SABC News - Lonmin


Rand on course for 3rd day of gains, stocks rise

Thursday 1 October 2015 23:16

South Africa's rand was a touch firmer against a wobbly dollar on Thursday, on track for a third consecutive daily gain as investors found renewed appetite for high yielding emerging markets.


 The president said he is looking for a swift process in which to compensate the victims of the Marikana tragedy.
Marikana families feel vindicated and optimistic

Wednesday 30 September 2015 10:45

Family members of the Marikana mineworkers have welcomed steps to reach an out-of-court settlement.


More than 40 people and at least 300 miners died during the Marikana tragedy.
Govt to compensate Marikana victims

Tuesday 29 September 2015 20:51

President Jacob Zuma says he is looking for a swift process in which to compensate the victims of the Marikana tragedy.


ANC to engage opposition parties on EFF motion

Thursday 24 September 2015 12:31

The African National Congress in Parliament says it will consult opposition parties to rescind an earlier Economic Freedom Fighter motion on Lonmin platinum mine.


The Rustenburg assets employ 16 000 workers in three shafts and supporting infrastructure, which include concentrating plants and a chrome recovery plant.
Amplats sells Rustenburg mines to Sibanye for R4.5 billion

Wednesday 9 September 2015 11:37

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Wednesday it has sold its labour-intensive South African mines to bullion producer Sibanye Gold for R4.5 billion.


Consultative meeting aims to tackle mining challenges

Tuesday 8 September 2015 00:40

Government's plans to stem the massive job losses in the mining sector will be tabled at the consultative meeting currently underway at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria.


Phiyega tells Zuma she needs 'more clarity'

Thursday 3 September 2015 18:03

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has told President Jacob Zuma she needs more time to respond to his letter warning her of a possible suspension.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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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