Illegal mining activity has apparently made the road so dangerous the road will be closed for an entire year so the city can conduct repairs.
They’ve being underground for four days already without adequate food, water or toilets, but the protesting miners will not quit until their demands are met.
The National Union of Metalworkers South Africa (Numsa) is protesting against apparent sexual harassment and victimisation of one of the female employees.
After extensive consultation, the mining company says it now only needs to cut 3500 jobs.
The courts banned the strike, a call the disgruntled workers failed to heed.
We are currently experiencing the worst environmental crisis in human history, including a “biological annihilation” of wildlife and dire risks for the future of human civilization.
A large diamond has been found at the site of the discovery of South Africa’s most famous stone.
The increases are bad news for consumers but more so for the embattled mining sector.
The Gamsberg mine project is going forward, nearly four decades after the zinc orebodies were discovered in Namaqualand.
AMCU represents about half of coal mine workers…
Looming job losses at Sibanye-Stillwater threaten the economy.
BlueRock Diamonds recently announced the recovery of an exceptional 16.28-carat diamond from its Kareevlei mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa.
It’s understood that there are still miners trapped in the mine shaft.
Pure sitcom stuff, this. Gwede Mantashe will be cursing his sense of timing after a stun grenade went off at Xolobeni, right in the middle of his charm offensive.
The six men belong to rival mining gangs and are being investigated for the murders of several zama-zamas, or illegal miners.
There have been two major tailings dam failures in South Africa in the last half century – in 1974 and 1994. As many as 29 people died.
Jagannath Prasad “JP” Arora was ambushed while travelling on New Road in Midrand on Saturday evening.
Anglo American – founded by Ernest Oppenheimer – look set to give their support to land expropriation without compensation
Mantashe expressed his dissatisfaction with the mining company.
Illegal mining operations has put several key Johannesburg landmarks at risk.
The study, which will is due to commence shortly, will be carried out through the department’s entity, the Council for Geoscience (CGS).
The South Africa Investment Conference kicked off on Friday in Sandton.
The Charter, which had been open for public comment until the end of August, spans seven elements.
Some community members and a provincial government official fear that mining will result in pollution and that it will disrupt the tranquillity of the area. This would, in turn, drive away tourists.
Jalie du Toit’s sons look to Gerrie Nel, the bulldog of prosecution, to hold Soutwerke bosses to account.