South Africa gold miners

South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease

Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a court in Johannesburg rules.

February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018

All 955 miners trapped in S Africa rescued

All 955 gold miners who were trapped underground for more than a day in South Africa following a power cut resurfaced unharmed, and are greeted by overjoyed relatives waiting at the site.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease

Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a court in Johannesburg rules.