While the mood at the recent Junior Indaba mining event was sombre when it came to South Africa’s policy environment, there were some interesting opportunities being mooted for minerals like lithium.
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The country's ultimate objective is to have its own space mining agency by the end of the year.
Palladium is another element with great importance to the modern economy, but it’s often overshadowed by the other more famous and expensive precious metals.
The Bokoni mine, a joint venture between Atlatsa and Anglo Platinum, produces around 150,000 ounces of platinum group metals per year.
South Africa intends to suspend the granting of applications for prospecting and mining rights as well as any renewals pending a court case to review new mining laws, the Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Thursday.
South Africa's Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) expects half-year profits to fall by as much as 67 percent due to a stronger rand, lower sales and post-tax impairments, the company said on Tuesday.
The suspension follows a pending a judgement in an urgent interdict application by the country's Chamber of Mines.
The bill, approved by a vast majority, defines the conditions companies must fulfill to get a licence for launching a space mining mission.
Study shows Q2 2017 new private capital for natural resources investment dropped to lowest since 2011 and not a single mining fund were able to raise money.
Combined worth of 50 largest mining companies grow to $768 billion during first half of 2017, but a few big names drop down rankings.
Jandaga Mines is taking advantage of investors' concerns over buying into South African platinum businesses.
South Africa's Chamber of Mines has applied to a high court for an interdict to prevent the implementation of a new charter that increases the minimum threshold for black ownership of mining companies
Workers at the mine downed tools over a week ago, angered by the company’s actions to eradicate illegal miners from its operations.
The country will require local miners to be 30% black-owned and has set a 12-month deadline for them to comply with the new rules.
Stuart Chambers, 61 and former chairman of UK chip designer Arm, will join Anglo as a non-executive director in September, replacing Parker in November.
S&P500 most expensive compared to commodities since late 1960s despite last year's rally in metals and mineral prices.
Back within shouting distance of 2-year highs amid talk of market "squeeze".
Mining companies in South Africa have been frozen out of consultation over regulatory changes that could dilute shareholders, raise costs and impose new levies to fund community development.
Smart money's bullish bets on commodity futures and options slashed 64% from record high hit just three months ago.
If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend but for budget-conscious ring-bearers, the preferred material might be platinum.
How platinum is used in technologies from pacemakers to fibre-glass...
The Royal Mint has timed its first entry into the platinum bullion market to coincide with London Platinum Week.
New report says record autocatalyst demand, falling mine supply, will make palladium more valuable than platinum for the first time since 2001.
Innovations in energy storage, smart grid, and electricity generation technologies will affect every part of the source-to-consumer supply chain for powering the planet.