January 1, 1970

9 dead, 11 trapped in coal mine explosion in China

China’s state broadcaster says that nine people have been killed in a gas explosion at an underground mine. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Corruption erodes investment opportunities – mining CEO

Mining companies can build a solid business, however, investors are most perturbed by corruption, says Steve Phiri, CEO of Royal Bafokeng Platinum. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amplats offers to raise workers' basic pay 7%

Anglo American Platinum has offered to raise workers’ basic pay by 7% in a deal yet to be ratified by South Africa’s largest union for the […]
January 1, 1970

Copper explodes above $6 000, set for best week ever

Copper has briefly surpassed $6 000 a ton and headed for the biggest weekly rally ever as the metal became the focus for traders speculating on […]