ARTICLES RELATING TO SILICOSIS
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Broke & Broken - Miners with silicosis get their stories told

The story of mineworkers suffering from silicosis.

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Mine firms file leave to appeal silicosis, TB ruling

2016-07-15 15:27

The six companies that are members of the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group want leave to appeal against a class action certification judgment.

Silicosis: Clarity on Q(h)ubeka Trust payouts

2016-05-22 16:20

A law firm has clarified how sick former miners who reached a landmark settlement in their battle against Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti will be compensated.

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.

Silicosis: Landmark judgment for mineworkers

2016-05-13 09:48

In a landmark judgment, the South Gauteng High Court has ruled in favour of mineworkers to launch a silicosis class action suit against mining companies.

Sasol damages suit amounts to R80m

2015-04-05 21:28

The entire coal mining industry faces a legal attack, following a R80m civil suit against Sasol for damages relating to lung diseases.

Anglo American faces new silicosis protest

2014-04-24 14:02

The planned high profile protest at Anglo American's annual general meeting in London highlights renewed claims by miners suffering from the deadly silicosis disease.

Mines must act now over silicosis - lawyers

2013-09-25 19:17

Gold mines need to establish an industry-wide settlement scheme for silicosis victims following a deal with Anglo American, say the mineworkers' lawyers.

Silicosis suit: Anglo not yet off hook

2013-07-25 14:45

Gold miners have vowed to take their silicosis lawsuit against Anglo American to South Africa's courts, after a UK court refused to hear their case.

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Sick miners want compensation

Miners want to be compensated because they got a deadly longdisease after years of inhaling silica dust.

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SA’s ‘living corpses’ backed by US lawyers who beat big tobacco

2016-08-17 07:22

While it’s taken more than seven years, the unlikely combination of deep-pocketed US lawyers and SA's silicosis mining victims is finally having some success.

Mining firms to appeal silicosis ruling, says lawyer

2016-06-03 11:21

Gold mining firms will appeal against a court ruling allowing class action suits seeking damages for up to half a million miners who contracted silicosis and tuberculosis.

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.

Silicosis class action in the interest of justice - court

2016-05-13 11:39

Mineworkers suffering from silicosis have made a prima facie case that mining firms had violated their constitutional rights, a South Gauteng High Court judge has said.

Gold firms form working group on lung disease

2016-03-20 13:26

SA gold-mining firms, some of which are being sued for incidents of lung disease, have formed a working group to pay compensation and prevent new cases occurring.

Gold mines move to crush silicosis suit

2014-06-08 17:56

Gold mining companies have filed thousands of pages of court papers to stop the historic class action by former mineworkers suffering from a lung disease.

Decrease in SA TB deaths

2014-03-25 14:41

According to Statistics SA progress is being made in reducing the number of deaths due to tuberculosis in South Africa.

Anglo: Sick miners' settlement a win for all

2013-09-25 14:11

A settlement between Anglo American and former miners who had contracted silicosis while working for the company benefited all parties, the miner says.

Sick miners file suit against Anglo

2013-03-07 12:36

Lawyers representing gold miners suffering from the deadly lung disease silicosis have filed a class action lawsuit against the SA arm of mining giant Anglo American.

Gold miners' steps up silicosis lawsuit

2012-12-28 13:45

A lawyer has filed a class action suit against over 30 gold firms on behalf of 17 000 miners who say they contracted silicosis due to negligence in health and safety.

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