January 1, 1970

Mining firms violated constitutional obligation – judge

Mining companies violated their constitutional obligation to protect employees, a high court judge has said in a monumental ruling over silicosis affecting mineworkers. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amplats expects 85% fewer job losses

Anglo American Platinum has reduced the number of job cuts tied to restructuring at two South African operations by 85%. Source: News
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

Lonmin signals rising costs as safety stoppages hurt production

Lonmin has said costs may rise above the level targeted this year following its life-saving rights issue at the end of 2015. Source: News