January 1, 1970

Authorities 'rely heavily' on info from illegal miners after gas explosion

Authorities say they have relied heavily on the information from illegal miners at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion last […]
January 1, 1970

31 bodies recovered at Welkom mine

Authorities say they have recovered more bodies at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion. Source: News
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