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SOUTH AFRICA: Coronavirus in South Africa: Outbreak closes Mponeng gold mine

Operations at the world's deepest gold mine, in South Africa, have been halted after 164 cases of coronavirus were detected there.

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AUTO SALES: Worries grow that cashback deals, gifts presage damaging price war

  • Date: 26-05-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

HANGZHOU -- Cashback offers, up to 10 free oil changes, generous prepaid gasoline cards -- these are just some of the giveaways China's auto dealerships are using to woo customers out and about after spending much of February and March in lockdown.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Tharisa CEO praises SA's pandemic response

The CEO of South Africa-focused Tharisa Mining has praised Pretoria's response to COVID-19, and suggested mining operations will continue to be prioritised as the pandemic unfolds.

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PGM PROJECTS: Junior miner dives into Thunder Bay-area platinum, palladium project

A rechristened junior mining company is taking its first stab at exploring for platinum and palladium on a property halfway between Thunder Bay and the Lac des Iles Mine.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mines reconfigure to survive virus amid job loss fears

MARIKANA - On a chilly South African evening at the mining town of Marikana, men filed into a bus and sat one per row, ready to start their night shift at a nearby platinum mine.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Fifty-three workers at AngloGold Ashanti mine in South Africa have coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Underground production at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine in South Africa will remain closed until further notice after 53 employees tested positive for the coronavirus, a provincial health department said in a statement on Sunday.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Union urges closure after mine's virus cases spike

JOHANNESBURG - ​The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called for the temporary closure of mines in Limpopo after 30 Covid-19 cases were confirmed at the Dwarsrivier chrome mine in Burgersfort.

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AUTO SALES: Lockdowns push European sales to record 78% plunge in April

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

European passenger car sales slumped in April when the first full month with restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic dragged sales to a record drop.

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