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26 May 2017
24 May 2017
CM: Chamber of Mines appoints new office bearers
At the 127th Annual General Meeting of the Chamber of Mines, the Chamber members elected the new Office Bearers today for 2017/2018. The Chamber of Mines is the preeminent mining employers’...
19 May 2017
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes the arrest of 13 suspected illegal miners
The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed the arrest of 13 men suspected of illegal mining activities at a derelict mine previously owned by Harmony Gold in Welkom, Free State....
09 May 2017
Million-ounce-plus gold output well in reach – Harmony
Gold-mining company Harmony Gold said on Tuesday that its forecast of 1.05-million-ounce production in the 12 months to the end of June is “well in reach”. In recent months, Harmony has lost...
19 Jan 2017
17 Jan 2017
Minister Zwane to release 2016 mine health and safety statistics
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Mineral Resources Minister Mr Mosebenzi Zwane (MP) will on Thursday, 19 January 2017, release statistics on the health and safety performance of the mining industry for the 2016 calendar year. The...
14 Nov 2016
AngloGold free cash soaring
The generation of free cash by gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti is soaring. Free cash flow of $161-million in the third quarter is 54% higher than the free cash flow generated in the six...
18 May 2016
CM: Chamber of Mines statement on Chamber of Mines office bearers
Council members of the Chamber of Mines today elected the new office bearers who will lead the Chamber for the new year, until the next Annual General Meeting in 2017. Mike Teke was re-elected as...
13 May 2016
LRC: Class action certified for South African Gold Miners in landmark case
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has certified the first class action in South African history for sick workers, allowing gold miners suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis to...
20 Apr 2016
Sibanye investing R3.9bn in gold mines
Mining company Sibanye Gold is forecasting a capital expenditure of R3.9-billion ($250-million) on its gold assets in its 2016 financial year. Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman told the European Gold...
05 Aug 2015
Mining Minister says Glencore has alternatives to retrenchment
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says international mining giant Glencore should have looked at alternatives to retrenchments, including shifting workers to vacancies in other...
09 Jul 2015
Daily Podcast – July 9, 2015
Making headlines: South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union quits gold wage talks. Load-shedding drags down sub-Saharan Africa growth. And, government welcomes the finding on...
31 Oct 2014
Harmony shuts Kusasalethu after illegal miners cause fire
Gold miner Harmony Gold has closed its Kusasalethu mine for two weeks, as it takes a stance against the scourge of illegal miners after a fire – the third this month – threatened the safety and...
13 Feb 2014
SA: Susan Shabangu: Address by the Mineral Resources Minister, at the memorial service for nine Harmony Doornkop Mine workers, Johannesburg (12/02/2014)
These were not just faceless men who worked in our mines. They were your husbands, brothers, fathers, mentors, role models, breadwinners, friends and colleagues. Their lives can therefore not be...
11 Mar 2013
Worker political party to be launched
A new political party, the Workers' and Socialist Party (Wasp), will be launched later this month. "We [are] trying to build it as a party that can provide a political platform to unite the...

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