South Africa Post

AngloGold reports mine death

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has announced the death of an employee in a fall of ground accident at Mponeng mine near Carletonville. The fall of ground, triggered by a seismic event, occurred at 15:50 on Tuesday.

Petra Diamonds mine revenue up

Diamond producer Petra Diamonds on Tuesday reported a 24% increase in gross mine revenue to US$220.6 million for the year ended June 2011, mainly due to the steady increase in rough diamond prices from October 2010. Revenue of US$90.0 million in the

Top officials raid ‘problem mine’

Operations came to a grinding halt when environmental and water affairs officers pounced on the Shanduka Waterlands coal mine in Middleburg on Friday. The raid, carried out by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Thabang Makwetla, Deputy