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Covid-19

Live statistics and news tracking the number of confirmed cases, recovered patients, and death toll globally due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Glencore scraps $2.6 billion dividend after first-half loss

Glencore scraps $2.6 billion dividend after first-half loss

Glencore became the first major mining company to scrap its dividend, saying on Thursday the economic outlook was too uncertain…
South Africa’s diamond polishers look to lockdown lovers to add shine

South Africa’s diamond polishers look to lockdown lovers to add shine

South Africa’s diamond industry, famed for sales the world over and supplying gems for the British crown jewels, is looking…
ZDAMWU calls for mine closures as Covid-19 rages

ZDAMWU calls for mine closures as Covid-19 rages

The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Minerals Workers Union (ZDAMWU) has called on government to close mines in the wake of…
Diamond giant De Beers likely to cut jobs after Covid-19 hit

Diamond giant De Beers likely to cut jobs after Covid-19 hit

Diamond mining giant De Beers is likely to have to cut jobs, its chief executive said on Thursday, as it…
Anglo American lowers dividend after 39% profit fall from lockdowns

Anglo American lowers dividend after 39% profit fall from lockdowns

Diversified miner Anglo American said on Thursday first- half profits fell 39% as coronavirus-related lockdowns hit production and it said…
ArcelorMittal South Africa falls deeper into half-year loss as steel demand falls

ArcelorMittal South Africa falls deeper into half-year loss as steel demand falls

Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd. fell deeper into a half-year loss as demand for steel dropped due to the…
Amplats H1 profit falls as pandemic, processing shutdown weigh

Amplats H1 profit falls as pandemic, processing shutdown weigh

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) reported on Monday a 7% fall in half-year profit, hurt by the impact of the new…
Khumbul’ekhaya supports industry’s Covid-19 response

Khumbul’ekhaya supports industry’s Covid-19 response

In January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, as a Public Health Emergency of International…
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