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Mining and manufacturing production fall in June

Independent online (SA) 12 Aug 2022
Data from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) yesterday showed that mining production slumped by 8 percent year-on-year in June following a downwardly revised 7.2 percent decline in May ... The depressed mining output is expected to impact on South Africa’s tax revenue as companies missed out on cashing in on the commodity boom.
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Ten years on, S.Africa awaits justice for slain striking miners

Urdu Point 12 Aug 2022
Television footage that day of police opening fire on protestors, raising a crest of dust at the foot of the hill, shocked South Africa and the world ... Many of the workers in South Africa's platinum mines come from remote parts of the country such as Mqanduli, only returning home for the Christmas holidays.
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South Africa needs special unit to crack down on illegal mining, Mantashe urges

Mining Weekly 12 Aug 2022
... adding that it will take several years for the government to seal open mine shafts.
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S.Africa's Marikana massacre: What happened on the day

Urdu Point 12 Aug 2022
Hundreds of police officers watch thousands of striking mineworkers gather on a barren hill near South Africa's Marikana platinum mine ... Chaotic scenes ensue ... It was the worst massacre since the end of apartheid in 1994, and for many South Africans it brought back memories of the brutal killings of black protesters that took place under white rule.
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South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

Federal News Radio 11 Aug 2022
Those who will be charged Thursday were in a different court on Wednesday where they were charged with being in South Africa illegally ... Illegal mining is rife in many parts of South Africa such as the Gauteng and Free State provinces where miners dig for gold deposits at disused and abandoned mine shafts.
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Why now is a good time to buy diamond miners

Moneyweek 11 Aug 2022
It holds 74% stakes in four production operations (three underground kimberlite mines in South Africa and a large high-volume opencast kimberlite mine in Tanzania). These sites include the Cullinan Mine in South Africa, which was the source – in 1905 – of the world-famous Cullinan diamond.
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Experts unpack why there are so few listed junior miners in South Africa

Mining Weekly 11 Aug 2022
Experts in the spheres of law, mining and financial services are divided on whether South Africa’s public market has become ...
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South Africa lawmakers demand crackdown on illegal mining

FX Empire 11 Aug 2022
(Reuters) – South African lawmakers on Thursday urged the government to accelerate the ... South Africa’s mines, police and home affairs ministers on Thursday briefed the country’s upper house of parliament on the government’s response to illegal mining and other related crimes.
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Mining operations turning Brazilian communities into ghost towns

La Prensa Latina 11 Aug 2022
That rural community located about 350 kilometers (215 miles) northwest of Brasilia is situated some 200 meters (655 feet) from Serra Grande, a giant mining complex operated by South Africa’s AngloGold Ashanti that has open galleries at different levels and descends to a depth of more than 600 meters.
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South Africa: 14 men accused of raping music video models

One India 11 Aug 2022
Johannesburg, Aug 11. A group of seven self-employed miners in South Africa have been charged on Wednesday with raping eight women at abandoned mine in late July. Seven more men are due to be charged later on Thursday, prosecutors said. The ... .
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West Wits raises cash

Mining Weekly 11 Aug 2022
... work at its Witwatersrand Basin gold project, in South Africa.
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South Africa: 14 Men Accused of Raping Women at Abandoned Mine

All Africa 11 Aug 2022
A group of seven self-employed miners in South Africa have been charged with raping eight women at abandoned mine in late July. Seven more men are due to be charged later on Thursday, prosecutors said ....
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Seven men are charged with gang-raping eight models including a teenager in crime that has ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
Seven men have been charged with gang-raping eight models including a teenager in a crime that has shocked South Africa ... Seven men have been charged with gang-raping eight models including a teenager in a crime that has shocked South Africa ... Illegal miners search for gold in an abandoned mine west of Johannesburg, South Africa on August 5.

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