but management remains cautious on global...

Titanium feedstock producer Kenmare Resources is churning record profits and is far better placed financially to cope with any future setbacks - such as...

Off the rails: Is Transnet is losing the battle against crime,...

THE raw data emerging from Transnet exposes how frayed the lifeline to global markets has become for the country's bulk minerals exporters. At the...

United we stand (or fall): In a sign of weakness, SA’s...

UNIONS in South Africa's mining sector have never been so united. Tellingly, this may be a sign of weakness in the wider labour movement:...

A broader approach needed to make mining safer for women

ALMOST all women in the mining sector, anywhere in the world, will have a bad story to tell. At its worst it might be...

Kropz takes on more debt as Elandsfontein hits mining ...

Phosphate developer Kropz has run into mining problems which will further delay the ramp-up of operations at its Elandsfontein phosphate mine in the Western...

Ten years after the Marikana atrocity, social pressures are building dangerously

A REPORT produced by South Africa's auditor-general, Tsakani Maluleke, in June painted a bleak picture of local government performance. Only 16% of the country's...

SA’s major coal exporters yet to sign new rail terms with...

GLENCORE said it hadn't yet signed a contract addendum with Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) for coal exports on the rail line to Richards Bay...

Glencore boosts annual payout to $8.5bn driven by “dislocation” in energy...

GLENCORE today unveiled a payout of $8.5bn for its 2022 financial year comprising a special $4.5bn 'top-up' dividend including a new share buy-back programme...