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Motsepe, Sexwale's assets targeted by South Africa metals Union

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, which has 260,000 members, has called for the nationalisation...

Africa

03 NOVEMBER 2009

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,...

Africa

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...

Africa

02 NOVEMBER 2009

Nevsun raising

TSX-listed Nevsun Resources Ltd has entered into a non-brokered private placement financing for C$32.8...

Africa

23 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,...

Africa

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...

Africa

22 OCTOBER 2009

Angel loan

Angel Mining plc (formerly Angus & Ross) has secured a new loan for its two mines in Greenland; Nalunaq...

Base metals

16 OCTOBER 2009

Monopoly rules

The confident prediction from CRU's John Sykes, at last week's Base Metals Investor Seminar, was: “The...

Base metals

16 OCTOBER 2009

ZincOx risks losing Jabali loan after delay

ZincOx Resources plc will have to assure lenders that the Jabali zinc project in Yemen is still worthy...

Asia

09 OCTOBER 2009

Xstrata given Anglo deadline

The UK Takeover Panel has told Xstrata plc it must make a formal offer for Anglo American plc by October...

PGMs

09 OCTOBER 2009

Nyrstar makes more mining purchases

Belgium-based mining and smelting company Nyrstar NV made two acquisitions this week, in accordance with...

Central/South America

02 OCTOBER 2009

To boldly go

We know more about deep space than we do about the deep ocean, but as competition for mineral resources...

Africa

02 OCTOBER 2009