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Barrick Gold agrees to buy rival Randgold in all-share deal

New Barrick Group will have a combined market value of $18 billion.

How Anglo quietly built a commodity trader in Glencore’s shadow

In just five years, the century-old miner assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.

AfriForum’s bulldog is sniffing around John Block

Gerrie Nel is mulling private prosecution over forged mining permit.

Gold Fields suffering under poor management – Mantashe

Says the company is taking the 'easy way out' with job cuts.

Unions reject gold wage offers, council says

Amcu, Num, Solidarity and UASA rejected offers of 3.5% to 4.5% and 6% to 7.2% depending on the category of worker.

Gold Fields’ CEO says South Deep lay-offs ‘last-gasp measure’

The company announced on Tuesday that it plans to slash almost 1 600 jobs at the struggling mine.

New Mining Charter is a lawsuit waiting to happen

It will help transformation, but could kill the patient.

How mechanisation is breathing life into mining

And improving the financial performance of companies like Amplats.

Is SA scaring off foreign investors?

Peter Major and Enoch Godongwana debate the issue.

Awkward questions related to Wild Coast mineral sands project get short shrift at MRC AGM

Company is accused of using defamation suits to silence dissent over its SA mining activities.

New technologies come to the rescue of mining

News out of the mining sector has been miserable since the commodity boom blew up eight years ago, but new technologies, some astonishingly futuristic, are coming to the rescue.

SA to cut ‘Gupta clause’ in Mining Charter, minister says

Mantashe wants to cut ‘anything that looks suspicious’.

Rising resource nationalism seen as ‘fire burning’ for miners

Rio Tinto CEO says tide is gaining momentum around the world.

SA aims to finalise mining charter in June, minister says

Later than the government had predicted last month.



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