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In an interim report issued in May, a government panel had recommended a flat 42% percent tax rate.
The virus has spread to two new regions, including an area where an AngloGold Ashanti mine is located.
Clive Palmer's attempt to stop a case brought against him by CITIC has been rejected by an Australian court.
Sierra Leone’s Finance Minister has flown into the UK to join talks on trying to secure a future for London Mining’s Marampa iron ore mine.
The big fall in iron ore price and the Ebola epidemic rife in Sierra Leone have in combination brought the company to its knees.
18 members of Congress accused the U.S. DOI of trying to pull a fast one on opponents of listing the sage grouse as an endangered species.
South Africa's gold mining sector has been contracting as ore grades decline and shafts plunge to hard-to-reach depths.
The South African government wants 30 exploration wells drilled in the next 10 years.
Mechanisation key to mining’s survival, but labour is critical for its success.
Local authorities along Kenya’s coast plan to introduce new taxes on mining and oil exploration.
Mines minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, is considering declaring certain minerals such as coal and iron ore as strategic.
Years of labour strife and mine safety concerns have set in motion a drive to replace such rock drillers with machines.
Derek McLennan discovered the gold and silver artifacts in a field in Dumfriesshire in southwest Scotland.
The company shelved the proposed $5 billion Conga mine in 2011 after a wave of protests.
Sibanye Gold and Royal Bafokeng Platinum prioritise employee needs.
A government committee on distressed mining communities has identified 14 towns to focus on to improve housing.
The last ten years should be regarded as a lost decade for the South African mining industry, says Mike Cutifani.
South Africa may have the world’s richest mineral deposits but that’s not enough to satisfy investors.
Metallon Gold has five mines in Zimbabwe but only four are operating.
South Africa’s NUM says the industry will take three years to recover from this year’s strike in the country’s platinum mines.
Two-thirds of land with potential for discoveries is in the hands of major mining companies and are lying idle.
Fresh protests could be triggered if workers' safety concerns and other demands are ignored, says a union official.
Chile’s Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling upholding an environmental permit for Goldcorp’s El Morro project.
The state has appointed firms to inventory potential mineral deposits in an effort to diversify the economy.
The government says asking the Swiss National Bank to hold a fixed portion of its assets in gold will hinder monetary policy.
One option is for the two nations’ central banks to increase purchases of platinum and palladium, says Russia’s Natural Resources Minister.
The country’s mines minister says Glencore had not officially communicated with the government before cutting almost 170 jobs.
Source: The government may increase the 6 percent royalty rate charged on sales.
Mopani Copper Mines has suspended some of its planned $800m copper projects after the state withheld $200 million in tax refunds.
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