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The commission has been given until Tuesday to reach a conclusion.
Marikana Inquiry to revisit scene of killed miners

Tuesday 30 September 2014 07:20

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry will on Tuesday revisit the scene where 34 Lonmin mineworkers were shot and killed in 2012 during an unprotected strike in Marikana, North West.

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Lonmin says the publication failed to reflect its lengthy responses which had led to an "unbalanced and distorted article".
Lonmin denies tax evasion claims

Tuesday 23 September 2014 15:44

Lonmin on Tuesday denied allegations it was evading tax, after calls that the company should be investigated.

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The commission is investigating the killing of 44 people in August 2012.
Police, Lonmin to present reports on lessons learnt

Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:45

The Marikana Commission has instructed both the police and Lonmin management to present it with reports on lessons learnt from the incident that led to the deaths of 44 people in 2012.

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 Barnard Mokwena was Lonmin's executive president of human capital and external affairs at the time of a strike in 2012.
Lonmin employee defends 'faceless' comment

Monday 15 September 2014 18:01

A senior Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers "faceless", at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.

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Reopening wage negotiations illegal: Lonmin employee

Monday 15 September 2014 12:44

Lonmin was unwilling to reopen wage negotiations in 2012 because it would have been illegal and set the wrong precedent, a senior employee told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.

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Family members want the commission to continue to probe the killing of their loved ones.
Marikana mine workers families granted permission to make submissions

Friday 12 September 2014 12:22

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has once again allowed family members of the mine workers to make written and oral submission.

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The commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people during unrest near Lonmin's Marikana mine.
Amcu president wanted bargaining seat: Lonmin

Friday 12 September 2014 06:25

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa offered to call off the August 2012 strike in exchange for a seat on the Lonmin negotiation table, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Thursday.   

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The commission of inquiry sitting in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has re-called the two former Lonmin Platinum Mine executives.
Former Execs admit Lonmin’s labour plan failed

Thursday 11 September 2014 20:24

Two former Lonmin executives appeared for the third time before the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

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Phiyega can't recall details of Marikana meeting

Wednesday 10 September 2014 11:30

National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega says she can't remember some of the details discussed during a meeting to find ways to deal with striking Lonmin miners in 2012.

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Phiyega back at Marikana Inquiry

Wednesday 10 September 2014 08:45

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is expected back at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

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NUM says it is a matter of great concern to the union that officials who attend public functions of the commission should be made the subject of intimidatory conduct.
Charges laid after intimidation of NUM representative

Wednesday 10 September 2014 06:30

Charges have been laid against Lonmin miners who intimidated a National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) representative on Monday.

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National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.
Marikana Commission recalls Phiyega

Tuesday 9 September 2014 19:41

Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, will be recalled to give evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Wednesday.

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34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead in a clash with the police during a Lonmin workers' strike in 2012.
Cosatu condemns attack on NUM member

Tuesday 9 September 2014 06:01

Cosatu on Monday condemned the intimidation of a National Union of Mineworkers member during an inspection in Marikana by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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Judge Farlam issues strong warning to mine workers

Monday 8 September 2014 14:17

A woman wearing a t-shirt with a NUM logo was almost assaulted by Lonmin mine workers at Marikana in the North West.

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Sinclair is being cross-examined by NUM lawyer, Karel Tip, at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria.
Security beefed up in Marikana amid revenge threat in 2012

Tuesday 2 September 2014 16:20

Lonmin security manager, Graeme Sinclair, says security had to be beefed up following a potential for revenge during an unprotected strike in Marikana in August 2012.

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Marikana Commission to visit site were 44 miners lost their lives

Monday 1 September 2014 20:04

Next week Monday, the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will visit the site in the North West where 44 people lost their lives during the violent Lonmin strike in 2012.

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The commission in investigating the deaths of 44 people in strike related violence in Marikana.
Marikana Inquiry continues on Monday

Sunday 31 August 2014 20:05

Lonmin manager of mining security, Henry Blou, is expected to continue giving evidence on Monday at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion.

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The Marikana Commission of Inquiry is dealing with events that lead to the death of mineworkers in 2012.
Marikana miners were aggressive: Security Manager

Friday 29 August 2014 12:36

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has heard that a group of Lonmin miners, who were striking on the 10th of August 2012 in Marikana, were aggressive.

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The Farlam Commission is probing the deaths of 44 people at Lonmin mine, on August 12, 2012
Lawyer wants jail term for killers of Marikana police officer

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:12

Lawyers representing the family of one of the police officers whom striking Lonmin workers allegedly murdered near a railway line in Marikana in 2012, want his killers to face a jail term.

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The Marikana Commission is hearing evidence over the August 12, 2012, killings at Lonmin
Mineworker refuses to apologise before Marikana Commission

Thursday 28 August 2014 05:55

Lonmin mineworker, Xolani Nzuza, has refused to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers that were killed during an unprotected strike in Marikana in August 2012.

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