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SA unlikely to see new mines whilst Mining Charter III stays...

IF the third version of the Mining Charter is as investor-friendly as mines and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, claims it is, where is the...

Unions remain sceptical as SA Govt. plans to unplug Eskom from...

What we know about Eskom, amid the endless murk, is that the existential inquiry needs to be replaced by drastic action, writes CHARLOTTE MATHEWS. Drastic...

Mining leaders say industry is facing “existential threat” as investment dollars...

In its annual survey, Mine, consultant PwC said the world’s mining industry had to think more seriously about 'brand' especially in respect of 'contemporary...

Inter-union rivalry at the root of the Marikana Massacre was masked...

IT'S complex. Ask Ben Magara, the former CEO of Lonmin about the Marikana massacre, in which 44 miners lost their lives in the course of...

Seeing the light? How Eskom can pull itself back from the...

Deeply corrupt, inefficient and over-staffed, Eskom is the canker at the heart of the South African economy. And with the best intentions in the...

Mike Teke plans to take Seriti Resources public within 24 months

Mike Teke credits Norman Mbazima, deputy chairman of Anglo American South Africa, for keeping the Seriti Resources deal on track. This was the R2.3bn...

While SA toils with its past, miners move into Africa’s fields...

While new investment in the South African mining industry has practically dried up after a decade of uncertainty created by the ANC government over...

Pouroulis & Son plan next move as Zimbabwe opens doors again

Platinum group metal (PGM) and chrome miner, Tharisa, is taking a low-risk approach to a high-risk country with the investments into Zimbabwe, it has...

The tasks of Sean Gilbertson as Gemfields embarks on fresh start

Pallinghurst Resources has undergone a sea change in the last six months, transforming from an investment trust into an operating mining group. It has...

Naidoo seizes chance as Vedanta’s Agarwal unfurls Africa strategy

Vedanta Resources has been picking up the shoes in southern Africa that Anglo American has cast off in its eagerness to woo shareholders in...