Lonmin Platinum

 
Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them
Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them
There are plans to build a memorial to honour the 44 men who died during the unprotected strike that culminated in the Marikana massacre. But...
NUM’s post-Marikana London visit
NUM’s post-Marikana London visit
Just three months after the police massacred 34 mineworkers during an unprotected labour strike at Lonmin’s Marikana mine in August 2012, the...
Still no justice for the victims of the Marikana massacre
Still no justice for the victims of the Marikana massacre
“We were not fighting anyone, we were sitting there to demand our right to earn a decent living wage. The police were wrong.” 
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
In a debacle that has worsened tensions within the Marikana community in North West province, platinum miner Lonmin spent more than R20‑million...
Spy claims imperil mine wage talks
Spy claims imperil mine wage talks
The startling claim that a former Lonmin Platinum employee doubled as a state spy in 2012 has caused a wave of distrust to wash over the platinum...
The rise and fall of Lonmin
The rise and fall of Lonmin
From Cecil John Rhodes’s legacy in Southern Africa to takeover battles gripping the British public and a massacre at one its mines, the 106-year-old epic that is Lonmin risks entering its final act....
Lonmin to cut jobs, close shafts amid platinum slump
Lonmin to cut jobs, close shafts amid platinum slump
Johannesburg-based Lonmin, the world’s third-biggest platinum producer, may cut as many as 6 000 jobs and close shafts...
Lonmin interdicts 'unrest' report
Lonmin interdicts 'unrest' report
Lonmin has defended its high court bid to head off the release of highly critical research findings on its South African operation by arguing that...
Cyril Ramaphosa's Lonmin tax-dodge headache
Cyril Ramaphosa's Lonmin tax-dodge headache
Evidence before the Marikana commission that Lonmin moved millions in platinum revenue from South Africa to tax-free Bermuda is likely to prove...
'Nyet, nyet, nyet': Lonmin grilled at Farlam commission
'Nyet, nyet, nyet': Lonmin grilled at Farlam commission
Mining giant, Lonmin, has been accused of failing to do everything in its power to avoid violence at its Marikana mine near Rustenburg in the North...
Mining strike hangover lingers painfully
Mining strike hangover lingers painfully
It's late on a lazy winter afternoon but the streets of Marikana are bustling with foot traffic. Makeshift tables are piled high with fresh fruit and...
Tsunami mining strike changes landscape
Tsunami mining strike changes landscape
Opinions are split over whether the wage settlement in the platinum industry this week is good or bad news for South Africa, but there is no denying...

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