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26 February 2017
                       
 
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23 Feb 2017
 
 
Sibanye reports record operating profit, soaring earnings, good dividend
GOLD AND PLATINUM
Precious metals mining company Sibanye on Thursday reported record operating profit of R10.5-billion for the six months and year ended December 31, 2016, a 60% increase on the previous year. Group...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Pan African CEO accuses union of ‘blatantly false’ safety statements
GOLD
The CEO of the London Aim- and Johannesburg-listed precious metals and coal mining company Pan African Resources on Wednesday accused the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of making statements...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
AMCU: The working class needs a living wage not a poverty wage
STATEMENT
In 2012, mineworkers in the platinum belt went on a strike, marching against exploitation and oppression, demanding a living wage of R12 500. August 16 2012 evokes iconic images of killed mine...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Aubrey Langa and others v Ivanplats and others
HIGH COURT
A South African judge today (Thursday) ruled in favour of Ivanplats Pty. Ltd., an Ivanhoe Mines subsidiary, clearing the way for the company to proceed with a graves relocation programme at its...
 
 
dti: Government's drive to create fuel cell industry gathers momentum
STATEMENT
The South African government’s efforts to develop a viable fuel cell manufacturing industry that will contribute in stimulating economic growth, creating jobs, generating export revenue and...
 
 
Pan African shares fall on fatality-linked mining suspension at Evander
PRECIOUS METALS
The share price of Pan African Resources fell by more than 8% in early trade on Monday after the company issued a stock exchange news service notice announcing a fatality-linked 55-day mining...
 
 
 
 
Mineral Governance Barometer: Southern Africa
RECOMMENDATION
Southern Africa is endowed with lucrative mineral resources such as diamonds, gold, copper, coal, platinum, and uranium. This rich endowment can be a major asset in the quest for inclusive and...
 
 
Conciliation – Arbitration [Con/Arb]: - ‘A Hybrid Process’
SA LABOUR GUIDE
PREMIER FOODS (PTY) LTD (NELSPRUIT) v COMMISSION FOR CONCILIATION, MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION and GLEN CORMACK N.O. and MAROPENG STEWARD LEKOKOTLA (case no: JR 2103 / 12) (8 November 2016), before...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
Major South African coal extension project on cards – South32
DIVERISIFIED MINERS
A decision will be taken in the June quarter on go-ahead for the Klipspruit Life Extension coal project in Mpumalanga, which is said to have robust economics. The original BHP Billiton capital...
 
 
NUM: The NUM has noted the selling of Union Mine by Anglo American Platinum to Siyanda Resources
STATEMENT
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted the fact that Anglo American Platinum has decided to sell its 85% interest in Union Mine and its majority stake in Masa Chrome to resources...
 
 
 
 
Diamonds and All That – The Contribution of Mining to South Africa
RECOMMENDATION
This year, 2017, is the 150th anniversary of the discovery of diamonds in South Africa. Actually, that is probably not strictly true, as diamonds might have been discovered earlier by people who...
 
 
dti: SA and Germany to host fuel cell bus workshop in Cape Town
STATEMENT
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the German government, will host a fuel bus workshop at the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) in...
 
 
13 Feb 2017
 
Stillwater deal advances as Sibanye grasps $2.6bn bridge finance nettle
GOLD
Precious metals mining company Sibanye on Monday announced that it had successfully closed the syndication of the bridge facilities to support its acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company of the...
 
 
12 Feb 2017
 
dti: Launch of Isondo Precious Metals’ (IPM) Fuel Cell Plant
STATEMENT
The Fuel Cell is a strategic sector for South Africa, a sector that the government wants to play in. This was said by the Deputy Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Ms Malebo...
 
 
10 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town (09/02/2017)
Topics
An illustrious son of our country, President Oliver Reginald Tambo, would have turned 100 years old this year, had he lived.
 
 
 
                       
 
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