platinum mining

 
Mine’s safety record fatality-free for five years — until February
Mine’s safety record fatality-free for five years — until February
In the five years leading up to 2018, Sibanye had “industry leading safety rates”, with Sibanye’s Southern African mines achieving 3.4-million fatality free shifts in late 2017, according to Sibanye’s head of investor relations, James Wellsted. There were also no fatalities for...
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Mining company Sibanye has made news recently for all the wrong reasons — 21 fatalities in eight incidents at three of its mines this...
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
As the African Mining Indaba draws to a close today, the sector recorded strong year-on-year growth in 2017, however its weak momentum may wear on...
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
COMMENTThe report by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre, released in June 2015, left South Africa with more...
​Commodities back from the dead
​Commodities back from the dead
For the past two-and-a-half years, calling the bottom of the commodities price cycle was taboo. Depressed prices and unusual market conditions saw...
Marikana’s literary afterlives
Marikana’s literary afterlives
BROKE AND BROKEN: THE SHAMEFUL LEGACY OF GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA by Lucas Ledwaba and Leon Sadiki (Jacana)
Union spat turns deadly in Northam as two people were killed in as many days
Union spat turns deadly in Northam as two people were killed in as many days
Mthetheleli Somaxhama had just finished an afternoon of grocery shopping in Northam’s commercial district with a female friend, on the first...
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Picture: Aubrey Langa - Troy Enekvist, M&G
No mining in our backyard, villagers say
No mining in our backyard, villagers say
Margaret Makgabo feels the purple lump on her head caused by a rubber bullet. She says she has "become used to the pain".
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
Platinum workers are dissatisfied with the wage agreement that ended the five-month strike within the sector, the National Union of Mineworkers...
Northam expansion bets on a rise in platinum prices
Northam expansion bets on a rise in platinum prices
Northam Platinum plans to position itself as one of the world's largest producers as it forecasts an increase in prices of the metal by 2018.

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