silicosis

 
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...
Letters to the editor: May 18 to 24
Letters to the editor: May 18 to 24
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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...
Mining companies are using delay tactics in a bid to slice silicosis payout costs
Mining companies are using delay tactics in a bid to slice silicosis payout costs
On June 24 the high court refused the gold mining industry permission to appeal against its judgment last month, which allowed gold miners’...
[Video]Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations
[Video]Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations
Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?
The next step in the class action silicosis case and sick miners
The next step in the class action silicosis case and sick miners
Lawyers acting for the mineworkers who filed the biggest class action in South Africa’s history, resumed their negotiations with the 32 gold...
Landmark silicosis ruling allows class action against gold firms
Landmark silicosis ruling allows class action against gold firms
South Africa gave the green light on Friday for class action suits seeking damages from gold...

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