January 1, 1970

People want tourism, not destructive mining – Green Bishop

Green tourism areas are becoming increasingly valuable, but the massive destruction of open cast mining is threatening this ideal, says Bishop Geoff Davies. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Northam Platinum's full-year loss narrows 51%

Northam Platinum has said its full-year loss halved as production increased 16% and the South African miner paid less interest after cutting debt. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining no longer cornerstone of SA economy

Despite having been the cornerstone of SA’s economy for over 150 years, latest GDP figures show other sectors are dwarfing mining’s contribution by far. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zim gold producers raise output

Zimbabwe’s gold miners are ramping up production, benefiting from the low cost nature of mining deposits generally closer to the surface than those of SA mines. […]