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South Africa says 'no immediate plans' to buy mines

South Africa hasn't any “immediate plans”� to take over private mines and bring them under state control,...


03 NOVEMBER 2009

Ken Gooding's Fifth Column - Anglo management cull

Game on There probably has never been a time when inhabitants of the Johannesburg mining village have...


02 NOVEMBER 2009

Community toolkit

The ability to handle local grievances has leapt up the skills ‘wish list' of mining executives. Hardly...


30 OCTOBER 2009

Moatize 'starting to become a real coal basin'

DEVELOPMENT of new tier-one coal projects in Mozambique’s Moatize Basin will accelerate changes occurring...


29 OCTOBER 2009

Pike River limping, not running

WHAT looks like a high-cost, problematic mine from afar didn’t get any prettier up close for Craigs Investment...


29 OCTOBER 2009

Impala chairman Roux leaves amid tension with CEO

Dr Fred Roux said he has been “fired”� as chairman of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd because, it was alleged,...


22 OCTOBER 2009

Lonmin HQ moving to Jo'burg

Lonmin plc top management will relocate from London to Johannesburg, to be closer to the company's mining...


22 OCTOBER 2009

The big one, for the believers

THE SURPRISE announcement of funding for additional rail infrastructure to serve Mozambique’s Moatize...


08 OCTOBER 2009

Touching the void

WHILE the whole fossil fuel business might be going the way of the Dodo if governments get serious about...



Market opening up for SouthGobi

SOUTHGOBI Energy Resources is pushing ahead with the production ramp-up at its southern Mongolian coal...


08 JULY 2009

SouthGobi hopes to bust bottleneck

IVANHOE Mines unit SouthGobi Energy is hoping increased opening hours at the Mongolia-China border crossing...


18 MAY 2009

Mine probe may cost Uralkali over US$86 million

Potash miner Uralkali could face an expense bill in excess of US$86 million after the Russian government...

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04 FEBRUARY 2009