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Today's news - Mpumalanga

Two arrested, one dead as heavily armed zama-zamas loot Lily Mine 2018-07-16 [City Press]

DA Part leader Maimane accompanies victims of ‘sex for jobs’ scandal to lay charges 2018-07-13 [The Citizen]

Illegal miners fingered in gunbattle with police 2018-07-12 [The Star]

NUMSA accuses DMR of paying lip service over Optimum cash crisis 2018-07-11 [Eyewitness News]

Unpaid Optimum mine workers can't cope with mounting bills 2018-07-11 [Eyewitness News]

Lily Mine’s revival may be derailed if claims of negligence are proven 2018-07-09 [Mail & Guardian]

Patient stabs nurse at clinic 2018-06-22 [Afro Voice]

Truck drivers stage strike on N4 in Komatipoort 2018-06-19 [The Times]

Six Eskom power plants affected by labour action 2018-06-15 [TimesLive]

Thirteen NUM members fired 2018-06-08 [Barberton Times]

NUM: Govt has failed to hold firm to account for Lily mine tragedy 2018-06-01 [Eyewitness News]

Lily Mine victims’ families paid out 2018-06-01 [The Star]

Lily Mine gets a second wind 2018-05-31 [Mail & Guardian]

Retrenchments at Pan African Resources’ Evander mine to cost R160m 2018-05-25 [BusinessLive]

Eskom evacuates Kusile station after labour dispute turns violent 2018-05-21 [BusinessLive]

Vantage Goldfields liquidation postponed 2018-05-21 [Fin24]

8 union members arrested at Optimum Coal Mine, NUM ‘concerned’ 2018-05-16 [ANA/The Citizen]

COSATU Mpumalanga is fully behind the NEHAWU protest for the release of Amos Mbedzi 2018-05-11 [COSATU]

Get a cure for Shiva Uranium – EFF marchers at IDC 2018-05-10 [ANA/The Citizen]

SAFTU condemns Pan African Resources' job cuts 2018-05-04 [SAFTU]

Pan African to shut costly Evander mine 2018-05-03 [Business Day]

Lily mine secures R300m, search for 3 trapped miners to resume 2018-04-24 [ANA/The Citizen]

M&R Cementation employees return to work at Booysendal North mine 2018-04-06 [Mining Weekly]

IDC loans R190m to firm to buy stake in Vantage Goldfields 2018-04-04 [City Press]

NUM launches court bid to remove Optimum business practitioners 2018-03-12 [miningmx.com]

Mines Minister Mantashe to meet workers at troubled Gupta-owned Optimum mine 2018-03-09 [ANA/The Citizen]

Guptas’ big heist: mines stripped, workers without boots, hard hats and milk 2018-03-05 [Sunday Times]

Optimum workers paid but questions raised about future sale 2018-03-02 [Mining Weekly]

Sale of Gupta-owned Tegeta may be ‘fake’, warns union 2018-03-01 [Business Day]

D-Day looms for Lily and Barbrook mines 2018-03-01 [Mail & Guardian]

AMCU members join NUM strike at optimum mine over salaries 2018-02-28 [Eyewitness News]

Third Gupta-owned mine fails to pay its workers 2018-02-27 [BusinessLive]

Parliament committee concerned at Optimum mine situation 2018-02-27 [eNCA]

NUM union to strike at Koornfontein Mine 2018-02-26 [Reuters/Moneyweb]

Another Gupta-owned mine fails to pay employees 2018-02-26 [Eyewitness News]

NUM says 1,722 jobs to go at Evander Gold Mine 2018-02-26 [Reuters]

NUM lawyers consider next move after Optimum mine placed in business rescue 2018-02-26 [BusinessLive]

Optimum mine promises to deal with employee concerns 2018-02-23 [Eyewitness News]

Guptas’ optimum mine faces court action & threats of a ‘radical demonstration’ 2018-02-23 [Eyewitness News]

'We can't support our families' - anger mounts as workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools 2018-02-22 [News24]

Protesting workers shut down Guptas coal mine 2018-02-22 [Business Day]

Guptas' Optimum Coal risks suspension as workers protest 2018-02-22 [Bloomberg/Mining Weekly]

Gupta Inc: It’s now a hand-to-mouth situation at Optimum Coal Mine 2018-02-22 [Daily Maverick]

Plans afoot to re-open Lily Mine 2018-02-07 [SABC]

Inquiry into Lily Mine tragedy completed: Zwane 2018-02-06 [ANA/eNCA]

Mbombela politicians accused of ‘handpicking’ traffic officers 2018-01-24 [City Press]

Barbrook mine deal in jeopardy 2018-01-23 [Fin24]

Lily Mine approaches IDC for loan to help retrieve remains of three workers 2018-01-07 [ANA/The Citizen]

Workers down tools at Pan African's main South Africa gold mine 2017-12-21 [Reuters]

Amcu announces wage agreement with Two Rivers Platinum Mine 2017-12-14 [SA Labour News]

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