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20 Jun 2017
 
 
Busiest project bidding period ever – ELB
MINING SERVICES
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed ELB Group is having its busiest project bidding period ever, and is seeing a strengthening in base metals and great opportunities in gold. “In the last six...
 
 
19 Jun 2017
 
Amplats' exit from Brazil platinum prospect sparks London listing
PLATINUM
The withdrawal of South Africa’s Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) from a platinum group metals (PGM) project in Brazil has opened the way for Jangada Mines to acquire the asset and head for the...
 
 
24 May 2017
 
Vedanta hits production high spot at Black Mountain
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company Vedanta has achieved its highest quarterly production in four years at Black Mountain in South Africa, where the Gamsberg zinc project is on track to begin production...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
Pallinghurst share price leaps on value unlock outline
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
The share price of mining investment fund Pallinghurst leapt in Johannesburg after the company outlined its plans to swop its investment fund shawl for a diversified miner’s mantle, unlock value...
 
 
05 May 2017
 
 
 
Precipitous platinum price plunge putting industry at risk
PLATINUM
This week’s precipitous platinum price plunge to as low as $893/oz is putting the entire platinum industry at risk, making it essential that steady hands are placed on the tiller to ensure that a...
 
 
26 Apr 2017
 
South Deep output 43% down, costs 56% up – Gold Fields
GOLD
Quarter-on-quarter gold production at the South Deep gold mine fell 43% in the first three months of 2017, when costs soared 56%, Gold Fields reported on Wednesday. All-in costs (AIC) at the...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Vedanta already turning Anglo’s discarded zinc assets to account
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company Vedanta, which is being associated with the acquisition of 13% of the equity of Anglo American by Volcan Investments because of the link both these entities have with...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
CC: Latest decision by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1. Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 General Electric Company v Baker Hughes Incorporated The Commission has recommended to the Tribunal that the proposed large merger be approved,...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Kumba applying exploration-to-beneficiation technology
IRON-ORE
South Africa’s biggest iron-ore mining company Kumba Iron Ore intends maximising the return potential of its assets through productivity initiatives, accompanied by ongoing robust cost management....
 
 
25 Jan 2017
 
New mining contractor at Botswana diamond mine
DIAMONDS
Mining contracting company Aveng Moolmans is building on its 15-year presence in Botswana with its latest appointment – at Lucara's Karowe diamond mine.  It has been appointed for a six-year period...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
Aveng wins Gamsberg zinc mining contract
ZINC
A contract to establish and mine the Gamsberg opencast zinc operation has been awarded to Aveng Moolmans by Black Mountain Mining, a Vedanta Zinc International operation. Vedanta acquired zinc...
 
 
30 Nov 2016
 
ACC: DMR pushing for Xolobeni mining at Wild Coast Sun meeting: Where is the “18 month moratorium”?
STATEMENT
On the 24 November 2016, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) called “Xholobeni stakeholders” to a meeting at Wild Coast Sun Casino. An unclear invitation said the meeting was “a result of the...
 
 
11 Nov 2016
 
Lonmin buys Amplats' Pandora platinum stake, lets out concentrator
PLATINUM
Platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Friday announced the sale of its 42.5% interest in the Pandora Joint Venture (JV) to platinum company Lonmin in a deferred six-year cash...
 
 
24 Oct 2016
 
 
 
De Beers spending more on South African diamond exploration
DIAMONDS
Diamond mining company De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) is spending more on exploration as it searches for a new diamond mine to augment its two existing South African diamond mines – Venetia, in...
 
 
14 Oct 2016
 
 
 
Gamsberg project cost lowered as zinc price outlook brightens
ZINC
Zinc International, the subsidiary of the London-listed and India-rooted Vedanta, is managing to achieve what both Anglo American and Gold Fields failed to do before it – build a zinc mine that has...
 
 
 
                       
 
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