January 1, 1970

Commodity rout hits home as SA records output drop

South Africa’s mining production fell the most since at least 1980 after the country’s biggest gold and platinum mines halted unprofitable output. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Lily Mine to resume operations after R171m Canadian investment

Lily Mine’s top executive Mike McChesney has confirmed that operations will resume following a R171m investment from a Canadian company. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Sasol mulling bid for Chevron assets

Sasol is “assessing the opportunity” of making an offer for Chevron’s assets, which the Strategic Fuel Fund has also expressed interest in buying. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Eskom NUM members to strike over 'apartheid-era wage gap'

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom’s offer of 7% is an insult to hardworking Eskom workers and will go on strike from 8 August 2016. […]