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NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.3 percent, to $16.64. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 35 or 1.4 percent, to $25.24.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.85. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 31 or 1.2 percent, to $25.28.
Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $16.86. Gold Fields rose$. 10 or 2.3 percent, to $4.39. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 22 or. 9 percent, to $25.59.
Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 17 or 1.0 percent, to $16.57. GoldCorp. fell$. 17 or. 7 percent, to $25.05. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 11 or. 4 percent, to $25.26.
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11- South Africa- focused bullion producer Sibanye Gold plans to cut up to 2,500 workers at its recently acquired Cooke 4 mine west of Johannesburg, two industry sources told Reuters on Thursday. Job cuts are a thorny issue in South Africa where labor relations in the mining shafts are raw and the unemployment rate is around 25 percent.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.70. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $25.41.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S.-listed shares of South African gold miner AngloGold Ashanti Ltd were among the biggest percentage decliners on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday after it announced a $2.1 billion rights issue and plans to spin off its non-South African assets in a new British-based company.
PRETORIA, Aug 12- South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that living conditions for many miners were "inhumane" and that he wished that he had done more as an executive at the platinum producer Lonmin to improve them.
JOHANNESBURG, July 31- South Africa's Sibanye Gold remains on the hunt for a platinum asset and has Anglo American Platinum's mines in its sights, ready to make a move if the owner decides on either a straight sale or a separate listing for the assets.
*Move will cut over half of Amplats workforce. *CEO says would prefer to sell assets in one go. JOHANNESBURG, July 21- World number-one platinum producer Anglo American Platinum is to sell a swathe of its most labor-intensive South African mines after a five-month strike shattered its hopes of ever making them profitable.
*Move will cut over half of Amplats workforce. JOHANNESBURG, July 21- World number-one platinum producer Anglo American Platinum is to sell a swathe of its most labor-intensive South African mines after a five-month strike shattered its hopes of ever making them profitable.
Union plus Rustenburg mines could sell for $1- 2 bln- analysts. LONDON/ JOHANNESBURG, April 25- If Anglo American pushes ahead to divest underperforming platinum assets, a sale to a small South African company that specialises in squeezing profit out of mines nearing the end of their lives is seen as the most likely option.
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Stocks finished near session highs Tuesday, recovering losses from their biggest one-day drop this year, boosted by a batch of upbeat earnings results and some better-than-expected economic reports.
In an investor briefing to be distributed late Tuesday or Wednesday, John Paulson will reveal that his gold fund fell more than 10 percent for the first two months of this year, said people familiar with the numbers.
Hedge fund giant John Paulson's tough track record in 2012 is spilling over into the gold market because his rivals are going after him, an industry watcher told CNBC.
*One miner injured; workers want wage rises to match Lonmin. RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Oct 30- South African police fired rubber bullets and teargas on Tuesday at striking Amplats miners who were protesting against a union-brokered deal to end a six-week wildcat walkout at the top platinum producer.
*National Union of Mineworkers accepts gold industry offer. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 25- South Africa's gold mines agreed a wage deal with unions on Thursday as the bulk of the gold sector's striking miners returned to work under threat of dismissal.
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 25- About 100,000 workers have downed tools for better pay in South Africa since August. In October around 15,000 were sacked and thousands returned to work after threats of dismissal.