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Showdown in court over controversial Mpumalanga mining project

Last minute attempt by state to shift the boundaries of a protected area to allow coal mining project slapped down.

No escape from high fuel prices

Electric cars not a solution yet.

Mantashe to meet Xolobeni residents opposed to mining

But residents sceptical of his intentions.

Calls for nationalisation of mines as more job losses loom at Impala

Amcu says it’s time to stop exporting jobs abroad, and focus on local beneficiation.

Gold producers urge unions to narrow demands

As third set of wage talks fail.

Fuzzy disclosure by mines obscures the truth about rehabilitation

New research shows inconsistencies in disclosure and unreliability.

Awkward questions related to Wild Coast mineral sands project get short shrift at MRC AGM

Company is accused of using defamation suits to silence dissent over its SA mining activities.

Settlement seen in silicosis class action against gold firms

Settle amount estimated at R9 billion.

Gold miners near silicosis lawsuit settlement

Provision of around R5 billion has been made. Anglo American, African Rainbow Minerals, Gold Fields among respondents.

Mining fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade

Companies dig deeper in ageing shafts to find more ore.

Court challenge to Mining Charter postponed to February

Judge says two days not enough for the matter.

Gold mining firms make R5bn Silicosis provision

Class action largest of its type in South Africa.

Deaths spike in SA’s deep and dangerous mines, reversing trend

Ends nine straight years of declining fatalities

Lonmin community wants operations suspended on social failings

Bapo Ba Mogale say Lonmin has circumvented compliance willfully and purposefully.

Mining communities ask to join case against Mining Charter

Mining-affected communities want input in drafting new rules.



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