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Seven days of hell and hope for trapped Lily miners
Seven days of hell and hope for trapped Lily miners
Tap … tap tap … tap tap tap. Members of the Mine Rescue Services team hit a steel pipe on a rock, sending an audio signal to a metal...
Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
The Gran Torre Santiago, the tallest skyscraper in South America, which looms over Chile’s capital city of Santiago, has turned into a symbol of...
'Marikana: The Musical' scores 13 nominations
'Marikana: The Musical' scores 13 nominations
Marikana: The Musical has taken centre stage at the 2015 Naledi Theatre awards, bagging the most nominations.
Miners dig deep as strike wears on
Miners dig deep as strike wears on
Forty-one-year-old John Smock says he owes R4 650 to clothing shops in Rustenburg and has a loan of R50 000 from Standard Bank for his...
More trapped illegal miners surface
More trapped illegal miners surface
Three more illegal miners surfaced on Tuesday from an abandoned mine in Benoni, emergency services said.
Trapped illegal miners avoid rescue to delay arrest
Trapped illegal miners avoid rescue to delay arrest
A rescued illegal miner at a Gold One operation in Benoni on Monday was sent back underground to convince fellow miners to come to the...
Wage parity may exacerbate unrest on platinum belt
Wage parity may exacerbate unrest on platinum belt
Calls persist for centralised bargaining in the platinum industry in the hope of preventing further labour unrest in the industry, but wage...
NUM marches over ill-treatment of overseas Rio Tinto miners
NUM marches over ill-treatment of overseas Rio Tinto miners
Around 200 National Union of Mineworkers? (NUM) members marched to the Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Thursday to protest against the alleged...
Sick miners are 'left with nothing'
Sick miners are 'left with nothing'
For the hundreds of thousands of sick former mineworkers the only compensation available for years of work and life lost to lung disease is a token...
Eight miners' bodies recovered at Harmony after fire
Eight miners' bodies recovered at Harmony after fire
Government said on Thursday that rescuers have recovered eight bodies after a fire and rock fall at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg, and one other miner remained missing....
Harmony gold miners trapped underground
Harmony gold miners trapped underground
South African gold producer Harmony Gold launched a rescue operation on Wednesday to free 17 miners trapped a mile underground after a fire broke...

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