Anglo American group iron-ore mining company Kumba Iron Ore, which achieved record earnings with great exuberance, has shared a sky-high half-year R51-billion with its stakeholders that include the fiscus, local suppliers, nearby communities, employees, shareholders and society as a whole. From a financial perspective, Kumba delivered earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of R44.4-billion, underpinned by higher realised iron-ore prices and a focus on cost containment, and a return on capital employed of 225%.