GLOBAL

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Cerrejón joint venture sale completed

The sale of Anglo American plc's 33.3% shareholding in the Cerrejón joint venture to Glencore plc has been completed...

12 Jan 2022

GLOBAL

New report: WGC members contributed billions to local economies in 2020
New report: WGC members contributed billions to local economies in 2020

According to a new report, World Gold Council member companies contributed $37.9bn to the GDP of the countries where they operate...

30 Nov 2021

GLOBAL

IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact
IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact

International Women in Mining (IWiM) has released its inaugural Impact Report which details the organisation's achievements and the wider...

22 Nov 2021

GLOBAL

Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry
Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry

It is a year since Horizon Nuclear Power, a company owned by Hitachi, confirmed it was pulling out of building the £20bn Wylfa nuclear power plant...

By Edward Thomas Jones, Danial Hemmings, Simon Middleburgh 27 Sep 2021

BRAZIL

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The human cost of mining in the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is one of the most contested spaces for mining in the world, and the impacts of both legal and illegal operations can be devastating for the environment and the indigenous groups that call it home...

By JP Casey 12 Dec 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Minas-Rio mine. Photo: Anglo American
Anglo gets Minas Rio pipeline going again after two-week break to fix leak

Anglo American restarted its Minas Rio iron ore slurry pumping after a 15-day hiatus caused by a leak...

By Allan Seccombe 3 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

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Brics investors shake on first joint mining project

In a first of its kind, Brics countries have come together to invest in a gold mining project in Siberia...

19 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Design flaws led to deadly Brazil mine disaster
Design flaws led to deadly Brazil mine disaster

Design flaws led to the collapse of a mine dam and the loss of 19 lives in Brazil's worst environmental disaster...

31 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

AECI's Mark Dytor is looking for opportunities in other parts of the world because of strikes in SA and the weak state of the economy. Image: AECI
AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014


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