January 1, 1970

Coal miners killed in underground blast in Colombia

At least eight people have died and five are missing after an underground explosion at a coal mine in central Colombia. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zwane booed as locals disrupt Mining Charter meeting

The first imbizo on the Mining Charter in Mpumalanga has been postponed after it was disrupted by disgruntled community members, who insisted that premier David Mabuza […]
January 1, 1970

Ramaphosa gave Mining Charter the nod, says Zwane

Despite his critique of the consultation process involving the Mining Charter, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa supported it, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Glencore's last minute gambit gives Rio cash-or-China dilemma

Glencore’s last-minute bid for Australian coal mines leaves Rio Tinto Group with a dilemma to mull over the weekend: accept less money or risk upsetting its […]