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Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years

The fickle nature of commodities is shown starkly in the Northern Cape town of Kathu, whose fortunes rise and fall with the iron ore price.

Song of the desert road

Kevin Davie embarks on his quest to find a suitable route using the back roads from Johannesburg to the Cape.

Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump

The Anglo American unit which had enjoyed sky-high iron ore prices in the past now faces a decline in profits as the metal price drops.

Concourt puts Sishen mining right dispute to bed

One of South Africa's most complex mining rights battles has finally been settled by the Constitutional Court.

Kumba, ArcelorMittal deal will revive Thabazimbi mine

After a lengthy legal battle, Kumba and ArcelorMittal have finally signed an agreement that will ensure the long-term sustainable supply of iron ore.

Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves

A member of the Anglo American group, Kumba Iron Ore, says it needs a new mining permit to access about a third of reserves at its Sishen mine.

ICT asks Concourt to ‘correct’ SCA ruling on Sishen mine

Imperial Crown Trading says the appeal court's interpretation of an Act that resulted in Sishen Iron Ore repossessing rights at Sishen mine was wrong.

SCA dismisses Sishen challenge

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that the Sishen Iron Ore Company is the exclusive holder of a converted mining right on Sishen Mine properties.

Breytenbach disciplinary hearing digs up mine dirt

Fight over Sishen Iron Ore has taken centre stage in case against prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach.

Government may impose export tax on iron ore, steel

The government may be looking to implement export taxes on iron ore and steel products, it announced in a post Cabinet briefing.

Editorial: We’d like to trust Zuma, but …

President Jacob Zuma this week announced the first concrete measures aimed at bringing the violent illegal strikes that have flared up under control.

Demands escalate as strikers go for broke

Workers have held Sishen mine hostage with demands far higher than their peers elsewhere. The developments have left the company dumbfounded.

Kumba workers threaten trainees after bail hearing postponed

Striking workers at Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen mine have disrupted training of workers, following a postponed bail hearing.

Seven protesters injured during Kumba mine raid

The Kathu Medi-Clinic has confirmed that seven protesters have been admitted with minor injuries after the police's early morning raid at Sishen mine.

Kumba protesters in danger of being jobless and homeless

The strike at Kumba Iron Ore's mine is coming to a head as workers face the real threat of losing their jobs and eviction from the mine's premises.

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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