• Gold miner silicosis litigation re So Africa Business

    On 21 December 2012 attorney Richard Spoor filed a motion in South Africa court seeking class certification for as many as 17 000 ex-gold miners suffering from the lung disease silicosis The proposed class action named 30 gold mining companies as defendants including African Rainbow Minerals ......
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  • COUNTING THE COST GOLD MINING AND

    Rina King 'Silicosis in South African gold mines a study of risk of disease for black mineworkers' unpublished research paper Department of Sociology University of the Witwatersrand 1985 p ......
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  • Miners' silicosis and TB appeal postponed‚ as talks

    The claimants in the settlement are 4‚365 ex-mineworkers from South Africa‚ Swaziland and Lesotho who may be suffering from Silica-related occupational lung diseases as a result of the failure ......
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  • South Africa miners reach $400m settlement for lung disease

    South African gold producers have reached a settlement with lawyers representing thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung disease in ......
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  • Fighting the legacy of mining in Lesotho South Africa

    Fighting the legacy of mining in Lesotho a lung disease that is an occupational hazard for many miners In South Africa miners receive on balance lesser compensation than other ......
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  • Reforming Miners' Lung Disease Compensation in

    Reforming Miners' Lung Disease Compensation in South Africa—Long Overdue but What Are conflict over lung disease in the South African mining industry have been These companies adjudicate claims using guidelines issued by the office of the Compensation Commissioner 454 ......
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  • South Africa Miners with lung disease prepare lawsuit

    Tens of thousands of South African miners with lung disease prepare to sue some of the country s largest gold mining companies Associated Press In this photo taken Wednesday May 18 2016 a ......
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  • SA mines look to tackle lung disease IOL Business

    Johannesburg Five South African mining companies including AngloGold Ashanti the world's third-biggest producer of the metal formed a group to look at compensation and medical care for ......
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  • Coal miners next to launch lung disease compensation claims

    The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference SACBC Justice and Peace Commission and Richard Spoor Attorneys say coal miners are the next in line to seek compensation for occupational lung ......
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  • South African miners take lung disease fight to London

    UK courts may decide compensation claim for thousands suffering from deadly condition writes Tracy McVeigh South African miners take lung disease fight to London The fate of thousands of ......
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  • South Africa mine workers to receive lung disease

    04 September 2017 London — Former workers who contracted deadly lung diseases in South African gold mines decades ago may soon finally receive compensation Six large mining companies including Anglo American Plc have set aside about $390 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by ......
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  • South Africa miners reach silicosis settlement Financial

    South African miners including Anglo American agreed to pay $400m to settle a class action launched by former miners who contracted serious lung diseases working in the country's gold shafts ......
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  • South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis

    South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand $400 million class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases ......
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  • London talk on plight of SA miners with silicosis

    London talk on plight of SA miners with silicosis A British mining firm will appear in the High Court in a frequently fatal disease endemic to South Africa The miners allege that they ......
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  • South African miners preparing settlement for lung disease

    Mining NE reported that South African mining firms including Anglo American are preparing a multimillion dollar settlement with as many as 100 000 former workers who suffer from debilitating and ......
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  • Anglo American s South African unit reaches confidential

    South African gold-mining companies some of which are being sued for historical incidents of lung disease formed a working group to pay compensation to affected workers and prevent new cases occurring The group which includes AngloGold Ashanti Ltd Anglo American South Africa and Sibanye Gold ......
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  • South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease

    Mining companies have agreed a 5bn rand $400m £285m compensation deal for tens of thousands of South African miners who contracted deadly lung diseases while working underground The miners ......
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  • South Africa miners reach 5 billion rand silicosis

    South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand 294 39 million pounds class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung ......
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  • South African miners to tackle lung disease claims

    Five of South Africa's largest gold miners announced Tuesday the creation of a group that will look at compensation and medical care for people that have acquired occupational lung disease also ......
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  • Sick South African miners sue company vibrating sieve separator au

    SOUTH African gold miners suffering from a lung disease are suing Anglo American in London in a case that lawyers say could result in hundreds of millions in compensation A group of 450 mainly ......
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  • South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease

    Ex-gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work a court rules ......
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