January 1, 1970

7 coal miners dead in China after gas explosion

A gas explosion inside a coal mine in southwestern China has killed seven people and injured two more. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Kumba granted residual mining right

The Department of Mineral Resources has granted Kumba Iron Ore the residual 21.4% share of the mining right for the Sishen mine. Source: News
January 1, 1970

EXCLUSIVE: Australian mine takes legal action after SA site raid

MRC is taking legal action against the Department of Environmental Affairs for what it believes was an “illegally obtained search warrant”, after it raided its west […]
January 1, 1970

Northam buys mining right from Amplats for R1bn

Northam Platinum has agreed to buy a mining right from Anglo American Platinum for R1bn, enabling it to extend the life of the world’s deepest platinum […]