Sishen Iron Ore Company

 
Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years
Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years
Hematite iron ore derives its name from haima, the Greek word for blood. And it’s the unearthing of this rock at Kumba’s massive open-pit...
Song of the desert road
Song of the desert road
If there’s an intriguing road in South Africa it has to be the one through the Kgalagadi and Karoo that runs for almost 1 000km alongside the...
Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump
Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump
Kumba Iron Ore, the Anglo American unit that owns Africa's largest mine for the steelmaking ingredient, said first-half profit fell 16% after...
Concourt puts Sishen mining right dispute to bed
Concourt puts Sishen mining right dispute to bed
The Constitutional Court has settled one of South Africa's most complex, protracted and bitter mining rights disputes in favour of...
Kumba, ArcelorMittal deal will revive Thabazimbi mine
Kumba, ArcelorMittal deal will revive Thabazimbi mine
After years of dispute, AngloAmerican owned iron ore company, Kumba Iron Ore and steel heavyweight ArcelorMittal South Africa have officially put...
Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves
Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves
Kumba Iron Ore said it needs a new mining permit to access about a third of reserves at...
ICT asks Concourt to 'correct' SCA ruling on Sishen mine
ICT asks Concourt to 'correct' SCA ruling on Sishen mine
In the latest round of legal wrangling over the controversial right to mine at the Sishen mine in the Northern Cape, the Constitutional Court has...
SCA dismisses Sishen challenge
SCA dismisses Sishen challenge
On Thursdat, it dismissed an appeal by the minister for mineral resources and Imperial Crown Trading (ICT) against a ruling by the high court in...
Breytenbach disciplinary hearing digs up mine dirt
Breytenbach disciplinary hearing digs up mine dirt
The disciplinary case against suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach turned into a trial within a trial this week when the hearing honed in on the...
Government may impose export tax on iron ore, steel
Government may impose export tax on iron ore, steel
The move is one of the recommendations in a report by an interdepartmental task team, led by the department of trade and industry, that has been...
Demands escalate as strikers go for broke
Demands escalate as strikers go for broke
Everything about Sishen mine is big these days, from the size of the giant hole in the ground from which iron ore is extracted to the R570 000...
Editorial: We'd like to trust Zuma, but ...
Editorial: We'd like to trust Zuma, but ...
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