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Today's news - Mpumalanga

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]

Barbrook rescue plagued by fraud concerns 2017-12-11 [City Press]

Joy for 700 retrenched steel workers 2017-11-30 [Business Report]

Strikers dismissed and reinstated 2017-11-23 [Barberton Times]

Coca-Cola strike partially resolved 2017-11-20 [Nelspruit Post]

Lily mine remains in limbo, parties need to get together – Solidarity 2017-11-16 [Mining Weekly]

Lily Mine to stay closed despite talk of IDC injection 2017-11-07 [City Press]

Political parties unite to condemn alleged rape, bestiality acts against domestic worker 2017-11-06 [eNCA]

Protesters barricade roads into Kruger National Park 2017-10-26 [SABC]

Battery pilot could power up 1 600 jobs 2017-10-16 [City Press]

Tshwane provides buses for unemployed to seek opportunities 2017-10-10 [The Citizen]

Uproar over deductions from municipal salaries 2017-09-24 [News24]

Yet another devastating blow for Lily Mine 2017-08-15 [Business Report]

Samwu says municipal jobs are kept for ANC factions 2017-08-10 [Business Day]

General workers down tools 2017-08-02 [SABC]

Kruger National Park strike suspended 2017-07-20 [Lowvelder]

SANParks workers threaten strike as lions remain missing 2017-07-13 [TimesLive]

NUM calls off strike at Msobo Coal mine 2017-06-21 [The Citizen]

NUM gives eskom 7 days to respond over plant closures 2017-03-17 [Eyewitness News]

NUM members approve job cuts at Evander Gold 2017-03-14 [Business Day]

Two mineworkers die in Mpumalanga 2017-03-02 [The Citizen]

Union hopes for a solution after illegal strike costs 200 workers their jobs 2016-12-01 [City Press]

Municipality fires 200 workers over illegal strike 2016-11-29 [The Citizen]

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