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Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre - Amcu

2017-08-16 22:48

The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

INFOGRAPHIC: The face of Lonmin 5 years after Marikana

2017-08-16 19:43

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place. Fin24 highlights what has changed.

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Marikana memories: 'Miners fell like scattered clothes'

Wednesday marks the fifth anniversary of the Marikana massacre, where 34 miners were killed by police during a wildcat strike in the platinum belt outside Rustenburg in the North West.

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The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

2017-08-13 06:03

After four years of trying, the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) has finally succeeded in getting minority unions derecognised at Lonmin and stripped of their already limited organisational rights.

Zwane used Charter to score political points - Mathunjwa

2017-08-11 15:11

Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane’s mining charter was just an effort to score political points, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.

Lonmin mining performance improves in third quarter

2017-07-17 10:03

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has sustained its mining performance improvement since March 2017 into the third quarter of 2017.

Lonmin buys remaining stake in Pandora, amid flat results and strike

2017-05-15 08:53

Lonmin has agreed to buy 7.5% of Pandora mines for R45.565m from Northam Platinum’s Mvelaphanda Resources to become the 100% owner.

Community demands 1 500 jobs at Lonmin

2017-05-11 19:12

Members of the Bapo Ba Mogale community are demanding 1 500 jobs at Lonmin’s operations, resulting in the closure of some mining shafts for a week.

SA miners need tech upgrade to revive its status as king of gold

2017-03-24 08:53

South African producers will need to develop technology to fit its mines rather than using machines developed for elsewhere in the world, an expert explains.

 
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Malema, Amcu at Marikana: 'We cannot heal or forget'

EFF leader Julius Malema and Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa say the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

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'We were massacred for radical economic emancipation by the state' - Marikana miners

2017-08-16 11:16

A sea of green Amcu supporters have gathered to honour their fallen colleagues ahead of the fifth anniversary of the tragic Marikana shootings.

Lonmin: Five years after Marikana

2017-08-16 07:00

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place.

NPA must prosecute 2012 Marikana deaths, Amnesty says

2017-08-15 08:51

Amnesty International has urged authorities to move forward with prosecutions over the killing by police of 34 people in a single day at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum operations five years ago.

How Lonmin plans to ensure sustainability

2017-08-11 20:49

Lonmin has announced that it is taking further action to ensure a sustainable business in what it calls a continuing adverse macroeconomic environment.

Lonmin surges as cash improves after cost cuts

2017-07-17 13:33

Lonmin has climbed the most in more than three months as the platinum miner kept costs down in the latest quarter, helping it generate cash.

Shorts pile into cash-strapped Lonmin as platinum flounders

2017-06-27 08:37

The last time there was so much short-selling on Lonmin, the platinum miner was weeks away from a life-saving rights issue.

Platinum mines under fire

2017-05-14 06:15

With an industry already on its knees, community protesters are now causing major disruptions to platinum production.

Lonmin shuts shafts as community protests jobs

2017-05-11 13:25

Lonmin says some of its mining shafts have been shut for a week after members of the local community disrupted operations while protesting for jobs.

Better prices needed for platinum - Lonmin

2017-02-08 16:27

Platinum prices will recover only marginally in 2017, analysts predict.

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