ARTICLES RELATING TO MINEWORKERS

WATCH: Marikana activists march 80km to Union Buildings demanding compensation for widows

2018-12-06 11:17

One hundred activists have trekked to the Union Buildings, demanding compensation for the widows of the 34 mineworkers who were killed when police opened fire on striking miners in 2012 in Marikana.

Kusasalethu sit-in: Fears raised over safety of miners

2017-01-12 19:02

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa is fearing for the safety of over 1000 mineworkers who have staged an underground sit-in at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine.

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.

Strike or work, we still suffer

2014-06-06 16:29

Fin24 users, striking mineworkers, say they'd rather strike and suffer than suffer while working.

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.

 

Mining firms hope for settlement in silicosis class action

2017-02-08 16:26

Mining companies facing class action from mine workers who contracted silicosis on South Africa’s gold mines, remain hopeful that there will be an out of court settlement.

1 700 workers start strike 2.4km below Harmony mine

2017-01-12 11:11

About 1 700 miners have refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

TB crisis in SA mines

2014-06-20 15:11

The incidence of TB among South Africa's mineworkers and their partners and children is the highest of any working population in the world.

Miners get service centre

2014-04-07 18:30

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has opened a one-stop service centre for mineworkers and the community of Mthatha.

Motsoaledi wants to defeat the scourge of TB

2014-02-19 13:53

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that there are plans to implement TB screening programmes and treatment initiatives to combat this disease.

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