January 1, 1970

Battle for Xolobeni's titanium heading for highest court

The fight for the soul of Xolobeni could go to the highest court in the land, according to the opponents of proposed titanium mining activities near […]
January 1, 1970

RBM fires five for fuelling protests

Five employees of Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) mine, alleged to have been involved in fuelling community protests over jobs and contracts, have been dismissed […]
January 1, 1970

No end to mine workers’ compensation woes

The regulations governing mining in South Africa are in desperate need of revision. This was brought to the fore again last week with the deaths and […]
January 1, 1970

Inside Labour: Zama-zamas: illegals or entrepreneurs?

The government’s suggested measures to improve compensation for workers who at some stage laboured underground appear extremely worrying, says Terry Bell. Source: News