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Other large multinational companies are exiting the country due to load shedding and regulatory uncertainty.
The two biggest South African unions at Sibanye Gold's mines have gotten permission to strike over pay after a deadlock in gold wage talks.
Lawyers say it would be difficult to quantify the exact number of possible claimants to be covered in the R5bn silicosis settlement, and that the majority of them are living in poverty.
Harmony Gold says workers at its Kusasalethu mine have embarked on an illegal strike, following disciplinary procedures against 40 employees.
Harmony Gold Mining and White Rivers Exploration found a major gold deposit in the Free State that could be one of the country’s first new gold mines in the last 25 years.
The Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 have welcomed the judgment handed down in the silicosis class action case against mining companies.
The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with gold miner Sibanye Gold, the union has confirmed.
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.
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.
Production at the Doornkop mine west of Johannesburg has been stopped due to an underground fire and should start again next week.
Harmony Gold expects lower earnings when it release interim results next week
Gold producers have tabled a new set of three-year wage offers for unions to "carefully consider" saying the sector is facing a difficult business climate.
The JSE weakened on Thursday, in line with global markets, as global financial institutions recalled the 30th anniversary of 'Black Monday'.
Harmony Gold has announced that an employee was fatally injured at its Bambanani mine in Welkom, the company's second fatality this year.
Investigations are underway after a mining employee was killed while working underground at Harmony’s Phakisa mine, management says.
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.
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 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.
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 Gold has suspended all blasting operations at its Bambanani mine in the Free State after the death of a miner.
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