January 1, 1970

Mining production, sales on the decline

November’s annualised mining production dropped by 0.8%, while October’s mineral sales decreased by 2.8%, according to Stats SA. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Court battle linked to Wild Coast mining rights heats up

Four men suspected of attacking a group of anti-mining activists have been granted R2 000 bail after a five-day hearing in the Bizana Magistrate’s Court. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

US coal miner Arch files for bankruptcy, hit by cheap gas

One of the largest US coal miners, Arch Coal has filed for bankruptcy protection succumbing to the competitive pressure of cheap natural gas from fracking operations. […]
January 1, 1970

Zim mining headed for bleak 2016 – chamber

The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe is anticipating little improvement in production and prices for most metals, despite an easing in power supplies. Source: News