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Job cuts on the horizon at Sibanye Gold

Reuters

Sibanye Gold says it has started talks that may lead to job cuts at its Beatrix West operation after an underground fire hit output and revenue.

Job cuts on the horizon at Sibanye Gold

[Video] 'Moderate' Malema

After months of vehement rhetoric and criticising the government, a subdued Julius Malema spoke in Lenasia recently.

'Moderate' Malema

Work resumes at mine following union violence

Staff Reporter

Work is to resume at Goldfield's Beatrix mine in the Free State on Thursday following clashes between workers that saw four people die. "Employee groups have been in discussions all day and have reached agreement to return to work and deal with the issues they've had in an amicable manner," said a Goldfields spokesperson.

Death toll after NUM meeting rises to four

Staff Reporter

The death toll following a clash at a National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)'s meeting at Goldfields' Beatrix mine in the Free State, has risen to four, a mine spokesperson said on Thursday. Two people were clubbed to death and died at a meeting of about 750 NUM members on Tuesday night.

Mixed JSE stung by world markets

Nicole Rego

The JSE was over 200 points in the red by midday on Wednesday, as the United States consumer slowdown continued to weigh on Wall Street and the weakness spilled over onto global markets. However, some indices posted gains, even though the broader all-share index was down.

Banks and financials lift JSE

Nicole Rego

The JSE was firm at midday on Wednesday, driven higher by sharply stronger banks and financial stocks. By noon, the all-share index had collected 0,49% as banks and financials advanced 3,07% and 2,30% respectively. The platinum mining index recovered 0,94% and resources edged up 0,12%.

JSE pulls back from earlier gains

Nicole Rego

The JSE had given up most of its early gains by midday on Tuesday, but was still in positive territory as resources and the platinum mining index tried to lift the local bourse. By noon, the JSE's all-share index had added 0,18%. The platinum mining index had firmed 1,93% and resources rose 0,69%.

JSE up as resources shine on Anglo, BHP

Nicole Rego

The JSE all-share index held onto its gains at midday on Tuesday, with the resource index shining brightly -- underpinned by good buying interest in resource stocks Anglo American and BHP Billiton. By noon, the all-share index rose 0,50%. Resources advanced 1,25% and the gold mining index edged up 0,38%.