Sishen Iron Ore Company

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.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders