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
January 1, 1970

Lily Mine efforts still a rescue operation – Amcu

The operation to rescue three miners trapped underground at Lily Mine for 11 days is not yet a recovery mission, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Seven missing after landslide at Congo copper mine

Swiss mining company Glencore says 7 people are missing following a landslide at a massive open pit copper mine in southeastern Congo. Source: News