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JIC Mining to retrench another 861 employees

Mining contractor JIC Mining Services on Friday confirmed plans to retrench 861 of its employees by the end of November, bringing its number of retrenchments for the year to 1 600. JIC human resources director Andre Oldknow told Mining Weekly...
2nd November 2012

Eastplats Q1 PGM output drops 3.6%

TSX- and JSE-listed Eastern Platinum on Thursday reported a 3.6% year-on-year decline in first-quarter platinum group metals production at its Crocodile River mine (CRM) in South Africa. The mine produced 24 474 oz in the three months ended...
19th April 2012

Industrial action, safety stoppage hit Eastplats output

Industrial action and a mine fatality negatively impacted on fourth-quarter production at Eastern Platinum’s (Eastplats’) Crocodile River Mine (CRM), resulting in the South African mine’s output falling by 40% year-on-year in the final three...
24th January 2012

Platinum Australia moves to owner-operator at Smokey Hills

ASX-listed Platinum Australia is transitioning to an owner-operator model at its Smokey Hills mine in South Africa, the company reported on Thursday. Platinum Australia said an owner-operator model would place it in a stronger position to meet...
12th January 2012

Platinum Australia reports marginal production increase

ASX-listed Platinum Australia on Monday reported that it produced 222 oz more of 4E platinum-group metals (PGMs), comprising platinum, rhodium, palladium and gold, despite losing about 20% of the available underground production days available to...
31st October 2011

Platinum miners say strike end as JIC and NUM settle

Mining contractor JIC Mining Services and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have settled on a two-year wage agreement, ending a strike that impacted on platinum output in South Africa. Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) said the majority of the...
27th October 2011

RBPlat says contract miner strike to impact production

South Africa’s black-owned Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) said on Friday that prolonged industrial action at the Bafokeng Rasimone platinum mine, particularly its south shaft, would affect production. Workers employed by mining contractor JIC...
21st October 2011

Eastplats says Crocodile River production halved by strike

TSX-, Aim-, and JSE-listed Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) on Thursday reported that platinum production had been halved to 210 oz/d at its Crocodile River mine, due to “peaceful” industrial action by about 756 members of the National Union of...
20th October 2011

Smokey Hills workers go on strike

ASX-listed Platinum Australia’s embattled Smokey Hills operation has once again been thrust into the limelight as disgruntled contract workers started a protected industrial action on Monday. The strike, which affects all of mining contractor JIC...
18th October 2011

Bushveld Complex project on time and within budget

Mining operations, exploration, financing and construction company Platinum Group Metals (PTM) reports that development plans for its 74% owned Western Bushveld Joint Venture (WBJV) Project 1 platinum mine, in the North West province, are...
19th August 2011

JIC Mining Services clinches contract for underground development at Rustenburg PGM project

South African underground mining contractor JIC Mining Services has been contracted by Canadian mining company Platinum Group Metals for phase one underground development of twin 1 200 m central decline tunnels into the Project 1 platinum deposit...
5th August 2011
Diversified Miners

Mining service providers seeing industry growth

Mining service provider JIC Mining Services CEO Jacques Roux believes the general climate in the contract-mining industry is becoming more buoyant, with opportunities available and out on tender.
20th May 2011
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