The incident may revive concerns about safety at Sibanye, which last year suffered a spike in fatal accidents at its gold mines.
Sibanye Gold Ltd Mining News
The largest union in the platinum industry wants its members to share the benefits of higher prices.
South African mining companies are challenging parts of a government charter aimed at redistributing the country’s mineral wealth, saying it will deter new investment in the industry.
Sibanye Gold Ltd. has decided that it won’t extend the life of Driefontein, once the biggest mine on the continent.
The threat of disruption has helped boost platinum and palladium prices this week.
Record palladium prices and a weaker rand are lifting the gloom enveloping South Africa’s platinum industry.
Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength
“Sibanye can’t absorb losses from its gold business for a protracted period"
The agreement we reached with the other unions is fair and final and considers the current challenges facing our gold operations - Neal Froneman, Sibanye Stillwater