January 1, 1970

Diamond sales by Anglo’s De Beers drop to lowest this year

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said sales of the gems at its most recent auction fell to the lowest this year. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Illegal miner found dead in Riverlea

An illegal miner, who was believed to have initially been trapped underground, was found dead at a disused shaft in Riverlea, Gauteng police have said. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Rescue operation for trapped Highgate illegal miner called-off

A rescue operation for an illegal miner, who was believed to be trapped at a disused shaft in the Highgate area, has been called off, police […]
January 1, 1970

Coal uptick boon for miners

With China having cut production, the price of coal has risen, leaving miners such as Anglo American and Glencore with much to smile about. Source: News