Zwane’s plan puts deals and growth on the line for SA mining

Motive ‘is to circumvent deal’ he struck with the Chamber of Mines; mining lawyers label the decision ‘an irrational exercise of minister’s power’

Zwane’s plan could bring SA mining to a standstill

Motive ‘is to circumvent deal’ he struck with the Chamber of Mines, while mining lawyers label the decision ‘an irrational exercise of ...

What rocky results reveal about Rockwell Diamonds' troubles

The miner recovered very few diamonds to cover operational costs and overheads

Sepfluor seeks to assure banks that new project is safe

The aspiring fluorspar producer reduces risk amid ongoing regulatory uncertainty

Investors punish Amplats over impairments and profit slide

The platinum miner warns of impairments totalling R2.2bn, reduced sales and a drop in interim profit by up to two-thirds

Diamond miner Rockwell’s uphill struggle persists

The company, which is in business rescue and battling to bring its Wouterspan project into full production, posted no revenue in the latest quarter, and has ...

Potash plan to test BHP boss

Shareholders launch campaign against mining company over concern about entering fertiliser market

How Lonmin dug itself out of a looming debt crunch

The producer is in a better position to talk to lenders as sustained improvements ward off a crisis

Lonmin digs itself out of looming debt crunch

The producer staves off a crisis after nearly breaching a vital covenant with lenders three months ago

Positive trading update gives Lonmin shares a boost

The platinum miner’s share price rose 9% on Monday morning after it reported a profitable June quarter

How Trump poses a risk to Kumba’s second half

Poor prospects for the second half are set to take the shine off the iron-ore producer’s glowing interim earnings amid the economic slowdown

Roger Baxter welcomes Mining Charter reprieve

There is much legal argument ahead as the charter is suspended pending the outcome of a court judgment

Government bows to pressure, backs down on Mining Charter

An urgent Chamber of Mines interdict application results in an undertaking not to implement or apply the provisions of the reviewed charter, pending judgment

Kumba expects first-half earnings to rise up to 58%

The share price is off 3.2%, however, suggesting investors expected even higher earnings

Pallinghurst listens, acts

But new executives and operating company plan are still not enough for some shareholders

AngloGold battles Tanzanian laws

Subsidiaries turn to arbitration after government passes new legislation to ensure state profits

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