We're sorry, but we don't have any articles at this address...
Make sure you have the correct URL or browse some of our breaking news stories below...
By: Reuters Updated 8 minutes ago The London Metal Exchange (LME) has started talking to the main bullion trading banks about reinstating end-of-day gold and silver forward curves, which could be part of a bigger structural change in the precious metals market. A forward curve, which consists of a series of prices reflecting... →
By: Henry Lazenby Updated 23 minutes ago Thursday saw a slew of new senior executive appointments by several Canadian mining companies. West Africa-focused True Gold said it had appointed Christian Milau as its new CEO, effective from April 27. The company, which is focused on developing the stalled Karma gold project, in Burkina Faso,... →
By: Reuters Updated 2 hours 41 minutes ago Chile's Codelco, the world's No 1 copper producer, said on Thursday it is gradually reopening mines in the north of the country that were closed on Wednesday due to heavy rains, but that its Salvador mine remained shuttered. Conditions at Salvador did not yet permit safe operation, and 17... →
By: Megan van Wyngaardt Updated 4 hours ago Efficient communication with migrant mineworkers in Southern Africa, regarding social security benefits, poses a significant challenge to the Southern Africa Trust (SAT) and the Southern Africa Miners’ Association (Sama), as former mineworkers had insufficient access to information on... →
By: Anine Vermeulen Updated 4 hours ago Platinum development company Wesizwe Platinum this week intersected the secondary upper group two (UG2) reef at the main shaft of its Bakubung mine, on the western limb of the Bushveld Complex, and will send the samples to South Africa’s State-owned Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek) in... →
By: Martin Creamer Updated 4 hours ago The target date is the end of this year for the decision to go ahead with the commercial implementation of a paradigm shift technology that will mine and refine platinum in an integrated on-site process and use only a tenth of the electricity normally consumed. Major detail design work has... →
By: Natasha Odendaal Updated 4 hours ago South Africa’s major gold producers on Thursday said significant strides had been made to house their respective employees. Since the implementation of the Mining Charter more than a decade ago, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold had collectively spent more than... →
By: Natasha Odendaal Updated 4 hours ago The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) revamped mining code is likely to set the mining industry’s development back by at least ten years, DRC Chamber of Mines vice-chairperson and former Mines Minister Simon Tuma-Waku said on Thursday. The “new-look” proposed legislation, which was submitted... →