Latest News for: Johannesburg mining


Burkina Faso miners say work continues despite coup

Reuters 03 Oct 2022
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Endeavour Mining's (EDV.L) operations in Burkina Faso are "unaffected by recent political events", the gold miner said on Monday after the West African nation's second military coup of the year on Friday.

Gemfields pulls a ‘well- groomed bunny out of the hat’ as it declares a $15m ...

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2022
Gilbertson said ... The Gemfields group, based in London and listed on the Johannesburg and London stock exchanges, is focused on mining emeralds at the Kagem mine in Zambia and the Montepuez Ruby Mine (MRM)in Mozambique ... the group said ... The ruby mine generated an Ebitda of $45.4m from auction revenues of $95.6m ... BUSINESS REPORT. .

Gemfields expects its profit to more than double

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2022
Auctions were disrupted in 2020 and 2021 after the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak ... It expects headline earnings per share to increase by 133.33% to 0.56c. The Gemfields Group, based in London and listed on the Johannesburg and London stock exchanges, is focused on mining emeralds at the Kagem mine in Zambia and the Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique.

The World Got Gems. A Mining Town Paid the Price.

Yahoo Daily News 24 Sep 2022
“I was not happy,” he said, with “the stress of the mine.” ... The companies could be prosecuted for violating South Africa’s environmental and water laws, or could be forced to pay compensation, said Tracy-Lynn Field, a law professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg who specializes in environmental and mining law.

South African rand, stocks fall on strong dollar

Reuters 23 Sep 2022
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The South African rand fell almost 2% on Friday as the U.S ... Register ... read more. Stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) fell, mostly due to declines in the mining index (.JRESI) ... Register. Reporting by Alexander Winning and Anait Miridzhanian; Editing by Stephen Coates. Our Standards ... ....

20th Annual Randsburg Old West Day

The Daily Independent - Ridgecrest 22 Sep 2022
in the mining town of Randsburg ... Here’s a brief history of Randsburg; three prospectors who discovered gold near the present site of Randsburg discovered the Rand Mining District in 1895 ... In 1898, the Randsburg Railroad reached what is now Johannesburg and served as a supply center for the Searles, Panamint and Death Valley mines.

Gemfields emerald auction rakes in R569m

Independent online (SA) 21 Sep 2022
The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining in Zambia, which is 75% owned by ... The Gemfields Group, based in London and listed on the Johannesburg and London stock exchanges, is focused on mining emeralds at the Kagem mine in Zambia and the Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique.

Three in court for allegedly killing member of zama zama gold mining community

News24 20 Sep 2022
Three men who allegedly shot and killed a man believed to be a member of a well-known zama zama gold mining community appeared in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning ... .

Jet Demolition eyes contracts outside SA as activity stagnates

Business Day 20 Sep 2022
The Johannesburg-based group specialises in industrial and petrochemical demolition, mine ...

It's Only Rhythm

The Stranger 19 Sep 2022
Grace Jones turned me into a Marxist. by Charles Mudede. I have dreams I can never forget ... Also, hers is a transhistorical view of work ... The labor expended in the mines of Johannesburg, or on the plantations of Georgia, or in the factories of Manchester cannot be compared to that expended by a person whose economic base was simply "axe to wood."

Mining bosses must be held accountable for dam disaster

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2022
Johannesburg’s mine dumps and Jagersfontein’s tailings dam nonetheless contain some value as new technology allows for the further extraction of minerals from the waste they contain ... Over the years, the Jagersfontein community has been living in fear of the tailings dam, including conveying its concerns to the government and the mine.

Illegal mining a pandemic hurting SA‚ says Mabuza

Business Day 15 Sep 2022
Communities should work with the government to help it deal with the illegal mining problem, which is fast becoming a pandemic in SA, deputy president David Mabuza told MPs on Thursday ... The police had arrested more than 4‚675 illegal miners‚ closed 135 mining holes and were closing decommissioned mines, he said.

Troubled South African tailings dam had history of high water levels

Reuters 13 Sep 2022
Tailings dam was shut in 2020 due to excess waterOperations were cleared to resume in 2021 - officialPresident says govt investigating dam burstDe Beers sold historic mine assets in 2010 ... Jagersfontein is reprocessing the tailings waste in the hopes of finding diamonds that were missed during initial mining, he added.

South Africa close to producing plan for Western climate aid despite hurdles

Reuters 13 Sep 2022
Ministers in South Africa to discuss climate plan in daysEnvironment minister still aims to present it before COP27Unions need to be appeased over loss of coal mining jobsEurope's coal binge has damaged its "moral authority". JOHANNESBURG, Sept 13 (Reuters) - South ...

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