R/€ = 13.58
R/$ = 10.95
Au 1201.61 $/oz
Pt 1226.50 $/oz
May 09, 2006
An overall underground production of 70 000 t is expected to make DRDGold South Africa’s Blyvooruitzicht (Blyvoor) gold-mine, self-sustainable before September this year. Speaking at the company’s third-quarter results teleconference presentation from...
Jan 13, 2006
Minister of Minerals and Energy Lindiwe Hendricks has expressed her sadness at the loss of three lives during the seismic event that occurred at the TauTona Mine in Carletonville on January 10.
Jan 12, 2006
South Africa's Deputy Minister of Minerals and Energy Lulu Xingwana will today visit AngloGold Ashanti's TauTona mine to probe a rockfall that killed three miners this week.
Jan 11, 2006
Gold major AngloGold Ashanti has announced that three people died and two people were seriously injured in a rock-fall at the company's TauTona Mine near Carletonville at 11:37 yesterday.
Dec 16, 2005
Taking a lease-bound mine with a short life to being a world-class gold producer in the short space of ten years could be described as an astonishing feat.
Dec 14, 2005
Chairperson Dr Paseka Ncholo announced yesterday that, due to continuing seismicity, a new mining plan was being implemented at DRDGold SA's Blyvooruitzicht (Blyvoor) mine, near Carletonville.
Oct 06, 2005
Challenges in the occupational health sector of mining have not been properly qualified, says chief inspector of mines May Hermanus. And topping the list of concerns is the HIV/Aids pandemic, as it has the potential to exacerbate illnesses and accidents.
Sep 16, 2005
A Randfontein supplier of lifting and rigging equipment has recently signed a contract with Becker Bellambie Mining to gain exclusive distributing rights for the company’s Kito range of chain hoists.
Jul 15, 2005
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Apr 01, 2005
A dearth of fixed direct investment and other growth in its local markets has prompted roll-covering firm Rubber Rollers to seek out alternate ways to facilitate its own growth, says MD Harold Chouler.
Nov 05, 2004
REMEDIAL work at AFB Waterkloof in Pretoria, designed to minimise the danger posed by the dolomitic areas within the base perimeter, should be completed by the Q4 of 2005.
Oct 29, 2004
South Africa's largest and most globally diversified gold producer, AngloGold Ashanti, said today that it expected to reduce costs by $40-million in the current financial year and by about $50-million in 2005.
Sep 14, 2004
Mineworker trade unions reacted with dismay yesterday to revelations that gold giant Harmony had initiated proceedings that could lead to retrenchments at its Free State operations.
Sep 13, 2004
South African gold producer Durban Roodepoort Deep (DRD) said on Friday that retrenchments of up to 2 000 employees at its Blyvooruitzicht mine, near Carletonville, are expected to cost approximately R30-million.
Aug 06, 2004
Workers in the gold-mining industry are facing a wave of proposed retrenchments by the country’s gold-mines, said the Solidarity trade union yesterday.
Jul 30, 2004
South African gold-miner Gold Fields (GFL), which employs 44 000 people, is responding to the fall in the rand gold price to below R80 000/kg by initiating a far-reaching restructuring process that could ultimately lead to significant job losses at all three of its...
Apr 16, 2004
Two miners were killed overnight at AngloGold's TauTona mine, near Carletonville, the company said today.
Apr 09, 2004
Empowered property development group Taxiprop, alongside the Gauteng Department of Public Transport, Roads and Works (Gautrans) last week held a sod-turning ceremony on the site of the proposed Randfontein station area, on the West Rand.
Mar 31, 2004
Empowered property development group Taxiprop, alongside the Gauteng Department of Public Transport, Roads and Works (Gautrans) yesterday held a sod-turning ceremony on the site of the proposed Randfontein station area, on the West Rand.
Mar 04, 2004
About 20 000 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) marched to the offices of Goldfields’ Driefontein mine, near Carletonville, yesterday.
Feb 05, 2004
South African gold major AngloGold has expressed regret over the death of two employees in an accident involving a vertical transport conveyance (similar to a lift), at the company’s TauTona mine, near Carletonville, yesterday morning.
Jan 30, 2004
Two mineworkers died yesterday at AngloGold’s Mponeng mine, near Carletonville, in North West Province, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) claimed in a release.
Jan 23, 2004
South African marginal gold miner Durban Roodepoort Deep’s (DRD) flagship Blyvooruitzicht mine (Blyvoor), near Carletonville, has successfully commissioned a R45-million slimes dam reclamation project, expected to bring in more than 84 kg of gold a month, over...
Jan 21, 2004
South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) held a memorial service for three mineworkers who died on January 6 in a mine accident at Anglogold’s Savuka mine, near Carletonville.
Dec 08, 2003
Roses are the gift that gold-mining giant Gold Fields and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have given to the community on the West Rand.
Nov 14, 2003
Hundred per cent local valve manufacturer Floval supplies power stations, municipalities, mining operations and industrial plants.
Oct 17, 2003
Manufacturing and engineering specialist Andrew Mentis reports that its Interlink stainless-steel hand-railing system has become very popular with refineries, industrial users, paper and board manufacturers, construction, as well as general engineering companies.
Oct 10, 2003
The pump division of Metso Minerals South Africa reports that it is continuing to expand its share of the pump market.
Oct 10, 2003
Local manufacturer of electric motors Alstom Electrical Machines, of Benoni, has had a spate of orders for large motors in recent months, for uses ranging from pumping projects to mine processing applications.
Aug 18, 2003
A new broom is sweeping up some exciting new thinking at one of South Africa’s best-endowed gold-mining operations.
Aug 13, 2003
International rating agency Fitch Ratings announced yesterday that it has assigned gold major AngloGold a national short-term rating of F1+ (zaf) and a long-term rating of AA (zaf).
Jul 11, 2003
Tender work arising due to state contracts.
Jun 02, 2003
Four workers were killed in a rock fall at a gold mine owned by South African giant AngloGold last week, the company said on Saturday.
May 30, 2003
The Germiston-based Electric Motors and Components (EMAC) company, which was established in South Africa in 1989 as a trading company for German-based Electric Motors and Components, has seen an increasing demand for its range of electric motors.
May 27, 2003
South Africa’s gold miner AngloGold has reported that one employee has died and another three are missing following a fall of ground in a development end at its TauTona mine near Carletonville yesterday.
May 05, 2003
Far-flung mines serviced by a community of migrant labourers often had to supply their employees with health services in the past.
Apr 25, 2003
SAfm anchor Victoria Phenethi: As always on a Friday at this time, AMLive is joined by Martin Creamer, Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Martin, a very good morning to you. I understand that there has been a new exercise in sustainable...
Apr 02, 2003
South Africa’s AngloGold said four miners were killed and one is missing at the company's TauTona mine, near Carletonville, following a rockburst, which was caused by a seismic event yesterday morning.
Jan 24, 2003
East-Rand-based Linatex Africa and its distributor, TI Rubber Linings (trading as Rubberman) received an order of R350 000 for the fabrication and rubber lining of two mill-ends and scoops for a gold-mine in the Carletonville area.