Mining Indaba

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...

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...