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Amplats could take further US$461m write-down

Strike-hit Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said it could take a further R4.1 billion (US$461 million)...

Africa

04 FEBRUARY 2013

Cathay to let Discovery bid lapse after offer conditions "breached"

Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it will let its A$830 million (US$860 million) hostile bid for Australia-based...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Miners right: Tax timebomb?

Nobody in the industry likes talking about rising taxes and royalty rates, but what better time to raise...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Amplats platinum retrenchment to hit Johnson Matthey

Anglo American Platinum Ltd's (Amplats) plans to reduce production by 400,000oz/y will affect Johnson...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

SA watchdog clears Glencore, Xstrata deal

The South African Competition Tribunal has given the green light to Glencore International plc's takeover...

Africa

22 JANUARY 2013

Miners Right: Mission Impossible?

Lion at home, lamb away is an expression generally reserved for football teams, but it is one that Mark...

Africa

18 JANUARY 2013

Pan African offer

Pan African Resources plc said its R703 million (US$80 million) rights offer was oversubscribed by 75%....

Africa

18 JANUARY 2013

A new beginning

About six hours' drive from Johannesburg sits the Palabora mine in South Africa. Operating since 1966,...

Africa

15 JANUARY 2013

Chinese coal deal

Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) said Haohua Energy International Company Ltd had received approval from the...

Africa

11 JANUARY 2013

Lonmin CEO quits

Lonmin plc's chief executive (CEO) Ian Farmer has quit the platinum company following several months...

Africa

11 JANUARY 2013

Cutifani named Anglo American CEO

As widely expected, Anglo American plc has appointed Mark Cutifani as chief executive (CEO) with effect...

Africa

08 JANUARY 2013

Continued labour unrest keeps Kusasalethu mine closed

Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd is threatening to close its Kusasalethu gold mine in South Africa and...

Africa

07 JANUARY 2013