January 1, 1970

Five remain trapped 3.1km underground at Harmony mine

Rescue teams are still working to save five miners trapped 3.1km below ground at Harmony’s Kusasalethu mine in Carletonville. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Harmony mine must take responsibility if trapped miners die – Amcu

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) says Harmony’s Kusasalethu mine in Carletonville needs to take full responsibility if the five trapped miners are not […]
January 1, 1970

Ambitious Northam adds R1bn Amplats mine to its stable

The mining ministry has given Northam Platinum the green light to acquire Anglo American Platinum’s Amandelbult property for R1bn. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Brazil scraps Amazon reserve to allow mining

Brazil has stripped a vast Amazon nature reserve of its protected status in a move that could expand mining in the region, in a decree that […]