SABC News - Lonmin mine

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Executive Vice President for Human Resources at Lonmin Abey Kgotle.
"Lonmin complying with recommended housing plan"

Tuesday 13 December 2016 10:17

Over the weekend President Jacob Zuma released an update on the steps taken by the different departments to implement the recommendations of the Farlam commission.

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Four years ago a tragic incident took place at Lonmin mine in the Marikana area.
Marikana houses uninhabitable: Amnesty International

Tuesday 16 August 2016 10:39

Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director in Southern Africa Muleya Mwananyanda says the Lonmin miners live in appalling conditions in Nkaneng informal settlement.

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After the tragedy Marikana became a political hot bed with opposition parties ANC for the worst single act of police brutality.
Four years after police shot dead striking miners little has changed

Monday 15 August 2016 12:21

The catastrophic events of August 2012 should have been a decisive wake-up call to Lonmin ine.

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During the search copper cables to the street value of R300 000 were found.
Two suspects in court for copper theft

Monday 1 August 2016 05:47

Two suspects are on Monday expected to appear at the Rustenburg magistrate's court  after allegedly stealing copper cable worth thousands of rands in Marikana.

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Motion on Lonmin brought by the EFF managed to slip through and was passed by parliament.
MPs confused by EFF's motion on Lonmin

Tuesday 15 September 2015 20:58

The EFF in Parliament says they will make sure that National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete informs Lonmin mine that the Assembly says the mining company is "corrupt to the core".

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Lonmin keeps output target, cuts spending

Thursday 29 January 2015 10:52

South Africa's Lonmin said on Thursday it would maintain its annual production target but cut capital expenditure in 2015 as the third-largest platinum producer battles with low metal prices.

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People waited in long queues for services such as healthcare, food and other necessities.
Gift of the Givers accuses Lonmin of preventing access to miners

Sunday 25 May 2014 12:05

Aid organisation, Gift of the Givers, has accused Lonmin mine security of preventing its vehicle from entering the Marikana mine on Saturday.

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Labour Analyst and Director and the Alternative Information and Development Centre Brian Ashley.
Analyst questions bargaining tactics of mining companies

Wednesday 14 May 2014 08:45

Labour Analyst Brian Ashley says companies are playing a game of smoke and mirrors by not coming out with an affordable increase.

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Labour Analyst and Director and the Alternative Information and Development Centre Brian Ashley.
Analyst questions bargaining tactics of mining companies

Wednesday 14 May 2014 08:45

Labour Analyst Brian Ashley says companies are playing a game of smoke and mirrors by not coming out with an affordable increase.

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'Militant miners' advanced towards cops

Friday 29 November 2013 15:51

A group of aggressive mineworkers moved towards police officers deployed at Marikana to intervene in the violent wage related protest at Lonmin mine, the Farlam Commission heard on Friday.

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Lonmin's existing two-year wage agreement was amended on September 18 and included a R2000 signing bonus.
Lonmin denies taking back bonuses

Tuesday 18 December 2012 16:17

Mining company Lonmin has denied that it had deducted a R2000 bonus from its workers' payslips.

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Police confiscated a large number of knobkerries, pangas and other dangerous weapons.
Rubber bullets fired at Wonderkop

Saturday 15 September 2012 12:28

Police fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to disperse striking mineworkers in Nkaneng informal settlement, Wonderkop, near Lonmin's Marikana mine.

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The miners says they will continue to wait until they get what they want, R12 500.
Lonmin workers reject wage offer

Friday 14 September 2012 12:45

Striking workers at Lonmin's Marikana mine have rejected management's wage offer of an additional R900 per month.

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Policemen fire at the striking Lonmin miners.
NPA still wrong in Lonmin matter

Tuesday 4 September 2012 09:26

The initial decision to charge the Lonmin mineworkers in respect of the doctrine of common purpose is a perverse application of the law, writes Cameron Jacobs.

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Lonmin mine workers in Marikana, North West.
Marikana shootings highlight failure of key South African Institutions

Monday 27 August 2012 08:03

The effectiveness of South Africa’s domestic intelligence services in gathering credible information is questionable given the Lonmin tragedy, wrires Hamadziripi Tamukamoyo.

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The platinum sector at the moment negotiates with unions on a company-by-company basis.
Platinum sector in a bid to avert strikes

Friday 24 August 2012 07:53

Major platinum producers in South Africa are considering collective bargaining to avert more labour unrest and violence.

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Mazibuko demands Lonmin accountability

Wednesday 22 August 2012 08:07

DA Parliamentary Leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says the person who authorized the use of live ammunition in the Lonmin mine shooting, should be held accountable

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In a special parliamentary seating, political parties condemned the deaths of 34 Lonmin miners.
Parliament debates Lonmin massacre

Tuesday 21 August 2012 19:38

Opposition parties today called for heads to roll, saying the killings demonstrated a lack of top-level leadership and ministerial accountability.

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A total of 34 people were killed and more than 78 were injuredi n a shoot-out that erupted near the Marikana mine.
Violence was long in the making: ANCYL

Friday 17 August 2012 16:22

ANC Youth League says the violence that erupted at Lonmin's Marikana mine had been long in the making.

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DA calls for Inquiry into Lonmin massacre

Friday 17 August 2012 12:47

The DA has called on President Zuma to launch a full Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre

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