Sibanye has started talks with unions and other stakeholders about possible job cuts at its Cooke 4 mine to boost profits and productivity.
Platinum and gold sectors among the worst performers due to labour strikes that cripple the industry early this year.
Productivity, followed by capital decisions and obtaining a social license to operate, are among the top risks global mining and metals companies face.
Analysts predict could fetch between $10 million to $16 million.
The miner has revealed a major restructuring involving a plan to raise $2.1 billion in a rights issue and spin its international assets into a new London-listed company.
A group of 11 chief executives of firms operating in West Africa have called for more international support to combat the deadly virus.
A big corporate break-up à la BHP Billiton is definitively not in his books, he told FT.com.
It has given 20% to 20 local groups, 3% to black entrepreneurs and managerial employees, and another 3% to historically disadvantaged South African staff.
There's a history there of course. Just ask Mick Davis.
Palladium drops sharply from 13-year highs. Sister metal platinum close to wiping out 2014 gains.
But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.
The “Blue Moon" will go on public display in three weeks' time in Los Angeles, California.
The vehicles, en route to South Africa, have been stranded in neighbouring Zambia since Monday.
Authorities said Wednesday they are ready to regulate and monitor companies that have expressed an interest in exploring shale gas in the country.
Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.
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The Peruvian firm will develop the deposit as an underground mine, instead of as an open-pit project.
It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.
The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.
A case in point: AngloGold Ashanti's Americas division produced gold at $765 per ounce, almost $100 an ounce less than its South African operations.
Mines in Australia and Dominican Republic put on care and maintenance and Canadian operations' reserves depleted during first half of the year.
Firm also working to restructure Obuasi mine in Ghana.
Harmony decided against expanding its Phakisa mine and will write down the value of the asset.
The quake is the largest in the southern Africa region since a 7.0 tremor hit Zimbabwe in 2006.
Forecast slump in gold prices to drive more mine sales, says the firm.
Decision comes on the heels of a finished inventory of permits, which aimed to clean up the sector.
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