The world's largest lithium producer "sees nothing that could slow demand for the white metal used to make electric car batteries."
The tax demand from the British authorities is linked to transfer pricing
"We will further investigate tax planning alternatives to minimise this additional deferred tax," Sibanye's statement said.
The problem is not its reserves, productions costs, or transportation. Renewable alternatives are just cheaper.
The mayor of the town of Jerico had ordered a suspension of the work in January after the council voted late last year to ban mining in the area.
The company declared an interim dividend of A$0.19 per share and a special dividend of A$0.11 per share.
South Africa intends to play its role as part of the global effort to reduce global greenhouse emissions.
Iron ore continues to influence the ferrous complex, steel prices reflect the rising cost of iron ore and producers are passing it on to the consumers.
AMCU has been on strike since mid-November over a wage dispute - after losses at some of its mines last year.
The final effect on seaborne volumes is yet to be seen, but it is likely that an expected increase in exports from Brazil for 2019 will instead be a small contraction.
Aluminium associations the world over are calling for a refocus on China's massive production and export capacity.
South32 is the latest mining company to cut jobs after Sibanye-Stillwater last week said that it could cut nearly 6,000 jobs.
Tension between Beijing and Canberra has grown in recent months over issues of cyber security and China's influence in Pacific island nations.
"While challenges are part of the uncertain environment that we operate in... we have the right strategy and teams in place to create sustainable shareholder value."
The output cut is likely to be temporary as the company looks for new ways to mine copper, the report said.
It is very important that we can see the assets in our mix have long-term potential and to the extent that they don't or there is other strategic reasons to disinvest, we will do that.
Analysts said appointing Richard Duffy, who has held finance posts in his 27 years in mining, would benefit the company as it sought to cut debt.
The utility gives the industry notice to reduce their power consumption by 15–20% when the national grid is at its tightest.
Malaysia was once the biggest supplier of bauxite to top buyer China, with shipments peaking at nearly 3.5 million tonnes a month.
Indonesia forecast copper concentrate exports to drop to 200,000 tonnes in 2019 from about 1.2 million tonnes last year.
The government declared the accident a disaster.
The disaster has called into question the willingness of investors and lenders to continue funding the broader industry.
The company said the fire should have a reduced impact on shipments as 10 days of preventive maintenance was already programmed at the terminal.
Coal and copper generate almost 70% of Mongolia's total export revenues and most of its mining output is sold to neighboring China.
Revenue dropped 7% to $2.58 billion in 2018 from $2.76 billion in 2017 due to the lower ounces sold.