January 1, 1970

Body of one of 2 missing miners found at Implats

The body of one of two miners trapped underground at Impala Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, North West, has been found, the company says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

SA Mining Charter: Madness continues, job-killing transformation paramount

Solidarity’s Gideon du Plessis dispassionately assesses the ANC’s proposed new Mining Charter, concluding that transformation has now taken precedence over all else. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Clarke: MRC pulls Pondoland investment. Beginning of end or end of beginning?

MRC’s exit from the Pondoland Wild Coast means that unless there is a redoubling of monitoring and decisive action, the killing and intimidation will only escalate. […]
January 1, 1970

De Beers ends 127-yr control of Kimberley Mines

Petra Diamonds and a partner have agreed to buy De Beers’ Kimberley Mines, ending the producer’s 127-year control of the operation. Source: News