Sibanye Platinum claims R26.8-m from Mineral Resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane and three DMR officials, for losses during mine safety stoppages.
The High Court in 2017 will hear the appeal of employers against the right of gold miners or widows to claim silicosis mining compensation in a class action.
The SA Labour Court instructed DME mining inspectors to restrict section 54 /55 mine safety closures, to sections or levels where they found unsafe conditions.
The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
Former miners suffering from silicosis and TB are allowed to take class action in occupational health claims for damages against gold mines from 2016.
Two Anglo American mines paid R464m silicosis compensation to 4400 former miners, via a ‘top-up’ compensation trust fund founded by seven mining employers.
The South Gauteng High Court ordered the Department of Labour to allow access to the Paarl factory fire DOL incident report, six years after the incident.
6 years after the Paarl Print factory fire, Judge Elias Matojane’s ruling paved the way for interested parties to gain access to accident inquiry reports
A group of Sasol coal miners are claiming civil damages for disease, instead of industrial compensation, in 2015.
The SA DOL is re-trianing staff in public service skills, including learnerships, insurance, employement equity, and labour inspection.
The outcome of the investigation into the New Zealand Pike River mining disaster revealed how a company with a killer culture could escape justice.
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