January 1, 1970

Rescue underway for Carltonville miner trapped for four days

Rescue operations are currently underway at the AngloGold Ashanti Maponeng mine in Carltonville, in the western part of Gauteng, for a miner who has been trapped. […]
January 1, 1970

BEE: Mining firms on edge

Mining companies and investors are eagerly awaiting this month’s High Court decision on the ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle regarding black ownership. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Robots will run mines within the next decade – Anglo

Some mines in the next decade will run without humans and instead rely on robots, virtual models and sensors, according to Anglo American. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Sibanye buying long-suffering Lonmin in R5.17bn deal

Sibanye Gold has offered £285m to buy Lonmin, the world’s third-biggest platinum miner. Source: News