south africa

Mark Gordon

When “gold” and “South Africa” are mentioned in the same sentence, thoughts generally turn to the deep mines of the Witwatersrand, historically one of the world’s largest gold producers. However, the Wits was not the site of South Africa’s first gold rush; that honour goes to the Pilgrim’s Rest-Sabie gold... Show More

We are becoming more comfortable that Lovisa could become a five-year growth story, based on the disciplined and strategic manner in which offshore growth opportunities are being evaluated. With the Lovisa product culturally attuned to UK tastes, expansion into the UK market may present a logical short to medium term... Show More

John Robertson

Is Universal Coal (UNV:AX) one of the 10 best resources companies listed on the ASX? The theme of my Mining Journal column this week ( is that sound investments are characterised by companies getting the job done: doing what they said they were going to do within the foreshadowed timeframe.... Show More

ETFS: 'Palladium Rises to 33-Month High on South Africa Strike. Palladium futures jumped to the highest since August 2011 on concern that supplies will be disrupted in South Africa, the world's second-largest producer. Platinum also gained. Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, the biggest labor organization at... Show More