By: Jacqueline Holman
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu instructs the South African mining industry's special task team to pull the country back from the global mining brink; and The Department of Mineral Resources approves and grants the conversion of Pan African Resources' old-order mining rights for the... →
By: Chanel de Bruyn
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has approved and granted the conversion of junior-miner Pan African Resources’ old-order mining rights for the Barberton Mines, in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, into new-order mining rights.
“The granting of new-order mining rights creates... →
he "bellies of the earth" will swallow illegal miners trying to strike it rich in the "bowels" of the gold mines in Barberton, Mpumalanga police warned on Friday.
Rescue workers had recovered the bodies of 19 illegal gold miners at Consort mine, in Barberton. At least one more body has yet to be... →
By: Martin Creamer
In this broadcast: Armed illegal miners are living in underground mines for months on end and stealing millions of rands worth of gold; The launch of South Africa’s R26-million Sumbandila satellite has been postponed; South Africa’s biggest chrome miner is doggedly refusing to retrench any of its... →
By: Martin Creamer
Fears of the potential outbreak of cholera in the underground mines inhabited by illegal gold miners accompanied the bringing to surface on Monday of four more dead bodies.
Casper Strydom, the GM of Barberton Mines, which is part of the Aim- and JSE-listed Pan African Resources, told Mining... →
By: elizabeth rebelo
The Sheba gold-mine has installed Adroit’s advanced 32-bit,
open automation Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (Scada)
software to improve the effectiveness of the processes at the mine. →
By: Martin Zhuwakinyu
Monthly gold production at mid-tier mining company Metorex’s
Barberton Mines subsidiary has increased from an average of 180 kg
in 2002/3 to 250 kg at present and it is hoped that the 300 kg mark
will be reached in the next 12 to 18 months. →