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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Families of slain Marikana miners call on Ramaphosa to turn his promises into action
    Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s promise of atonement for the Marikana massacre, 36 families of the striking miners who were killed have said that reparations should include a formal apology from the police minister and criminal charges against the police officers involved. During Ramaphosa's response to the debate over his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) this week, he said he was determined to play whatever role he could in the process of healing and atonement in relation to the Marikana massacre.
  • De Beers sets higher output target for 2018
    Global diamond miner De Beers has set a production target of as high as 36-million carats for 2018. In its 2017 results announcement the Anglo American subsidiary reported a production guidance of 34-million carats to 36-million carats, which compares with 33.45-million carats produced in 2017.
  • Solidarity still seeking payment for former Aurora employees from liquidators
    Trade union Solidarity on Thursday raked up old grievances when it directed a letter to the joint liquidators of Aurora Empowerment Systems expressing its dissatisfaction with the delays in payment to its members and other former Aurora gold mineworkers. General secretary Gideon du Plessis noted that those employees had already submitted their claims in the prescribed format but they were still waiting for compensation. "Our members are at their wit's end, are despondent and have been under tremendous financial pressure since March 2010," he said.