January 1, 1970

Rescue operation for trapped Highgate illegal miner called-off

A rescue operation for an illegal miner, who was believed to be trapped at a disused shaft in the Highgate area, has been called off, police […]
January 1, 1970

Miners frozen out as SA readies new empowerment rules

Mining companies in South Africa have been frozen out of consultation over regulatory changes that could dilute shareholders, raise costs and impose new levies to fund […]
January 1, 1970

Zwane reveals final Mining Charter, despite mining boycott

The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%. […]
January 1, 1970

Chinese firm adds incentives to fend off Glencore's challenge of Rio assets

China-controlled Yancoal Australia has added new incentives to its offer for Rio Tinto’s Australian coal assets to fend off a last-minute challenge by rival Glencore. Source: […]