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Moroccan miners’ protest raises political temperature

Moroccans risking their lives scraping coal from abandoned mines have listened to local officials, the mining ministry and a close royal ally...

Mineworkers freed by DR Congo militiamen

Militiamen have freed three Congolese and a French national kidnapped in March during an attack on Banro Corp's Namoya gold mine in...

Gunmen kill Nigerian gold miners

Gunmen killed more than 30 gold miners in a remote area of northern Nigeria, police said on Tuesday. The attackers raided a camp...

Four miners found shot dead at a South Africa gold mine

Four suspected illegal miners were found dead with gun shots wounds to the head at a gold mine near Johannesburg, South African...

Extra South African police deployed to platinum belt

Additional police were deployed to South Africa's platinum belt on Tuesday to provide security for thousands of striking miners who are expected...

At least one worker killed at Lonmin mine in South Africa

At least one Lonmin worker was killed on Monday in South Africa as he reported for work at their strike-hit platinum mine,...

S.Africa police fire tear gas at rioting platinum miners

South African riot police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon at hundreds of striking miners who went on the rampage...

Resource nationalism is biggest risk to miners-report

Resource nationalism is the biggest threat facing the mining sector this year and next as governments seek to take advantage of higher...


Communicate don’t abrogate!

The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...