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  1. Implats Q1'15 production down 25.5% YOY on ramp-up at Rustenburg operationRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | SNL Financial

    30, down 25.5% year over year as a result of lower output from its mine in South Africa, which is ramping up operations following a crippling five-month strike in the country's platinum belt. Mill throughput at Rustenburg decreased by 57% year over year to about 1.3 million tonnes during the three-month period from 3.0 million tonnes last year.

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  2. Reforms at Anglo begin to yield fruitRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Anglo raised its full-year iron-ore production forecast to a range of 45 million tons to 46 million tons from 44 million tons to 46 million tons, after third-quarter output jumped 37 percent from a year earlier, the London-based company said in a statement yesterday. Anglo American's chief executive, Mark Cutifani, who began a review of operations after joining Anglo in April last year, plans to sell assets that fail to meet his goal of increasing the company's return on capital to at least 15 percent by 2016.

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  3. Gold eases below $1,240Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Gold prices eased on Thursday as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows, while the dollar index held near its highest in a week and demand for the physical metal softened. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,239.50 an ounce at 11:36 SA time, while US gold futures for December delivery were down $5.60 an ounce at $1,239.90.

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  4. Amplats: Post-strike output ahead of scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Full production at Anglo American Platinum's strike-hit Rustenburg, Union and Amandelbult mines in South Africa resumed a month ahead of schedule in September as operations bounced back from a five-month strike, the company said on Thursday. Amplats, a unit of Anglo American, also said preparations for the sale of the Union mine and concentrator had been finalised and the sale process had commenced.

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  5. South Africa: South Africa's Dismal Road Safety - What Gives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    As Isaac Wade Maruding, the truck driver who ploughed through traffic on the N12 in the shocking 47-car pile-up that injured 16 and killed four, prepares for another legal battle, we are reminded that, with a road death rate of 31.9 people per 100 000, South Africa's roads are among the deadliest in the world. The question is, why? RA'EESA PATHER reports.

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  6. New dawn awaits BafanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Polokwane Bafana Bafana are on the brink a new and glorious dawn. Well, at least the signs are there that the national team is slowly trying to stand up off the canvas and wipe the blood off its collective face.

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  7. Platinum mines push for automation, despite costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines. A five-month wage strike by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union this year dealt a crushing blow to investor perceptions of South Africa's mines.

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  8. Insight: Labor Strife, Safety Concerns Push S. Africa Platinum MechanizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    For decades, production in South Africa's platinum mines has rested on the muscular shoulders of men risking life and limb to drill into the rock face with jackhammers. Three years of labor upheaval and a political push to make the shafts safer and transform the low-wage workforce have set in motion a drive to replace such rock drillers with machines.

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