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Ominous for Aquarius as axe is sharpened

Troubles mount for Aquarius Platinum amid a cash negative performance from its Kroondal mine; an operation it shares with Amplats.

Bushveld Minerals’ brave play

Bushveld Minerals is a little-known iron ore and tin exploration firm that has raised £5.4m on the UK’s Alternative Investment Market. CEO Fortune Mopalo concedes there is scepticism...

Amplats restructure plan unleashes political storm

A proposal to cut production and jobs has backfired in the most spectacular circumstance for Amplats with Government accusing it of complex mineral hoarding.

Tough quarter for Anooraq

Anooraq's production dropped in the March quarter but the worst should be behind the junior platinum producer now that it has completed the labour restructuring programme.

Anooraq appointee presages Anglo’s ‘new deal’

Dawid Stander will be MD of Anooraq Resources' Bokoni Platinum Mines as it enters "an exciting growth phase" - a sure hint that a refinancing deal with Anglo American Platinum is imminent.

Anglo Pt gains on cautionary

Shares in Anglo Platinum were 3.4% higher on Friday following news its was involved in negotiations that could have a material effect on its share price.

Implats retirees to boost ops

Impala Platinum has put two former executive stalwarts - ex-CEO John Smithies and former head of Rustenburg operations Paul Visser - back in harness as it strives to improve its Rustenburg operations.

Implats 14 shaft shut after fatal fire

UPDATED - Impala Platinum confirms four deaths at 14 shaft which will be shut following a meeting with mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane.

Lonmin shares plumb new depths

Lonmin shares have dropped another 20% to levels described as "ridiculous" but there's no indication yet that anyone is looking at bidding for the group.

Village progressing in acquisition of Lesego

Village Main Reef Gold Mining has concluded binding agreements with additional shareholders in Lesego Platinum that together own 76.6% of the project's inferred resource for a total purchase consideration of R506.8m.