January 1, 1970

Trapped KZN miners presumed dead, rescue called off

The brief search for illegal miners trapped underground in a disused illegal mine in KwaZulu-Natal has been abandoned, squashing any hopes that they might still be […]
January 1, 1970

Planned mining laws unacceptable – Sibanye

Sibanye Gold has criticised the planned Mining Charter, saying some aspects of the legislation are “not acceptable” in their current form. Source: News
January 1, 1970

How Guptas, Duduzane Zuma could score from coal deal

The sale of the Optimum coal mine to the Guptas and Duduzane Zuma has been concluded, but the question is how they will make money from […]
January 1, 1970

Largest US coal miner Peabody files for bankruptcy

Peabody Energy has filed for bankruptcy, battered like the rest of the industry by competition from cheap natural gas and a push for cleaner energy. Source: […]