January 1, 1970

Fatal accident at Zim mine

An employee of Mimosa Platinum was fatally injured while working underground at its mine in Zimbabwe, says the company. Source: News
January 1, 1970

NUM takes De Beers on over Kimberley Mines

Union NUM plans to protest against De Beers Consolidated Mines’ decision to sell its Kimberley Mines, which it says could see the fate of 600 employees […]
January 1, 1970

China still bullish for commodities – Glencore boss

China’s economic growth engine will drive raw materials demand in the long term as the commodities firm remains focused on trading, says director John Mark. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Gold loses lustre for 3rd straight year

Gold’s image as a haven asset has taken a battering with the metal heading for its third-straight annual loss amid the sale of gold-backed funds by […]