Forget asteroids, mining on Earth is hard enough

The latest miner to smack hard into the realities of mining a difficult environment is Canada’s Nautilus Minerals, which has gone into administration

Petra shares plunge as diamond price batter results

SA’s second-largest diamond miner at record lows on weak global demand

Lily mine’s revival waits on legal tug of war

Renewed hope for creditors now that there are two competing bids on the table

Northam outlines benefits in loading up on debt

Every rand spent hoovering up Zambezi Platinum preference shares has a major benefit for Northam and its empowerment partners in 2025

Patrice Motsepe’s ARC has a battle on its hands, says co-CEO

Co-CEO Johan van der Merwe says African Rainbow Capital is struggling to convince the market of the value of its assets

Kropz impairs its delayed SA phosphate project by $49m

Kropz, in which Patrice Motsepe’s ARC is the controlling partner, again delays its phosphate project as test work reveals processing difficulties

WATCH: Why Amcu has declared a dispute during wage talks

James Wellsted from Sibanye-Stillwater talks to Business Day TV about wage talks with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union

WATCH: Where Master Drilling expects to find opportunities

Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius talk to Business Day TV about the company’s interim results

Loss of key contract will hit Master Drilling earnings

Company plans to redeploy machines from the Kumba mine as quickly as possible after termination of the Kolomela deal

AngloGold hopes gold rally will mean good price for Mponeng mine

Harmony Gold Mining and Sibanye Gold have submitted formal proposals, people familiar with the matter have said

WATCH: How Implats swung into the black

Impala Platinum CEO Nico Muller talks to Business Day TV about  the company’s improvements

Sibanye sees off last threat to R4.3bn Lonmin deal

The Greater Lonmin Community's challenge against the Sibanye takeover of Lonmin is rejected in the Constitutional Court

Community unrest worries Assore

Daiy disruptions hit company's Dwarsrivier chrome operations in Limpopo

Assore reports record earnings as well as good safety figures

Headline earnings increase by 41% due to high iron ore and manganese prices and a weak rand

Cash-rich Implats revives idea of merging with RBPlat

The miner is likely to conclude a deal to exit one of its shafts before the end of the year, and is looking for a possible acquisition


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