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[Listen]: CAR diamonds flow into world markets via Cameroon

Report on interviews with people involved in diamond trade on western side of the CAR – Warren Dick – Mineweb editor.

Following the blood diamond trail from CAR to Cameroon

Another Sierra Leone in the making.

LISTEN: Peter Leon on attracting investment for SA’s mining industry

And the need for dialogue between business, government and labour.

ANC plays defence over controversial DMR appointment – DA

Seipati Dhlamini’s skills or experience for the role have not been articulated by the DMR.

Zimbabwe miners dig deeper for solutions

Still grappling with making foreign exchange payments.

Zim mining industry expects govt to scrap platinum tax

Says mining companies had made enough progress towards building smelters.

OP-ED: ArcelorMittal – yet another price increase

This is indeed a fine example of protectionism.

[Listen]: How Trump’s presidency could affect commodities

The president-elect seems serious about border control, immigration control, and infrastructure – Warren Dick, editor Mineweb.

South African mine companies may revive black ownership lawsuit

Government has taken ‘unilateral’ route in writing new rules.

Anglo American suspends operations and evacuates staff at Los Bronces

After protesters seized installations at the mine earlier in the day.

NUM signs three-year wage deal with Sasol’s mining unit

Employees to receive a 7% wage increase.

Gold surges most since Brexit as Trump surprises in key states

A Trump win seen as buoying bullion on increased uncertainty.

AMCU union to sign wage deals with platinum trio

“Members have given the leadership the mandate to sign all three wage agreements with the platinum companies”

Amplats offers unions 7% wage hike, ‘peace’ clause

Offer far short of Amcu’s initial demands.

Randgold to pay $25m towards settling Mali tax dispute

After the company’s Bamako offices and bank accounts were closed by authorities this month.

China’s stealth coal bailout

Government aims to reduce production days to prevent credit collapse.

Amcu gets members’ mandate for platinum wage talks

Implats says closer to agreement with union.

National Treasury tells Oakbay to put up or shut up

Due legal process should be followed.

Indonesia’s bauxite miners call for exports in ore policy review

Shipments will create jobs, revive shipping industry, group says.