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Aurora’s Zuma, Mandela fail to head off R1.7bn damages

AN appeal by the directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems against a judgement they should pay damages and salaries to some 5,300 miners once employed...

BHP, Vale hit by $43bn suit for Samarco disaster

SHARES in BHP Billiton headed for their steepest fall since 2008 after Brazilian prosecutors filed a civil suit against the Melbourne-headquartered company worth $43bn,...

Sibanye agrees wage deal with AMCU, say reports

SIBANYE Gold has dodged a potentially acrimonious strike at its mines after agreeing a wage deal with the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union...

AMCU to serve strike notice at Sibanye Gold

THE Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) is to serve notice of its intention to strike from Wednesday at the facilities of Sibanye...

Labour Appeal Court rejects AMCU gold strike bid

SOUTH Africa's Labour Appeal Court has dismissed an application by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to appeal an interdict preventing a...

Security increased after looters invade Marange

Security was increased at the Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe's after looters invaded mining premises in the area.

NUM membership falls to 1990s level

David Sipunzi, National Union of Mineworkers general secretary blamed a decline in its membership on job losses and a failure to process membership forms.

CoM applauds Gordhan’s restraint on tax

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa applauded the 2016 National Budget presented by newly appointed finance minister, Pravin Gordhan.

Zimbabwe diamond miners plan to sue Govt.

Zimbabwe Diamond Mining Company planned to sue the government for breach of contract after it banned gem mining in the east of the country.

Sibanye expects 2015 profit to halve

However, the group is expecting the current financial year to be much better owing to a higher rand gold price and rectification of last year's operating issues.