January 1, 1970

Zim sets deadline for chrome miner to cede its claims

Zimbabwe has set a deadline for ferrochrome producer Zimbabwe Alloys to hand over half its chrome claims or risk having them seized. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Royal Bafokeng delays upgrade of mine

Royal Bafokeng Platinum is to delay the upgrade of its mine by a year as commodity prices sink to record lows. Source: News
January 1, 1970

De Beers: Kimberley Mines sale won't result in lay-offs

De Beers Consolidated Mines has held numerous meetings with NUM about Kimberley Mines and no retrenchments will result from the mine’s disposal, says the company. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

South32 flags $1.7bn writedown, massive SA job cuts

Mining giant BHP Billiton’s South32 spin-off has announced $1.7bn in asset writedowns and says it will axe hundreds of jobs in South Africa. Source: News