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AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s Zondereinde platinum mine Video Available

Northam CEO Paul Dunne The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is knocking on the recognition door at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, which escaped the five-month platinum strike, the longest in South Africa’s history. New Northam Platinum...
14th August 2014
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (08/08/2014) Audio Available

South Africa stands to benefit richly from the huge technical breakthrough in the strike-hit platinum sector
8th August 2014


Opencast workings are shown in this picture of the Venetia diamond mine in Limpopo province, in the northeast corner of South Africa. Diamond mining company De Beers, an Anglo American group company, is currently undertaking a sizeable venture to...
8th August 2014

Kumba providing helping hand to up-and-coming BEE iron-ore juniors Video Available

Kumba CEO Norman Mbazima South Africa’s biggest iron-ore mining company, Anglo American’s JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore, is lending a helping hand to up-and-coming black economically empowered (BEE) iron-ore juniors in the Northern Cape and Limpopo provinces. Kumba CEO...
22nd July 2014
Editorial Insight

Gold fix transparency demanded, automation in diamond mine, shift to more advanced blasting

The gold fix in London is expected to become more transparent; automation is being introduced at the Venetia diamond mine; and the mining industry is migrating to more advanced blasting techniques.
18th July 2014

New underground diamond mine to have automated truck loop

DBCM CEO Phillip Barton The design of the Venetia underground diamond mine in Limpopo province, where the Anglo American-controlled De Beers is currently rolling out a R20-billion investment, provides for an automated driverless horizontal truck-haulage system in its...
9th July 2014

Diamcor completes in-pit plant expansion at SA flagship

South Africa-focused Diamcor Mining on Tuesday reported that it had completed a planned plant expansion of the in-field dry-screening plant at the company's Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in the country’s Limpopo province. Diamcor said the...
8th July 2014


Tender work arising from state contracts
27th June 2014

PTM’s Waterberg PGM discovery outshines WBJV development project

Canadian explorer and project developer Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Thursday revealed a 66% increase in the estimated inferred mineral resources of the Waterberg Joint Venture (JV) discovery and neighbouring Waterberg Extension, in South...
12th June 2014
Company Announcement

Minister Ramathlodi. More of the same, or the same, just more? PDF Available

In the mining villages of Ga-Pila where Anglo Platinum continues to profit from land grabbed from the traditional communities just west of Mokopane, the appointment of the new Minister of Mineral Resources, Ngoako Ramathlodi , has been met with a...
11th June 2014

Australians plan capital injection cure for lossmaking antimony mine

The Australian company that has agreed to buy the Cons Murch antimony mine in South Africa’s Limpopo province intends to recaptalise it once it takes over as operation manager from the end of August. The unlisted Australian company, Stibium...
28th May 2014

Negative correlation between school proximity to mine and pass rates – report

Despite the implementation of several multimillion-rand education investment programmes by mining majors in the platinum belt, the results of a 2013 research study released on Friday have revealed that there is a strong negative correlation...
23rd May 2014
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