January 1, 1970

South32 flags $1.7bn writedown, massive SA job cuts

Mining giant BHP Billiton’s South32 spin-off has announced $1.7bn in asset writedowns and says it will axe hundreds of jobs in South Africa. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Lily Mine efforts still a rescue operation – Amcu

The operation to rescue three miners trapped underground at Lily Mine for 11 days is not yet a recovery mission, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Seven missing after landslide at Congo copper mine

Swiss mining company Glencore says 7 people are missing following a landslide at a massive open pit copper mine in southeastern Congo. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amcu claims victory over NUM with Sibanye wage offer

Mines union Amcu has claimed its first victory over the National Union of Mineworkers as its members voted unanimously in favour of a new wage offer […]