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Lonmin Nominated as World’s Worst Company

AFRICANGLOBE - Lonmin has been nominated as one of the world's worst companies of 2012, environmental organisation groundWork said on Friday. "This submission was based on the human rights violations and environmental destruction that the corporation has carried out since the establishment of its mine in the Marikana region..." said Bobby Peek, director at groundWork.

South Africa’s Strike Wave Hits Whole Mining Sector, Spreads to Transport

The strike wave that began at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine is now engulfing South Africa’s platinum, gold and coal mining industries and has spread...

Marikana Strike Might Be Over, but the Struggle Continues

Striking workers at Marikana's Lonmin mine have accepted a pay offer from management and say they'll be back at work this Thursday, but the...

Julius Malema Calls for National Miners Strike In South Africa

Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema ratcheted up the heat in South Africa's ongoing labor unrest on Tuesday, by calling for a national...

South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe Eyes Embattled Lonmin Mine

South African mining billionaire Patrice Motsepe has indicated interest in British platinum producer Lonmin’s Marikana mine, which is facing a four week strike that has...

New Strike Hits South African Gold Mine

Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15,000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job the night before, a...

South African Miners Descend On Platinum Mine as Protests Spread

A large group of striking South African miners braved the scorching Rustenburg sun to protest at the entrance to Lonmin's Eastern Platinum mine on...

South African Platinum Miners Strike Spreads

The strike by thousands of South African platinum miners, which led to the police massacre of 34 workers August 16 at Lonmin’s Marikana mine,...

South African Miners Down Tools as Industrial Unrest Spreads

Unrest among South African miners is spreading, after strikes at a Lonmin mine last week resulted in the police massacre of 34 striking miners. About 500 workers at the nearby...

South African Govt Gives Lip Service to Striking Miners

In the wake of the shocking police massacre last week that left 34 striking miners, the Jacob Zuma's government has ordered the platinum mining...

Grieving Lonmin Miners Won’t Budge Amid Company Threats

South African President Jacob Zuma has declared a week of mourning starting on Monday following the brutal killing of 34 miners by police last...

Apartheid Did Not Die: South African Police Massacre Striking Miners

AFRICANGLOBE - South African police on Thursday fired at a group of miners, who were on strike, leaving an estimated 18 people dead, according to reports. Motionless bodies lay on the ground in pools of blood.