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  1. September 22, 2013

    Sibanye Gold seeks to buck trend of decline and revive ageing mines

    Sitting in his office in the heart of South Africa’s gold-rich Witwatersrand, Neal Froneman keeps a constant eye on his...

  2. September 4, 2013

    South African gold production down as strike begins

    A strike by thousands of miners has affected about two-thirds of production in South Africa’s gold sector as unions push...

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  1. Southern Africa Mining 2012

    The region has not made the most of what should have been a rosy period...
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  1. August 22, 2013

    Barrick Gold sells mines to Gold Fields as part of restructuring

    Barrick Gold has started its promised restructuring by selling a trio of Australian gold mines to industry rival Gold...

  2. June 26, 2013

    Upstart South Africa union submits demands to gold companies

    The upstart union that has made strong inroads into South Africa’s mining sector has put down its marker ahead of crucial...

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    May 20, 2013

    Gold and rand tumble as SA mining unrest stirs up again

    The latest bout of trouble in South Africa’s mining industry entered its second week on Monday with the country’s gold...

  4. February 18, 2013

    Biography: Mamphela Ramphele

    Born on December 28 1947, Mamphela Ramphele became an anti-apartheid activist and one of the founders of the Black...

  5. February 11, 2013

    Gold miners in search of richer seams

    With gold being the commodity of choice during periods of economic upheaval and demand rising in China and India, it would...

  6. February 3, 2013

    SA must dig deep to beat mine unrest

    As South African gold and platinum miners slowly returned deep underground to ply their trade following weeks of wildcat...

  7. January 8, 2013

    Chinese miners flock to Ghana gold boom

    Before the gold rush, few cars disturbed the dirt road cutting through the lush hills to this village in central Ghana....

  8. December 3, 2012

    Painful extractions

    Thabo Mbeki was furious. Anglo American had thrived under apartheid, the South African president fumed, built on the labour...

  9. November 29, 2012

    Gold Fields to spin off two mature mines

    Gold Fields, the world’s fourth-largest gold producer, said on Thursday it planned to spin off two of its biggest South...

  10. October 24, 2012

    AngloGold strikers flout ultimatum

    About half of the 24,000 striking workers at AngloGold Ashanti’s South African operations failed to meet the company’s...

  11. October 2, 2012

    Amplats strikes spread in South Africa

    Industrial unrest at Anglo American Platinum’s South Africa operations spread on Tuesday to a new mine as the company takes...

  12. October 1, 2012

    AngloGold warns on South African unrest

    AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-biggest gold producer by volume, warned on Monday that continued industrial unrest in...

  13. September 27, 2012

    Amplats threat to sack stayaway strikers

    Anglo American Platinum, the world’s biggest producer of the precious metal, began taking disciplinary action against...

  14. September 20, 2012

    Anglo warns absent S Africa mine workers

    Anglo American said only a fifth of its employees at four Rustenburg mines had returned to work, as South Africa’s miners...

  15. September 18, 2012

    S Africa strikes put spotlight on mining groups

    When the South African government announced last Friday a no-tolerance approach to violence and intimidation by strikers...

  16. September 16, 2012

    Investors offload South African miners

    Leading international fund managers have reduced their holdings in South Africa’s natural resources sector since fighting at...

  17. September 5, 2012

    Wildcat strike at South Africa mine ends

    A week-long wildcat strike involving about 12,000 workers at a South African gold mine operated by Gold Fields has been...

  18. August 28, 2012

    S Africa miners brave dangers for work

    Sitting on a rock, Langa, a veteran gold miner, whiles away the time chatting to colleagues before his shift begins deep...

  19. February 8, 2012

    Boom clouded by uncertainty

    When the first batch of coal from the Moatize mine in Mozambique’s remote Tete province was loaded on to the Orion Express...

  20. February 8, 2012

    South Africa gold: New thinking required to reverse decline

    For more than a century after the 1886 gold rush in the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa was able to lay claim to being the...

  21. September 19, 2011

    Investors bet miners will follow gold’s gains

    Gold has risen 28 per cent to date this year – making it one of the best-performing investments. And yet the share price of...

  22. August 9, 2011

    Gold miners: reason for caution

    All that falters is not gold. Shares of mining houses have fallen badly. It could be a repeat of 2008, when a similar share...

  23. August 2, 2011

    Deal ends South Africa gold mines strike

    Unions and employers reached a two-year wage settlement on Tuesday to end a five-day strike in South Africa’s gold mining...

  24. July 28, 2011

    S African gold miners strike

    South African gold miners went on strike on Thursday, becoming the latest workers in Africa’s largest economy to take...

  25. July 26, 2011

    Strikes spread in South Africa’s mining sector

    South Africa’s largest mining union filed for industrial action at gold mining companies on Tuesday, raising the spectre of...

  26. January 29, 2009

    Gold Fields’ earnings increase four-fold

    Gold Fields said on Thursday that a troubled 2008 was giving way to ”harvesting time” as it revealed a four-fold increase in...

  27. August 1, 2008

    Gold Fields considering sale of mines

    Gold Fields, the South African gold miner, set out a new strategy on Friday that could involve selling some of its mines and...

  28. May 14, 2008

    Anglo Platinum to focus on safety record

    Anglo Platinum, the world’s largest producer of platinum, on Tuesday announced its new chief executive – a South African...

  29. March 31, 2008

    The best of times and the worst of times

    They are the kinds of prices that would make Cecil Rhodes grin in his grave. More than 120 years after he founded Gold...

  30. March 31, 2008

    Gold Fields chief steps down

    Ian Cockerill resigned on Monday as chief executive of Gold Fields, one of the world’s largest gold producers, in an...

  31. February 25, 2008

    Power threat to Gold Fields production

    A reduced power supply to South African mines could lead to sharp production losses and thousands of job cuts at Gold...

  32. January 25, 2008

    S African power cut drives up gold prices

    Gold and platinum prices hit an all-time high after South Africa’s main precious metals mines were forced to close on Friday...

  33. January 25, 2008

    Gold price soars on S African power cuts

    Gold and platinum prices hit record highs after South Africa’s main precious metals mines were forced to close on Friday for...

  34. September 18, 2007

    Great expectations

    Gold mining in Burkina Faso used to be dominated by artisanal miners, who worked in poor and often dangerous conditions and...

  35. April 13, 2007

    Gold Fields rise prompts probe

    South Africa's financial sector watchdog has launched an investigation after shares in Gold Fields, the mining company,...

  36. April 12, 2007

    Rumours of Gold Fields bid glister and vanish

    Shares in Gold Fields, the mining company, jumped 11 per cent yesterday on reports of a possible take-over by an unknown US...

  37. December 29, 2006

    Picking next year’s runners and riders in M&A

    Even after one of the busiest years for mergers and acquisitions ever, many bankers insist that 2007 will produce at least...

  38. October 24, 2006

    Gold Fields is planning to list in Dubai

    Gold Fields of South Africa said yesterday that it would list its shares in Dubai, the first gold miner to do so, in order...

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