January 1, 1970

SA’s richest man buys stake in diamond mine

Christo Wiese, SA’s richest man, has formed a consortium of investors who plan to take control of Trans Hex, a diamond miner based in Cape Town. […]
January 1, 1970

Atlas plans jobs cuts as expenses erode income

Atlas Mara, owned by ex-Barclays boss Bob Diamond, will cut jobs and costs after first-half expenses outpaced revenue growth and profit declined 71%. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining’s ugly underbelly

Communities around mines suffer while government does little to protect them from exploitation. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining no longer cornerstone of SA economy

Despite having been the cornerstone of SA’s economy for over 150 years, latest GDP figures show other sectors are dwarfing mining’s contribution by far. Source: News