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Search for battery metals under-capitalised as investors harbour trust deficit after...

THE mining industry is critical to the world’s transition to a low carbon future but it is highly under-capitalised because of a "deficit of...

SA mining sector “extremely disappointed” with Govt.’s lack of progress in...

SOUTH Africa’s mining sector was "extremely disappointed" the government had failed to make progress in structural reform in 2020, adding that President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Report urges SA’s miners to embrace ‘4IR’ as provisional data says...

THE digital transformation being brought about by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) was critical for future improvements in health and safety on South Africa's...

SA mining industry prepares for R300m rollout of Covid-19 vaccine

SOUTH Africa's mining sector estimated it would cost R300m to assist with the government's roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines to mineworkers and community members, said...

Gold and other metals expected to soar as world roils from...

GOLD is a disaster metal. In other words, its price improves when notions of the good life are threatened. This seems a time-honoured fact...

Steinmetz walks free after prosecution, but clear message sent to mining...

THE conviction for bribery of Beny Steinmetz, the head of Beny Steinmetz Resources Group is an important moment in the fight against corruption in the...

Minerals magnate Beny Steinmetz convicted of corruption

ISRAELI diamond and minerals magnate Beny Steinmetz has been convicted of corrupting foreign agents and forging documents by a Geneva court, in a trial over an attempt...

Eskom making “contingency plans” as Eloise tropical storm poses threat to...

ESKOM, the South African power utility, said it had put contingency plans in place to prepare for excessive rainfall across Mpumalanga province which was...

South32 may exit Australian metallurgical coal project, advances Eskom contract talks

SOUTH32 may sell its shares in the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project in Australia after deciding today to put its development on hold, said...

Tharisa extends option to buy 90% shareholding in Salene Chrome

THARISA has extended the option to acquire a 90% shareholding in Salene Chrome, a prospect located in Zimbabwe, to the end of March. Salene Chrome...