January 1, 1970

Zim platinum industry calls for huge investment

Zimbabwe could double annual platinum production in the next decade and become the nation’s top export earner but it needs huge investment. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Invoice fraud rife in SA gold exports – UN report

South Africa was fingered in a report for flagrant discrepancies between its official trade statistics of gold exports versus records of its trading partners. Source: News
January 1, 1970

De Beers ends 127-yr control of Kimberley Mines

Petra Diamonds and a partner have agreed to buy De Beers’ Kimberley Mines, ending the producer’s 127-year control of the operation. Source: News