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Despite the roadblocks, electric vehicles will change a highway near you,...

ELECTRIC vehicles (EVs) are revolutionising automotive markets. While the technology is still advancing, they already cost far less to run than a traditional internal...

Why Roger Baxter isn’t getting carried away by SA Govt’s promise...

SINCE he returned to South Africa from Canada in 2012, Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter has been negotiating issues around the Mining Charter with...

Australian government to run inquiry into sexual harassment at mining camps

AN inquiry by the Australian government will put the spotlight on sexual harassment in the country's mineral-rich west, as the sector struggles with a...

Master Drilling to post interim rebound beating pre-Covid-19 half-year performance

MASTER Drilling is set to report a strong rebound in interim earnings even against its performance in the six months ended June 2019 before...

Women executives have one thing to say about leadership: ditch the...

SOME of South Africa's most prominent mining CEOs say generalisations about the skills women bring to the workplace are unhelpful and that more attention should...

Justice for Miners says R9m in silicosis compensation represents insufficient progress

A SOUTH African organisation representing gold miners with silicosis said compensation should be expedited to successful applicants. This is after it emerged last month that only...

Merafe dividend draws shareholder ire as firm accused of “extremely lazy”...

MERAFE Resources today defended its interim dividend payout against criticism it was inappropriately conservative, saying it was within company policy and allowed for risks...

Glencore hopes shutdown will ease beleaguered state firm Transnet’s rail...

GLENCORE said it hoped a 30-day maintenance programme at Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) would ease the state-owned freight firm's operational problems which saw the...

Zambia debt crisis could provide election hopeful Hichilema his best chance...

MOUNTING debt that Zambian president Edgar Lunga incurred in order to meet on previous election promises could prove his undoing, said Bloomberg News. A week...

Glencore keeps the beat for high-paying miners with $1.1bn special dividend,...

GLENCORE today unveiled a special cash dividend of $500m and plans to buy back up to $650m of its own shares following a strong...