Anglo curtails SA mining as well as Peru and UK projects

Iron ore production expected to drop 3-million tonnes, export thermal coal 2-million tonnes

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Kumba Iron Ore continues shipments from mines and stocks

It also had 6.4-million tonnes of processed ore stockpiled by the end of 2019 as domestic demand dried up

Amplats plans to keep Mogalakwena and Mototolo mines going

The important PGM miner has shut down most of its mines, but plans to keep two open as well as one smelter

WATCH: Why shutting down mining sector is not feasible

Mergence Corporate Solutions mining analyst Peter Major talks to Business Day TV about the mining activities during lockdown

Eastplats narrows losses as retreatment operation gets under way

The company had begun generating revenue at its Crocodile River Mine retreatment project in December 2018

South32 cuts spending on assets as it seeks to save R2.8bn

The group is planning to save R2.8bn over the next 15 months, mostly by cutting spending related to sustaining production

Glencore will continue to supply coal to Eskom during lockdown

Larger operations have not been materially affected by shutdowns around the world, the group says

Jubilee Metals profit soars as it expands suite to spur future revenue growth

Jubilee's platinum group metal and chrome production rockets, sending interim earnings to record highs

Wescoal deemed an essential service provider

As an Eskom supplier the company will remain operational, but warns the industry is in uncharted territory.

Exxaro to list on the A2X in April

SA's largest coal miner will become the 36th company to list on the A2X, which has a combined market capitalisation of more than R1.5-trillion

Master Drilling’s Chile darling proves biggest disappointment

Management is turning its focus to debt reduction as it pins its future on two new key technologies to build mines faster in the future

SA mines to close for three weeks in Covid-19 battle

Mines say stringent measures are in place to protect employees from the coronavirus

Rapaport plans diamond trading platform to underpin value

The polished diamond market will soon have a price-setting mechanism to put a floor under prices, says chair Martin Rapaport

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Amplats to spend up to R800m on fixing plants to restore PGM supply

The world number two PGMs miner sees no disruptions to spares to fix broken plants that have taken 900,000oz of metals out of the market

Platinum miners in deal to handle Amplats force majeure shock

Royal Bafokeng Platinum nears a payment agreement with company for concentrate deliveries

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Mining sector looks to 10-point plan to deal with Covid-19

In 2018, the mining industry employed almost 500,000 people and contributed about R351bn to the country's GDP

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