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Mine fatalities at lowest level ever – Ramatlhodi  

By: Ilan Solomons     30th January 2015 The 84 mine fatalities recorded in 2014 were the lowest ever in South African mining history, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi revealed during a media briefing in Tshwane on Friday. Mineworker fatalities were down 10% from the 93 deaths reported in 2013. 

R17.5m Anglo project to improve, accelerate mine rehabilitation

By: Chantelle Kotze     23rd April 2014 Diversified miner Anglo American’s thermal coal business, Anglo Thermal Coal, has developed and patented a bioconversion technology that it believes could significantly reduce the cost and improve the rate and quality of opencast mine rehabilitation. 

Esorfranki dragged down by lossmaking contracts

By: Irma Venter     13th December 2013 Three loss-making contracts sharply eroded profits at JSE-listed civils and construction group Esorfranki for the six months ended August 31. The company reported a 38.5% increase in revenue compared with the same period last year, to R1-billion, but saw profit for the period plummet 95.3%, to... 

Esorfranki profit plummets on back of loss-making projects

By: Irma Venter     28th November 2013 Esorfranki on Thursday reported that three loss-making contracts had sharply eroded profits for the six months ended August 31, at the JSE-listed civils and construction group. The company reported a 38.5% increase in revenue compared with the same period last year, to R1-billion, but saw profit... 

Widespread Anglo reshuffle as Amplats CEO Nicolau quits

By: Martin Creamer     19th July 2012 Diversified miner Anglo American announced a widespread range of sudden executive management changes across its South Africa businesses late on Thursday, the biggest of which saw Anglo Platinum (Amplats) CEO Neville Nicolau quit and Kumba Iron Ore CEO Chris Griffith take his place. Also... 


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