January 1, 1970

De Beers boosts diamond sales as buyers stock up for holidays

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, boosted sales of the gems in its latest offering as customers began stocking up for the holiday season later […]
January 1, 1970

Amcu, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

The Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers’ pay, the union says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

BHP expects iron ore to notch declines

BHP Billiton expects iron ore prices to begin retreating as “well-telegraphed” new supply hits the market from Australia and Brazil. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Fear and death stalk RBM mine

Another murder and the suspension of five mining staff have raised tensions at the Rio Tinto subsidiary to boiling point. Source: News