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Aussie mining CEO accused of inciting violence as cops probe activist's murder

The Bench Marks Foundation has accused the CEO of Mineral Resources Commodities (MRC) of inciting violence in an area where an anti-mining activist was murdered last week.

Four killed in Rustenburg platinum mine fire

Four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine, the Impala group said in a statement.

South African coal-to-liquid giant opens $440 million shaft

Sasol Mining produces more than 40 million tons of coal a year, with more than 90% of the coal mined being beneficiated by Sasol to produce high-quality synthetic fuels and a wide range of chemicals.

South Africa development minister says too expensive to switch from coal

Timeslive reports South Africa could not afford a dramatic switch from coal to green energy, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said on Tuesday because doing so would result in an electricity price spike that would destabilise the economy.