Richard Spoor

 
Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online
Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online
A website and Facebook page have been launched to assist mineworkers and their families in registering their claims for silicosis and tuberculosis...
LRC allows 'harasser' to resign
LRC allows 'harasser' to resign
The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has allowed an alleged sexual harasser to resign without public censure — despite an independent investigation upholding the evidence of his accusers....
Silicosis: Too late for some as gold mines pay up
Silicosis: Too late for some as gold mines pay up
Ziyanda Manjati, as she so often does, was calling to inform a former mineworker living in the rural Eastern Cape about a meeting. The family...
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...
Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
The Australian mining company seeking the right to mine in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape has been lashed for its treatment of a Western Cape...
It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape
It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape
The Australian mining company seeking the right to mine in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, has been lashed for its treatment of a community in the...
Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeal to NPA to “unblock” investigation
Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeal to NPA to “unblock” investigation
The family of murdered Xolobeni mining activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe, supported by the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), has asked National...
Listeriosis: 'Platteland law firm' prepares to take on Tiger Brands
Listeriosis: 'Platteland law firm' prepares to take on Tiger Brands
A Cape Town granny, aged 73, will require costly special care for the rest of her life – all because she and her dog enjoyed snacking on...
More possible lawsuits for Tiger Brands
More possible lawsuits for Tiger Brands
While still denying culpability in the deaths of at least 183 people and 479 counts of illness as a result of the listeriosis outbreak, Tiger...
Civil case to take gold mines to court
Civil case to take gold mines to court
A South African lawyer said on Tuesday that he was preparing a class action lawsuit against leading gold mining firms on behalf of thousands of...
Missing documents stall Mbombela deal
Missing documents stall Mbombela deal
Nelspruit's Mataffin community has accused its board of trustees of skulduggery after court documents went missing in its court battle over the...
Manganese smelter did not insist on masks
Manganese smelter did not insist on masks
A ferromanganese smelter near Durban did not insist its workers wear protective dust masks, even though dust levels were sometimes three times more...

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