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MINING RESEARCH

DST, NRF launch holistic collaborative mining research centre at UJ

Advancing South Africa’s ambitions of evolving from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) on Thursday launched a specialised academic...
24th April 2014
 
LABOUR

AMCU says wage offer may not be ready for vote

AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa The Association of Mineworkers of South Africa (AMCU) President Joseph Mathunjwa told Reuters on Thursday he was not sure if the revised wage offer from the world's top platinum companies was ready to take to members. "I don't know at this stage,"...
24th April 2014
 
LEGISLATION

New law may end Centamin’s legal tussle over claim

A new investment law promulgated by the Egyptian government this week may lead to the dismissal of a 2012 administrative court ruling declaring London-listed Centamin’s right to operate the Egypt-based Sukari mine invalid. The gold producer has...
24th April 2014
 
TITANIUM

Moma ore mined up 81% after expansion, further increases expected

Following the completion of the 50% expansion of titanium minerals producer Kenmare Resources’ Moma mine, in Mozambique, the operation’s ore mined increased by 81% to 7.54-million tonnes during the first quarter of 2014, with further increases...
24th April 2014
 
MINING HEALTH

NUM to demand 'justice' for silicosis sufferers at Anglo AGM

Representatives of South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) planned to attend mining giant Anglo American’s annual general meeting, taking place this afternoon, to demand “justice” for former gold miners suffering from silicosis....
24th April 2014
 
GOLD

Sibanye ups Q1 gold output 11%, awaits ruling on strike

Johannesburg- and New York-listed Sibanye Gold has improved its year-on-year production of gold, lifting output by 11% to 332 400 oz for the quarter ended March 31 as the company’s Driefontein, Kloof and Beatrix mines strengthened production...
24th April 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Kumba lifts Q1 iron-ore output 10%

Kumba Iron Ore has boosted production for the first three months of the year by 10% to 11.3-million tonnes, as the Anglo American subsidiary reported continued strong performances from its Sishen and Kolomela mines, in the Northern Cape....
24th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Corobrik is rated best brick supplier in SA for the fourth consecutive year PDF Available

PMR.africa presented the Diamond Arrow Award to Corobrik for the fourth year running for achieving the highest score in its annual national survey on brick suppliers to the South African construction industry at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in...
24th April 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Anglo American’s strong Q1 output growth blighted only by platinum woes

Global mining major Anglo American saw an across-the-board swell in production across its minerals portfolio for the first three months of the year, marred only by a hefty drop in output from its platinum business, which continues to confront...
24th April 2014
 
PLATINUM

Platinum strike slashes Amplats Q1 output by 39%

Beleagured platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has posted an unsurprising narrowing of production for the first quarter ended March 31, as a strike that has forced the temporary closure of several of its mines enters its third month....
24th April 2014
 
GOLD

ABG delivers higher Q1 gold output, lower gold price drags revenue, Ebitda

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London-listed gold producer African Barrick Gold (ABG) says it has started the new financial year stronger, with the first quarter of 2014 delivering higher production and lower all-in sustaining costs. The...
24th April 2014
 
LABOUR

Platinum wage talks continue

Talks to end the protracted wage strike in the platinum sector will continue behind closed doors at an undisclosed location in Johannesburg on Thursday, the Chamber of Mines said. Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Impala Platinum (Implats) and...
24th April 2014
 
 
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