BHP and Vale given extension to settle Samarco claims

A Brazilian court granted the companies a 150-day extension to settle civil claims for the Samarco dam disaster in November 2015, which resulted in 19 deaths

Exxaro to weigh BEE listing plan

Exxaro says the new transaction maintained its status as one of the companies in SA with the highest levels of black shareholding

Can platinum make a comeback in vehicles?

Makers of autocatalytic converters consider substitution of palladium with the metal

Glencore offers its financial officer to Katanga to help with finance controls

Katanga — listed in Canada and operating in the DRC — is under scrutiny by the Ontario Securities Commission about if it issued disclosures that ...

Environmental rehabilitation liability of BCL deters buyers

Botswana’s state-owned miner and smelter has plans to reduce the liability

BHP and Vale dodge lawsuits

BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture manage to close a deal that distances them from multibillion-real lawsuits

BHP plans exit from US shale

Renewed push to unload assets comes as prices for oil and nickel enjoy a price resurgence

Activist investor Elliott gets support for structural changes at BHP Billiton

Aberdeen Standard Investments supports Elliott Management for the miner scrapping its dual listing, and wants answers about its $20bn foray into fracking

Zimplats operations unaffected by military ructions, says Impala

'Our operations are all located some distance from the capital, and have continued to operate normally this morning'

Report on Stillwater digs up happy news

Sibanye US acquisition considered good value and a world-class deposit

Lonmin asset sale raises $100,000

Miner sells Northern Ireland portfolio to Australia’s Walkabout Resources

Uptick for De Beers as sector stocks up

Cutting and polishing sector stocks up ahead of year-end sales

Court lets groups have a say on charter

Court rules in favour of Mining Affected Communities United in Action, Women Affected by Mining United in Action and the Mining and Environmental Justice ...

Alphamin applies to join AltX

Local listing will contribute part of the money needed to develop Bisie tin mine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Results reveal true state of Argent

Argent Industrial hammered in the interim period to September

Strikers shackle Kusasalethu

Harmony Gold secures interdict against industrial action in protest against dismissal of Amcu branch leadership

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