January 1, 1970

Elusive alluvial diamonds a problem for miners

Despite challenges, the share prices of mining companies Trans Hex and Rockwell are strongly up so far this year, but don’t throw caution to the wind. […]
January 1, 1970

Why Anglo is forced to cut 85 000 jobs

Anglo American has announced an eye-watering package of asset sales, mine closures and job cuts and says it aims to employ 50 000 people, 85 000 […]
January 1, 1970

BHP may need $10bn stock sale – analyst

BHP Billiton needs to raise as much as $10bn in a sale of new stock to its investors if it wants to keep its credit rating, […]
January 1, 1970

Rescue teams 12m away from trapped miners

With rescue teams only 12 metres away from where three Lily Mine workers are trapped, it’s now only a matter of drilling through rocks to reach […]