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Glencore rubbishes NUM statements over job cuts

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     Updated 4 hours ago Multinational mining company Glencore on Monday rejected the National Union of Mineworker’s (NUM’s) allegations that the company had failed to comply with its social and labour plan regarding severance packages, as baseless, saying it was up to the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to... 

White Rivers clinches deal with gas developer Windfall

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     Updated 4 hours ago South Africa-focused mineral explorer and developer White Rivers Exploration (WRE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Windfall Energy to facilitate the joint exploration and development of WRE’s Heilbron and Kroonstad gas assets in the Witwatersrand basin. Under the Terms of the... 

White Rivers clinches deal with gas developer Windfall

NUM rejects gold wage offer – source

By: Reuters     Updated 5 hours ago South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected a wage offer from gold producers and is still pressing for pay hikes of up to around 80%, a union source said on Monday. Bullion producers including AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold offered increases last week of up... 

NUM opposes the sale of Kimberley Mines

By: African News Agency      Updated 6 hours ago The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was totally opposed to the sale of the Kimberley Mines by De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) in Kimberley, the union said on Monday. Acting NUM spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu said De Beers announced in September last year that it was always looking into... 

RBPlat suspends BRPM South shaft ops following fatality

By: Creamer Media Reporter      Updated 7 hours ago A winch operator at JSE-listed Royal Bafokeng Holdings’ Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine (BRPM) South shaft has died after being struck by a scraper rope during scraping operations. All normal underground operations at the shaft were suspended pending an investigation into the incident. 

Zuma, Mandela probed by Hawks over Aurora

By: News24Wire The nephew of President Jacob Zuma and grandson of former President Nelson Mandela are being investigated by the Hawks in connection with alleged criminal activities stemming from the Aurora case. "The Aurora issue is now in the hands of the Hawks. We are looking at the criminal element of the... 

Sierra Rutile lifts Q2 output, reduces costs

By: Creamer Media Reporter Mineral sands miner Sierra Rutile achieved a strong second-quarter performance, lifting its rutile output by 28% quarter-on-quarter and reducing its direct operating cash costs by 16% quarter-on-quarter. The Aim-listed miner produced 29 933 t of rutile in the three months to June 30, compared... 

China Molybdenum says ready to make $2.15bn mine acquisition

By: Reuters China Molybdenum Luoyang Co is poised to make an offer for an overseas mining project costing up to $2.15-billion, the latest push by a Chinese enterprise to acquire resource assets beyond its borders. Officials from China Moly, as it is known, could not be immediately contacted for further... 

China Molybdenum says ready to make $2.15bn mine acquisition


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