Exxaro scraps sale of Black Mountain zinc stake to IDC

The IDC opts out of buying a key stake in Vedanta’s Northern Cape mines as it resets its strategy

BHP starts production at Samarco five years after dam disaster

The miner says it has met licensing requirements  and has begun iron ore pellet production at its Samarco joint venture with Brazil’s Vale

Seriti is looking to diversify as it exhausts the coal space in SA

A subsidiary has secured conditional approval to take over South32’s thermal coal assets, which would make Seriti Eskom’s largest coal supplier

Cairn Energy wins $1.2bn arbitration ruling over tax dispute with India

International tribunal rules huge tax claim against Scottish oil explorer is not valid

EXCLUSIVE: Anglo to hold serious policy talks in Zambia, says CEO Cutifani

Twice-burnt Anglo American is looking at copper in Zambia again, but will not invest if unfavourable, uncertain policies remain

South32’s SA coal sale to be concluded early in 2021

If successful, the transaction will see Seriti Resources become a major supplier of coal to Eskom

EXCLUSIVE: Getting rid of corruption the only way to uplift SA, says Anglo CEO

As he called for economic reforms to be speeded up, Cutifani told President Cyril Ramaphosa state corruption undermines business too

Former Implats CEO heads new mining operation in Zimbabwe

David Brown says Kuvimba has plans to to revive the country’s mines

Rio Tinto appoints Jakob Stausholm as new CEO

Stausholm to be tasked with reforming the mining company’s oversight after its destruction of sacred Aboriginal rock shelters

Coal merger won’t hurt Eskom, tribunal hears

Approval from the competition authority is critical for Seriti Resources to acquire South32’s SA coal business

Slump cuts a third off De Beers’ revenue

World’s largest source of rough diamonds by value shows the scars of a virus-battered year

WATCH: How infrastructure spend has lifted construction

Independent economist Roelof Botha talks to Business Day TV about the recovery of the Afrimat construction index

Maria Ramos says AngloGold is hunting for a new CEO

Gold miner's new chair concedes quick-fire resignations of CEO Kelvin Dushnisky and chair Sipho Pityana unsettled investors

Chrometco warns of liquidity crunch after Covid-19 hit

The group says it should be able to meet its debt obligations based on current production and prices, but its going-concern status is at risk

Anglo American sees light at the end of tunnel

Despite a challenging year, the miner still has good underlying cash flow

Great Dyke earmarks US$650m investment in Zimbabwe platinum project by 2022

Joint venture with Russia has the potential to become one of world’s biggest mines


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