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South Africa platinum mineworkers return to work

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:32

Thousands of miners on South Africa`s platinum belt streamed back to work on Wednesday after reaching a wage deal with leading global producers that ended a crippling five-month strike.

South Africa strike against world's top platinum producers over

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 02:15

A five-month strike against the world's biggest platinum producers is over, union leaders said today, ending a stoppage that has battered South Africa's economy.

S.Africa`s platinum strike could end this week: Advisor

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 21:59

South Africa`s protracted platinum strike could be called off this week after trade union leaders responded positively to a wage offer by producers, a source close to the talks said Tuesday.

S Africa: Possible deal reached to end mine strike

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 22:04

A deal to end South Africa`s longest mining strike has been reached in "principle" between three platinum-producing companies and leaders of a union representing tens of thousands of miners, the companies said today.

S Africa warns strike-hit platinum mines could close

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 22:21

The South African government and its central bank chief today warned that strike-hit platinum mines could close, throwing miners out of work and rocking an already shaky economy.

Gold price steady as US data eyed; platinum group metals rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:35

Gold was flat at USD 1,291.50 an ounce Tuesday, after ending flat in the last two weeks.

South Africa platinum strike talks resume

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 15:05

South Africa`s platinum producers and a union are due to resume talks today in an effort to stop a four-month-long strike that has wreaked havoc in the sector.

Gold steadies below $1,300; platinum gains as strikes drag on

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 14:36

Gold steadied on Monday after two consecutive sessions of losses but remained below the key USD1,300-an-ounce level, weighed down by strong U.S. economic data and waning investor interest.

Strikers urged to `remain steadfast` at South Africa platinum mine

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:55

Thousands of club-wielding striking workers at a platinum mine in South Africa were urged by their leaders to remain steadfast in the face of a deadline to return underground Wednesday.

Three workers killed as South Africa platinum belt boils over

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:52

Three mine workers were killed in South Africa`s restive platinum belt, a union said Monday, as efforts intensified to break a strike that is now in its fourth month.

Vidya Balan dons `Nouveau-Traditions` design trend in platinum

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 21:23

This season, Vidya Balan dons a distinct look with the vintage meets modern range of precious platinum jewellery by Ranka Jewellers.

Appeal of jewellery growing among Indian men: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:30

According to the survey, investment purchase by men in precious metals is prevalent across all age groups.