Search for missing miners a never-ending mission – union

2016-02-12 20:26

The search is still continuing for the three mine workers who have been trapped underground at Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton.

Burst water pipe gives Mpumalanga civil servants the afternoon off

2016-02-12 13:04

Hundreds of officials at the Mpumalanga government headquarters in Mbombela are back at work after a burst water pipe had forced them out of their offices.

Ex-ANC faction leader defects to EFF, vows to 'dethrone' ANC in Mpumalanga

2016-02-11 12:37

The former leader of an ANC faction that sought to unseat Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has joined the EFF.

Driver gets off lightly after being caught with stolen truck

2016-02-10 21:13

A driver caught behind the wheel of a stolen truck was given a suspended jail sentence by the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Lily Mine rescuers facing 'mammoth task'

2016-02-09 22:30

Rescuers trying to reach three workers trapped in the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga are facing a “mammoth task”, a trade union official has said.

Municipal strike causes a stink in historic town

2016-02-09 11:20

A strike by workers from the Umjindi local municipality in Mpumalanga has caused a stink in the historical mining town of Barberton.

Zuma asks SA to pray for Lily Mine workers

2016-02-08 21:45

President Jacob Zuma wants South Africans to pray for the families of the three coal miners still trapped in the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga.

Trio trapped in mine for 3 days, rescue efforts to resume

2016-02-08 09:33

Rescue workers are set to return to Lily Mine in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, after reportedly receiving confirmation that three people who are trapped in a collapsed mine are still alive.

No communication with three people still trapped at Lily Mine - AMCU

2016-02-06 18:20

There has been no communication with the three people believed to be still trapped underground after the Lily Mine collapse in Mpumalanga, AMCU says.

Three believed to still be trapped following mine collapse - paramedics

2016-02-06 09:20

Three people believed to still be trapped in the lamp room of the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi area have still not been found, paramedics say.


Rock-shifting technology brings new hope to Lily Mine rescue efforts

2016-02-12 13:30

New vibration technology is being used to loosen a huge rock that is hampering attempts to rescue three trapped miners in Mpumalanga, exactly a week after the mine collapsed.

Rescuers 'within a whisker' of finding trapped miners - Amcu

2016-02-11 16:06

Rescuers are within a whisker of finding the three people trapped in the Lily Mine, Amcu's Mpumalanga secretary, John Sibiya, says.

Mother of trapped Lily miner struggling to cope

2016-02-11 07:46

The mother of one of the women trapped underground at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga has fallen ill due to stress, as families anxiously wait for news.

20-hour silence from trapped miners at Lily mine

2016-02-10 10:09

No audio signals have been received in the past 20 hours from mineworkers still trapped at the Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga.

Rescue teams 12m away from trapped miners

2016-02-09 13:32

With rescue teams only 12 metres away from where three Lily Mine workers are trapped, it's now only a matter of drilling through rocks to reach the them, the mine's operations director says.

Hope renewed as trapped miners communicate

2016-02-09 09:05

There is renewed hope for the three people trapped in a collapsed mine in Mpumalanga after they communicated with rescuers. They have been trapped for five days.

'Knock, knock' heard from underneath Lily Mine

2016-02-08 17:08

There is hope that three miners trapped in a container that fell into the sink hole at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga, are still alive, rescuers say.

Three Mpumalanga coal miners still missing

2016-02-07 15:58

Three miners were still trapped in the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga on Sunday, after a shaft at the coal mine collapsed on Friday, paramedics said.

Mine collapse: Portfolio committee calls for drastic measures to protect miners

2016-02-06 13:02

The Lily Mine collapse in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi area reaffirms that drastic measures in the form of legislation should be considered, portfolio committee on mineral resources chairperson Sahlulele Luzipo says.

Lily Mine survivor tells of lucky escape

2016-02-06 08:50

Friday was just another day for mine assistant Sgi Ndlovu. It was only when he was deep underground when he realised something was wrong.

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