January 1, 1970

Glencore profit dives 66% on raw-materials price rout

Glencore, the miner and commodity trader run by billionaire Ivan Glasenberg, has posted a 66% drop in first-half profit on lower raw-materials prices. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amcu, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

The Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers’ pay, the union says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zama-Zamas retrieve last two bodies from Langlaagte mine

Volunteer rescue workers have retrieved the bodies of the last two miners that were still trapped underground at the Langlaagte mine. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Impala refinery workers strike over pay

Members of a union representing more than half the worker’s at Impala Platinum Holdings’ refinery have started a strike after wage talks broke down. Source: News