Mining Indaba

AngloGold’s Dushnisky talks up $550m plan to breathe new life into...

NEW AngloGold Ashanti CEO, Kelvin Dushnisky, has given a glowing endorsement of the prospects for the group’s Obuasi gold mine currently under development at...

Ghana’s Nana-Akufo Addo says war on illegal mining yields eco-dividends

GHANA'S blitz on illegal mining is yielding environmental dividends, with fish returning to rivers heavily polluted by the practice, the president of the gold producing...

Zimbabwe mines minister Winston Chitando promises relief from currency crisis

THE issue of availability of foreign currency to Zimbabwe’s mining companies is being addressed, according to Zimbabwe’s Minister of Mines Winston Chitando, but he...

Sibanye says children burnt in firebombing as violent gold strike rumbles...

INNOCENT by-standers including children were injured in the violence triggered by the 12-week strike by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) at...

Barrick confident it can nail down $300m deal as Acacia crisis...

DISCUSSIONS between Barrick and the Tanzanian government over resolving the situation at Acacia Mining were proceeding along the lines agreed between Barrick executive chairman,...

Mantashe says way clear for investors as SA mining regulations derisked

GWEDE Mantashe, South Africa's mines minister, declared South Africa had ironed out its long-standing regulatory uncertainties, but he warned new investors that the days...

Ramaphosa, Mantashe need to hit right notes to rekindle interest in...

THE appearance of President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba conference sends a strong message that South Africa intends to reform its position in the...

Ghana wins back investors as $500m pledged to gold sector

MARK Bristow is unlikely to return to Obuasi, the Ghanaian gold mine he has twice stalked in the past 20 years before declining to...

Zwane’s March deadline for Mining Charter is wishful thinking

SOUTH Africa mines minister Mosebenzi Zwane's March deadline for gazetting a new Mining Charter is hopeful, partly because the redraft introduces complexities that may...

Harmony confident 400,000 oz/y growth within its capability

HARMONY Gold was confident it could add about 400,000 ounces in new annual production through corporate action with one potential transaction being actively pursued. "We...