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Sibanye condemned for another death at its operations

JOHANNESBURG, June 27 – Workers’ unions and political parties have condemned the death of yet another mineworker at Sibanye-Stillwater’s operations. On Tuesday, a 36-year-old winch operator died at the company’s Khomanani mine in Driefontein west of Johannesburg after he entered a scraper path and was caught by the scraper. The death brought to 21 the number of […]

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No minutes taken at meeting planning to kill Amcu members, court hears

BRITS, April 13  – No minutes were taken at meetings allegedly plotting to eliminate Association of Mineworkers and Construction (Amcu) members, the Brits Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday. “Several meeting were held at different places, no minutes were taken at such meeting. Several items were discussed including liquidating Amcu at Lonmin. One meeting was held […]

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Former Amcu members resolved to kill union leaders after election bid failed

BRITS, April 11  – Disgruntled Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members resolved to kill union leaders after their national office did not respond to their complaints, the Brits Magistrate’s Court heard on Wednesday. Warrant Officer Johannes Montsho, told the court that the disgruntled members closed branch offices and called for election of new leaders, but […]