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Public participation essential for an equitable Mining Charter

The mining industry is the foundation of the country's industrial development, but also the major player in creating an unjust socioeconomic order...

15 hours ago

AngloGold left with two SA assets

AngloGold Ashanti will have just two major assets left in SA, halving output from the country...

3 days ago

Afrimat to feel pinch of economic slowdown

Afrimat, after mostly shooting the lights out in its results over many years, appears at last to have been stymied by the poor South African economy...

By Mark Allix 3 days ago

KPMG did not flag Free State dairy farm, Zwane tells probe

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane told Parliament that beleaguered auditing firm KPMG did not raise any concerns about impropriety related to a dairy project in Vrede...

19 Oct 2017

Joining hands in fighting HIV, TB and STIs

A R3.6m contribution towards providing health screening to mining communities emphasises the power of partnerships in making the NSP 2017-2022 for HIV, TB and STIs a reality...

19 Oct 2017

Mine hits back over West Coast aquifer

Kropz responds to environmentalists' attempt to stop pumping...

By Melanie Gosling 19 Oct 2017

Implats moves on machine mining

For $30m Implats has bought itself 15% of a deposit to promote its strategy of finding shallow resources that can be mined by machines.

18 Oct 2017

Sibanye changes its mind on Rustenburg closures that would have cut output by as much as 300,000oz

Sibanye-Stillwater backed away from a decision to close up to 300,000oz of annual platinum group metal (PGM) production from its Rustenburg mines...

By Alan Seccombe 17 Oct 2017

Impala Platinum takes stake in Canadian group's Waterberg prospect in $30m deal

Impala Platinum, has bought a minority stake for $30m in the undeveloped Waterberg prospect owned by Canada's Platinum Group Metals...

By Allan Seccombe 17 Oct 2017

Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companies

Section 36 of the Income Tax Act contains unique provisions which are only applicable to mining operations, and which set out the manner in which redemption allowances and unredeemed capital expenditure are calculated...

By Candice Gibson 16 Oct 2017

West Coast mine water dispute goes to court

Phosphate mining company Kropz said to be in breach of license in its use of ancient Elandsfontein aquifer...

By Melanie Gosling 16 Oct 2017

Zwane faces rebellion from within his department

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is facing a rebellion from officials in his department, amid allegations that a far-reaching redeployment of regional managers is politically motivated...

By Natasha Marrian 11 Oct 2017

'We will have to eyeball each other': Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo

The Chamber of Mines has taken a stance against corruption and bad government in its decision on how to deal with the mineral resources minister...

By Allan Seccombe 9 Oct 2017

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International

The most common causes of oilfield accidents

Oilfields can be dangerous places to work. The work done there is essential to keep our infrastructure running and all developed nations need access to petroleum. Unfortunately, it is an activity that cannot be done in complete safety. The potential for accidents exists at any site where drilling is occurring, or indeed anywhere where heavy machinery is running.

Issued by Monetary Library 9 Oct 2017

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