The mines account for over half of the company's workforce but only a quarter of production.
Output from the rest of Anglo's diversified mining assets rose, but it wasn't enough to offset underperformance at its platinum mines.
The firm warned first-half profit may drop as much as 96%.
The National Union of Metalworkers in South Africa (NUMSA) has rejected the latest offer because it didn't include a double-digit wage increase for all three years.
We didn’t see a lot of large moves.
The United States’ duplicative permitting process is a deterrent to investors.
South Africa’s top gold producer is said to be going ahead with plans to expand into the country’s platinum sector before the end of the year.
The firm is offloading some of its historic South African platinum mines as part of a $4bn sale of under-performing assets.
Smart money playing catchup after three weeks of gold price gains add record number of net long positions for the week to 12.1 million ounces.
New report says risks to supply remain substantial.
The three-year agreement ends the country's longest and costliest strike.
The union leading the five-month strike in the platinum sector take any industrial action affecting gold producers.
Palladium falls 2% while platinum retreats to pre-strike levels.
The country's ’s new mineral resources law, which is awaiting the President’s signature, faces growing opposition as the mines minister, industry and opposition seek review.
Deutsche Bank has put a $1.4 billion price tag on the operations.
The latest attempt to end South Africa’s 21-week platinum strike has failed, pushing the country towards a recession and increasing the odds the sector will be smaller and more mechanized when it eventually resumes operations.
A surge in ETF buying lights fire under palladium futures while platinum jumps past pre-strike levels .
South Africa's mines minister quits mediation role after latest negotiations to end more than 4-month old strike go nowhere.
Even investors who typically eschew precious metals have been hard-pressed to ignore the platinum industry this year.
South Africa's new mines minister sees agreement to end 4-month strike by end of the week.
South African strike negotiations on knife-edge after latest offer.
Not all is bad in the metals sector.
Susan Shabangu, highly criticized for her handling of a strike in the platinum sector, was booted out from a cabinet that now includes South Africa's first black minister and a first openly gay official.
Billings-based Stillwater Mining shares are up 40% since the start of the year as platinum, palladium prices surge.
Perfectly timed launch of palladium ETFs also play huge role in the PGM's 16% price jump in 2014 to within striking distance of all-time high.
Foreign direct investment is shifting from extractive industries to consumer-related sectors according to new report.
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