SABC News - Lonmin


Marikana Commission to resume on Monday morning

Monday 28 July 2014 05:18

It is not clear when controversial police witness, Mr X, will resume his testimony at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria.


Police Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko
Amcu leader's murder not linked to Marikana Inquiry: Nhleko

Saturday 26 July 2014 07:55

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has dismissed reports that the murder of a Amcu leader at the Lonmin Mine could be linked to the names that are being mentioned at the Marikana Commission.


Lonmin security guards take the stand at Marikana inquiry

Friday 25 July 2014 19:26

Lonmin security guards continued their testimonies at the Marikana Commission of inquiry on Friday.  


Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi takes the stand in  the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Lonmin workers acted in a militant way: Security guard

Friday 25 July 2014 12:38

Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi, says the striking mineworkers who attacked and killed two of his colleagues on August 12, 2012, were acting in a militant way.


Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.


Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.


Lonmin says it is focussing on restarting production after the five-month Amcu strike
Lonmin plays down retrenchment speculations

Wednesday 23 July 2014 19:32

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has not decided to retrench any of its 35 000 employees just yet.


The slain Bongi Mhlenkomo was Amcu’s branch Secretary at Western Platinum mine.
Amcu sends condolences to slain member's family

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:23

Amcu has passed their condolences to the family of one of its members who was gunned down near Wonderkop playground in Marikana on Tuesday.


 The Commissioner of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Judge Ian Farlam.
Judge Farlam urges police to end Marikana violence

Wednesday 23 July 2014 12:20

The Commissioner of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Judge Ian Farlam, has appealed to the police to put more effort into preventing violence from taking place at Marikana.


Mr X back in hot seat at Marikana Inquiry

Monday 21 July 2014 05:34

The legal representative for trade union Amcu is expected to cross-examine a police witness, known only as Mr X, when the Marikana Commission of Inquiry resumes on Monday morning.


The commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people in Marikana.
Mr X recalls how guards were hacked to death

Friday 18 July 2014 06:42

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has heard how two Lonmin security guards were hacked to death despite pleading for mercy during an unprotected strike in Marikana in August 2012.


40% drop in Amplats output

Thursday 17 July 2014 13:52

The five-month-long strike in the platinum sector led to a 40% decrease in production at Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) in the second quarter, the company said on Thursday.


Advocate Dali Mpofu wants Mr X to come and testify in the auditorium and not from an undisclosed location.
Mr X to testify at Marikana inquiry again

Thursday 17 July 2014 05:47

The mysterious police witness 'Mr. X' is expected to continue testifying at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Thursday.


Production delayed due to extended induction: Lonmin

Wednesday 16 July 2014 18:09

The world's third largest platinum producer, Lonmin, says advances in preparing to pick up production have been delayed by extended induction and assessment processes.


Former Police minister is back in the hot seat at the Marikana commission of inquiry in Pretoria.
Mthethwa back at Marikana inquiry

Tuesday 15 July 2014 05:05

Cross-examination of former police minister Nathi Mthethwa was expected to continue at the Marikana commission of inquiry, sitting in Centurion, on Tuesday.


Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa is testifying at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Mthethwa denies political pressure at Marikana

Monday 14 July 2014 12:47

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa says he did not use his political influence while giving directives to the police's operational team during the illegal strike at Lonmin platinum mine.


Amcu members still celebrate strike victory

Sunday 13 July 2014 14:31

Amcu members in various shafts of the Anglo American, Impala and Lonmin mines are still celebrating what they term victory in the platinum belt.


Amcu to hold victory celebrations in N West  

Saturday 12 July 2014 10:10

Thousands of Amcu members are expected to converge on Anglo platinum's Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg in the North West to celebrate what they claim to be a victory.


Marula platinum strikers set to resume work on Tuesday

Monday 7 July 2014 14:12

About 2 000 striking workers at Marula Platinum mine outside Burgersfort in Limpopo have agreed to go back to work on Tuesday.


Mineworkers robbed of their salaries: Reports

Saturday 5 July 2014 11:55

The world’s third-largest platinum producer, Lonmin, has appealed to the North West police and security officials to continue patrolling the mining areas which saw recent labour unrest.


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