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Amplats 2014 profit fell as much as 55%
The platinum miner says 2014 profit fell by as much as 55% because of South Africa’s longest mining strike.
BHP Billiton pushing on in 2015
‘For a South African investor, BHP is an exciting prospect’ – analyst.
BHP operational performance ‘strong’ – CEO
Is miner doing enough to combat the impact of lower commodity prices? Feroz Basa speaks to Moneyweb’s Hanna Barry.
DRDGold expects better production
Due to the restoration of metallurgical efficiencies.
Asian demand sucks all newly mined gold
There is little room for new demand except at higher prices, says Julian Phillips of the Gold Forecaster.
Platinum price ignoring strike action in SA – UBS
UBS notes the platinum price has yet to gain from strike action at the Zondereinde mine.
BHP spinoff offers Glencore an alternative to Rio
South32 could command a market value of about $15bn when it lists in coming months.
Israeli buyers ‘scared stiff’ of De Beers profit squeeze
“It dictates the prices. It dictates the market,” says the director of the Diamonds, Precious Stones and Jewelry Administration.
Zimbabwe gold mines face collapse on weak prices
Zimbabwe’s Chamber of Mines says gold mines are making losses due to weak bullion prices.
Gold shares ‘a multi-generational opportunity’
Banking on safe haven buying but caution may be the watchword.
Richards Bay coal exports climb to record in 2014
The South African terminal shipped 71.2 million metric tons in 2014.
Northam Platinum strikers to vote again on stoppage
Striking workers will hold another mass meeting to decide whether to continue a week-long wildcat stoppage.
ADR plant boosts recoveries at New Luika gold mine
Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine is boosting its gold and silver recoveries since installing an ADR plant supplied by FLSmidth.
Zimbabwe chamber sees mining shrinking for first year in 5
Due to commodity price drops and a lack of capital.
Anglo, Glencore and BHP at copper price’s mercy
Share prices may suffer in the short term but global copper market fundamentals remain solid. Unless China demand disappoints.
Striking NUM union to meet Northam Platinum
To end a wildcat strike at the company’s Zondereinde mine.
A horrible year for mining stocks
See the one-year performance of all the JSE-listed mining companies.
JSE ALSI49,8170.00%2015-01-25 02:10 +0000
Hang Seng24,8501.34%2015-01-25 02:07 +0000
Nikkei17,5121.05%2015-01-25 02:07 +0000
NASDAQ4,7580.16%2015-01-25 02:07 +0000
Dow Jones close17,8142015-01-25 02:09 +0000
S&P 500 close2,0632015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Gold1,294.08-0.02%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Silver18.300.05%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Platinum1,268.75-0.20%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Palladium775.63-0.02%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Gold ZAR/oz14,743.12-0.04%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
Brent Crude48.790.06%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
USD / Euro0.8930.04%2015-01-25 02:10 +0000
CAD / USD0.8050.06%2015-01-25 02:10 +0000
ZAR / USD0.0880.08%2015-01-25 02:09 +0000
UAD / USD0.7910.08%2015-01-25 02:10 +0000
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