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  1. August 12, 2014

    Marikana was a ‘collective failure’, says Cyril Ramaphosa

    South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said the police killing of 34 striking miners was a “collective failure” as...

  2. August 11, 2014

    Cyril Ramaphosa defends role in run-up to ‘Marikana massacre’

    Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday defended his role during the 2012 mining unrest that claimed 44 lives, as he appeared before an...

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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. July 15, 2014

    Miners strike top of FTSE as metals recover

    Fresnillo led the FTSE 100 in morning trade on Tuesday as miners played a prominent role at the top of the main index. The...

  2. July 10, 2014

    Lonmin sinks after African false dawn

    Peace in South Africa has proved a false dawn for Lonmin shareholders. The platinum miner hit a fifteen-year low on...

  3. June 24, 2014

    Agreement marks end of South Africa platinum mining strike

    The world’s top three platinum producers and the upstart union that led an unprecedented five-month strike signed an...

  4. June 23, 2014

    End in sight for South Africa platinum mining strike

    A South African miners’ strike that has crippled the world’s top platinum producers for more than five months appeared at an...

  5. June 17, 2014

    South Africa miners seem ready to end strike

    For thousands of South African miners leaving a rundown football stadium, where union leaders relayed details of a deal that...

  6. June 17, 2014

    Strike deal prospect puts focus on platinum

    Platinum and palladium were in focus on Tuesday after the three main producers in South Africa and a mineworkers union moved...

  7. June 12, 2014

    Outline deal reached to end South African mining strike

    The world’s three top platinum producers said on Thursday they had reached a deal “in principle” with union leaders to end a...

  8. June 9, 2014

    South Africa mining strike talks end

    Government brokered talks to end the five-month platinum strike that is battering South Africa’s economy collapsed on Monday...

  9. May 20, 2014

    Strike effect fears take Lonmin lower

    Lonmin hit a 15-year low on Tuesday on fears that it was running out of time to reach a settlement with striking mine...

  10. May 20, 2014

    South Africa’s Teba digs for solution to century-old mining issue

    With a history that stretches back more than a century, Teba, a company that is at the heart of South Africa’s mining...

  11. May 20, 2014

    Thousands of jobs at risk as S African miners’ strike drags on

    Tens of thousands of jobs are at risk in South Africa’s platinum industry as the worst strike to hit the sector enters its...

  12. May 13, 2014

    Platinum gains as South Africa dispute continues

    Platinum gained ground after industrial action in South Africa continued on Tuesday despite producers suggesting that miners...

  13. May 12, 2014

    Reports of Just Retirement’s death are exaggerated

    How do you create an ambitious insurance start-up? First, take an established insurer such as Just Retirement. Then abolish...

  14. May 12, 2014

    Lonmin sees decisive moment in South Africa strikes

    Sixteen weeks into an unprecedented South African platinum strike, one of the few things moving in the stricken sector is on...

  15. May 5, 2014

    Strike cuts Impala Platinum’s deliveries

    Impala Platinum, the world’s second-largest producer of the precious metal, is being forced to reduce deliveries to its...

  16. April 7, 2014

    ‘Ghost town’ fears haunt South Africa’s mining heartland

    The hairdresser’s chairs sit empty as the staff member explains how four of her colleagues were laid off because of a...

  17. March 31, 2014

    Lonmin chairman Roger Phillimore retires

    Lonmin, the platinum miner struggling with a 10-week strike that has halted its production, on Monday announced the...

  18. March 25, 2014

    South Africa strike costs platinum producers $1bn

    The world’s top three platinum producers warned on Tuesday that a more than eight-week wage strike in South Africa has cost...

  19. March 20, 2014

    Strike ends at Amplats’ processing plants

    Anglo American Platinum said it had reached a deal to end a more than six-week wage strike at its processing plants in South...

  20. March 5, 2014

    Lonmin warns on output as strike talks falter

    Concern over strikes in South Africa’s platinum industry deepened as Lonmin warned it would fail to hit production estimates...

  21. February 16, 2014

    Shanduka braces for departure of key investor Ramaphosa

    As South Africa’s election campaign gathers pace, Cyril Ramaphosa, the business tycoon, has ditched his pristine suits for...

  22. February 2, 2014

    Wage strikes pose big challenge for South Africa platinum miners

    Thousands of South African miners packed into a sports stadium in January to hear union leaders kick off a wage strike at...

  23. beyondbrics

    January 20, 2014

    SA's Amcu: triple platinum strike whammy

    South Africa’s upstart miners’ trade union, Amcu, is starting 2014 with a bang. Not content with becoming the recognised...

  24. January 20, 2014

    Platinum jumps on South Africa strikes

    Platinum rose to its highest level since October on Monday following the announcement of strikes at the world’s three...

  25. January 20, 2014

    South African platinum producers braced for strikes

    The world’s largest platinum producers are bracing themselves for an industry salary strike this week as a South African...

  26. November 24, 2013

    South Africa’s Marikana inquiry paints grim picture

    The first signs that South African police were preparing to launch a major operation against striking mineworkers came early...

  27. November 11, 2013

    Lonmin back in black as measure of stability returns to sector

    Lonmin’s new chief executive said further productivity improvements were needed as the world’s third-largest platinum...

  28. November 11, 2013

    Lonmin climbs on flat European indices

    Rebounding fourth-quarter production numbers and a return to a full-year profit at Lonmin helped shares in the platinum...

  29. October 4, 2013

    UK directors’ deals: Intercede Group, Lonmin, Clarkson Group, Mobilityone, Clinigen

    The announcement of a new government contract lit a fire under Intercede Group shares last month, as the board restated its...

  30. September 19, 2013

    S Africa police lied, says Marikana mine inquiry

    A South African government commission charged with investigating the shooting and killing of 34 striking miners by police at...

  31. September 10, 2013

    Glencore Xstrata lifts cost-cutting target to $2bn

    Glencore Xstrata has told investors to expect more cost-cutting, even after revealing higher savings targets from the...

  32. September 9, 2013

    Talk of Lonmin takeover resurfaces

    Xstrata failed at least twice last year to seize control of Lonmin, the South African platinum miner. Glencore, Lonmin’s...

  33. September 9, 2013

    Glencore increases influence at Lonmin

    Glencore Xstrata has moved to increase its influence at Lonmin by having two senior executives appointed to the board of the...

  34. The World

    August 16, 2013

    In the Picture: Marikana one year on

    Co-workers and relatives of miners shot at Marikana gather there to mark the first anniversary of their deaths (Getty) The...

  35. August 16, 2013

    Marikana miners still struggle for better life

    Along a potholed dirt road, with tin shacks to one side and goats rummaging through rubbish on the other, two miners reflect...

  36. August 12, 2013

    Lonmin mine worker shot and killed in S Africa

    A union shop steward working at Lonmin, the London-listed miner, was shot and killed in South Africa’s platinum belt on...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    July 10, 2013

    Laundry dries in Nkaneng shantytown

    Odd Anderson/AFP A woman holds a child as laundry dries on Tuesday in the Nkaneng shantytown next to the platinum mine run...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    July 10, 2013

    Minors at the Marikana shantytown

    Odd anderen/AFP Children play in the Nkaneng shantytown next to the platinum mine run by British company Lonmin, in...

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