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Glencore to cut 20% of Rosh Pinah staff

Glencore is to cut up to a fifth of its staff at the Namibia-based zinc and lead concentrate operation Rosh Pinah owing to "significant economic pressures".

Namibia to invite rail tenders by year-end

Namibia was hoping to kickstart plans to build a $15bn, 1,500 kilometre rail-route from Botswana's Mmamabula coalfields to its port at Walvis Bay.

AMCU wins recognition at Sibanye’s Beatrix

AMCU has won recognition at Sibanye Gold's Beatrix gold mine in the Free State province.

Kumba must get act together: Cutifani

Kumba Iron Ore would have to improve its performance in order for majority shareholder, Anglo American, to achieve $14bn in net debt next year.

Briggs doubts gold strike in 2015

Graham Briggs, CEO of Harmony Gold, doubted there would be a strike in the sector next year.

DA demands details of R4bn Eskom tender

The Democratic Alliance wanted to see all documents relating to Eskom's controversial tender award for replacement of steam generators at Koeberg.

Mali on course for 60 t of gold in 2017

Gold production from West Africa's Mali could rise to 60 tonnes by the end of 2017, the country's mines minister has said.

Buffalo halts Magdalena after ‘water ingress’

Buffalo Coal Corporation stopped production at its 1 million tonne/year Magdalena mine in KwaZulu-Natal after 'water ingress' at one of the mine's sections.

Africa urged to adopt fiscal consistency

Africa's governments have been warned to improve fiscal transparency and consistency or imperil new investment.

Magara, Mathunjwa go head-to-head

Ben Magara, CEO of Lonmin and Joseph Mathunjwa, president of AMCU, exchanged views in front of hundreds of union supporters.