Tag: miners

Can technology and mining merge without comprising miners? Alterjman explains

With the ever growing use of technology across various fields, work previously done by humans is more efficiently done by machines, but doesn't this threaten opportunities of communities such as the miners? General Manager of the Middle East and Africa Scientific Solutions Division of Olympus, Albert Alterjman joins CNBC Africa for more.

What you need to know about S.African government’s talks with coal miners to cut prices for struggling power utility Eskom

South Africa's mines and energy minister on Thursday said he was in talks with coal firms that supply struggling state-owned power utility Eskom to reduce coal prices in a bid to lower energy costs and boost the mining sector.

Sibanye-Stillwater in talks over potential acquisition of AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine

Sibanye-Stillwater is in talks over a potential acquisition of the world’s deepest gold mine, Mponeng, as current owner AngloGold Ashanti plans its South African exit.

What you need to know about the $353 million silicosis settlement between gold mining companies and law firms representing thousands of miners

The settlement follows a long legal battle by miners to win compensation for illnesses they say they contracted over decades because of negligence in health and safety.

Why Zambian president is threatening to fine miners

Zambia, Africa’s second-largest copper producer, will fine and break ties with mining firms that fail to do this...

What you need to know about SA unions’ three-year wage deal with AngloGold Ashanti 

Unions have previously declared a dispute with the remaining firms involved in the negotiations.

Why US law firm has filed lawsuit against South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A U.S. law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against South African miner Sibanye-Stillwater on behalf of shareholders to recover losses suffered after a spate of deaths at...

Zwane calls for safe mining as search continues for trapped miners

Zwane calls for safe mining as search continues for trapped miners