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Sherilee Lakmidas

Double miners’ pay, demands Amcu

Amcu is insisting that gold mines more than double the wages of entry-level workers, raising the stakes for pay talks set for early next month.

Amplats shuts operations after violent outburst

Anglo American Platinum's operations were shut after workers stayed away following violence caused by union tension, say a spokesperson and police.

Ramphele’s Gold Fields resignation a possible move closer to politics

Anti-apartheid activist Dr Mamphela Ramphele has resigned as chair of Gold Fields, intensifying speculation she is about to launch a political party.

Gold Fields spin-off company to test investor confidence

Gold Fields will list most of its local assets as a separate company, testing investor appetite for a mining industry battered by labour unrest.

Death threats, shootings threaten Harmony Gold mine’s future

Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine could be shut permanently, ending about 6 000 jobs, after managers received death threats and police were shot at.

AngloGold bears loss in revamped mining safety standards

AngloGold Ashanti has become the latest miner to report a surge in output-disrupting safety stops as it unveiled a fall in fourth quarter earnings.

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