Africa Down Under

Africa Down Under: It’s on my list of favourites!

I returned to the Johannesburg after a whirlwind week in Perth, Australia for the annual Africa Down Under conference – and what a week it was!

No plans for new chairman of Petra as Pouroulis exits

Petra Diamonds has considered the 22.12% vote recorded against the re-election of Adonis Pouroulis as chairman in the context of its 3-year Succession Plan.
De Beers

Exploring Voorspoed’s safety success

De Beers’ Voorspoed mine has an enviable health and safety track record.

First gold pour at Ity CIL four months ahead of schedule

Endeavour Mining's first gold pour at Ity CIL took place on 18 March 18 ahead of schedule and under-budget.
Sibanye-Stillwater amcu

Labour court dismisses AMCU’s attempted interdict

Sibanye-Stillwater reports the South African Labour Court has dismissed the application made by AMCU to interdict 189A consultations at its operations.
Ivanhoe Mines Palabora Mining Company

Murray & Roberts Cementation wins Palabora vent shaft contract

Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a contract by Palabora Mining Company for a 1,200 m deep ventilation shaft.

Not all doom and gloom under Ramaphosa reign

The mining sector is facing challenges but regulatory certainty and administration under President Cyril Ramaphosa could spell a new dawn for the industry.
Sibanye-Stillwater wits

Wits Sibanye-Stillwater Digimine Seminar returns

The growing contribution that digital technology is making will be under the spotlight at the Wits Sibanye-Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory Seminar.
Minerals council investment

Fresh investment prospects in the mining sector

A sharper focus on sustainability at this year’s Mining Indaba has started to translate into a different way of looking at investment.

Huayou Cobalt increases shareholding in AVZ Minerals

AVZ advises that strategic shareholder Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt has purchased additional shares on market to increase its shareholding in AVZ to 9.49%.
Barrick safety

Five-year safety partnership in Zambia bearing in fruit

In the modern mining industry, one will find that most of the industry’s reputable operators have implemented a safety strategy.

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