Nicky Oppenheimer is South Africa's richest person with $7.6 billion net worth. He is the third generation chairman of De Beers. Aside from mining, he also owns a charter flights business.
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Looking To Buy A Mine? It's A Buyer's Market As Plunging Commodities Prices Force Mining Companies To Sell Assets
There’s a fire sale going on in the global mining sector, with companies offloading assets amid plunging prices for commodities and sluggish growth in China.
The Swiss mining and trading giant's earnings plunged 32 percent last year to $8.7 billion as global prices for metals and crude oil plummeted.
Disappointing China export data pushed global energy and commodities stocks down.
While China reported a sharp decline in September imports, a German survey showed a steep drop in investor confidence in Europe's largest economy.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops Amid Mixed Earnings, US Markets Headed To Weekly Loss As Commodity Prices Plummet
U.S. stocks were following Asia and Europe into the red on Friday.
Just a week after a record-breaking strike ended, another bigger one has started.
The five-month platinum miners strike may be coming to an end in South Africa, but credit ratings agencies say, "Enough is enough."
Investments in Peru’s mining sector could reach a record $14 billion in 2014.
A 404(c) review of the project could signal the end of what might have been North America’s largest open pit mine.
EPA Critique Of Pebble Copper-Gold Mine Draws Praise, Blame From Environmentalists, Northern Dynasty Minerals
The EPA took three years to wade through 1.1 million comments and emphasized likely environmental damage coming from any large-scale mine.
The decision follows pressure by major pension funds.
Pebble Mine Executive Says Northern Dynasty Can Manage Giant Alaskan Copper Mine Alone, If Necessary
Northern Dynasty CEO Ron Thiessen spoke with IBTimes about the Alaskan copper mine proposal.
Platinum miners in South Africa face layoffs as one of the largest mining companies looks to cut its payroll.
The London partner of a global mining partnership withdrew from a $4.6 billion Alaskan mine proposal, leaving the project’s future shaky.
Anglo American (AAL) Exiting Alaska's Giant Pebble Project, Potentially World's Largest Copper Mine, Leaving Northern Dynasty Sole Owner
Will Northern Dynasty Minerals have to find a partner for Pebble to replace Anglo American?
Mugabe Threatens More Indigenization: Will Western Companies In Zimbabwe Pay The Price For Sanctions?
The president is once again calling for foreign companies to be majority-owned by black Zimbabweans.
Alaskan Pebble Mine Partnership CEO Lashes Out At EPA, Natural Resources Defense Council: Critics Respond
A key advocate for a massive copper mine in southern Alaska has warned of dire consequences if the Environmental Protection Agency interferes with a likely permitting process.
Controversial Alaskan Mine Near Bristol Bay Opposed By Activists Like Robert Redford Is Projected To Support More Than 15,000 Jobs: Study
An economic impact study by a pair of mineral developers who want to tap a valuable Alaskan mine faces skepticism from activists, who are backed by a recent EPA report.
Amplats halves its planned jobs cutbacks in South Africa.
A new survey predicts by 2020 Chinese and Indians will together buy more of the precious rock than Americans.
South Africa's mining labor problems endure as negotiations drag. One forecast says strikes will contribute greatly to global platinum deficit for 2012.
Thousands of miners on strike in South Africa were fired Friday by Anglo American Platinum Ltd., the world’s largest platinum producer.
Royal Dutch Shell, the world's fourth-largest energy company, says South African strikes are making it impossible to deliver fuel.
Labor unrest spreads in South Africa as miners began striking at AngloGold's Kopanang gold mine.