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DRDGold was known as Durban Roodepoort Deep until 2004.
Author: Dineo Matomela, Business Report [So. Africa]
More than 300 000 retired gold mine workers, who contracted silicosis or tuberculosis (TB) during or after their employment in the industry, were pushing for the start of a multibillion-rand class action next year, lawyer Richard Spoor said on Friday....
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Author: Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global
The Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government’s Pension Fund Global…makes recommendations…on the potential exclusion of companies from the Pension Fund on the basis of acts or omissions that contravene the criteria in the Ethical Guidelines for...
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Author: Norwegian Government
On the basis of the Council on Ethics’ recommendation, the Ministry of Finance has decided to reverse its previous decisions to exclude the companies Thales SA and DRD Gold Limited from the investment universe of the Government Pension Fund – Global....
Author: Muchena Zigomo, Reuters
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday a worker had been killed at Anglo Platinum's Lebowa platinum mine. Anglo Platinum spokesman Simon Tebele said the worker had been killed by a scrapper winch on Wednesday afternoon.....
Author: South African Press Association
DRGold has denied claims...that intolerant racist behaviour is being practiced at the company's Blyvooruitzicht mine. In a statement released by Cosatu on Tuesday, the union alleged that Blyvoor mine management practiced racism towards employees...NUM...
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Author: Joel Avni, Sowetan [So. Africa]
A directive issued to farmers by Harmony Gold Mining company on July 16 warns that the National Nuclear Regulator has issued a directive prohibiting the use of water from the spruit for agricultural purposes... The National Nuclear Regulator recently...
[PDF] full report: "The Policy Gap: A review of the corporate social responsibility programmes of the platinum mining industry in the North West Province" [So. Africa]
Author: Bench Marks Foundation for Southern Africa for Corporate Social Responsibility
The research that follows would suggest that corporate social responsibility should extent beyond labour rights and environmental concerns, to include communities directly and indirectly affected by massive corporate operations such as mining... To a...
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L'opulente Norvège va durcir les lignes éthiques régissant les placements de son fonds de pension public... [Le] fonds ne peut être placé dans les fabricants d'armes "particulièrement inhumaines"...et dans les groupes coupables de violer les droits de...
Mining company excluded from the investment universe of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund - Global
Author: Norwegian Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance has excluded the South-African company DRD Gold Limited from the investment universe of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund – Global, based on a recommendation from the Council on Ethics for the Fund. According to the Council...
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Author: Mining Journal
Australian mining company, Emperor Mines Ltd [part of DRD Gold], has been accused of long-standing human rights violations at its former Vatukoula gold mine, Australian press reported. The Fiji Human Rights Commission (FHRC) is investigating...
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