Trapped miners were brought to the surface through ventilation shafts.
South Africa Mining News
The country's biggest opposition party said the mines minister and state power utility made Glencore sell its Optimum coal operation.
FTSE 100 reweighting to take place in March.
The gold miner is expanding its portfolio to platinum, coal and uranium, as it also mulls an incursion in the base metals sector.
The company is said to be wanting to offload its Barro Alto nickel mine and the vast Minas-Rio iron ore complex.
The besieged miner plans to lower costs at its iron ore mines after boosting total annual output for the steelmaking ingredient.
Embattled miners have cut jobs in the face of plunging commodity prices, putting pressure on the South African government
Rough diamonds sales rose to 7.1 million carats in October through December. This compares with 4.9 million carats of sales in the third quarter.
Gekko Systems is pleased to welcome four new staff members to its Canadian and South African global offices as the company continues to strengthen its delivery of customer support, sales and services around the world.
Only last month, the South African miner announced it was postponing all investment in new or replacement capacity until at least 2017
Four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine, the Impala group said in a statement.
Company is said to have sent out requests to investment banks as it seeks to hire an adviser to assist in the bidding process for Anglo American's niobium and phosphate business in Brazil.
The miner has finally completed the sale of assets from its Tarmac joint venture to a subsidiary of French engineering and construction group Bouygues.
Hopes pinned on Big 4 to exercise their "unprecedented pricing power".
The company said it believed that the Obuasi mine does not meet its criteria for making an investment.
Debswana, a 50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the government of Botswana, is set to close its Damtshaa mine and scale down production at Orapa.
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The job cuts, part of a major overhaul, are far greater than the 53,000 positions the miner said it would cut in July.
The country's largest mining union said it had received notice from South32 about the planned cuts and wants the government to intervene.
One of the miner’s worst kept secret may be revealed as soon as Tuesday.
Glencore's struggling South African unit, Optimum, which is currently embroiled in a dispute over the price of coal with power utility Eskom could be sold off, a firm appointed to rescue the troubled business said.
The sale marks the end of De Beers' century-long diamond mining history in South Africa.
HSBC downgraded the company to 'reduce' from 'hold' and highlighted that Anglo's precarious cash flow situation may force it to cancel its dividend.
The move will allow the platinum miner to restructure its debt and, it hopes, weather an ongoing decline of platinum prices.
Its Damang mine in Ghana is struggling with current gold prices, the firm said.