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A common thread in our mining history has been inequality – mining companies still avoid their social obligations during and post mining
Ramaphosa says fundamental changes are underway in South Africa’s beleaguered energy sector
The private sector, labour and government have been thrashing out ways to increase vaccinations and to restart the economy
‘Community consent’ is now required for mining but in practice this further benefits elite interests
A year ago, tensions between the government and the mining industry were high
Pan African Resources closes Evander Gold Mine, leaving its former workforce out on a limb
This will require embracing new ways of understanding value
The mining industry in South Africa needs an inclusive model that builds on and improves shared value
The Sekhukhune mining saga continues: The community gets R149 000 and the landowner R1-million.
The Mokopane shopkeeper has laid at least 7 environmental and anti-corruption charges against the platinum mine and the state to halt the project.
Uranium mining is returning to the area, threatening water resources in a dry region and raising concerns about the spread of radiation particles.
Commodity prices and labour issues have hamstrung the effectiveness of the mining companies’ community investment in the North West town.
South Africa ranks as one of the richest countries in natural resources. The problem: few companies want to deal with the headache of getting it.
South Africa’s latest mining and manufacturing data are the highlights of an otherwise light domestic economic calendar this week.
Striking mine workers retaliated to being sprayed with water cannons by pelting security officials at the Khuseleka mine in Rustenburg with stones.
Arbitration may still be possible after bilateral investment treaties with the EU are terminated.
Though the sector’s job creation could outstrip mining, lack of capital and skills is an impediment.
It might seem that the mining industry by nature is not sustainable.
Goldplat chief executive Russell Lamming has stepped down and Ian Visagie will take over in the interim with immediate effect, says the company.
Acsa will not permit demonstrations on airport premises during a strike by Satawu members at airline SAA’s technical department.
The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed outrage at the murder of one of its shop stewards at Lonmin’s Rowland shaft.
Let’s hope the framework agreement for a sustainable mining industry will direct the state to get the sector and its laws on track.
The rand gained and bond yields fell to the lowest in two weeks on optimism as a pact between labour unions and mining companies will boost growth.
Shareholders lose confidence in mining companies.
The top 40 mining companies faced a year marked by volatility and mixed results in 2012, with the gold mining companies being hardest hit.
As the government drags its heels, the industry is taking steps to recover lost ground.
President Jacob Zuma hopes to restore confidence in the mining industry with the appointment of a ministerial team to tackle problems in the sector.
With Amcu’s rise to power, companies are trying to give other unions a better chance.
Miner Anglo American has posted an annual net loss of $1.49-billion after taking a $4.6-million hit on its iron ore project and platinum assets.
Changes to how companies operate are the only way the industry will survive, conference hears