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Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts

The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies

Amcu firm on Sibanye strike, warns of fresh strike in platinum sector

Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa promised to embark on a secondary strike in the platinum sector, at a yet-to-be-determined date

Mine deaths expected to hit Sibanye gold production

The damage to infrastructure at Masakhane mine following a seismic event on May 3 2018, was among the operational disturbances the company experienced

Sibanye-Stillwater boss ‘traumatised’ by surge in mine deaths

The death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater's operations this year alone stands at more than 20

Three workers killed at Sibanye mine, two still missing

According to a statement by the mine, five workers had entered an “abandoned working place” at Kloof Ikamva shaft, south of Johannesburg

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana

The mining company is in the process of buying out Lonmin and it has vowed to do things differently

Sibanye doubtful of imminent platinum purchase as Anglo stalls

The gold miner is interested in buying troubled platinum operations but has found Anglo American to be moving at a slower-than-anticipated pace.

Sibanye offers R407-million for Wits Gold projects

The gold mining company is seeking Wits Gold's operations to extend the life of its nearby Beatrix mine and unlock value.

Sibanye Gold to let go of 1 110 workers

Sibanye Gold says it will retrench 1 110 of its workers after its Beatrix West operations shut down earlier this year due to fire damage.

JSE remains down on profit-taking

Profit-taking helped the JSE catch its breath on Friday after its good rally on Thursday, which led the bourse to dip 0,82% by midday. The platinum-mining index gave up 2,09%, resources lost 1,11% and the gold-mining index eased 0,09%. Industrials weakened 0,69%, financials shed 0,17% and banks picked up 0,15%.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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