January 1, 1970

PICS: Diamond the ‘size of tennis ball’ to be auctioned

A 1 100 carat diamond, the second biggest in the world, found in Botswana will be auctioned off in a secret road-show. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Fitch cuts Anglo to junk as restructure questioned

Anglo American’s credit assessment was cut to junk with a negative outlook by Fitch Ratings as the miner looks to reduce its asset base and trim […]
January 1, 1970

Zimplats slashes capex spend, freezes new labour

Low platinum prices and a loss for the six months end-December 31 have forced Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats to cut capital expenditure by 54%. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Chamber of Mines sees end to black ownership row

The Chamber of Mines is optimistic that it will resolve a dispute with the government about the requirements for black shareholding in mining companies this year. […]