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SA gold wage negotiations continue despite NUM declaring dispute

JOHANNESBURG, August 21  – Wage negotiations between South African gold producers and three mineworker unions continued on Wednesday, despite one union pulling out and declaring a dispute with the employer. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa on Tuesday. But the Association of Mineworkers and Construction […]

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Zwane to receive Kusasalethu mine seismic incident report

JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Harmony Gold management is on Friday, expected to brief Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on the seismic incident a week ago, which killed five mineworkers at it’s Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville. The Chief inspector of mines and the department’s inspectors, who were part of the proto teams, are expected to present Zwane […]

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Bodies of last two miners trapped at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine recovered

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – The bodies of two mineworkers who were trapped underground at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville have been recovered, nearly a week after the seismic incident. Harmony Gold said on Thursday that rescue workers had located and recovered the bodies of the two remaining mineworkers who had been unaccounted for after a tremor […]