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Lonmin to cut jobs, close shafts amid platinum slump

The planned 6 000 job cuts include contractors and staff who took voluntary redundancy packages offered in May.

African Rainbow profit rises despite iron ore slump

A weaker rand has help profits at Patrice Motsepe's mining company rise despite a fall in iron ore prices.

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.

Lonmin to cut jobs unless workers halt 15-week strike

Lonmin chief executive Ben Magara has said that the company will need to cut jobs if the workers do not return to work soon.

Chamber of Mines has jeopardised wage talks, says CCMA

The CCMA has objected to the Chamber of Mines's chief negotiator saying the commission was making it "incredibly frustrating" to reach a settlement.

Implats profit climbs 11% as sales rise and the rand drops

The second biggest platinum producer is reporting good earnings despite a wage strike entering its sixth week.

Amplats CEO paid more than double his Impala peer

The head of Anglo Platinum - the world's largest platinum producer - has earned R17.6-million while the company struggles with wage negotiations.

Amcu gains a foothold at Kumba Iron Ore

Amcu, the dominant union in the platinum sector, looks likely to win recognition at Kumba Iron Ore, which announced an increased profit on Tuesday.

Platinum wage talks set to resume

Wage negotiations between major platinum producers and Amcu collapsed last week but are expected to begin again on Tuesday as the strike continues.

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