11th November 2010
Harmony Gold says the power price risk is stopping projects.
Sipho Nkosi says a R67-billion mine deficit would have hit the State.
And, the South African gold industry is facing significant 'headwinds'. →
4th November 2010
This week: mining could drive reconstruction in Africa if it is managed correctly; South African mining needs more regulatory clarity and certainty; and crushing equipment company Pilot Crushtec celebrates 20 years. →
14th October 2010
This week, we highlight some of the exhibitors at the Electra Mining Africa show, which is recognised as a gateway into Africa for local and global investors looking for new business opportunities in the mining, construction, industrial and power generation industries. →
23rd September 2010
Black-owned Optimum's coal spat with Eskom spills over to 2011
DRDGold starts R300m Ergo pipeline project to save Crown
And, a dual focus is needed in the South African mining industry. →
8th September 2010
A new rock drill reduces electricity and water use in mines.
The South African mining industry's 2013 zero-harm attainment is unlikely.
And, JSE-listed coal miner Keaton Energy eyes a high metallurgical coal profit. →
2nd September 2010
This week: platinum miner Implats says that the strong rand is ‘unceremoniously' eroding the platinum basket; Coal of Africa Limited says that the Vele mine rehab will take place concurrently with mining; and, business leaders say South Africa is undermined by the mining-rights controversy. →
5th August 2010
This week: Kumba says a study beyond-60-million tons a year of iron-ore is imminent; Eskom is positioned to power Angloplat's growth; and ArcelorMittal South Africa scraps the steel surcharge, but higher ore prices are to be reflected in a new all-in price. →
22nd July 2010
This week: the historic joint declaration aims to grow and transform South African mining; Australia's Resources Generation seeks to raise R4,5-billion for its Waterberg coal mine; and golden treasure arises beneath the skirt of the old Agnes mine. →