January 1, 1970

Zim sets deadline for chrome miner to cede its claims

Zimbabwe has set a deadline for ferrochrome producer Zimbabwe Alloys to hand over half its chrome claims or risk having them seized. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Probe after worker killed at Harmony mine

Investigations are underway after a mining employee was killed while working underground at Harmony’s Phakisa mine, management says. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Sibanye Gold to cut jobs at loss-making Cooke 4 mine

Sibanye Gold has begun talks with unions for job cuts at its Cooke 4 mine after failing to stem heavy losses at the operation. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining industry supports unclaimed benefits efforts – lung disease group

The Occupational Lung Disease Working Group says it actively supports national departments to ensure former mineworkers can claim all their benefits. Source: News