January 1, 1970

Russia's Norilsk Nickel sues Botswana for reneging on deal

Russian Nickel mining group, Nornickel has taken legal action against the Botswana government for reneging on a deal. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Second man dies after being trapped in Germiston mine

The second man who was trapped in a mine on Stanley Road in Primrose, Germiston has died, paramedics have said. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Diamond sales by Anglo’s De Beers drop to lowest this year

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said sales of the gems at its most recent auction fell to the lowest this year. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Illegal miner found dead in Riverlea

An illegal miner, who was believed to have initially been trapped underground, was found dead at a disused shaft in Riverlea, Gauteng police have said. Source: […]