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28 April 2017
11 Apr 2017
Unions back Seriti's purchase of Anglo coal mines
Two labour unions on Tuesday publicly backed the sale by Anglo American of coal assets to Seriti, the new black-owned start-up with aspirations to be South Africa’s next mining champion. Both the...
10 Apr 2017
R2.3bn Anglo coal sale to Seriti may hit Eskom ownership snag
A new aspirant South African mining champion on Monday announced its intention to purchase Anglo American’s Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa, which would position the...
03 Mar 2017
Multinational Enterprises under the spotlight in South Africa’s National Budget Speech17: Transfer pricing
In his budget speech on Wednesday 22 February 2017, South African Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, emphasised that combating tax avoidance by multinational enterprises is still a top priority....
14 Feb 2017
Kumba applying exploration-to-beneficiation technology
South Africa’s biggest iron-ore mining company Kumba Iron Ore intends maximising the return potential of its assets through productivity initiatives, accompanied by ongoing robust cost management....
Kumba lifts output, slashes costs, pumps cash, CFO quits
South Africa’s biggest iron-ore mining company Kumba Iron Ore beat production guidance, slashed costs and pumped cash – but what was a successful 12 months to December 31 last year, was marred by...
25 Jan 2017
Kumba earnings soaring on higher iron-ore prices
The earnings of Kumba Iron Ore, the Anglo American iron-ore mining company up for sale, are soaring on higher export prices – but whether or not its rocketing performance will dissuade Anglo from...
25 Oct 2016
Operational improvements continue across Anglo portfolio
Operational improvements continue across the portfolio of Anglo American, which delivered an overall superior production performance in the three months to end September. On a copper equivalent...
26 Jul 2016
Supply, demand fundamentals remain challenging – Kumba Iron Ore
While iron-ore prices seem to have stabilised, supply and demand fundamentals remain challenging, outgoing Kumba Iron Ore CEO Norman Mbazima said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Anglo American group...
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Ndlovu to head Anglo coal
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) operational processing executive head July Ndlovu has been appointed CEO of Anglo American’s coal business in South Africa. This follows the appointment of Themba...
Kumba Iron Ore changes guard
Anglo American company Kumba Iron Ore on Tuesday announced the appointment of Themba Mkhwanazi as CEO with effect from September 1, following Norman Mbazima’s decision to step down after four years...
28 Jan 2016
Sishen iron-ore mine begins workforce reduction process
The Sishen Iron Ore Company on Thursday started its retrenchment consultation process, which affects 3 933 employees and contractors. The Labour Relations Act Section 189 and 189A consultation on...
08 Dec 2015
Anglo halves business units, axes divi, cuts 3 850 plat jobs, halts plat projects as Kumba trembles
The share price of Anglo American fell by more than 12% on Tuesday after the diversified major set out radical portfolio restructuring, further material cost savings, more capital expenditure...
05 Aug 2015
Scaw may retrench workers as it considers restructuring
Steel product manufacturer Scaw Metals Group announced on Wednesday that the company was contemplating restructuring and had issued a notice in terms of Section 189A of the Labour Relations Act,...
R50m mine design centre opens
The University of Pretoria’s new virtual and augmented reality mine design centre, which is set to revolutionise both surface and underground mine design, was officially opened on Tuesday evening....

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