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US steel import tariff could hurt SA steel sector

The implementation of the tariff could decrease local production.

What to watch in commodities

Glencore, BHP Billiton among companies to report this week.


RBCT says 2017 coal exports at record high

Exports surge to 76.47 million tonnes.

NUM signs three-year wage agreement with coal producers

Averting a sector-wide strike.

LATEST Diamonds and gems  

De Beers returns to South African roots with Kimberley exploration drive

The diamond giant has 16 exploration permits for South Africa.

De Beers is digging up more diamonds than any time since 2008

Company produces 33.5 million carats in 2017.

Greenpeace to appeal new SA nuclear plant decision

Following government's decision to grant an environmental permit for a new 4,000 megawatt nuclear plant.

BP, Shell lead plan for blockchain-based energy trading platform

Trading expected to start by end-2018.

Mining fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade

Companies dig deeper in ageing shafts to find more ore.

Court challenge to Mining Charter postponed to February

Judge says two days not enough for the matter.


SA has 39 years of gold left

Sustaining South Africa's gold reserves is an ongoing challenge due to cost structures.

Gold had its best year since 2010

Gold bulls weathered rising US interest rates, record-high equity markets and an improving global economy.

ARM posts 15% rise in H1 profit on strong manganese business

Heps increase to 1 023 cents from 893 cents.

Battle to keep Lonmin platinum deal alive hinges on the rand

Sibanye says its holders won’t back buy if Lonmin burns cash.

LATEST Mining Indaba  

‘We need to make sure everyone leaves the party with a balloon’

What SA mining has to get right.

Day 2 at the Mining Indaba: Here’s the latest

Randgold CEO rails against 'short-termism' and De Beers eyes prospects in Zimbabwe, Congo.

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

Woolworths takes a big hit, Brian Molefe hears his fate, the rand trades below the 13 level, producer price index and Anglo American Platinum says PGM falls.

Zimbabwe may scrap local ownership rule on platinum, diamonds

President Mnangagwa has lifted requirement on other metals.

LATEST Silver  

Metals enjoy longest rally in seven years as low rates lure cash

Aluminum, lead and silver gain more than 14% in first quarter.

Silver seen climbing faster than gold as Yellen wakens bulls

Metal is ‘substantially undervalued’ versus peer, Gregersen says.



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