Sibanye has started talks with unions and other stakeholders about possible job cuts at its Cooke 4 mine to boost profits and productivity.
Around 8:30 p.m. CST Thursday, the last 3 miners who had taken refuge in safety stations at the Allan mine were brought to the surface after 24 hours underground.
Julian Phillips thinks with the growth of currency uncertainty, it is unsurprising that there is a move to repatriate gold back to national vaults.
Some of Rand Refinery’s workers at its operations in Johannesburg embarked on a strike last week.
The silver price is more cautious and tending to slip as it waits for the gold price to give it direction, says Julian Phillips.
The rebooting of its Kusasalethu mine provides a stark warning for those banking on South Africa's platinum sector making a swift recovery.
The dwindling ranks of geosciences professionals has impaired mining companies’ ability to quickly respond to surges in precious metals prices.
Impala talks about the repercussions of the recently ended platinum strike on earnings.
Fortuna continues to show more silver-gold potential at its San Jose silver-gold mine.
During 2013, gold did not have the word "support" in its lexicon. This year it has been remarkably resilient so far and is poised for even better things says Mark Mead Baillie
Carpathian Gold describes major changes at the top as the shutdown of the RDM gold project continues.
Following an 18 month trial on four Cat 793 haul trucks, Alpha Coal West is convert a further 12 trucks to GFS Corp.’s EVO-MT 7939 LNG system from diesel operation.
Barrick Gold’s underperforming African arm seems to be adding some positive exploration results to its recently improved financials.
President Robert Mugabe last year threatened to ban raw exports.
Gold mining executives came in for some criticism on the first day of this year’s Mines & Money conference, for among other things a lack of foresight and reaping too much of the benefit.
As the grey market for retail gold rears its head, a dual pricing system emerges in Kerala with smuggled gold undercutting official supplies.
London Gold Market Report: Shanghai gold volume & premiums rise, but western sentiment weighs heavier on Thanksgiving
The Chinese gold miner fell the most in three years after saying first-half profit may fall as much as 55%.
That era is over, Credit Suisse experts say, and they expect prices to remain under pressure at least through the end of the year.
A group of UN experts says the army is smuggling minerals in eastern Congo, where the government is trying to cut the link between violence and the mineral trade.
The deputy president met mining houses and trade unions last month in a bid to resolve problems in the industry.
The Supreme Court of Western Australia today told Wright to refile its complaint as it rejected Hancock’s argument that Wright’s case was filed too late.
Diamantaires in Mumbai and Surat have been advised against importing rough diamonds from the suspended Central African Republic following rebel conflict.
The secretary-general of the China Gold Association reckons the kind of frenzied gold buying in late April and early May won't be repeated.
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