January 1, 1970

Case against 22 illegal miners in Welkom postponed

The case against 22 illegal miners arrested at a Welkom gold mine has been postponed in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court, Free State police say. Source: News
January 1, 1970

De Beers diamond sale exceeds expectations

De Beers has had its smallest diamond sale so far this year as the industry entered a seasonally slower period, still it said the auction was […]
January 1, 1970

South32 manganese ore production drops to lag estimates

South32 says first-quarter output dropped 4% after halting some mine work in South Africa. Source: News
January 1, 1970

SA platinum producers dodge strike bullet

The world’s three biggest platinum producers all reached three-year wage deals with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union without losing one day to a strike. […]