Emerging diamond producer DiamondCorp has reported a 47% drop in headline earnings per share to 6.15 pence for the year to end December 2009 from 11.55 pence a share previously.
Harmony Gold has reported three fatalities at its Phakisa mine in the Free State.
Platinum exploration firm Anooraq Resources on Friday announced that it planned to change its name to Atlatsa Resources Corporation to reflect the South African focus of the company.
Zimbabwe is probing New Dawn Mining Corp's acquisition of Central African Gold (CAG), a deal which a top ally of President Robert Mugabe says is against the country's empowerment law.
Auryx Gold nears its Toronto bourse debut. It will bring to the market a Namibian gold prospect on which it will spend C$15m to bulk up resources and technical studies.
BHP Billiton's CEO Marius Kloppers is encouraged by the comments of newly-appoinmted Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard that her government will open the door for negotiations with the objective of achieving consensus.
Australian junior Riversdale Mining has lined up two major Chinese backers for its second proposed coal venture on the Moatize field in Mozambique.
Thabex, the junior mining and exploration company, has made an application for the voluntary suspension of its listing on the JSE with immediate effect.
CIC Energy, says it has extended its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to allow time for South Africa to approve its second Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2010).
Russia has proposed slapping anti-dumping duties on imported nickel-containing steels from China, South Korea, Brazil and South Africa.