Anglo American Platinum accepts an offer from Royal Bafokeng Platinum to purchase its 33% interest in the BRPM joint venture

06 July 2018

Rustenburg – Anglo American Platinum confirmed that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited (RPM) has accepted an offer from Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited (RBPlat) to purchase its 33% interest in the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine joint venture (BRPM JV) for a total purchase consideration of R1.863 billion (approximately US$135 million).

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Fatality at Khomanani Driefontein

06 July 2018

Carletonville – Sibanye-Stillwater has recently experienced a significant increase in safety incidents at its Southern African operations, with 20 employees losing their lives in nine incidents since February 2018.

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Mining charter, 5% free interest of shareholding?

22 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity is concerned with certain sections of the Minerals Council of South Africa (formerly the Chamber of Mines)’s revised mining charter, specifically those sections dealing with new cost items that have been built into the new charter, and more specifically, the 5% free carried interest when it comes to shareholding by employees and mining communities.

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Solidarity tackles SA steel crisis

08 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity on Tuesday, 5 June, launched a comprehensive campaign to counter US steel tariffs. Solidarity also announced that 7,500 jobs in South Africa could be affected by it.

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Around 2,000 AngloGold Ashanti workers facing retrenchment

01 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity confirmed that it had received a retrenchment notice from mining company AngloGold Ashanti (AGA).

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