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DRC's miners cast watchful eye on upcoming polls
DRC's miners cast watchful eye on upcoming polls
From small-scale diggers eking out their existence to corporations exposed to the market fluctuations of cobalt and legal reforms, the Democratic...
Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement
Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement
Mthobeli Gangatha often coughs up blood. This has become a normal part of life for the former mineworker. He has learnt to accept that nothing, not...
All 955 miners trapped underground in a Sibanye mine have resurface unharmed
All 955 miners trapped underground in a Sibanye mine have resurface unharmed
All 955 gold miners who were trapped underground for more than a day following a power cut resurfaced unharmed on Friday, the mine's owner Sibanye...
Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding
Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding
They sat apart from the large stage and the performance of commemoration. Removed from the singing of gospel and trade union songs, removed from...
At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in Amplats pension scam
At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in Amplats pension scam
A pension fund administrator working for Anglo Platinum employees has 'lost' R255m worth of mine workers’ money.
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...

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