New Lily Mine owners set to resume operations after three year hiatus

2018-08-15 06:45

The new owners of Lily and Barbrook Mines in Mpumalanga say they are ready to resume operations after nearly three years of non-activity.

Lily Mine to stay closed despite talk of IDC injection

2017-11-05 06:00

Mpumalanga’s Lily Mine will remain closed for now, contrary to reports of a R319 million cash injection from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

Lily Mine recovery depends on 'government intervention' - lawyer

2017-03-16 10:13

Only with government intervention can the bodies of the three Lily Mine workers be recovered and the mine resume operations, a lawyer says.

One year on: Lily Mine disaster

Sunday marks one year since the collapse at Lily Mine near Barbeton in Mpumalanga.

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'My life came to a standstill when she left' - husband of Lily Mine victim

2017-02-03 12:36

Christopher Nkambule, whose wife Pretty was trapped underground in the Lily Mine collapse a year ago, is lost without the woman he shared everything with.

'There is no closure' - sister of Lily Mine worker

2017-02-03 12:36

The sister of trapped Lily Mine worker Solomon Nyirenda says the bracelet around her wrist with his name on it is the only thing she has left of him.

Lily Mine remembrance service postponed due to 'threats'

2017-02-03 08:41

Lily Mine has cancelled its remembrance service in honour of three mineworkers who died in a tragic mining accident last year.

Workers at Lily Mine sister company to hear their fate soon

2017-01-04 16:50

Employees at the Barbrook Mine, Lily Mine's sister company which was placed in business rescue in December, will hear their fate on January 11.

Lily Mine workers back to square one as investor stalls

2016-07-08 16:31

Lily Mine workers are facing a total collapse of the life they have known for the past 10 years unless the mine finds an investor.

Lily Mine protesters demand answers over unpaid salaries

2016-05-05 13:02

Failure to pay workers at Mpumalanga's collapsed Lily Mine has resulted in a massive protest involving local residents and more than 700 disgruntled miners.


Lily, Barbrook mines hit by infighting

2018-07-01 06:01

The creditors’ committee doubts the new owners have the money to do the job, and wants proof.

Miners get jobs back

2017-06-04 06:01

Hundreds of people stand to be employed as the Lily and Barbrook mines in Mpumalanga are due to resume operating after 15 months.

Lily Mine tragedy: Zwane pledges support after plea for help

2017-02-13 18:56

The government is committed to working with Lily Mine to retrieve the container in which Pretty Nkambule, Yvonne Mnisi and Solomon Nyirenda fell to their deaths, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

NUM supports Lily Mine workers protest to demand salaries

2017-02-04 20:00

The National Union of Mineworkers has announced its supports for workers and communities in the Lily mine in Barberton who are demanding salaries.

Lily Mine closure is bad for business

2017-02-03 12:36

Since the Lily Mine was mothballed, life has been harder for the owner of a spaza shop in nearby Louieville.

Heartbroken Lily Mine families still waiting to say goodbye

2017-02-03 12:36

The families of the three Lily Mine workers trapped underground a year ago are hoping their remains will be exhumed one day so they can say their goodbyes.

Union vows to protect members at Lily's sister mine

2017-01-06 16:50

Solidarity says it will not allow its members at the Barbrook gold mine in Mpumalanga to suffer the same fate as workers at their sister company Lily Mine.

‘Send in the zama-zamas’

2016-10-02 06:02

Desperate Louisville community members in Mpumalanga have turned to illegal mine workers to retrieve the remains of three Lily Gold Mine workers trapped underground inside a metal container office since February.

Food parcels for Lily Mine workers

2016-05-06 13:12

More than 50 families of Lily Mine workers in Mpumalanga have received food parcels after they were only paid R650 at the end of April.

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