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Pan African’s rapid turnaround removes false notions on doing business in SA 

By: Martin Creamer     19th September 2018 South Africa was on Wednesday reaffirmed as a country where business is able to do what is required, when London- and Johannesburg-listed gold mining company Pan African Resources outlined the remarkably efficient manner in which this country’s regulatory environment facilitated the closure of a... 

Upbeat Pan African repositioned as lower-cost gold producer

By: Martin Creamer     19th September 2018 Gold mining company Pan African Resources said on Wednesday that it had reconfigured its gold operations for sustainable profitability through the creation of a lower cost base and the imposition of efficiencies and stability through restructuring. The London- and Johannesburg-listed company,... 

Pan African expects lower earnings

By: Martin Creamer     14th September 2018 Gold mining company Pan African on Friday advised shareholders that earnings in the 12 months to June 30 are expected to be lower than for the corresponding period last year. But the challenging operational environment has been ameliorated by the pouring last month of the first gold at the newly... 

Barberton Mines concludes wage negotiations with unions

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th September 2018 Gold mining group Pan African Resources’ Barberton Mines has successfully concluded a three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the United Association of South Africa (Uasa). The agreement provides for an average yearly wage increase of about 6.5% and 5.5% for... 

Fatality-free Pan African sparkles on lower-cost, longer-life prospects

By: Martin Creamer     12th July 2018 Pan African has repositioned itself as a lower-cost, longer-life gold mining company that is guiding production of 170 000 oz of gold in the 12 months to June 30 next year. The Aim- and JSE-listed company saw its Barberton Mines commendably achieve a million fatality-free shifts and help the... 

Aachen technology increases throughput, gold recovery

By: Donald Makhafola     29th June 2018 Mineral processing technology provider Maelgwyn Mineral Services Africa (MMSA) has developed its Aachen High Shear Reactor technology to such an extent that it has emerged as a key component in hydrometallurgical processes for several leading gold mining companies in Africa, says MMSA business... 

Pan African completes commissioning of Barberton regrind mill, Elikhulu to pour first gold in August

By: Simone Liedtke     24th May 2018 The commissioning of Pan African Resources’ Barberton Mines Tailings Retreatment Plant (BTRP) regrind mill will be completed this week, on schedule and on budget. The gold producer on Thursday said BTRP is expected to reach an annualised gold production of 21 000 oz in the next month. 

Higher H2 production forecast at Pan African’s Barberton Mines, Royal Sheba resource doubles

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th March 2018 South African gold miner Pan African Resources expects its Barberton Mines subsidiary to produce about 50 000 oz of gold in the second half of the 2018 financial year – a 23% increase from the first half of the year, which ends on June 30. 

Tailings tailwind bolsters Pan African as rand gold price falls 

By: Martin Creamer     13th February 2018 The tailings retreatment tailwinds blowing strongly into Pan African Resources are poised to ameliorate the blow that the low rand gold price is delivering to the company's more cost-intensive underground operations. Coming in brilliantly ahead of schedule and below budget is the Eilikhulu... 

Operational challenges dent Pan African's H1 output, earnings

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     1st February 2018 Dual-listed Pan African Resources' gold production reduced by 6 331 oz to 85 282 oz for the six months ended December 31, 2017, owing to operational challenges at its Barberton Mines. Underground production at Barberton Mines were impacted on by delays in developing into Fairview's high-grade 272... 

Pan African concludes wage agreement at Barberton Mines

By: Anine Kilian     18th October 2017 Pan African Resources’ Mpumalanga-based Barberton Mines has successfully concluded a one-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Uasa. The average wage increase for all Barberton Mines employees will be about 8%, effective from July. 

Pan African fields questions on gold hedging, guidance, wages 

By: Martin Creamer     26th September 2017 Gold mining company Pan African Resources, which is completely unhedged except for the hedging of 27 000 oz of gold that will be produced next year from its upcoming Elikhulu tailings treatment project, views hedging with extreme caution. In response to Nedbank equity analyst Arnold van Graan,... 

Pan African rolling out vibrant internal growth projects 

By: Martin Creamer     21st September 2017 Midtier gold mining company Pan African is rolling out vibrant internal growth projects involving the revival of Evander Mines’ 7 Shaft and the alleviation of congestion at Barberton Mines’ Fairview operation, which will provide the flexibility needed to better exploit what is arguably the... 

Third of Pan African gold from low-cost, low-risk surface tailings 

By: Martin Creamer     20th September 2017 More than a third of the yearly gold production of Pan African Resources is destined to arise from low-cost, low-risk tailings businesses, which have long lives ahead of them. Pan African CEO Cobus Loots told investors, analysts and journalists at the company’s presentation of financial results... 

Pan African poised for growth, proposes R185m final dividend

By: Martin Creamer     20th September 2017 Precious metals mining company Pan African, which on Wednesday proposed a R185-million final dividend, reports that it is poised for growth as remedial action regarding its operational challenges in the 12 months to June 30 delivers expected results. The London- and Johannesburg-listed company,... 

Pan African sharpens gold focus as Sylvania buys Phoenix for R89m

By: Martin Creamer     31st July 2017 Gold-focused mining company Pan African has successfully concluded a conditional agreement with Sylvania Platinum for the disposal of all of its shares and loan accounts in its wholly-owned subsidiary Phoenix Platinum to Sylvania for R89-million cash. The disposal of Phoenix, which for some time... 

Sharp Pan African gold production rise on way

By: Martin Creamer     20th July 2017 Gold-mining company Pan African Resources is looking forward to a much improved performance in 2018 with a substantial increase in gold production. The group’s gold production guidance for the financial year ending June 30, 2018, is 190 000 oz-plus, a 10% increase on 2017 gold production. 

Pan African to report higher H1 earnings

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th January 2017 Precious metals miner Pan African Resources expects its earnings a share for the six months ended December 31 to be between 23% and 43% higher than the 12.43c it reported in the prior comparable period. Further, its headline earnings a share were also expected to rise by between 21% and 41%. 

Police investigate plot to 'assassinate' NUM leader

By: News24Wire      18th March 2016 Police have not yet been able to establish whether two men arrested in possession of dangerous weapons during a strike at Barberton Mines in Mpumalanga were part of a plot to assassinate a top National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) official. According to NUM deputy regional chairperson, Makhosonke... 

Foundation channelling mining company funds into disadvantaged rural schools

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     2nd November 2012 The Adopt-a-School Foundation has worked closely with various mining companies to improve the condition of many rural schools in South Africa that lack the basic infrastructure and educational resources needed to produce a successful and fully functioning environment in which children can learn. 

Company Announcement: Pan African’s Barberton Mines primary school project officially opens bringing new opportunities for local learners

16th July 2012 Pan African’s subsidiary, Barberton Mines in partnership with Adopt-a-School Foundation today officially opened the doors to the Barberton Mines School project 


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