gold mining

 
Central African panel recommends closure of 4 Chinese gold mines
Central African panel recommends closure of 4 Chinese gold mines
Four Chinese-run gold mines should be closed in the Central African Republic because of pollution threatening public health, a parliamentary panel...
Deadly cost of Sibanye-Stillwater gold miners’ strike
Deadly cost of Sibanye-Stillwater gold miners’ strike
The five-month strike by gold miners at Sibanye-Stillwater has halted with the announcement that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction...
Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk
Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk
Although the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) granted Eskom lower tariff increases than what it requested, over 90 000 jobs in the mining...
Getting underground and creating value
Getting underground and creating value
The 2018 Joburg Indaba boasted a lineup of 65 speakers and there could have been 120 in retrospect, demonstrating the journey that the mining...
Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22
Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22
Bandile Siyoko* bought himself a car in 2017, a second-hand Golf 4 GTI in mint condition. It is now back home in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, where...
More than 900 trapped underground in Free State mine
More than 900 trapped underground in Free State mine
More than 900 miners are trapped underground in a Sibanye Gold mine in the Free State, following an electric cable outage after a storm on...
The case for giving zama-zamas mining rights
The case for giving zama-zamas mining rights
In August, informal miners marched on the department of mineral resources (DMR) in Pretoria to demand the legalisation of small-scale...
Junior gold miner takes on the IDC
Junior gold miner takes on the IDC
Joel Mafenya says he made his money long before black economic empowerment (BEE) was in fashion, so he can afford to be more patient than the...
Marikana’s literary afterlives
Marikana’s literary afterlives
BROKE AND BROKEN: THE SHAMEFUL LEGACY OF GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA by Lucas Ledwaba and Leon Sadiki (Jacana)

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