January 1, 1970

17 die in Chinese mine accident

Local authorities say 17 coal miners have died following a pit fire in northeast China’s Liaoning province. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mineral resources DG resigns

Mineral Resources Director General Thibedi Ramontja has resigned, citing personal reasons. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zim platinum miners seek lower royalty fees

Zimbabwe should reduce the royalty fee on platinum producers from 10% to help mining firms offset the impact of low prices, says the country’s mining chamber. […]
January 1, 1970

Lonmin’s crucial $400m rights issue

Lonmin’s discounted $400m rights issue was under subscribed, with only about 71% of the shares on offer taken up, showing that investors are losing faith in […]