SABC News - Lonmin


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.


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.


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.


No reason to apologise: Striker

Wednesday 27 August 2014 14:15

There is no need to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers killed at Marikana in August 2012, one of the strike's leaders told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday.


Shabangu calls Mpofu pathetic

Tuesday 26 August 2014 15:51

Legal counsel for Lonmin miners, Dali Mpofu and former Minerals and Resources minister Susan Shabangu have locked horns at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


Shabangu takes the hot seat in Marikana inquiry

Tuesday 26 August 2014 11:19

Former minerals resources minister Susan Shabangu, has taken the stand in the Marikana commission of inquiry, at Centurion, south of Pretoria.


No planned retrenchments: Lonmin

Tuesday 26 August 2014 05:24

Platinum producer, Lonmin, has categorically denied that it is planning to cut up to a fifth of its workforce.


Shabangu to take the stand at Marikana hearing

Monday 25 August 2014 17:01

Former Minister of Mineral Resources, Susan Shabangu is expected to take the stand at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry hearing in Centurion on Tuesday.


Lonmin aims to cut up to 5 700 jobs

Monday 25 August 2014 16:29

Platinum producer Lonmin aims to cut around 5 700 jobs, about 21% of its South African workforce, as part of a drive to restore profits after a five-month wage strike this year.


‘Lonmin did not care’: Miner  

Monday 25 August 2014 14:09

The violence at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana occurred because mine bosses did not care, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.


Shadrack Mtshamba is testifying at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Marikana Inquiry hears of 'brutal killing' of miners

Monday 25 August 2014 12:25

A Lonmin mineworker says he has never in his life seen so many people being shot in such a brutal manner.


SAMDA wants the government to take action against mining companies that fail to comply with the 2014 transformation and empowerment targets.
Govt urged to impose strict laws on mining companies: SAMDA

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:44

Government must demand remedial action against mining companies that fail to comply with the 2014 transformation and empowerment targets of the Mining Charter.


 Phase two of the Marikana inquiry focuses on socio-economic conditions which led to the  workers' strike in 2012.
Farlam to decide whether to scrap Phase Two proceedings

Tuesday 19 August 2014 20:35

The presiding chair of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Judge Ian Farlam will rule within the next week on whether phase two of proceedings will be scrapped.


I still have nightmares: Miner  

Monday 18 August 2014 20:41

Lonmin mineworker, Shadrack Mtshamba, says the shooting of his colleagues in Marikana in 2012 has left him traumatised with nightmares.


The North West government and Lonmin have been accused of not doing enough for the betterment of the miners
N West govt. refutes claims of neglecting Marikana miners

Monday 18 August 2014 12:15

The North West provincial government has refuted claims that not much has been done in ensuring the improvement of the living conditions of miners since the Marikana tragedy two years ago.


Forty-four people were killed during a strike-related violence at Lonmin in August 2012.
Remember those killed in Marikana: ANC

Saturday 16 August 2014 14:01

The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day to remember those who were killed, the African National Congress said on Saturday.


Second commemoration for Marikana shootings to be held

Saturday 16 August 2014 06:52

The Marikana shootings will be commemorated on Saturday.


On the 16th of August 2012  police clashed with striking workers from Lonmin's Marikana mine.
Marikana: Two years on

Friday 15 August 2014 20:15

On the 16th August 2012, 34 people were killed, and at least 78 were wounded in a incident that has become the most lethal use of force by South African security forces


At least 34 miners were gunned down in Marikana on the 16th of August 2012.
All systems go for Marikana commemoration

Friday 15 August 2014 20:13

It is all systems go for the second Marikana tragedy Commemoration. The event will be held at the infamous hill, known as the Koppie.


Families of Marikana victims are emotional at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Grief-stricken families blame Lonmin for Marikana tragedy

Thursday 14 August 2014 11:15

Families of victims continue to display their grief at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry as more profiles of the victims of the Lonmin strike in 2012 are presented.


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