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The sordid tale behind S Africa's mine strife
Tension at Lonmin mine seethed for more than a year amid dire living conditions, union rivalry, and corporate practices.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2012 22:42 GMT
Protests spread to more South African mines
Strikes for better pay grip platinum firm Amplats as officials seek to stop unrest from turning into nationwide revolt.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2012 16:32 GMT
South Africa mine unrest spreads to new site
More than 1,500 striking workers moving from shaft to shaft at Amplats platinum mine urging others to put down tools.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2012 12:49 GMT
South Africa's Marikana miners defy deadline
Thousands of striking workers have refused to return to work, despite threats that some 40,000 jobs are at risk.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 23:45 GMT
Deadline looms for striking S Africa miners
Miners asked to return to work Tuesday or face firing but workers, adamant on demands for better pay, continue strike.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 14:06 GMT
South Africa miners in stand-off with police
Situation "stable but tense" outside mine as striking workers lined up against scores of police backed by helicopters.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012 21:21 GMT
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