January 1, 1970

Glencore sticks to cutbacks promise

Glencore has kept a pledge to produce less metal following last year’s price rout and maintained its earnings outlook for the trading unit. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Lonmin turns cash-positive on cost cuts

Platinum miner Lonmin says it was cash-positive in the first half of the year as it implements a cost-cutting plan to save the business. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Peru declares mercury poison emergency

Peru has declared an environmental emergency in 11 Amazon jungle districts where mercury pollution blamed on unregulated gold mining is poisoning people and fish. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Limpopo Amcu member stabbed with assegai, NUM member shot

Two rival union members have been killed in Northam, Limpopo police say. Source: News