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Glencore considering Mutanda options

Glencore said on Friday it was considering its "strategic options" regarding the Mutanda mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). After press enquiries about acquiring a further stake in mine, Glencore said it was considering its strategic options and a further announcement will be made...

9 Jan 2017

Kazakhstan joins CRIRSCO

Kazakhstan had been elected as the 10th member of the Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO), which oversees reporting standards used by mining companies, investors and financial institutions on six continents. The members include bodies from Australasia, the...

21 Jun 2016

[ED] rebroadcast Emmy award winning 'Miners Shot Down'

[ED], the first South African channel to air the international Emmy Award winning documentary 'Miners Shot Down', repeated the documentary on Sunday 29 November 2015, following its acclaim. Rehad Desai's hard-hitting film tells of the August 2012 wildcat strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine in which...

30 Nov 2015

Irish-owned mine acts to protect its SA Moz miners from retaliation

Irish mines company Kenmare Resources has sent 62 miners back home from Mozambique as a precautionary measure following a wave of xenophobic attacks on foreigners in SA. Read Irish Kenmare sends South African miners in Mozambique home over xenophobia...

23 Apr 2015

Eskom has issued a load-shedding alert

Eskom has announced South Africans could be in for another bout of load shedding. It made the announcement this morning.

6 Mar 2015

Mining: protecting nature while developing the economy
Mining: protecting nature while developing the economy

The February 2013 edition of online magazine Rooted Wealth looks at how mining companies can cope with a hike in electricity costs, and if Waterberg is the next Emalahleni, how will the Waterberg biosphere be protected? With government's efforts to spend R827 billion to develop infrastructure for...

19 Mar 2013

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