gold mining industry

 
$11-million Lily Mine cash injection not enough to recover bodies
$11-million Lily Mine cash injection not enough to recover bodies
Lily Mine has been handed a R173-million lifeline but none of this money will be used to recover the three bodies still trapped underground,...
[Video]The price of gold: The caregivers
[Video]The price of gold: The caregivers
Thousands of women are left to care for and support their husbands who have been left jobless and sick after contracting silicosis in the gold mines.
[Video]Silicosis: The price of gold
[Video]Silicosis: The price of gold
This photo essay shows the faces of some rural families affected by the gold mining industry’s failure to prevent silicosis.
Gold goes the way of oil - down, down down; commodity markets will sweat this year
Gold goes the way of oil - down, down down; commodity markets will sweat this year
GOLD prices fell to a five-year low Monday, the latest commodity to be hit by a price slide in the past year as the prospect of higher US...
Lessons in wages from Marikana
Lessons in wages from Marikana
Mining houses are offering workers wage deals that differ from company to company, but one trade union has warned that this strategy was one trigger...
Lack of trust hobbles gold mine wage talks
Lack of trust hobbles gold mine wage talks
Gold mining companies have implored labour to move away from adversarial posturing and approach this year's wage negotiations differently. But...
Eight miners rescued at Harmony gold mine
Eight miners rescued at Harmony gold mine
Rescue workers have reached eight miners who took refuge from a fire at Harmony's Doornkop gold mine in the west of Johannesburg, but nine...
Sibanye Gold profit climbs 10% after increased production
Sibanye Gold profit climbs 10% after increased production
Sibanye Gold, the South African miner spun off by Gold Fields this year, said third-quarter earnings increased 10% as production rose and costs fell....
Pay rises hollow victory for dwindling SA miners
Pay rises hollow victory for dwindling SA miners
Gilbert Mosala shuffles across the deserted parking lot of Buffelsfontein Gold Mine in central South Africa, home to the world's...
M&G Hangout: Gold Fields's Mbete 'bribe'
M&G Hangout: Gold Fields's Mbete 'bribe'
NUM, Solidarity, Uasa sign wage agreement
NUM, Solidarity, Uasa sign wage agreement
Three of four unions in the gold industry signed a two-year wage agreement with gold producers on Tuesday, the Chamber of Mines said.