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Motlanthe may still continue mining role

Kgalema Motlanthe may continue his role as arbiter in the mining sector after he retires from government in May.

Eskom to lose top executives

Steve Lennon and Erica Johnson, top executives at Eskom, are to leave the company owing to "personal" reasons.

Lace mine production ramp-up begins

The ramp up of production at DiamondCorp's Lace mine has begun with full production of 30,000 tonnes per month expected from July.

Lonmin, Amcu move to arbitration

Lonmin and the Associated Mineworkers & Construction Union put a settlement on a recognition agreement to an independent arbitrator after negotiations failed.

NUM says 4% offer is “an insult”

The National Union of Mineworkers, which represents about 67% of the gold industry workers, decried a 4% wage offer as "an insult".

‘Strike can’t go on forever’ – Mathunjwa

Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union said the 19-week strike in the platinum sector "couldn't go on forever".

X2 Resources completes capital raising at $5.6bn

X2 Resources said it had raised $5.6bn in private capital and added that it was assessing a number of opportunities, but was under no pressure to deal as yet.

Exxaro’s Venter served “with distinction”

Ernst Venter, an executive at Exxaro Resources, had served the company "with distinction" and there was no link between his resignation and an internal review.

Xstrata chrome hit by wildcat strike

Production at three sites owned by Glencore Xstrata's chrome division has been disrupted by wildcat strike activity that started on May 28, the company said.

Former SA mines minister asked by Eskom to blackmail Glencore

BRIAN Molefe, the returning CEO of Eskom and the power utility's chairman, Ben Ngubane, allegedly pressed former mines minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, into blackmailing Glencore,...