Lower prices and glut push global diamond trade into crisis

De Beers finally capitulates, lowering prices across the board

De Beers diamond sales improve but still lower than a year ago

Despite a big price cut, sales still remained lower than normal for this time of year

Anglo American leans further towards quitting coal

Thermal coal is noticeably absent from a list of units seen as having long-term potential

Kumba Iron trims sales forecasts after Saldanha steel plant closure

The Anglo American-owned miner has revised its outlook for selling the mineral downwards by 1.2% to 41.5-million tonnes

Implats’ Zimbabwe mine said to be in talks to buy land from rival Amplats

Impala has said it will conduct a feasibility study at Zimbabwe’s oldest platinum mine

Gold Fields sticks to production guidance for 2019

Gold Fields says it will end 2019 on a ‘strong footing’ and deliver to the upper end of its full-year guidance despite a tough third quarter

Implement reforms quickly to woo capital, Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal urges

International miner’s founder pledges to invest R17.6bn in the country

WATCH: What the South32 deal means for Seriti

Seriti Resources CEO Mike Teke talks to Business Day TV about the deal his company struck with South32

Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow sees potential for Freeport tie-up

Bristow says combining with Freeport-McMoran, which is a takeover target for mining majors, is a way to expand into 'strategic' copper

Anglo American spent R15bn in SA during 2018

The company backs up its commitment to SA with hefty spending, supporting President Cyril Ramaphosa’s investment drive

South32 sale hinges on a better Eskom coal deal

Seriti Resources poised to become SA’s second-largest coal producer after Exxaro

Sibanye realises synergies from its R4.3bn purchase of Lonmin

The company’s Mimosa mine in Zimbabwe to get a lifeline in the form of a concentrator to be relocated from Marikana mine is SA

MC Mining surges 27% after mine approval

The department of mineral resources and energy has approved mining rights for its Limpopo coking and thermal coal project

Northam raises stake in Zambezi Platinum preference shares

Miner splurges nearly R1bn on stocks underlying its empowerment transaction

Advanced shaft-sinking technology thrusts mining into new era

A shaft-boring machine can work three times as fast as conventional methods

Gupta’s Koornfontein coal mine sells for R300m

Black Royalty Minerals have produced the required funds — but the initial preferred bidder, Lurco, plans to take the matter to court


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