January 1, 1970

Geriatrics crave diamonds spurned by iPad generation

Diamonds are losing their allure for many consumers more interested in spending money on vacations, fancy handbags and high-tech gadgets. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Union rivalry deepens gloom in SA mining industry

The decline of NUM is eroding one of the pillars of the post-apartheid economy and deepening the woes plaguing the country’s biggest export industry. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Anglo to sell business units for $1.5bn

Anglo American has agreed to sell its niobium and phosphate businesses to China Molybdenum for $1.5bn in cash in its first big disposal. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zambia miners cheer new copper royalty regime

Copper miners have welcomed Zambia’s new royalty regime, describing it as a progressive step by the government to support the mining industry in a low price […]