January 1, 1970

Zim state diamond miner produces 500 000 carats

Zimbabwe’s new state-owned diamond miner has produced 513 000 carats since March when it started operations, its acting CEO says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Platinum output not keeping up with cost hikes, say miners

Depressed metal prices and continued above-inflation increases in labour and other input costs present a major challenge to the industry, say platinum miners. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Lily Mine to resume operations after R171m Canadian investment

Lily Mine’s top executive Mike McChesney has confirmed that operations will resume following a R171m investment from a Canadian company. Source: News