January 1, 1970

Tough times for small town blighted by mine closure

At the end of a narrow road stands the dilapidated husk of a golf clubhouse, now overrun with tall weeds and creepers, a reminder of better […]
January 1, 1970

Markets bloodbath as Zwane shocks mining sector

The rand dived almost 2% and mining firms saw about R30bn shaved off their combined market capitalisation after Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane announced a new stringent […]
January 1, 1970

Zwane booed as locals disrupt Mining Charter meeting

The first imbizo on the Mining Charter in Mpumalanga has been postponed after it was disrupted by disgruntled community members, who insisted that premier David Mabuza […]
January 1, 1970

NUM preparing to fight as retrenchment toll rises

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing up for a fight against both mining companies and the government, amid increasing retrenchments at South Africa’s mines. Source: […]