Blyvoor mine

 
Blyvoor mine joins the Aurora strip club
Blyvoor mine joins the Aurora strip club
The once vibrant mining town of Blyvooruitzicht is being stripped. Its silent mine is stuck in legal limbo as liquidators try to sell it to cover...
Editorial: Police failings mock Constitution
Editorial: Police failings mock Constitution
The bloody events at the disused Blyvooruitzicht gold mine in Carletonville, involving the death of two dozen or more illegal miners and security...
Savagery governs Wild West mine
Savagery governs Wild West mine
Three months after his son Sonwabo Gcweka was found dead after allegedly being beaten at the Blyvooruitzicht gold mine, 70-year-old Simphiwe...
Aurora meets Marikana at bloody Blyvoor
Aurora meets Marikana at bloody Blyvoor
Shocking evidence of beatings, possible executions and dozens of killings has emerged from contractors, workers and business people involved in...
Wrangling leaves miners in limbo
Wrangling leaves miners in limbo
Flies buzz around the small room as a pot of offal boils on a small gas cooker on the floor. In the corner of the makeshift kitchen stands an...
Gold mines now dust as jobs vanish
Gold mines now dust as jobs vanish
A half-dozen unemployed workers from the Blyvooruitzicht gold mine, south-west of Johannesburg, finish off the last scraps of a slaughtered cow in...
Blyvoor: Legal minefield is a deadly hazard
Blyvoor: Legal minefield is a deadly hazard
Mining is an ­inherently ­destructive ­activity. Over more than a century in South Africa, mining companies have been able to do what...
Defunct mine gets up Blyvooruitzicht's nose
Defunct mine gets up Blyvooruitzicht's nose
A massive mine dump is rising like a new sand dune next to Blyvooruitzicht's main shopping centre outside Carletonville in western Gauteng. Its...

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