Harmony Gold Mining said eight workers were found dead after a blaze at its Doornkop mine in South Africa that halted operations this week.  “The search continues for the ninth employee,” the Johannesburg-based company said in an e-mailed statement today.  Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/eight-miners-killed-at-harmony-mine-1.1642795#.UvONMR3wClg

Harmony Gold Mining said eight workers were found dead after a blaze at its Doornkop mine in South Africa that halted operations this week. “The search continues for the ninth employee,” the Johannesburg-based company said in an e-mailed statement today. Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/eight-miners-killed-at-harmony-mine-1.1642795#.UvONMR3wClg

Nine miners were unaccounted for after a fire broke out at Harmony's Doornkop gold mine to the west of Johannesburg, the company said on Wednesday.  Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/nine-miners-missing-after-harmony-fire-1.1642068#.UvHq79LO7Zs

Nine miners were unaccounted for after a fire broke out at Harmony's Doornkop gold mine to the west of Johannesburg, the company said on Wednesday. Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/nine-miners-missing-after-harmony-fire-1.1642068#.UvHq79LO7Zs

The latest Business Report weekly cartoon contrasts the deal that the National Union Mineworkers (NUM) struck with Royal Bafokeng Platinum with the deal that the  Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) entered into with Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin.  To read more about this click here: http://www.iol.co.za/business

The latest Business Report weekly cartoon contrasts the deal that the National Union Mineworkers (NUM) struck with Royal Bafokeng Platinum with the deal that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) entered into with Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin. To read more about this click here: http://www.iol.co.za/business

Anglo American Platinum, the world’s largest producer of the metal, said it will seek buyers for some mines after first-half profit dropped 88 percent because a five-month strike in South Africa disrupted mining.  Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/amplats-puts-mines-up-for-sale-1.1723031#.U80XC6JN-lg

Anglo American Platinum, the world’s largest producer of the metal, said it will seek buyers for some mines after first-half profit dropped 88 percent because a five-month strike in South Africa disrupted mining. Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/amplats-puts-mines-up-for-sale-1.1723031#.U80XC6JN-lg

The latest Business Report cartoon highlights the ongoing strike by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) at Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin.

The latest Business Report cartoon highlights the ongoing strike by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) at Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin.

Mining giant Anglo American Platinum is losing about R100 million a day because of a strike by Amcu which entered its fourth week on Monday.  “The company is losing 4000oz amounting to R100m in revenue daily,” said Amplats spokeswoman Mpumi Sithole in an e-mail.  Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/strike-costing-anglo-platinum-r100m-a-day-1.1648068#.UwHMrqJN-lh

Mining giant Anglo American Platinum is losing about R100 million a day because of a strike by Amcu which entered its fourth week on Monday. “The company is losing 4000oz amounting to R100m in revenue daily,” said Amplats spokeswoman Mpumi Sithole in an e-mail. Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/strike-costing-anglo-platinum-r100m-a-day-1.1648068#.UwHMrqJN-lh

Transnet, South Africa’s ports and rail operator, said it’s battling mining companies for influence over coal export port access as their dominance shuts out small black-owned producers.  Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/transnet-fights-for-black-coal-miners-1.1645157#.Uvn4dKJN_Zs

Transnet, South Africa’s ports and rail operator, said it’s battling mining companies for influence over coal export port access as their dominance shuts out small black-owned producers. Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/transnet-fights-for-black-coal-miners-1.1645157#.Uvn4dKJN_Zs

The details behind the news that the managing director of a mining company faces a possible prison sentence for the environmental degradation caused by his company highlights the extent to which communities are obliged to rely on their own resources to enforce laws aimed at protecting their rights.  Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/news/mine-boss-s-sentence-brings-concerns-to-fore-1.1644923#.Uvn2oKJN_Zs

The details behind the news that the managing director of a mining company faces a possible prison sentence for the environmental degradation caused by his company highlights the extent to which communities are obliged to rely on their own resources to enforce laws aimed at protecting their rights. Click here to read the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/news/mine-boss-s-sentence-brings-concerns-to-fore-1.1644923#.Uvn2oKJN_Zs

This Business Report cartoon highlights the poor state of South African mine safety following the death of eight workers after a blaze at Harmony's Doornkop mine.

This Business Report cartoon highlights the poor state of South African mine safety following the death of eight workers after a blaze at Harmony's Doornkop mine.

A landmark judgment sentencing a company director to a prison term for breaking environmental laws has raised the pressure on South African corporates to comply with the law.  Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/director-gets-jail-for-land-damage-1.1644299#.UvjIpx3wClg

A landmark judgment sentencing a company director to a prison term for breaking environmental laws has raised the pressure on South African corporates to comply with the law. Click here for the full story: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/director-gets-jail-for-land-damage-1.1644299#.UvjIpx3wClg

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