January 1, 1970

Robots, a control room – in 5 years you won’t recognise our mines

Conventional mining as we know it will soon no longer exist, chief executive officer of South African-based gold miner, Gold Fields, Nick Holland, told a recent […]
January 1, 1970

Royal Bafokeng delays upgrade of mine

Royal Bafokeng Platinum is to delay the upgrade of its mine by a year as commodity prices sink to record lows. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining no longer cornerstone of SA economy

Despite having been the cornerstone of SA’s economy for over 150 years, latest GDP figures show other sectors are dwarfing mining’s contribution by far. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Gold Fields soars over 20% on SA mine turnaround

Gold Fields has reported improved production and lower cash outflows at its troubled South African South Deep mine, sending shares soaring more than 20%. Source: News