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South Africa covid-19 Solar energy renewable power gold

Harnessing South Africa’s sun for energy

The country’s energy constraints and frequent equipment failure and breakdowns, which lead to unexpected blackouts, is one of the reasons that the mining industry is increasingly opting for renewable energy as part of its energy mix.
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Kumba maintains 2020 guidance but revises 2021 downward

Iron ore miner Kumba has revised its operational guidance for the full year 2020 and the outlook on production and unit costs going forward.
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Mining companies pressured to improve safety

Mining companies face increasing pressure to show what activities they are undertaking to improve safety performance and in embracing diversity. 

Kumba expects lower FY results amid weak export iron ore prices

JSE-listed iron ore miner Kumba expects its headline earnings and basic earnings for year to December 31, 2015 to be at least 2.2 million and 2.1 million lower than in 2014, owing to the...

Kumba Sishen subsidiary mining right dispute re-emerges, possibly

The old battle between the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and Kumba subsidiary Sishen Iron Ore Company over a Sishen mining right has possibly re-emerged. The DMR has notified the Kumba Sishen subsidiary of its...

Weak iron ore prices see Kumba Iron Ore forecast 20% drop in HEPS/EPS

South Africa - Anglo American’s iron ore business Kumba Iron Ore, operator of Sishen, the largest iron ore mine in Africa, is suffering financially as iron ore prices remain weak. The company has revealed that...