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‘We may be forced to shut’: no silver lining for miners battling cable thieves

Sophisticated gangs are targeting SA’s platinum mines to steal expensive copper from cables, disrupting operations

08 May 2022 - 17:43 By Felix Njini

South African miners are battling a growing threat kilometres underground in the world’s deepest platinum shafts: gangs stealing copper cables and disrupting operations. ..

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