miners

Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding

Niren Tolsi

The victims’ families nurse their pain away from the public gaze; officials and politicians grab the limelight and shape the narrative


At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in Amplats pension scam

News24 Wire

Investment company claims to own properties it has no rights on in attempt to cover up loss.


Gold industry's appeal in miners' silicosis class action is shameful

Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.


Seven days of hell and hope for trapped Lily miners

Govan Whittles

The chance that the miners trapped underground at Vantage Goldfields's Lily Mine will be found alive has faded along with the miners' tapped signals.


Chile pinched as copper price tumbles

Christine Legrand

The country’s socialist president has been forced to accept restraints on plans for structural reform.