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Transnet launches 375-wagon manganese train

Transnet has launched a 375-wagon manganese train in South Africa - making it the world's longest and largest production train.
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TECH NEWS: Kumba and Rosond enter R2 billion multi-year agreement

Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore and South African-based drilling services provider Rosond have entered a R2 billion multi-year agreement.

Technology and exploration key to growth at Sishen

Kumba Iron Ore has a strategy to extend the life of its ageing Sishen mine, located near the town of Kathu in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province.

Drone technology boosts safety for Kumba

In a first for the local mining industry, Anglo American subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore is now licensed to fly its own remotely piloted drones.

Kathu’s daring doctor – Dr Nothando Moyo-Mubayiwa

In her position as Superintendent, Occupational Health and Hygiene, at the Sishen Mine of Kumba Iron Ore Dr Nothando Moyo-Mubayiwa provides strategic leadership for the mine’s occupational health and hygiene services.

Kumba Iron Ore confirms Anglo’s intention to exit 70% shareholding

Kumba Iron Ore, the South African iron ore producer, confirmed that parent company Anglo American intends to exit its 69.7% shareholding in the company. This will be done at “an appropriate time and in an...

Kumba Iron Ore to shed 3 933 jobs at Sishen amid workforce reduction process

Kumba Iron Ore announced on Thursday that it has commenced a workforce retrenchment consultation process at its Sishen iron ore mine, in the Northern Cape. The consultation process, in terms of Section 189 and 189A...

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...

Exxaro 6 month headline earnings could drop by 20% as Sishen income falls

Exxaro's headline earnings (HE) for the six months to June ‘15 could be at least 20% (R563 million) lower than the HEs of R2.8 billion for the prior comparative period to June ’14 owing...

Kumba struggling with iron ore price but still delivers on production

The significant weakness in iron ore prices has necessitated Kumba Iron Ore to review its business, which includes initiatives to reduce capital expenditure and lower the cost of production. Kumba's Thabazimbi iron ore mine also remains...