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SA may lose coal export industry to Eskom as balance sheet...

WHO will finance South Africa's long-term coal mining sector, assuming the fuel is even needed 15 to 20 years from now? That's the logical question...

Eskom’s new boss Andre de Ruyter takes stage to soundtrack of...

ESKOM CEO Andre de Ruyter goes into his first 'state of the system' briefing tomorrow (January 31) hardly needing to utter a word about...

Getting unions on mining company boards is the best way to...

AT last year’s Mining Charter III negotiations, trade unions campaigned for employee representation on company boards. A clause making provision for such representation was...

Mining Charter compliance has been engulfed by the country’s date with...

WHAT is effective economic transformation, especially in South Africa's mining sector? As usual, it depends who you ask. According to Minerals Council South Africa, which...

Cash flow benefits and diversification make the “Anglo SA discount” a...

THE vastly improved fortunes of South Africa's platinum group metal (PGM) sector is largely well known. According to a report by Citi, there are...

Will Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman bid for AngloGold’s Mponeng? Definitely, maybe.

SIBANYE-Stillwater's Neal Froneman is doing a pretty good impression of devil-may-care nonchalance regarding the prospect offered by Mponeng, the South African gold mine that's...

Gold Fields’ Holland says what we all know: SA’s gold mining...

OPTIMISTS and "head-in-the-sand" artists like the National Union of Mineworkers, the Association of Mineworker and Construction Union, and the Department of Mineral Resources, along...

Imprisoned Acacia employees continue to languish whilst shareholders pick over ratios

ONE of the difficulties of the current stalemate between Barrick Gold and Acacia Mining is the fate of imprisoned employees and a former employee...

The mining grinches are right: SA needs a new broom for...

SOUTH African mines minister, Gwede Mantashe’s, compromise on energy in which he hopes to align the aspirations of the green lobby with miners, seems...

Vedanta’s “dialogue” with Zambia needs to herald multi-party crisis talks on...

VEDANTA Resources said it hadn't abandoned hopes of resolving a legal dispute with the Zambian government out of court. Commenting in a statement today, Vedanta...