Brikor‚ which is in provisional liquidation and whose Alt-X shares are suspended‚ on Monday (2 December) said its interim results reflect its profitable turnaround.
By Nick Hedley 3 Dec 2013 08:28
The Rekgaratlhile Honey Bee Project in the Tsantsabane local municipality has turned bees into tiny winged allies in building a sustainable enterprise that will provide the impoverished rural community with employment opportunities.
3 Dec 2013 07:06
VIENNA: The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries meets here this week to decide on the cartel's oil output against a backdrop of slowing crude demand and unrest in member nation Libya.
3 Dec 2013 06:57
PRETORIA: Significant progress is being made towards addressing the critical challenge of acid mine drainage, says the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Acid Mine Drainage.
3 Dec 2013 06:39
Omnia Holdings reported that its diluted headline earnings per share rose from 527c for the six months to September last year to 592.8c for the same period this year.
28 Nov 2013 06:53
Shares in Kumba Iron Ore have tumbled more than 35% this year‚ since peaking at a record high on 4 February.
27 Nov 2013 10:45
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan thanked more than six million people for filing their tax returns on time.
26 Nov 2013 11:22
National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) president Cedric Gina resigned on Monday (25 November)
26 Nov 2013 10:52
Former mine workers and their dependents, who are owed billions in provident and occupational disease fund payments, are paying huge commissions to middlemen to expedite payment.
26 Nov 2013 06:47
SA's main steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal SA, saved R127m last year by spending R21m on energy-saving initiatives in 2011 and last year at its Saldanha Bay plant. The plant makes ultra-thin hot-rolled steel coil, which requires significant energy, engineering and technology inputs.
By Mark Allix 26 Nov 2013 06:04
PRETORIA: Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says given the turbulent times faced by the diamond industry since the global financial crisis, the work of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) was more important than ever.
25 Nov 2013 10:14
PRETORIA: Countries should reap the benefits from their natural resources, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Thursday, 21 November 2013.
25 Nov 2013 10:06
PRETORIA: Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is set to go on a working visit to Canada, which is scheduled to kick off on Monday, 25 November 2013.
25 Nov 2013 09:45
Anglo American's flagship eMalahleni Water Reclamation Plant has won the category for Excellence in Environmental Practice at the World Coal Association's Leadership and Excellence Awards.
25 Nov 2013 06:57
Africa will only be able to take full advantage of its mineral wealth once the barriers to collaboration within and between African governments have been removed. Roger Dixon, chairman of SRK Consulting, says although there is plenty of talk about collaboration, more practical commitment to details is needed.
22 Nov 2013 11:50
Barloworld is targeting six sectors to boost the growth of its business and is busy positioning itself "o expand into west and east Africa‚ according to company chief executive Clive Thomson.
By Nick Hedley 20 Nov 2013 06:54
Barloworld saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) rise by 26% in the year to September‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely stagnant.
By Mark Allix 20 Nov 2013 06:15
PetroSA has appointed a woman chief financial officer for the first time, the oil company said on Thursday, 14 November 2013.
19 Nov 2013 08:33
ArcelorMittal SA (ACL‚ Amsa) shares climbed more than 3% in mid-morning trade on Monday, 18 November 2013.
19 Nov 2013 08:24
Barloworld (BAW) saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) shoot up 26% in the year to the end of September 2013‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely being stagnant.
By Mark Allix 19 Nov 2013 08:16
The 20th annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba will take place from 3-6 February 2014 in Cape Town at the CTICC. The conference aims to provide a global perspective on African mining.
19 Nov 2013 08:04
HARARE: Zimbabwe is aiming to become one of the top five gold producing countries in Africa within the next three years, says Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa.
19 Nov 2013 06:57
Various Anglo Coal mining assets will go on auction on 28 November, including a 3,298 ton dragline machine which, when new, is valued at over R1bn.
15 Nov 2013 10:47
Mining companies are no strangers to advanced technology. Geological models, dispatch, and plant control systems offer sophisticated databases and solutions for asset optimisation.
By Steve Maxwell 12 Nov 2013 07:22
Kumba Iron Ore aims to restore the flagship Sishen mine to full‚ sustainable production as quickly as possible after the company issued quarterly output data and export sales expectations that shocked the market.
By Allan Seccombe 12 Nov 2013 06:39
Steel producer ArcelorMittal SA says despite fairly weak trading conditions it saw a rise in headline earnings to 50c a share in the third quarter to September allowing it to remain in a positive cash position.
By Mark Allix 8 Nov 2013 08:39
Transnet has issued a global R5bn bond registered with the London Stock Exchange at a yield of 9.5% - the first African local-currency issuance on international capital markets.
8 Nov 2013 08:25
General Electric (GE) has delivered six new locomotives to Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen mine in the Northern Cape. The new C30-ACi GE locomotives will make it possible to deliver on production performance levels.
8 Nov 2013 07:15
Given the challenges facing them‚ foreign retailers would not enter the African market in a significant way within the next 10 years‚ according to Boris Planer, chief economist at London's Planet Retail.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 07:21
Did you know that the N4 platinum highway takes you past vast ruined cities that were suddenly and mysteriously abandoned 200 years ago? Or that explorer David Livingstone had his first mission station in a little village very near the modern highway?
5 Nov 2013 08:21
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