January 1, 1970

Mining firms violated constitutional obligation – judge

Mining companies violated their constitutional obligation to protect employees, a high court judge has said in a monumental ruling over silicosis affecting mineworkers. Source: News
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

Safety stoppages hamper AngloGold operations

Regulatory safety stoppages have hampered production at some of AngloGold Ashanti’s South African mines, overshadowing good performance at certain operations. Source: New feed
January 1, 1970

Global miners steel for worse after torrid year

Global miners are battling as tumbling commodity prices and supply gluts are set to force more closures and massive cuts in 2016, analysts say. Source: News