Copper-in-concentrate production by Palabora Mining, the Rio Tinto company, fell year on year by 14%, the company said today.
-- SOUTH Africa's largest copper miner Palabora Mining Company said on Monday it is to sell 26% of its operations to a broad-based...
A law requiring foreign owned firms to sell majority stakes in their business should be scrapped, an industry official has said.
Indian coal buyers are avoiding shipping from the Richards Bay Coal Terminal, put off by much slower bunker fuelling and higher bunker prices.
At least 13 artisanal miners have died in Guinea after a mine where they were digging for gold collapsed, the Guinea government said.
Gold slipped on Friday following US data and fresh demand for physical gold remained scarce, analysts said.
Electricity demand is expected to increase in South Africa as the winter approaches but is unlikely to cripple the country's mining sector.
Brazilian miner Vale declared force majeure on iron ore it was contracted to deliver on the domestic market after flooding on a key train line.
The Zambian government has chosen China's NFC Africa to run its Luanshya Copper Mines due to reopen in May.