January 1, 1970

Coal producers conclude 3-year wage agreement

The Chamber of Mines has reached a three-year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Glencore's troubles in Congo claim its highest profile victim

Two weeks after the Paradise Papers leak brought a wave of scrutiny over Glencore’s dealings in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the company is facing another […]
January 1, 1970

Glencore directors step down from DRC unit amid probe

Three Glencore executives have stepped down as directors of the Swiss trader’s copper and cobalt unit, Katanga Mining after an internal review found ‘material weaknesses’ in […]
January 1, 1970

163-carat Angolan diamond sells for $34m, still disappoints

A flawless 163-carat clear diamond from Angola fetched $34m (approximately R487m) at Christie’s in Geneva – not enough to dispel concerns about the health of the […]