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Fraud case opened against Zuma’s nephew, Mandela’s grandson

After a court held Aurora’s directors liable for the company’s failure.

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.

Anglo plans major job cuts, sources say

As investors push for bolder overhaul. Dividend or investment cuts expected.

Platinum: Time for a cartel?

The chances are slim, and a stabilisation fund might be a better alternative.

Glencore to close some Optimum Coal operations

Miner cites current market conditions as reason for closures.

Platinum sector faces crunch time

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

Platinum sees longest run of quarterly losses since ‘97

Prices have slumped every quarter since June 2014.

Thousands of children rescued from Tanzania gold mines

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

Zambia begins rationing power supply to mines

A source close to the matter says the country has started rationing power supply to mines.

Amplats drops to 10-year low

Amid commodity price slump.

Community confident over Amplats mine stake

The Bakgatla Ba Kgafela already own a 15% stake in the Union mine in South Africa.

DRC’s Gecamines discloses deal with Glencore unit

Says the site was overrun by independent diggers and difficult to develop.

Zambia resumes VAT refund payments to mining firms – minister

Aiming to put an end to a long running dispute.

First offer and union demands worlds apart

South African gold companies offer job security and profit sharing to compensate.

SA gold producers offer wage hikes of up to 13%

Falls short of demands for increases of more than 80%.

Marikana miners’ working conditions need fresh probe

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

Rio Tinto sells mine stakes and exits Zimbabwe

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

South32 shares in red territory

The newly-listed company is taking losses on the JSE. But it’s a common trend among the resource stocks.

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