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Court berates platinum belt killings investigators for shoddy job 2018-01-02 [ANA/The Citizen]

Charges dropped against men arrested for Marikana killings 2017-12-14 [eNCA]

Rival union killers case postponed 2017-12-13 [eNCA]

Suspended Rustenburg municipality shop stewards accused of inciting strike 2017-12-07 [IOL/ANA]

Nehawu campaigns to fight corruption in public service sector 2017-12-05 [The Citizen/ANA]

Protesters disrupt Lonmin’s platinum mines 2017-11-13 [Moneyweb/Reuters]

Solidarity accuses Lonmin of favouring Amcu 2017-11-10 [The New Age]

Bail d-day for NUM member accused of attempted murder 2017-11-09 [eNCA]

Amcu man in NW court for unlawful possession of firearm, ammo 2017-11-08 [The Citizen/ANA]

Lonmin says sexual harassment of women “common and pervasive” 2017-11-07 [miningmx.com]

Workers living in terror 2017-11-06 [City Press]

AMCU and Lonmin shut out all other unions 2017-11-04 [Solidarity]

Fears release of suspected hitman may spark union wars 2017-11-02 [The Star]

NUM member appears in Brits court for attempted murder 2017-11-01 [The Citizen/ANA]

R100K offered for info on AMCU murders 2017-10-31 [News24]

Labour Court backs Sun City’s axing of workers over illegal Gupta-related strike 2017-10-28 [BusinessLive]

Royal Bafokeng ordered to suspend mining at shaft 2017-10-28 [Moneyweb/Bloomberg]

NUM member denies shooting AMCU member 2017-10-28 [News24]

Lonmin community wants operations suspended on social failings 2017-10-26 [Mining Weekly]

1 miner killed, two injured 2017-10-24 [SABC]

O’Sullivan is ready to investigate Amcu miners’ assassinations 2017-10-24 [Business Report]

Ethnic tensions brewing in mine-hosting communities 2017-10-24 [Fin24]

Did killed mine worker strike a deal with state? 2017-10-22 [City Press]

No arrests for Marikana murders – police 2017-10-21 [The Citizen/ANA]

Marikana: Survivors of the massacre are still hounded and assassinated amid rumoured ‘hit list’ 2017-10-20 [Daily Maverick]

Amcu hires O’Sullivan to investigate platinum belt killing spree 2017-10-20 [Moneyweb]

Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy 2017-10-20 [Mail & Guardian]

Sixth death in platinum belt in three months 2017-10-19 [Mining Weekly]

Sibanye Platinum’s favourable wage agreement creates certainty – Solidarity  2017-10-19 [Mining Weekly]

Chamber of Mines concerned as murdered miners’ death toll rises to 7 2017-10-19 [The Times]

Mining industry on alert over violence on the platinum belt 2017-10-18 [Mail & Guardian]

NUM members down tools at PPC Cement over wages 2017-10-17 [Engineering News]

Sibanye’s cost-cutting keeps shafts working 2017-10-17 [BusinessLive]

NUM secures date for arbitration on Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kroondal 2017-10-09 [miningmx.com]

Marikana’s new killing fields 2017-10-08 [News 24]

Climate of fear grips Amcu ‘rebels’ 2017-10-06 [Mail & Guardian]

Jobless demand recognition from traditional council 2017-10-05 [The Citizen/ANA]

Gupta-owned company workers irked by ill-treatment 2017-10-04 [SABC]

Marikana: 653 plaintiffs lodged claims worth R1.1bn - SAPS 2017-10-03 [News24]

Marikana’s killing fields 2017-10-02 [The Star]

Miner Killed at Impala Platinum Rustenburg plant 2017-09-28 [Eyewitness News]

Focus more on safety than profits‚ union tells mine bosses after miner killed in rockfall 2017-09-28 [TimesLive]

NUM distanced itself from mineworkers deaths 2017-09-27 [Business Report]

NUM, AngloGold agree on Kopanang payouts 2017-09-24 [City Press]

Our people are being killed apartheid-era style – AMCU 2017-09-24 [The Citizen/ANA]

SAFTU condemns possible jobs cuts at Implats 2017-09-19 [Eyewitness News]

Rockfall kills two miners at Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine 2017-09-19 [News24]

Amcu member killed, one injured in Rustenburg 2017-09-19 [The Citizen/ANA]

Workers at Gupta-owned mines protest at banks that will shut Gupta accounts 2017-09-19 [Business Day]

Impala Platinum puts a number on first round of job cuts 2017-09-18 [Business Day]

This month in labour history

8-01-1912 The African National Congress is founded in Bloemfontein [more]

9-01-1973 A strike wave begins in Durban when 2000 black brickworkers walk off the job and win a doubling of their wages [more]