Years of underinvestment in top producer South Africa affecting supply.
Africa Mining News
Takeover would make of Sibanye Gold the world's third largest palladium producer and fourth biggest platinum group metals miner.
The amicable divorce ends a six-year-old exploration joint venture originally set to find copper deposits in China.
State-owned Gecamines clears final hurdle for Freeport and Lundin's blockbuster sale of one of Africa's largest copper mines.
The company has loaded 26,500 tonnes of iron ore onto three ships at the company's port of Ponta de Madeira.
New report says the underlying question for investors lies on the risk/reward balance — whether outstanding geology beats corruption and security issues.
Rainbow Rare Earths wants to raise £5.7m to dust off and restart the Gakara mine in the landlocked east African country,
Company to launch probe into the causes of the illegal sit-in of nearly 48 hours.
Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu said he “didn’t believe” the government needed to authorize changes in ownership in that or any project.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
First international tender for gold mining concessions in eight years to be held on Sunday.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
Proposed refinancing comes after Paladin failed to sell a 24% stake in its Langer Heinrich mine to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which was expected to fetch $175 million.
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) is pleased to announce that commercial production has been achieved at its Wassa Underground Gold Mine in Ghana, effective January 1, 2017.
The Swiss firm already has a 69% stake in the DRC mine, which jointly owns with Israeli mining tycoon Dan Gertler.
The Israeli billionaire, under house arrest since Dec. 19, has been at the centre of an international investigation into alleged bribery to win mining rights in Guinea.
The company plans to invest a $308 million (R$1 billion) this year to allow the iron ore mine reach a 26.5 million tonnes a year capacity.
Experts and industry actors interviewed by MINING.com see prices picking up this year, driven by declining supplies and the prospect of increased demand coming from construction, electric vehicles and other renewable technologies.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
A Chinese court has sent a strong message to corporate executives who have been seeing playing fast and loose within the rules of boon-times capitalism in China.
Despite a mini-rally on Friday, the world's top 12 gold producers have lost a combined $19 billion in value since November 8.
Two separate business groups focused on electronics supply chains have launched initiatives to try to stop children from mining cobalt in the DRC.
Congolese security forces accused of shooting civilians in the southern city of Lubumbashi.
The renewal enables a small inventory of by-products that require further processing outside of Ghana to be shipped, which will positively impact Goldplat's earnings, analysts say.
The billionaire and other Israeli businessmen are suspected of paying tens of millions of dollars to senior state officials to secure a licence for Simandou, local police said.