R/€ = 15.01
R/$ = 13.30
Au 1140.65 $/oz
Pt 950.50 $/oz
Sep 15, 2015
Copper developer Metallum has been forced to halt mining operations and stand down its production staff at the El Roble copper project, in Chile, as commodity prices continue to decline. The ASX-listed junior on Tuesday said the decision to halt mining operations at...
Jun 04, 2015
Ailing former FIFA official Chuck Blazer admits that he and others accepted bribes before the votes that gave the 1998 World Cup to France and the 2010 World Cup to South Africa, according to newly unsealed US court documents. A former FIFA executive committee...
May 29, 2015
The Yuty in situ recovery (ISR) project, one of two projects owned by US uranium producer and project developer Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) in Paraguay, is the third project to enter the exploitation phase since the country's current mining law was promulgated in 2007....
May 27, 2015
US uranium producer and project developer Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) on Wednesday announced that it had received all required permits to produce uranium from new resource areas at the Palangana in situ recovery (ISR) mine, in Texas, after it had obtained a larger mine...
Jan 15, 2015
Junior copper developer Metallum was hoping to increase output from its San Sebastian operation, in Chile, within the next six to eight weeks. Metallum took full ownership of the project in December, with the project covering about 50 ha adjoining its existing El...
Aug 08, 2014
Frozen potato chips safeguard On July 25, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) imposed a final (definitive) safeguard on frozen potato chips (or French fries), classifiable under tariff subheading 2004.10.20, through two Government Gazette notices. The safeguard...
Jun 30, 2014
While South Africa’s mobile connection speeds surpassed that of two other countries within the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) economic bloc, it remained at the lower end of the scale in a quarterly survey of 56 countries. Akamai Technologies’...
May 28, 2014
Metals developer Mining Group has signed a second production lease over the Paraguay copper mine, at the El Roble project, in Chile. The ASX-listed Mining Group has an existing production agreement allowing the company to extract some 5 000 t/m of copper bearing...
Mar 14, 2014
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Jul 19, 2013
National Treasury issued a media statement on July 5 extending an invitation to interested parties to submit comments by August 5 on the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill 2013.
Jun 21, 2013
South America: home of the greatest, most alluring, most deadly of mining legends – the myth of El Dorado, the golden one. Over the past 500 years, the con-tinent’s mineral riches, real and imagined, have stimulated amazing feats of courage, daring and endurance,...
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Gold demand measured on a value basis increased to an all-time record of $236.4-billion in 2012, with official-sector central bank buying rising to its highest level in nearly half a century. While on a tonnage basis, the total for the year was down 4% to 4 405.5 t,...
Jan 08, 2013
Appoints Mario A. Spangenberg president and managing director of GM Africa
Sep 21, 2012
Hydroelectric power is one of the oldest and best established sources of renewable energy, and world hydropower capacity has been growing at a steady rate of about 3% a year since the 1960s. The bulk of hydropower is generated on a large scale using water stored in...