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Russia’s Alrosa discovers 22 new diamond deposits in Zimbabwe, says Mnangagwa

ALROSA, Russia's diamond mining firm, has discovered 22 new diamond deposits in Zimbabwe, said Bloomberg News citing the comments of the southern African country's president,...

Amplats unveils R1.8bn ESOP with new evergreen offer locking in dividend...

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) today unveiled a new employee share ownership plan (ESOP) in terms of which it will issue up to R1.8bn of...

Updated: Second dam burst at Jagersfontein mine denied by owner

A SECOND dam burst at the Jagersfontein diamond mine in South Africa's Free State, according to a report by BusinessLive citing eNCA, a broadcaster. However,...

Sibanye-Stillwater gold strike drove 30-fold lift in days lost to strike...

A STRIKE by Sibanye-Stillwater's gold mine employees played a major part in the 1.6 million work days lost so far this year in South...

MC Mining to get Makhado coal project on the road with...

MC MINING plans to start construction of a new thermal and metallurgical coal mine planned for the Limpopo province in January provided it can...

Eskom to decommission first of ageing coal fleet starting with Komati...

SOUTH African power utility, Eskom will begin the first decommissioning its coal-fired fleet next month when it begins the shut down of its 1,000MW...

Gemfields doubles interim profit as auctions return to normal service

GEMFIELDS said in a trading statement today it expected to report a taxed interim profit of $56.7m for the period ended-June 30 after its...

Anglo revises Quellaveco copper output for 2022 as commercial production begins

ANGLO American said it had started commercial production of copper from Quellaveco, its newly commissioned Peru project held in joint venture with Mitsubishi. However, the...

Not fit for purpose: Why Mantashe’s minerals exploration plan is bound...

THE exploration strategy South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) published in April sets a bold target of attracting 5% of the...

Only a miracle can keep the next generation of mining engineers...

BAR a couple of notable exceptions - such as the Rainbow Rare Earths project at Phalaborwa and the Renergen helium and gas project in...