Is there still a place for collective bargaining in SA’s mining sector?

Obscure and confusing rules are leading to strange outcomes.

South Africa’s NUM union receives new wage offer, says coal strike may end

‘There is a slight sense of a glimmer of hope’.

Policeman dies amid labor dispute at Nicaragua gold mine

23 other officers and 8 civilians were injured.

Once feted Zambia now snubbed as power cuts worsen crisis

Glencore & other mine operators are now mothballing shafts.

South Africa coal strike over pay dispute enters second day

After wage talks collapsed last week.

South Africa’s NUM to strike in coal sector Sunday

About 30 000 workers could take part.

INTERVIEW: Mali’s Minister of Mines Dr. Boubou Cisse’

Cissé discusses opportunities amid the downturn and Mali’s security situation.

Gold drops from one-month high as Yellen signals 2015 rate rise

Gold likely to fall on US interest rate hike.

Making sense of South Africa’s new mines minister

The appointment of Mosebenzi Zwane was unexpected.

New mines minister faces platinum baptism of fire

Zwane’s previous jobs do little to boost confidence in the sector.

South Africa replaces mines minister amid looming job cuts

Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane replaces Ngoako Ramathlodi.

Zambia’s Lungu softens stance on Glencore job cuts after meeting

Zambian president open to job cuts as long as they are “within the law”.

Mining job cuts haunt African leaders ahead of elections

Analysts fear upcoming elections could see governments taking drastic measures to prevent mining sector job losses.

Goldman says recent volatility equates to three fed hikes

The FOMC meets Sept. 16-17.

One thing China got right

To become a world financial power, Beijing is playing a long game.

Billionaire Motsepe says lack of trust hurts South Africa mining

Labour unions and the government is undermining prospects for an industry facing at least 11,000 job cuts.

China seeks to calm global markets

Central bank deputy governor expects currency to stabilise.

What the Iran deal means for the US economy and the world

For some American companies the deal might be a threat.

Implats revs up refinery plans after Zim unit declines

Zimplats appears to be yielding to demands that it carries out more beneficiation in Zimbabwe.


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