Glencore Xstrata

Public protector to investigate mining pollution

Allegations of water pollution by mining operations will see the ombud probe top mining companies like Glencore Xstrata and AngloGold Ashanti.

Barrick Gold’s chair lauds Glencore over BHP as a mining model

In an exit interview, Barrick Gold's founder Peter Munk has said Glencore Xstrata's boss is going to "eat them all".

Glencore said to seek $15-bn loan to cut interest costs

The commodity giant is puportedly trying to cut debt costs by looking for a R160-billion loan.

Glencore’s low-profile billionaire

Glencore Xtrata chief executive Ivan Glasenberg may be a commodities emperor, but you wouldn't know it if you met him.

Glencore Xstrata: A controversial colossus

The mining company has risen from obscurity to become a formidable force in the industry.

Congo freezes mining expansion projects amid electricity shortage

The Democratic Republic of Congo has halted mining expansion projects due to a power shortage that has it considering a "load-shedding" schedule.

Transnet fights BHP to win coal port access for black miners

Transnet mulls construction an export facility claiming the Richards Bay Coal Terminal's shareholders limit access for small black-owned producers.

Glencore Xstrata JSE listing a boost for SA

Glencore Xstrata has been listed on the JSE's main board, a move that is seen as an important vote of confidence for South Africa.

Glencore Xstrata’s diversity to attract JSE investors

Global metals producer Glencore Xstrata is set to draw strong demand for its stock from South African investors, says Investec Asset Management.

Lonmin returns to profit as output increases

Cutting capital expenses and funds raised from a rights issue have put the Lonmin back on a sound footing.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

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Looking inwards

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