Amplats workers strike at Twickenham

NUM says 165 workers to be dismissed in SA.

Wage negotiations heat up

Unions positive on the spirit of negotiations. But unhappy that some demands have not been addressed.

Rio Tinto urges governments against protectionism

CEO Sam Walsh has urged governments against protectionism as they aim to preserve revenue.

Gold barely registers Greece-induced Armageddon

One would imagine that such a scenario might be constructive for gold, writes Barry L Ritholtz.

Platinum sector faces crunch time

‘Half the industry’ cash-flow negative – fund manager.

Thousands of children rescued from Tanzania gold mines

More than 12,000 children have been rescued in the past 3 years.

Eldorado to sustain Greek operations amid capital curbs

Canadian gold miner will pay workers even as Greece imposes capital controls.

Zambia resumes VAT refund payments to mining firms – minister

Aiming to put an end to a long running dispute.

Mongolia to pay Khan $100 million award – PM

Mongolia will honour a court decision that awarded about $100m to Khan Resources.

Marikana miners’ working conditions need fresh probe

To ‘prevent a Marikana massacre from happening again,’ says Zwelinzima Vavi.

Rio Tinto to invest in Oyu Tolgoi this year

Rio Tinto has pledged to invest at least $250m to $300m in the mine – Mongolian PM.

Rio Tinto sells mine stakes and exits Zimbabwe

Sells its stakes in diamond and coal mines to its former local unit RioZim.

Resolving empowerment: From consensual to adversarial

Warren Dick speaks to Peter Leon, partner specialising in mining, natural resources and energy at law firm Webber Wentzel.

Marikana: Police leaders played politics

Cyril Ramaphosa cleared, Riah Phiyega’s head on the block.

DRC broke transparency rules with mine sale – IMF

For not disclosing the details of the sale of a share in a copper mine to a Glencore venture.

Kenya hiring McKinsey to help unlock mining potential

Recruiting McKinsey to design a 20-year mining plan.

Coal worth more to SA than gold

A coal sector strike would hurt the economy more.

Aurora: Next target is Michael Hulley, says Solidarity

Directors personally liable for at least R1.7bn in debt.

Mandela, Zuma heirs liable for mine assets decay

High Court in Pretoria rules on cost of the destruction of mining assets they gained control of.


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