January 1, 1970

De Beers ends 127-yr control of Kimberley Mines

Petra Diamonds and a partner have agreed to buy De Beers’ Kimberley Mines, ending the producer’s 127-year control of the operation. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Randgold CEO warns bankers about unprofitable gold

“The more we continue to produce unprofitable gold, the more pressure we put on the gold price,” says Randgold CEO Mark Bristow. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Aquarius, Sibanye holders vote for merger deal

Shareholders expect the processing of Sibanye Gold’s cash offer for Aquarius Platinum to sail through and say the deal should be done and dusted by April […]
January 1, 1970

Anthea Jeffery: Weasel clause reappears – undermining property rights

A new definition of expropriation carries potential risk for all who own farms, houses, mines, and other property in SA, both black and white, warns an […]