Why silicosis judgment is important

2016-05-13 19:24

The Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 have welcomed the judgment handed down in the silicosis class action case against mining companies.

NUM inks 3-yr wage deal with Sibanye Gold

2015-10-22 09:58

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with gold miner Sibanye Gold, the union has confirmed.

SA's biggest gold union said to reject pay offer

2015-08-05 08:08

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have been rejecting a final deal tabled in wage negotiations, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

NUM represents less than half of AngloGold, Sibanye

2015-07-08 13:55

Less than half of the workers at AngloGold Ashanti and Sibanye Gold now belong to the dominant National Union of Mineworkers, according to the mining lobby.

Fire halts production at Doornkop

2015-06-02 15:30

Production at the Doornkop mine west of Johannesburg has been stopped due to an underground fire and should start again next week.

Restructuring pays off for Harmony

2015-05-08 08:18

Harmony Gold has posted a 4% increase in quarterly production profit to R643m, mainly due to cost cutting and a higher gold price.

Amplats, Harmony say power cuts threaten output

2015-02-09 20:00

Anglo American Platinum and Harmony Gold say they will see production losses should Eskom persist with power cuts.

Big five gold mines to tackle lung disease

2014-11-18 19:01

Five of the country's largest gold mining companies have formed an industry working group to address occupational lung disease.

Amcu must abide by rules - Solidarity

2014-06-23 14:56

Amcu must follow the rules, after the Labour Court made permanent an interim order preventing the union from striking in the gold mining sector, says Solidarity.

Body of ninth Harmony miner found

2014-02-07 20:08

The mineral resources department says the body of the last miner missing following a fire in Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine has been found.


Silicosis ruling not on merit - mine companies

2016-05-13 14:10

The court finding enabling a silicosis class action suit against 32 SA miners does not represent a view on the merits of their case, caution the companies.

Two deadly accidents for Harmony in one week

2015-08-07 19:27

A Harmony worker has died in an accident at its Joel mine in the Free State, the second fatality at the gold mining company this week.

Harmony to save 3 100 jobs with new mine plan

2015-07-15 17:11

Harmony Gold Mining, SA’s third-largest producer of the metal, will keep its Doornkop mine open after agreeing on a new business plan with unions.

Billionaire Motsepe upbeat about gold

2015-06-05 14:13

African Rainbow Minerals, owned by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, will keep its stake in Harmony Gold even as SA’s third-biggest miner of the metal trades at 17-year lows.

Harmony halts Bambanani ops after mine death

2015-06-01 12:15

Harmony Gold has suspended all blasting operations at its Bambanani mine in the Free State after the death of a miner.

184 of almost 500 trapped mineworkers rescued

2015-02-22 18:28

Rescue workers have managed to bring to the surface 184 of the about 500 miners trapped by a fire at Kusasalethu Gold mine, near Carletonville, Harmony Gold says.

Harmony to cut jobs

2014-12-02 14:05

Harmony Gold says it has started a process to cut jobs at its Kusasalethu mine to reduce costs and return the operation to productivity.

Slog back bodes ill for platinum trio

2014-08-15 06:00

The experience of Harmony Gold provides a warning for investors and traders banking on the platinum sector making a swift recovery from the crippling five-month strike.

Doornkop back up amid ongoing fire probe

2014-03-04 09:54

Bullion producer Harmony Gold says its probe into a fire at its Doornkop mine that killed nine miners will take at least another four weeks, but operations have resumed.

Gold mines move to halt Amcu strike

2014-01-21 17:58

The Chamber of Mines has filed papers in the Johannesburg Labour Court against Amcu over its intention to strike in the gold sector.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.