NUM to strike at Sibanye shaft on Tuesday over retrenchments

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday it would march on Sibanye Gold’s Cooke 4 shaft on Tuesday, demanding the Department of Mineral Resources intervene to prevent imminent retrenchments at the operation.


DMR demands mines improve H&S records

South African mining industry stakeholders must collectively adopt the fundamental stance that if mines cannot undertake mining safely, they should not mine at all, until the necessary measures have been put in place to protect the lives of all mineworkers, Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) acting mines chief inspector Xolile Mbonambi said on Friday.


Terence Goodlace warns of platinum supply cliff

Supply of platinum from SA, the world’s largest producer, would drop ‘off a cliff’ in the next decade after years of underinvestment. There is little chance of reversing that trend any time soon, CEOs and industry players warn.


Philippines to suspend more mines as environmental review ends

The Philippines will this week announce the suspension of more of the country's mines for violating environmental regulations, the mining minister said on Monday, as the government wrapped up a seven-week review.


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