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Gold strike behind mining production annual fall for six successive quarter...

SOUTH African mining production contracted for the sixth successive month in April with the latest bad news blamed on a gold strike at the...

Vedanta rejects reports of KCM “sabotage”, seeks urgent meeting with liquidator

VEDANTA distanced itself from allegations published in local Zambian media that it was involved in the sabotage of facilities owned by its Konkola Copper...

Griffith confident Amplats is well prepared for platinum wage negotiations season

THE Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) was planning to lodge "substantial demands" of platinum group metal mining companies, said Bloomberg News citing...

Zambia mines minister Richard Musukwa hits out at Vedanta for failing...

THE Zambian government had applied for the provisional liquidation of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) because it was late in implementing its plans, had failed...

KCM to restart operations at Nchanga smelter as court date with...

KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM), owned by Vedanta Resources, plans to restart its Nchanga smelter on June 22, said Reuters, citing the company. KCM said the...

Gold a bit part player for Sibanye-Stillwater for next two years...

A FIVE month strike, the merger with Lonmin, and restructuring means Sibanye-Stillwater will derive only a fraction of pre-tax earnings from gold production this...

Lucara’s Eira Thomas applauds De Beers’ Lightbox as “positive development”

THE launch of the De Beers synthetic diamond brand Lightbox was a positive development for the diamond industry because it demonstrated there was no...

Tesla’s Elon Musk floats idea of “getting into mining” to speed...

TESLA founder and CEO, Elon Musk, floated the idea that the electric vehicle manufacturer might go "into the mining business" in order to quicken...

Zambia not turning sights on First Quantum Minerals amid KCM fallout

THE Zambian government would not seize the assets of First Quantum Minerals, a Toronto-listed firm that has been operating in the southern Africa country...

Atha-Africa’s Yzermyn approval hands momentum back to SA’s coal miners

THE details of South Africa's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), a government document detailing how the country will source energy for the next 30 years,...