January 1, 1970

Petra Diamonds mines 138-carat white diamond

Petra Diamonds has it recovered a 138 carat white diamond at the historic Cullinan mine near Pretoria in South Africa. Source: News
January 1, 1970

People want tourism, not destructive mining – Green Bishop

Green tourism areas are becoming increasingly valuable, but the massive destruction of open cast mining is threatening this ideal, says Bishop Geoff Davies. Source: News
January 1, 1970

SA’s richest man buys stake in diamond mine

Christo Wiese, SA’s richest man, has formed a consortium of investors who plan to take control of Trans Hex, a diamond miner based in Cape Town. […]
January 1, 1970

Bapo Ba Mogale community: Provincial government to blame for missing funds

Members of the Bapo Ba Mogale community in the North West claim that the community lost over R600m because the provincial government didn’t ensure that the […]