Anglo American Tag

Family-run, South African drilling company Rosond has secured a contract with Kumba Iron ore worth R2 billion, replacing larger firms Master Drilling and Geoserve Exploration Drilling at two mines in the Northern Cape. Rosond has worked on a greenfield exploration drilling programme for Anglo American-owned Kumba...

BHP has become the latest mining giant to consider exiting thermal coal as climate change pressure from investors and activists continues to push companies away from polluting fossil fuels. According to unnamed sources familiar with the matter, BHP is looking at options to divest its thermal...

Rio Tinto and several of its large diversified rivals managed to further increase profit margins and cash flows during the 2018 financial year, according to a recent Fitch Solutions report. The report outlined how improved financial performances were a result of miners streamlining their operations, cutting...

Anglo American and Rio Tinto have become founding donors to the World Bank’s Climate-Smart Mining initiative – the first ever fund dedicated to making mining a more sustainable practice. The World Bank said the facility will focus on helping resource-rich developing countries benefit from increasing global...

Anglo American has reported a 6% year-on-year production rise for the second quarter of 2018, driven by higher copper and metallurgical coal output. Copper production increased by 12% to 158,000 tonnes, driven by higher grades, while coking coal soared by 33% to 5.3 million tonnes, but...