January 1, 1970

Amplats expects 85% fewer job losses

Anglo American Platinum has reduced the number of job cuts tied to restructuring at two South African operations by 85%. Source: News
January 1, 1970

SA Mining Charter: Madness continues, job-killing transformation paramount

Solidarity’s Gideon du Plessis dispassionately assesses the ANC’s proposed new Mining Charter, concluding that transformation has now taken precedence over all else. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Elusive alluvial diamonds a problem for miners

Despite challenges, the share prices of mining companies Trans Hex and Rockwell are strongly up so far this year, but don’t throw caution to the wind. […]
January 1, 1970

Clarke: MRC pulls Pondoland investment. Beginning of end or end of beginning?

MRC’s exit from the Pondoland Wild Coast means that unless there is a redoubling of monitoring and decisive action, the killing and intimidation will only escalate. […]