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Mining Charter talks to enter last – and most perilous –...

DETAILS of South Africa's new Mining Charter negotiations are starting to emerge, the latest being those disclosed by the country's deputy mines minister, Godfrey...

Lonmin wage deal starts to register

Restructuring at Lonmin is a consequence of its wage deal, a short-term palliative that only delayed some difficult challenges for the company.

Putting the nation in nationalisation

Jan de Lange explains why mining companies will have to start paying attention to communities.

Newsmakers of 2017: SA mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane

ONE of the more chilling moments of the past year was sitting among press at the Joburg Indaba conference in October listening to the...

Amplats, a keen spectator of BHP Spinco?

Amplats has suggested listing its Rustenburg assets if it can't get a good price which makes it a specially interested spectator of BHP Billiton's demerger plans.

Rethinking your favourite commodity

There are more than a few investors who have long regarded platinum as the "default option" when it comes to investing in South African mining stocks. This trader begs to differ.

AngloGold’s Dushnisky marks presence in absentia, but questions abound

KELVIN Dushnisky is expected to formally make his first public appearance as CEO of AngloGold Ashanti later this month at the Denver Gold Show,...

Ramatlhodi, SA miners step back from the brink

Faced with a potentially disastrous impasse, mines minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi and his industry put the mining charter to legal test.

Firms that kept it simple did better

Not all of South Africa’s precious metal companies are collapsing in a heap. Those with assets in a single postcode are doing better in the current market.

Molefe coal claim out of touch with reality

Not for the first time, Eskom's interim CEO, Brian Molefe, has proved himself completely out of touch with the utility's problems, writes Brendan Ryan.