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New technology tipped to save 200,000 SA mining jobs by 2025

INVESTING in technology that extended reserve and resource life could save some 200,000 jobs that might be lost by 2025 in South Africa's mining...

Mining Charter’s day in High Court snared by technicalities

SOUTH Africa’s High Court has reserved judgement on an application by mining lawyer Hulme Scholes to have the country’s Mining Charter declared invalid, but...

Rigid, reductive, restrictive BEE must end, says Exxaro’s Mgojo

EXXARO Resources CEO, Mxolisi Mgojo, has called for a different approach to black economic empowerment (BEE) in which a more flexible measure of assessing...

Sibanye says up to 300koz of RPM platinum output “at risk”

BETWEEN 200,000 to 300,000 ounces a year of platinum production was "at risk" at Sibanye's Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) at the current rand platinum...

Vedanta, Anglo zinc merger “needs to be digested”: Agarwal

VEDANTA executive chairman, Anil Agarwal, hasn't entirely given up the notion of combining his group's Hindustan Zinc with Anglo American which he said today...

Resolute seeking to boost organic growth with M&A

RESOLUTE Mining has a gold production target of 450,000 ounces/year by 2020 by expanding production from existing mines and adding a third, Bibiani, a...

Goviex looks to uranium buyers to help fund $359m Madaouela

TORONTO-listed uranium development firm, Goviex, would turn to buyers of the mineral first to fund the equity portion of Madaouela, a project in Niger...

Anglo’s Cutifani blasts notion of white monopoly capital

THE next three to four months would be among the most important in the 150-year history of mining in South Africa, said Mark Cutifani,...

South32 says Eskom committed to Khutala coal expansion

SOUTH African power utility, Eskom, remained committed to the brownfields development of Khutala, the South32 colliery that supplies Kendal power station, said Mike Fraser,...

Randgold lifts payout 52% as racks up record output numbers

RANDGOLD Resources lifted the full-year dividend 52% to $1/share following a strong showing in which it grew cash to $516m on the back of...