January 1, 1970

US coal miner Arch files for bankruptcy, hit by cheap gas

One of the largest US coal miners, Arch Coal has filed for bankruptcy protection succumbing to the competitive pressure of cheap natural gas from fracking operations. […]
January 1, 1970

Mining heavyweights descend on Cape Town

Local and international mining industry heavyweights will descend on Cape Town for the 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zim govt faces lawsuit from diamond miners

Diamond mining firms ordered by Robert Mugabe’s government to stop operations in the country’s east are weighing their options, with some starting litigation talks. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Australia seals uranium deal with Ukraine

Australia has announced a pact to export uranium to Ukraine, which could help ease Kiev’s traditional reliance on hostile neighbour Russia for energy. Source: News