January 1, 1970

NUM to demand 20% wage hike at Amplats – document

Union NUM will demand a wage increase of 20% per year for the next two years in upcoming talks with Anglo American Platinum, according to an […]
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

First, find the world's biggest diamond; then, don't break it

Keeping giant gems intact during the mining process is a challenge for companies that account for most of the global production of these multi-million dollar whoppers. […]
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