January 1, 1970

Four killed in Rustenburg platinum mine fire

Four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine near Rustenburg, the Impala group has said. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Weak rand, firm gold price boost Harmony profits

Harmony Gold has posted an 84% increase in production profit to R1.29bn quarter on quarter, mainly due to a 7% rise in the gold price received. […]
January 1, 1970

African resource rich countries are ‘addicts in need of rehab’

Without beneficiation, value addition and industrialisation around commodities, the minerals have hardly touched communities, says former Zim minister Tendai Biti. Source: News
January 1, 1970

New technology not to blame for recent Lily Mine cave-ins

The new technology and vibration techniques that have been used to crush large rocks at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga cannot be blamed for the recent cave-ins, […]