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Marikana report to Zuma by Tuesday

30th March 2015 The Farlam Commission of Inquiry was finalising its report into the events at Marikana and would hand it over to President Jacob Zuma before the end of March, it said on Saturday. "We are still operating within our terms of reference which says it should be done by the end of the month, which is... 

Eskom CEO's suspension challenge struck from roll

27th March 2015 Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's challenge to his suspension was struck from the roll at the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday. "The application is struck from the roll," Judge Benita Whitcher said. 

Eskom CEO challenges suspension in court

26th March 2015 Eskom questions why CEO Tshediso Matona's suspension should be lifted before the outcome of his case at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA), the Labour Court in Johannesburg heard on Thursday. "... This is frustrating the work of the board to try and steady the... 

Eskom chair not removed

25th March 2015 Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi has not been removed, the power utility said on Wednesday. Eskom media desk was responding to questions on a report that the four executives, suspended earlier this month, were not suspended because they initiated an audit of the parastatal's tender processes. 

Judgment reserved in Aurora case

24th March 2015 Judgment in the Aurora debacle was reserved in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann said he would convey his ruling to the parties soon. 

Workers gather for Aurora court case

23rd March 2015 Scores of former Aurora Empowerment Systems' workers gathered outside the High Court in Pretoria on Monday morning as the court heard a claim against the mining company's directors. The directors are accused of stripping the assets of the liquidated Pamodzi Gold's mines in Springs, Gauteng, and... 

Unity of utmost importance – NUM

13th March 2015 The unity of all unions is of utmost importance as South Africa moves into this year's wage negotiation season, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday. This was especially so in the mining, energy, and construction sectors, general secretary Frans Baleni told reporters at NUM's... 

Khulubuse Zuma loses Aurora court bid

3rd March 2015 An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5-billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, was dismissed by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. "The application is dismissed with costs," Judge Eberhardt Bertelsmann said. 

Four shot dead at Benoni mine shaft

5th February 2015 Four suspected illegal miners were found shot dead at an old mine shaft in Benoni, on the East Rand, Gauteng police said on Thursday. "We just got to the scene and discovered four bodies. Three others were injured and are under police guard in hospital," said spokesperson Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng. 

Diamonds stolen from Prieska mine

26th January 2015 Sixteen men stole an undisclosed number of diamonds from a mine near Prieska on Monday morning, Northern Cape police said. "This morning at about 03:40, about 16 men stormed into a local mine near Prieska," said Lt Olebogeng Tawana. 

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