January 1, 1970

AngloGold concerned over Ghana mine looting

AngloGold Ashanti says it has “grave and mounting concerns” about illegal mining at its Obuasi mine in Ghana. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Glencore sticks to cutbacks promise

Glencore has kept a pledge to produce less metal following last year’s price rout and maintained its earnings outlook for the trading unit. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Peru declares mercury poison emergency

Peru has declared an environmental emergency in 11 Amazon jungle districts where mercury pollution blamed on unregulated gold mining is poisoning people and fish. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amplats sees profit falling on platinum drop, tax adjustment

Anglo American Platinum has said first-half profit will probably be at least 20% lower after a tax gain boosted earnings in the previous year. Source: News