Mines in SA account for up to 30% of Eskom’s annual supply but Gold Field’s South Deep mine is making a move to solar power soon.
President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to quit the stage after miners stormed the stage when he attempted to address the mass at Rustenberg
Approximately 50 homes were affected by the flooding in Onverwacht in Cullinan, Pretoria East
on Tuesday morning.
Sibanye Stillwater says both sites in the Free State and North West have been closed and will remain so until an investigation is complete
Gold, rubies, garnets and tantalite – used to create surgical steel – have been smuggled out of northern and central Mozambique
A NUMSA member was gunned down outside CCMA offices in Rustenburg in full view of the public while two others were shot and injured.
Resolving the conflict at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is crucial to protecting some 5000 jobs at the local mine UASA has warned
Andrew Khonziwe, CEO of the Rhythm of the Nation mining company in Gauteng, is accused of defrauding service providers to the tune of R1.2m.
There is a more nuanced conversation to be had about how Elon Musk specifically – and South Africa’s white population in general – benefitted from apartheid.
Twelve suspects, including two teenagers, will be spending Christmas Day behind bars, after being arrested for their alleged role in an illegal gold processing laboratory
Informal miners operating in Benoni town have accused police officers in the area of demanding bribes to release gold or other material.
“A deep disused mine trench has caved in, trapping several illegal gold miners”, the Zimbabwe Miners Federation confirmed.
Gem Diamonds announces new 442-carat diamond find at Letšeng mine in Lesotho. One of the biggest discovered this year.
One of the legal representatives of the victims’ families, advocate Dali Mpofu, said an apology from President Cyril Ramaphosa and government was more important the money.
A key electric car battery material, is available on the border of South Africa – graphite.
An advocacy group for miners who suffered lung impairment is concerned with the slow progress in compensating them.
The Hawks have busted a number of trucks loaded with 107 tons of chrome in Rustenburg.
The Gauteng Premier along with the Health MEC visited Sibanye-Stillwater on Wednesday, and announced that the West Rand has now been identified as a COVID-19 hotspot.
AngloGold Ashanti has conducted 650 including primary contacts and
many who wished to be tested on a voluntary basis. This process has indicated 164 positive cases with only a handful of tests left to process.
Mine operators will be required to draft and submit their own COVID-19 codes of practice in accordance with department guidelines.
Testing and screening has been difficult in the harsh mining environment, with social distancing nearly impossible.
A security supervisor was caught trying to smuggle R1 million worth of food and equipment to illegal miners in Bekkersdal, Gauteng.
SAPS arrested two men believed to be kingpins behind illegal mining after the suspects tied to bribe police for the release of arrested zama-zamas.