Lonmin PLC



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  1. 22 hours ago

    South African miners accelerate job cuts to 35,000 over two years

    South Africa’s mining industry has shed more than 35,000 jobs in two years as it has been battered by labour unrest, rising...

  2. May 14, 2015

    Platinum: tarnished

    Finally digging themselves out? Or only digging themselves in deeper? Platinum prices are down a fifth in the past year....

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  1. May 11, 2015

    Sajid Javid boldly goes to Planet Business

    Sajid Javid will surely see his appointment as business secretary through the framing device of Star Trek, a favourite TV...

  2. FT Alphaville

    May 11, 2015

    Markets Live: Monday, 11th May, 2015

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:05 on 11 May 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder PMHi...

  3. May 11, 2015

    Lonmin to cut capital spending as platinum price fall bites

    Lonmin warned on Monday that weak platinum prices could persist for two more years after the UK-listed miner slumped to an...

  4. FT Alphaville

    May 11, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Lonmin losses, Afren misses payment

    Lonmin losses, a missed payment from Afren and an ex-Deutsche Bank banker is tipped to be named as the next Business...

  5. May 7, 2015

    Lonmin to cut 3,500 jobs as platinum market downturn persists

    Lonmin is proposing to cut 3,500 jobs from its South African workforce in one of the largest restructurings planned by a...

  6. March 11, 2015

    Platinum takes Chinese jewellery hit

    Platinum, a precious metal used for jewellery and vehicle catalysts, is trading at its lowest levels since 2009 on the back...

  7. March 5, 2015

    Lonmin shares at two-decade low on pay worries

    Balance sheet worries meant Lonmin hit a two-decade low on Thursday. Lonmin fell 3.9 per cent to 136.5p on growing concerns...

  8. FT Alphaville

    February 12, 2015

    FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

    You can sign up to receive the email here. Greek bailout talks broke down in recriminations after six hours. Eurozone...

  9. February 11, 2015

    Glencore to divest 24% stake in Lonmin

    Glencore has decided to spin off its stake in Lonmin, the troubled South African platinum producer, in a move that could...

  10. November 14, 2014

    South Africans await verdict on Marikana massacre

    John “Papi” Ledingoane, a South African miner employed by Lonmin, the London-listed platinum company, died instantly when he...

  11. November 10, 2014

    Serco is put on a tough lifestyle regimen of temperance and prudence

    “What is the point of getting fit when exercise hurts you so much, Mum? ” asks Little Miss Lombard. She has a point. Serco’s...

  12. November 10, 2014

    Miners lead FTSE rebound

    Stocks in London gained in early trade on Monday, led by miners, after Friday’s weaker than expected jobs report fuelled a 3...

  13. November 10, 2014

    Lonmin chief outlines cuts to costs and investments

    Lonmin’s chief executive said the platinum producer must “cut its cloth” after the damage wrought by a five-month strike and...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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