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25 January 2017
                       
 
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19 Jan 2017
 
 
Sibanye’s Stillwater platinum deal edges forward
PLATINUM
Precious metals mining company Sibanye’s proposed acquisition, Stillwater Mining of the United States of America, edged forward on Thursday with the notification that both companies had received...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
Hollande’s swansong in Africa
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
French President François Hollande took a big risk by insisting that the 27th Africa-France summit, which he will co-chair, should be held this week in Bamako, capital of Mali. Mali is certainly a...
 
 
Harmony: All employees safely returned to surface at Kusasalethu
STATEMENT
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”) is pleased to advise that all employees have safely returned to surface at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville. Employees returned to surface...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
Buying time in the DRC?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On 1 January, the Congolese population awoke to the surprising news that political actors in the country had signed a comprehensive political accord that sets elections for 2017, and stipulates...
 
 
20 Dec 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana govt renews Goldplat licence
GOLD
The Ghanaian government has granted Goldplat a three-year licence renewal to buy and deal in gold in the country. Gold Recovery Ghana, the London Aim-listed company’s wholly owned gold recovery...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Sibanye Gold’s tailings project launch likely 'in next six months'
GOLD
Sibanye Gold will probably launch its West Rand Tailings Retreatment Project (WRTRP) in the next six months. The WRTRP, which aims to recover 11-million ounces of gold, 170-million pounds of...
 
 
WC: Update on Cogmanskloof roadworks (Montagu/ Ashton)
STATEMENT
Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through...
 
 
09 Dec 2016
 
Sibanye to acquire US platinum miner for R30bn
GOLD
Precious metals mining company Sibanye Gold has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Stillwater Mining Company of the US for R30-billion...
 
 
30 Nov 2016
 
Denel: Umkhonto missile ready for final testing on frigates
STATEMENT
The delivery of Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air missile to an international client has reached an advanced stage with extensive testing scheduled to take place in early 2017. The missiles are...
 
 
29 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Platinum supply under extreme pressure – Dunne
PLATINUM
The platinum mining industry is not mining anywhere near the forecast demand of nine-million ounces by 2025, the nominal global demand quantum based on a modest compound annual growth rate of only...
 
 
25 Nov 2016
 
Govt, business must jointly boost township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
As the township economy is usually referred to as a secondary or informal economy, there is a huge risk that it could be regarded as not being important to the economy as a whole. That could prove...
 
 
21 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Gold from woodchips, grease, mine muck surprises on upside
GOLD
The recovery of gold from mine waste at Goldplat Recovery in Benoni generates a surprisingly high level of revenue while simultaneously protecting the environment and providing hundreds of valuable...
 
 
18 Nov 2016
 
TCTA celebrates thirtieth consecutive unqualified audit, eyes further mandates
STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
State-owned Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) has achieved its thirtieth consecutive unqualified audit opinion in the financial year ended March 31, and the water infrastructure entity is...
 
 
15 Nov 2016
 
Managing water is key to adapting African agriculture to climate change
THE CONVERSATION
A unanimous decision on how to take action on climate change is incredibly rare. Yet, African nations have overwhelmingly included climate resilient agriculture in their indicative pledges to the...
 
 
14 Nov 2016
 
AngloGold free cash soaring
GOLD
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...
 
 
 
                       
 
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