Gold Fields cuts output target as South Deep difficulties persist

The news from the group’s international mines was better, but lower output at its only South African mine led it to cut its full-year group target by as ...

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Wild Coast mining case crystallises need to listen to communities

The Umgungundlovu community on the Wild Coast says its concerns have been largely ignored by the department and Transworld Energy and Resources

Minas Rio albatross will weigh on Anglo’s profit

No further production is expected from the Brazilian iron-ore operation for the rest of the year, thanks to a leaky pipeline

Amplats lifts quarterly output

Miner hails Mogalakwena and says annual performance will be at upper end of forecast

Kumba Iron Ore output stable, as Kolomela offsets setback at Sishen

Kumba is working with Transnet to prevent recurrence of the derailment that cut Sishen's sales by a million tonnes in the first quarter

Mantashe challenges court ruling on crucial charter principle

The application by the department will bring fresh uncertainty to the regulatory and policy environment

Gecamines, Congo’s state miner, takes Glencore unit to court

At issue is a capital shortfall at their joint venture’s Kamoto unit, but Glencore says it has several options to resolve the problem and forestall a ...

RBPlat clears last hurdle for deal on Maseve

The transaction also gives RBPlat the immediate processing capacity it needs to treat a deluge of product from its new Styldrift mine

‘Right to mine’ court challenge gets under way

Counsel for the Xolobeni residents say two laws were passed to redress economic and territorial dispossession and to restore land and resources to black people

De Beers looks to Sierra Leone to source additional diamonds

The world's largest producer of rough diamonds by value seeks ethical diamonds from small-scale, artisanal miners

South32 to spin off coal business

Eskom’s demand for 51% empowerment ownership of coal suppliers played a role in the decision to separate the thermal coal business, says CEO Graham Kerr

Data shared to track down ex-miners owed billions in unclaimed benefits

Commission and retirement fund administrators share information to help locate former workers to pay out unclaimed compensation payouts

Battle over Gupta mines' rehabilitation funds returns to court

The application was made by the trustees of the two R1.7bn rehabilitation trust funds

Processing deal allows Northam to launch its Eland plans

The agreement with Jubilee brings a base load to the concentrator and allows Northam to kickstart its own plans at the Eland complex

Alternative coal producers set to benefit from Eskom shortage of coal

Failure of Gupta-owned mines to deliver coal at heart of supply shortfall

Unshackled junior miners the 'best way to revive SA's moribund industry'

Mining Charter obligations are onerous and crippling for small producers, says champion of junior mining sector John Bristow

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