January 1, 1970

What can we do but wait – Lily Mine victim's dad

The father of one of the women trapped underground at Lily Mine in Barberton says he understands the mine management’s decision to suspend rescue efforts. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

Congo orders mining, oil firms to pay tax in USD

The decision is part of an attempt by authorities to increase reserves of foreign currency, weakened by a slump in global mining and oil prices that […]
January 1, 1970

Trapped KZN miners presumed dead, rescue called off

The brief search for illegal miners trapped underground in a disused illegal mine in KwaZulu-Natal has been abandoned, squashing any hopes that they might still be […]
January 1, 1970

Glencore CEO lists mining's mistakes after $1trn spree

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg wants the mining industry to learn from past mistakes after a $1trn spending spree left the world awash with metals. Source: News