January 1, 1970

Glencore's last minute gambit gives Rio cash-or-China dilemma

Glencore’s last-minute bid for Australian coal mines leaves Rio Tinto Group with a dilemma to mull over the weekend: accept less money or risk upsetting its […]
January 1, 1970

New charter won't bring down mining sector – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has given the controversial new Mining Charter a ringing endorsement, and denies it will be “an action that brings down the mining sector”. […]
January 1, 1970

Zwane 'chased away' from Mpumalanga mining indaba

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has had to be whisked away from an angry crowd closing in on him at a community meeting in Mpumalanga. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Mining Charter reflects what ails SA

The latest iteration of the charter intends to explicitly benefit only a small elite, most likely those already connected to patronage networks, writes Christopher Rutledge. Source: […]