Sibanye-Stillwater has contingency plans for strike at platinum operations

The new strike, set to start on January 22, is likely to involve about 12,500 Amcu members

Monster gold-mining deals pile pressure on those left behind

But the two new mega companies will be putting plenty of assets up for sale, leaving lots of room for dealmaking for those who have so far missed out

Russia’s Alrosa returns to mine in Zimbabwe

CEO Sergey Ivanov says the leading gem producer will develop new  operations with the support of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government

Angry Amcu to extend gold strike to Sibanye’s platinum operations

The union has accused bosses of arrogance as the company says the secondary strike will not lead to a higher wage offer

Smelters will not survive 15% Eskom tariff hike, industry warns

Thousands of jobs linked to the ferroalloys industry could be at risk 

MC Mining’s winning streak continues

MC Mining’s share price has tripled since November when it first announced it was close to securing properties needed for the Makhado project in Limpopo

MC Mining jumps 12% as its Makhado project advances

The coal miner’s share price has tripled since November, when it first announced its plan to buy two properties for R70m

Sibanye-Stillwater gets endorsement from lenders

The company says its multi-currency US dollar and rand revolving credit facility has been extended on the same terms for 2019

Sibanye’s good fortune draws Amcu’s outrage

The producer says profit from its platinum mines is helping it weather protracted gold mine strike

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Sibanye’s bullish guidance draws Amcu’s outrage

The producer says profit from its platinum mines is helping it weather protracted gold mine strike

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining for breaching environmental regulations

The London-listed company is in the middle of a prolonged spat with the government over a $190bn tax bill

PGM profit helps Sibanye survive strike in gold mines

Gold production losses from Amcu’s strike, which began after the Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin, has been mitigated by ...

‘Mick the Miner’ poised for another comeback

Reputed miner Mick Davis has a new company, Niron Metals, and is going shopping

Palladium takes the podium of best major metals as shortages catapult prices

The year’s top performer has demanded a higher price than both gold and platinum

London's streets no longer paved with gold as miners struggle

AngloGold Ashanti's possible move from the JSE has revived the London Stock Exchange's hopes of returning to its past gold mining glory

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