By: Creamer Media Reporter 7th April 2016
Diamond market back in sync in 18 to 24 months
Implats boosts fuel cell outlook at impressive launch
And, Master Drilling maintains eye on growth as strategy gains traction
By: Creamer Media Reporter 3rd March 2016
Record rand gold price prompts Sibanye to call employees, unions back to the table
AngloGold international mines slashing costs, upping margins
And, AngloGold’s South African mines still laggards →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 25th February 2016
Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry. This week: New mining method nudging South Deep towards breakeven DRDGold posts higher H1 profit, output And, zero external funding a possibility for... →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 4th February 2016
AMCU claims substandard safety equipment, procedures led to fatalities at Implats
And, Power generation is still driving uranium demand, but environmental, health concerns persist →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 10th December 2015
This week: How mining can innovate and boost cash at same time; and, civil society organisations urged to play more active role in natural resources sector →
By: Sashnee Moodley19th November 2015
AMSA adds R4.5bn rights issue to survival plan; AngloGold increasingly ‘upbeat’ on new improving mining technology; And, locally developed rail transport system to be deployed in 2016 →
By: Sashnee Moodley29th October 2015
This week: AMCU will approach ConCourt if current bid for right to strike at mines where it has a majority fails Questions are raised about government’s approach to acid mine drainage And, South African mining’s delicate make-or-break phase outlined →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 21st October 2015
This week: Wescoal sets out to be key player in coal consolidation AMCU calls on gold miners to return to the negotiating table Phosphate project to get under way →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 8th October 2015
Prevost drops a coal bombshell
Mining’s bottoming presents an opportunity to write a new script
And, the EFF seeks a 60% State ownership of mines →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 24th September 2015
Pan African’s surface operations are pumping cash.
The steel industry talks call for ‘protection and competitiveness’ balance.
And, gold revenue will fund resource development at the Shiva mine. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 17th September 2015
Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.
Sasol is ‘excited' by South Africa’s gas-to-power prospects.
ARM declares a dividend despite the copper price blow.
And, Kibo says Tanzania’s... →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 10th September 2015
This week: Cash-flush DRDGold considers a share buy-back.
Gas represents a R250-billion opportunity for South Africa.
And, a new plasma pipe-cutting machine enters production. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 27th August 2015
This week: Exxaro sets its sights on coal to revive its earnings. AngloGold harvesting its short-life mines. And, legislative changes to be supportive of offshore oil and gas drilling, says President Zuma. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 20th August 2015
Eskom unveils its new coal-sourcing strategy as it pursues its R2-billion Optimum claim.
South Africa’s Chamber of Mines says Mining Phakisa can help unlock mining and exploration investment.
And, Zest WEG is still acquisitive after adding scale and scope to its transformer offering. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 13th August 2015
A ‘depressed’ PGM market cycle stalls RBPlat’s Styldrift expansion.
ArcelorMittal South Africa flags its iron-ore import plan as it seeks a new pricing deal with Kumba.
And, Roytec clinches a Zimbabwe contract and now boasts a R100-million order book. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 23rd July 2015
This week: An inland terminal rapid rail master plan is urged for new coal basins. And, Transnet says its take-or-pay contracts offer volume ‘cover’ during a weak commodity climate. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 9th July 2015
This week: Government and the private sector are working constructively to tackle acid mine drainage in the Wits basin. South Africa’s rejected mine water plan deprived 7 000 people of jobs. And, mine mechanisation that’s linked to local equipment retains jobs. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 2nd July 2015
Wescoal commits to black holding company control to qualify for Eskom’s business.
A locally developed materials handling system ‘takes to the skies’.
And, the coal price slide is hitting miners and rail group Transnet. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 18th June 2015
This week: Mintek unveils its pilot rare earth solvent extraction plant. Glencore puts millions into education in the Mpumalanga coalfields. And, South Africa’s geoscience is ‘desperately’ underfunded. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 11th June 2015
Equipment manufacturer Joest exceeds the Mining Charter target as it sells 30% to a black consortium.
And, there’s a call for jobless mining engineer graduates to spearhead the research revolution. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 4th June 2015
Mwana Africa slashes its overheads from $8.5-million to $6.45-million.
Quick action is needed to prevent the collapse of the global coal sector.
And, Namibia’s mining industry pulling together is boosting the country’s economy. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 28th May 2015
The Chamber of Mines reveals its plan to get South Africa’s ‘great mining industry’ back on the front foot.
South32 shares rise on thei JSE debut, while BHP Billiton shares fall.
And, 3M aims to increase sales to the mining sector. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 21st May 2015
A premium should be placed on the reputational risks to the diamond sector.
State miner aims to increase output by the end of the year.
And, the DMR’s new fatigue-monitoring code of practice is welcomed. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 14th May 2015
This week: Sasol nears the tail end of its R15.3-billion mine replacement project in Secunda. Brazil’s Vale stresses the importance of community engagement. And, Stonewall aims to mine 36 000 ounces a year from Mpumalanga tailings in the next ten years. →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 7th May 2015
DRDGold records higher third quarter profit, production and sales.
Mining companies are advised to invest in the future.
And, simulation enhances the preparation of mining students. →