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28 July 2017

So. Africa: Mining companies set aside millions for potential settlement of gold miners’ silicosis lawsuit

Author: Kevin Crowley , Bloomberg Technology

"Anglo, Gold Miners Set Aside Millions for Lung Disease Claims", 27 Jul 2017...

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24 June 2017
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22 June 2017
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Author: Claudia Bröll, Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Die neue [Bergbau-]Charta will [...] die Besitzverhältnisse in der Minenindustrie grundlegend zugunsten der einst unterdrückten schwarzen Bevölkerung verschieben... Unternehmensvertreter, Rating-Agenturen und Rechtsexperten jedoch reagierten alarmiert...

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5 June 2017

NGO calls for justice for southern Africa mineworkers affected by silicosis and tuberculosis

Author: Action for Southern Africa (United Kingdom)

Anglo American South Africa (AASA) was the largest and longest established gold mining company in South Africa throughout the 20th century, operating 12 mines within its group. AASA is a wholly owned subsidiary of global mining giant Anglo American...

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18 May 2017

So. Africa: Settlement in silicosis class action lawsuit by mineworkers against gold mining companies expected by year-end

Author: Jade Davenport, on Mining Weekly (So. Africa)

"Settlement likely by year-end as parties in silicosis case pursue out-of-court option", 5 May 2017...

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18 April 2017
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21 February 2017

So. Africa: Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep Gold Mine

Author: ENCA (South Africa)

"Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep", 16 Feb 2017...

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9 February 2017

Gold Fields response & statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504

Author: Gold Fields

Gold Fields is not making a formal statement on the Congressional actions regarding SEC regulations under Dodd Frank Act Section 1504. Gold Fields remains fully committed to transparent reporting and plans to provide ever greater details of our...

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8 February 2017

Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 13 firms

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs.  The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...

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23 January 2017

So. Africa: AngloGold Ashanti engages unions on plans to lay off over 800 workers; union says agreement reached to halt retrenchments

AngloGold Ashanti is reportedly engaged in talks with unions to lay off more than 800 workers at its South African operations. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) confirmed on Friday last week that it had received notice from AngloGold of a plan...

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