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Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

All Sibanye miners brought to surface — DMR

It is believed that the workers were trapped at the company's Thembelani mine after the rails used to transport workers collapsed

DRC’s miners cast watchful eye on upcoming polls

Subsistence diggers scraping a living outside the mining capital of Lubumbashi say they hope the long-delayed poll will bring political change

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

All 955 miners trapped underground in a Sibanye mine have resurface unharmed

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine, in the town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom, for around 30 hours after a massive power outage

Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding

The victims’ families nurse their pain away from the public gaze; officials and politicians grab the limelight and shape the narrative

At least R255m in mine workers’ cash lost in Amplats pension scam

Investment company claims to own properties it has no rights on in attempt to cover up loss.

Gold industry’s appeal in miners’ silicosis class action is shameful

Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.

Seven days of hell and hope for trapped Lily miners

The chance that the miners trapped underground at Vantage Goldfields's Lily Mine will be found alive has faded along with the miners' tapped signals.

Chile pinched as copper price tumbles

The country’s socialist president has been forced to accept restraints on plans for structural reform.

‘Marikana: The Musical’ scores 13 nominations

The Naledi Theatre awards have honoured the show, which depicts the infamous mineworkers massacre, by shortlisting it in various categories.

Miners dig deep as strike wears on

Kanana's miners are being hounded by creditors and their childrens' school fees are unpaid, but breaking the strike is out of the question.

More trapped illegal miners surface

Three more illegal miners have surfaced from an abandoned mine in Benoni, on the East Rand, says Ekurhuleni emergency services.

Trapped illegal miners avoid rescue to delay arrest

A rescued illegal miner has been sent back underground to convince his trapped colleagues to come to the surface.

Wage parity may exacerbate unrest on platinum belt

Calls for centralised bargaining in the platinum industry persist.

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