January 1, 1970

Body of one of 2 missing miners found at Implats

The body of one of two miners trapped underground at Impala Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, North West, has been found, the company says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amplats expects 85% fewer job losses

Anglo American Platinum has reduced the number of job cuts tied to restructuring at two South African operations by 85%. Source: News
January 1, 1970

SA Mining Charter: Madness continues, job-killing transformation paramount

Solidarity’s Gideon du Plessis dispassionately assesses the ANC’s proposed new Mining Charter, concluding that transformation has now taken precedence over all else. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Elusive alluvial diamonds a problem for miners

Despite challenges, the share prices of mining companies Trans Hex and Rockwell are strongly up so far this year, but don’t throw caution to the wind. […]