January 1, 1970

Zim platinum industry calls for huge investment

Zimbabwe could double annual platinum production in the next decade and become the nation’s top export earner but it needs huge investment. Source: News
January 1, 1970

NUM to demand 20% wage hike at Amplats – document

Union NUM will demand a wage increase of 20% per year for the next two years in upcoming talks with Anglo American Platinum, according to an […]
January 1, 1970

Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

First, find the world's biggest diamond; then, don't break it

Keeping giant gems intact during the mining process is a challenge for companies that account for most of the global production of these multi-million dollar whoppers. […]