January 1, 1970

At least 3 dead in Zim diamond field accident – ZBC

The Zimbabwean Broadcasting Corporation has reported that at least three illegal panners have been crushed to death by falling rock in the Chiadzwa diamond fields, amid […]
January 1, 1970

Congo orders mining, oil firms to pay tax in USD

The decision is part of an attempt by authorities to increase reserves of foreign currency, weakened by a slump in global mining and oil prices that […]
January 1, 1970

Zim probes Rio Tinto’s Murowa share disposal

Zimbabwe is probing Rio Tinto’s disposal of its stake in two mines in Zimbabwe, charging that disposed shares were held offshore. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Trapped KZN miners presumed dead, rescue called off

The brief search for illegal miners trapped underground in a disused illegal mine in KwaZulu-Natal has been abandoned, squashing any hopes that they might still be […]