January 1, 1970

Explosion kills 18 in 'illegal' coal mine in northern China

China’s state broadcaster says 18 people have been killed in a gas explosion at an underground mine Source: News
January 1, 1970

Impala refinery workers strike over pay

Members of a union representing more than half the worker’s at Impala Platinum Holdings’ refinery have started a strike after wage talks broke down. Source: News
January 1, 1970

9 dead, 11 trapped in coal mine explosion in China

China’s state broadcaster says that nine people have been killed in a gas explosion at an underground mine. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Hearings into mining community problems resume

The SA Human Rights Commission’s hearings into the socio-economic conditions in mining communities are expected to resume in Johannesburg. Source: News