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DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Anglo CEO backs Ramaphosa’s strike ballot comments

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The introduction of a strike ballot process as suggested by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would be a great step forward for industrial relations in South Africa, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani said on Friday. Cutifani was responding to...
25th July 2014
 
 
GOLD

London gold fix company appoints committee to oversee benchmark

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The company operating the gold price 'fix' has appointed a supervisory committee to oversee the century-old system of benchmarking gold prices ahead of the implementation of stricter regulations, its website showed on Friday. The London Gold...
25th July 2014
 
 
FINANCIAL RESULTS

Anglo delivers ‘pleasing’ results despite headwinds

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Mark Cutifani Despite the headwinds faced by diversified miner Anglo American during the first half of the year, the group had delivered a “pleasing” performance at all its operations barring platinum. Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani on Friday said the...
25th July 2014
 
 
COSTS

New metrics enhance transparency of gold miners' cost reporting

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The World Gold Council’s (WGC’s) supplementary ‘all-in’ cost metrics have helped gold miners to provide more external transparency regarding their cost reporting, while the metrics have enabled them to internally drive change by equipping...
25th July 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Codelco submits changes to Andina project to reduce environmental impact

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World No 1 copper producer Codelco submitted to Chilean environmental authorities changes to its controversial Andina project that it said would reduce the mine's potential impact on nearby glaciers and water supply. State-owned Codelco, which...
25th July 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Brazil miner Vale posts record Q2 iron-ore production

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Brazilian miner Vale said on Thursday its iron ore output in the second quarter was a record high for the period, up 12.6% from a year earlier, as it ramped up production to win back market share from Australian rivals. Vale's preferred shares,...
25th July 2014
 
 
MINING EQUIPMENT

Caterpillar posts higher quarterly profit

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Caterpillar on Thursday reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings as a rebound in sales to builders offset a continued slump in the mining sector. The company, the world's largest maker of earth-moving equipment, posted a...
24th July 2014
 
 
IRON

Brazil's Usiminas posts profit short of expectations

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Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas on Thursday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as iron-ore prices fell and flat steel demand faltered. Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais, as the company is formally known, posted second-quarter net...
24th July 2014
 
 
MINING SERVICES

Mining project studies on the increase – DRA Video Available

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Martin Creamer and DRA CEO Paul Thomson The awarding of studies for potential mining projects is on the increase, says DRA CEO Paul Thomson, who spoke to Mining Weekly Online on the eve of his company’s thirtieth anniversary celebrations. The head of the 3 000-employee project house,...
24th July 2014
 
 
WORKER INACTION

Colombian coal mine mechanics to continue talks Weds to end strike

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Talks between mechanics at Colombia's largest coal mines, contractor Dimantec and the labour ministry will continue on Wednesday in an effort to end a 13-day strike, a union leader said. The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 am (15:00 GMT) in the...
24th July 2014
 
 
DIVERSIFIED MINER

Freeport-McMoRan reports improved Q2 revenues

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Grasberg, Indonesia US diversified miner Freeport-McMoRan on Wednesday reported improved revenues for the three months ended June 30, as the company’s diversification into oil and gas exploration and production was paying off. The Phoenix, Arizona-based global...
23rd July 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Kumba’s cash return to black shareholding now at astounding R23bn Video Available

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The cash return of Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore to its black shareholding since Kumba’s listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2006 has risen to R23.5-billion, Kumba CFO Frikkie Kotzee revealed this week. Kumba subsidiary Sishen...
23rd July 2014
 
 
 
 
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