Firms Act on Striking Miners in South Africa

Two mining companies - Bokoni Platinum Mines and Gold Fields - have moved to take legal action againt workers who embarked on a wildcat strike amid unrest in the country's mining sector.

Drilling underground: Operations at the company's mines West Wits, Kopanang in Carletonville, and the Vaal River regions, near Orkney, came to a standstill

  • South Africa:   Goldfields Wants Strikers Evicted

    SAPA, 3 October 2012

    An eviction order is being sought to remove striking Gold Fields mine workers from their hostels at KDC West Mine in Carletonville, the mining company said on Wednesday. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Miners At Anglogold Go On Strike

    SAPA, 26 September 2012

    Production was interrupted at six AngloGold Ashanti mines on Wednesday when more workers joined a strike, the mine said. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Labour Unrest Spreads to Anglogold Ashanti

    SAPA, 21 September 2012

    Labour unrest that has struck the mining sector has spread to AngloGold Ashanti with workers there embarking on a wildcat strike on Friday, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Local Government Urged to Change Mining Laws

    The Herald, 31 May 2012

    The Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) in South Africa on Tuesday urged the government to deal with the mining sector's apartheid legacy and to address issues… Read more »


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