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Miner's right: Wages of sin

Cold comfort it might be for Mark Cutifani as he tries to revitalise floundering Anglo American plc,...

Base metals

02 AUGUST 2013

Miner's right: Tipping point for coal is now

Gold and copper executives might disagree, but the clear leader in the race for the title of sick man...

Leadership

05 JULY 2013

Miner's right: Glencore strikes back

Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg has had to struggle to win the approval of the Chinese government...

Africa

19 APRIL 2013

Write-downs push Anglo American to US$1.5 billion loss

Anglo American plc slumped to a US$1.5 billion net loss in 2012 after recording write-downs totalling...

Africa

15 FEBRUARY 2013

Miner's Right: Cult of cost cutting

What better way for highly paid managers to preserve their jobs than to indulge in a little cost cutting....

Australia

11 JANUARY 2013

Further consolidation in Peace River

Xstrata plc, which is in the midst of a friendly merger with largest shareholder Glencore International...

North America

09 MARCH 2012

Zinc:Tipping point

Primarily used as a galvanising agent in steel production, zinc is also gaining recognition for its environmental...

Australia

16 DECEMBER 2011

Annual review: Weathering the storms

From natural disasters to resource nationalism, the mining industry has faced many hurdles in 2011. But...

Africa

16 DECEMBER 2011

Zimbabwe: Crisis, recovery and uncertainty

Over the past four or five years, resource nationalisation has become a growing concern, with Zimbabwe...

Africa

30 SEPTEMBER 2011

South African silicosis case goes to UK high court

A London law firm has begun proceedings in the UK high court against a Johannesburg-listed subsidiary...

Africa

23 SEPTEMBER 2011

Chile: Increased attention on mining

Aclaming influence on the Chilean mining sector is that most of the larger-scale mines in Chile have...

Special report: Indaba in the sun

The upbeat mood at Indaba Mining 2011 in Cape Town reflected the current historically high commodity...

Africa

18 FEBRUARY 2011