January 1, 1970

School children bunk classes to refine gold

A group of schoolgoing children spend their days refining gold for “easy money” in Benoni, on Gauteng’s East Rand. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Implats plunges on R5.1bn bond refinance

Impala Platinum has plunged in Johannesburg trading after saying it will refinance about R5.1bn of convertible bonds, which could dilute existing shareholders. Source: News
January 1, 1970

PICS: Two massive diamonds found in Lesotho

Gem Diamonds has discovered two diamonds bigger than 100 carats at its Lesotho mine, bringing the struggling miner a step closer to ending a drought of […]
January 1, 1970

New charter won't bring down mining sector – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has given the controversial new Mining Charter a ringing endorsement, and denies it will be “an action that brings down the mining sector”. […]