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Mining unions give differing responses to Ramaphosa victory

SOUTH African mining unions gave differing responses to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa to the top chair in the African National Congress (ANC), according...

Anglo subsidiary, De Beers puts Voorspoed mine up for sale

DE BEERS is to put its Voorspoed mine in South Africa's Free State province up for sale which would mean, were the sale to...

Mick Davis speculated to be Rio Tinto’s preferred new chairman

MICK Davis, the former CEO of Xstrata and more recently appointed head of Britain's Conservative Party, could be heading to Rio Tinto, according to...

Glencore to keep Joburg listing after opting to cut Hong Kong

GLENCORE, the Swiss headquartered mining and marketing group, would retain its Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listing, said the Financial Times. The group, which today reported...

Agarwal seeking joint ventures between Vedanta and Anglo

VEDANTA chairman, Anil Agarwal, would not seek a seat on the board of Anglo American, the UK-listed mining group in which he has invested...

DTI’s Rob Davies assisted Zwane in drafting Mining Charter 3

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), led by its minister, Rob Davies, was instrumental in assisting mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, in the controversial...

Zuma defends Mining Charter as an action that cannot cause harm

SOUTH African president, Jacob Zuma, lauded the redraft of the country's Mining Charter saying it was necessary to "ignite" the economy and bring change...

Ngubane departure presages latest musical chairs at Eskom

BEN Ngubane has resigned as chairman of Eskom, said BusinessLive citing an announcement by Public Enterprises minister, Lynne Brown on Monday evening. Ngubane's departure from...

High Court supports DA, EFF in blocking Molefe Eskom return

SOUTH Africa's High Court (Pretoria) has granted an order brought by political parties, the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) preventing Brian...

#GuptaLeaks point to staggering hijack of SA utility companies

ASTONISHING evidence supported by e-mails provided to investigative units amaBhungane and the Daily Maverick's newly-found Scorpio show how the Gupta family attempted to finance...