From April 2018, BHP subsidiary South32 will invest R 4.3 billion ($395 million) to manage South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) as a stand-alone, extending the mine life of Klipspruit colliery by up to 20 years.
Surbiton Associates director Sandra Close believes the excitement generated by the gold exploration rush gripping the Pilbara in Western Australia should be kept in perspective.
Peninsula Energy, an Australian uranium mining company, has announced it is to divest its interest in the Karoo projects in South Africa. The company says it intends to divest so it can focus on its US Lance projects in Wyoming, which has the highest reserves of uranium in North America.
Western Australian gold company Red 5 has finalised its acquisition of the Darlot mine and the King of the Hills project in the state’s Eastern Goldfields.
CNC Crushers raised throughput at the Roadstone Shaft 5 crushing plant in South Africa by 45 per cent, while cutting back on maintenance and simultaneously increasing production, after implementing a full process-focused solution from Weir Minerals.
Tychean Resources has agreed to buy a 74 per cent stake in South African-based diamond company, Blom Diamonds.
There’s bad, good and more good news for the mining industry this week.
Petra Diamonds has unearthed a 138.57 carat Type IIa diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa.
Major South African gold mining companies will appeal the court decision allowing workers in the country to seek compensation after contracting lung diseases.
Nearly half a million current and former miners in South Africa are seeking damages from gold mining companies after contracting lung diseases.
Rio Tinto will resume operations at its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) mine after workers were locked out for five days due to safety concerns over youth gangs.
The South African government ordered a coal mine to close due to its plans for job cuts.
A case study examining the installation and outcomes from a paste thickening operation at an iron ore mine.
Sandvik has won a large contract for materials handling machinery in South Africa.
Around 100 employees remain trapped after a fire broke out at the Kusasalethu gold mine in South Africa.
New research is attempting to reconcile the many varying theories on how the world’s largest gold deposits, in South Africa’s Witwatersrand, formed.
Glencore subsidiary Optimum is considering a closure of some of its operations in South Africa, with a review likely for Australian coal operations.
An unnamed South African miner has bought 25 pepper–spraying, paintball shooting, blinding laser firing flying drones known for their riot control capacities.
A new report has unveiled the state of gold mining globally, showcasing which countries and which companies are leading the pack.
Sibayne Gold has shown interest in the wake of suggestions that South African platinum producers may sell out strike affected platinum mines.