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Sibanye gets shareholder go-ahead for Stillwater deal

All resolutions to approve and implement the acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company were passed by the requisite majority of Sibanye shareholder votes...

25 Apr 2017

The CER wants Anglo/Seriti deal environmental documents made public

When Anglo announced its restructuring plans in February 2016, the CER ddressed an open letter, calling on it to make key environmental documents available...

25 Apr 2017

Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions

The Paris Agreement commits nations to limiting global warming to less than 2°C by the end of the century. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that, to meet such a massive challenge, societies will need to do more than simply reduce and limit carbon emissions...

By Simon Redfern 24 Apr 2017

Living in La La Land

Is South Africa still an investors' dream or are we living in La La Land?

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Apr 2017

Shifting paradigms will live up to the African Mining Vision

The downturn clearly demonstrated why we need to rethink rents-based mineral sector management...

19 Apr 2017

R4bn investment in Richards Bay titanium pigment plant

A R4bn titanium dioxide pigment production plant is planned for the Richards Bay industrial development zone...

13 Apr 2017

Seeking more bids, Sierra Leone delays sale of huge diamond

Sierra Leone said that it was extending the bidding for a massive 709-carat diamond, after the government received only six offers for the gem...

12 Apr 2017

Teke will draw on his people skills for Seriti

Years of human resources experience have equipped Mike Teke with the ability to deal with people...

12 Apr 2017

Anglo takes heat on fatalities

Anglo Plats executives got grilled on the rise in fatalities in 2016 and compensation paid to the families at the company's AGM...

11 Apr 2017

Anglo sells SA coal business to Seriti

Anglo American has sold its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa for R2.3bn to black-owned Seriti Resources...

10 Apr 2017

Namibia shines like a diamond

When the SS Nujoma sets sail later this year to explore for diamonds off Namibia's coast, it won't only be the culmination of many years' work, but also a glimpse into the country's future...

By Bruce Cleaver 29 Mar 2017

Is zero harm possible?

There has been steady decrease in accidents on mines over the past few years, but will the elusive zero harm ever be achieved?..

27 Mar 2017

Coal COO resigns after insider trading fine

Coal of Africa's COO, who was fined R350,000 by the FSB for insider trading, has resigned, the company said...

24 Mar 2017

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