January 1, 1970

Kumba granted residual mining right

The Department of Mineral Resources has granted Kumba Iron Ore the residual 21.4% share of the mining right for the Sishen mine. Source: News
January 1, 1970

China blast kills 15 miners, 18 missing: state media

Fifteen miners are confirmed dead and 18 missing after a coal mine explosion in southwest China, state media have reported, the latest mining disaster in the […]
January 1, 1970

Diamond sales by Anglo’s De Beers drop to lowest this year

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said sales of the gems at its most recent auction fell to the lowest this year. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Miners get jobs back

Hundreds of people stand to be employed as the Lily and Barbrook mines in Mpumalanga are due to resume operating after 15 months. Source: News