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The mining industry is negatively affected by the weaker Rand.
Stakeholders meet to tackle job losses in mines

Monday 31 August 2015 05:35

The Department of Mineral Resources, the mining industry and unions are expected to hold a top-level meeting on Monday to find ways to save jobs in the sector.

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National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office has been questioned
Popcru stands by Phiyega

Monday 24 August 2015 10:06

Popcru says it is in support of embattled National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, but says it has reservations about contents of the Farlam Commission report.

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The South African Police Union is among those who have asked Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega to step down as a matter of principle
'Phiyega's removal a foregone conclusion'

Monday 24 August 2015 05:58

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega's future hangs in the balance, with analysts saying her removal from her post is almost a foregone conclusion.

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The World Bank Economic Update it expects South Africa’s working age population to expand by 280 000 new entries each year
SA urged to create more jobs

Thursday 20 August 2015 11:05

A recent World Bank economic update on South Africa indicates that the country needs to create more jobs if it is to cope with the growing workforce.

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Marikana families lodge R1 billion lawsuit

Monday 17 August 2015 05:50

The families of arrested and injured Marikana mineworkers have lodge a claim amounting to R1 billion, one of their legal representatives said on Sunday.

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Amcu says mine lay-offs aimed at members

Sunday 16 August 2015 17:51

The president of South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union vowed on Sunday to resist proposed lay-offs in the ailing mining sector, saying the aim was to "kill" his union.  

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Mining companies should learn from Marikana: ANC

Saturday 15 August 2015 20:45

The ANC on Saturday urged mining companies to learn from the August 2012 shooting at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, and commit to full compliance to the Mining Charter.

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SA to mark third Marikana anniversary

Saturday 15 August 2015 08:03

The country will mark the third Marikana tragedy anniversary this weekend in Marikana in the North West.

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We have learnt lessons from Marikana – Lonmin

Wednesday 12 August 2015 17:44

Three years after the Marikana tragedy, Lonmin says it has learnt a number of lessons from what they call “the week that changed our lives.”

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The wifes of the slain Marikana miners say the Farlam Commission treated them “like trees or stones”, silent, bearing witness but with nothing to say about the horrific events.
Women of Marikana: remembering August 2012

Wednesday 12 August 2015 11:04

The Journalist looks back at the events of August 2012 through the eyes of the women of Marikana.

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Marikana families seek legal relief

Tuesday 11 August 2015 17:31

The families of the 37 mineworkers killed at Marikana in August 2012 have filed civil claims against the Minister of Police in the High Court in Pretoria.

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Fire Phiyega: DA

Sunday 2 August 2015 16:31

The DA on Sunday called on President Jacob Zuma to fire police commissioner Riah Phiyega for her conduct at Marikana.

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Wage talks between the Chamber of Mines and unions started in June with rivals Amcu and NUM
Amcu to take final wage offer to members

Sunday 2 August 2015 08:21

Amcu will take a final wage offer in the gold mining industry to its members for discussion.

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Lonmin’s plan to close cash-burning shafts and cut thousands of jobs is seen by many as a last attempt to buy time
Lonmin, victim of price falls and management wobbles

Thursday 30 July 2015 17:24

Lonmin is facing its deepest crisis to date, hurt by a downturn in the metal and haunted by a mixture of bad luck and debatable management choices that are putting its survival at risk.

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Marikana widows heal wounds through art

Tuesday 28 July 2015 10:00

The horrific events at Marikana on 16 August, 2012, that led to the killing of 34 striking mineworkers, are now reflected in visual artworks by the widows of the deceased men.

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Phiyega slams Farlam Commission

Tuesday 28 July 2015 06:20

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has again criticised the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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It's unpatriotic for private companies to cut jobs: ANC

Tuesday 28 July 2015 06:20

The ANC says it is unpatriotic of private companies to simply cut jobs

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Pick n Pay employs around 36 000 staff
Pick n Pay plans new stores, jobs

Monday 27 July 2015 19:36

South Africa's Pick n Pay plans to employ 5 000 people a year as it opens new stores in Africa's most advanced economy, the retailer said on Monday.

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Economist warns of more mining sector's looming job cuts

Monday 27 July 2015 16:30

Economist Chris Hart has warned that more job losses are looming in the mining sector.

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NUM will tackle Lonmin job cuts

Monday 27 July 2015 08:33

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is consulting its members on platinum producer Lonmin's plan to cut 6000 jobs.

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