January 1, 1970

Four areas where mining does a lot for SA

It is highly inaccurate to suggest that South Africans do not benefit from the mineral wealth beneath their feet, writes Kerwin Lebone of the SAIRR. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Northam buys mining right from Amplats for R1bn

Northam Platinum has agreed to buy a mining right from Anglo American Platinum for R1bn, enabling it to extend the life of the world’s deepest platinum […]
January 1, 1970

Mining in biodiverse sanctuary approved

An Indian mining company, of which two of President Jacob Zuma’s nephews are trustees, has been granted the right to mine in an environmentally sensitive area […]
January 1, 1970

Illegal miner found dead in Riverlea

An illegal miner, who was believed to have initially been trapped underground, was found dead at a disused shaft in Riverlea, Gauteng police have said. Source: […]