How Anglo American became a commodities trader

Anglo’s move into trading goes against a long-standing industry maxim: miners do not trade

Barrick likely to seek Chinese help to salvage Tanzanian operations

The producer slashes middle management by half at the troubled projects in Tanzania, which are operated through its 64% stake in Acacia Mining

A third version of the Mining Charter may be ready by next week, says Gwede Mantashe

After an extended period for public comment, Mantashe says his team has been locked in a room for five days to ensure the document will be finalised by Monday

WATCH: How restructuring dragged Implats deeper into the red

Implats CEO Nico Muller talks to Business Day TV about the company's results and what lies ahead

Implats aims to channel Zimplats windfall to mines

Impala Platinum will divert all its cash resources to returning its Rustenburg mines to profit

Implats’ Zimbabwe units get waiver on ownership requirements

Zimplats and the miner’s Mimosa joint venture do not need to be 51% owned by locals due to other initiatives the companies are implementing

Impala Platinum’s R13bn restructuring impairment puts it deeper into the red

That masked operational improvements as it removes unprofitable ounces, and Implats says long-patient investors will get their rewards — just not right now

Canada’s RNC jolly pleased after two giant nuggets with 115kg of gold found in Australia

RNC Minerals began a sale process for its Beta Hunt mine in March before this discovery, and now says it is no longer in exclusive talks with a preferred ...

De Beers’ seventh sales cycle is worst since 2016

And for the year to date, 2018 is shaping up as the worst of the three since the diamond miner began releasing data

Local court to decide Norilsk claim on BCL

Russia’s largest mining company in mineral rights dispute with Botswana group and liquidation leader

The high human cost of chasing SA’s gold

The death toll at mines — more than 50 in 2018 — raises the alarm about the safety of going ever deeper to extract deposits

AngloGold’s new CEO snaps up nearly R6m worth of shares

CEO Kelvin Dushnisky shows confidence in the company by buying a large block of shares

WATCH: ARM reports 50% jump in full-year headline earnings per share

African Rainbow Minerals CEO Mike Schmidt joined Business Day TV in studio for more detail behind their latest results.

Northam considers best way to reward investors

Capex will drop to R2bn in 2019, which will ‘complete the heavy lifting, in particular at Booysendal South’

African Rainbow Minerals considers Wafi-Golpu buy

Since selling the jointly held Lubambe operation in Zambia, ARM is still scouting for copper opportunities

Northam lifts operating profit after year of record spending

The platinum company’s profit line is skewed by a dividend payment related to an empowerment transaction to lift black ownership to just above 30%

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