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South Africa has huge ‘green fuels’ potential. But it needs to act now

South Africa needs to seriously start thinking about shifting its energy focus. This is for two reasons. The first is that the country’s important...

Palladium surge helps to save miners

The hike in the price of the sister metal has helped to turn around the fortunes of several local companies

The business incubator that focuses on platinum

NGO Award including energy transfer, and education and training activities

Lives in limbo as despair seeps into mining ghost town

Jobless residents who were dependent on the shuttered Bokoni mine are battling to survive. They have now asked the government to step in

​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down

The mining sector recorded strong year-on-year growth in 2017, however its weak momentum may wear on South Africa’s GDP

Palladium could be felled by its own success, experts say

“The price keeps on going up and demand is so great, even car companies are starting to move to platinum”

The future of financial indicators

Metals, oil, currency, bonds ... Which ones should we pay attention to and why?

Over 6000 rhinos have been killed in Africa in the last decade – and only 25000 remain

The Kruger National Park is 'the eye of the storm, accounting for roughly 60% of poaching incidents over the past seven years', the report said.

Platinum bust batters Rustenburg

Commodity prices and labour issues have hamstrung the effectiveness of the mining companies’ community investment in the North West town.

Sibanye Gold shakes up the platinum industry

Sibanye Gold has been buying into the embattled platinum industry with deals that will see it become a top-three producer.

Standard Bank cited in price-fix claim

Standard Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and BASF Metals are the four companies accused of manipulating the price of platinum.

Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs

Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines.

Platinum mining a guessing game for investors

As Anglo disposes of its Rustenberg mines, other companies are betting that the troubled metal will yield dividends further down the line.

Lonmin sells shares to meet BEE deadline

The platinum miner will sell shares to the Bapo ba Mogale community in a bid to meet a black ownership target of 26% by 2015.

SA trade gap halves as vehicle imports slump

The trade deficit unexpectedly shrunk to R6.5-billion in May as fewer vehicle imports offset the drop in platinum exports.

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