South African Gold Miners Reach Landmark Settlement

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May 03, 2018· JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for gold miners in South Africa who got lung diseases while working underground over many decades have reached a compensation agreement in their class action lawsuit ...

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(Reuters) — South African gold producers agreed to a 5 billion rand (400 million) class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal ...

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Media. Listed below are highlights of coverage detailing the silicosis litigation and the silicosis epidemic. ... Class certified for South African gold miners in landmark case. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – Aug. 22, 2013 ... South African Gold Producers Reach LungDisease Settlement. May 13, 2016 CNN Dying for gold: South Africa’s biggest ...

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South African gold producers reached a class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis, the lawyers said on Thursday.

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Nov 03, 2013· Crosby Numpu (l.) and Joyce Ncanywa work on a farm in Grahamstown, South Africa. They don’t own the farm but tend its small garden, chickens, cows, and pigs.

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MT. PLEASANT, , May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ A settlement agreement has been reached in historic litigation for classes of potentially thousands of South African gold miners and …

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South African gold producers signed Thursday a class action settlement with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis while ...

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Six years ago, a landmark classaction lawsuit was launched on behalf of miners suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis as a result of working at African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American South ...

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May 03, 2018· Thousands of South African miners affected by silicosis reach a landmark 390 million compensation settlement with six gold mining companies. Also, head of this weekend's municipal elections, we ...

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South African gold producers have reached a settlement with lawyers representing thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung disease, in the country's largestever class action suit. Officials ...

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May 03, 2018· miners reach landmark silicosis settlement. ... Some studies have found silicosis prevalence in South African gold mines at between 22 and 36 percent of all workers …

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Lawyers for gold miners in South Africa who got lung diseases while working underground over many decades reach a compensation agreement in their class action lawsuit against mining companies. May ...

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May 03, 2018· Thousands of South African miners affected by silicosis reach a landmark 390 million dollar compensation settlement with 6 gold mining companies. ... South Africa: Gold miners reach deal over lung ...

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JOHANNESBURG, May 3 South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners …

South African Gold Producers Reach LungDisease Settlement

May 03, 2018· Anglo American Plc, Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. and other mining companies agreed to resolve a lawsuit filed by workers who said they contracted deadly lung diseases in South African gold mines ...

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South African miners including Anglo American agreed to pay 400m to settle a class action launched by former miners who contracted serious lung diseases working in the country’s gold shafts ...

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The Marikana massacre was a national tragedy, but there’s something far worse heading our way that could overshadow the loss we felt back in 2012. The controversial mining multinational is under ...

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Anglo American's South African unit reaches confidential, outofcourt settlement with 23 former miners suffering from silicosis ... Anglo American's South African unit reaches confidential, outofcourt settlement with 23 former miners suffering from silicosis Gold miner silicosis litigation (re So. Africa) ... Landmark settlement of South ...

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Anglo American's mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. The firm has agreed a settlement with gold miners. Photograph: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images South African ...

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South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand (400 million) class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases ...

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Johannesburg South African gold producers reached a class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and ...

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In a landmark case, thousands of former gold mine workers who contracted silicosis and tuberculosis from South Africa’s underground shafts signed a R5 billion outofcourt settlement with mining companies yesterday.

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Thousands of miners in South Africa affected by silicosis from exposure to dust reached a breakthrough settlement worth 390 million with several mining companies on Thursday, their lawyers said. The settlement will cover those who worked for the mining …

South African gold miners reach settlement in lung disease ...

Mining companies operating in South Africa agree to settle a classaction lawsuit from workers who say they contracted deadly lung diseases in the country's gold mines. The settlement provides for ...

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South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand in provisions for, a lawyer and ...

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CAPE TOWN, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Lawyers acting for thousands of gold miners who contracted lung diseases at work in South African mines said on Wednesday an outofcourt settlement with their ...

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Miners' silicosis win paves way for industry compensation scheme The landmark legal settlement benefits miners with silicosis and encourages an industrywide settlement scheme at gold mines…

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Gold miners close to silicosis lawsuit settlement: report ... while working for South African gold miners has been ... South African law, has its roots in a landmark ruling given by the ...

Groundbreaking Settlement on Behalf of Southern African ...

The settlement calls for the compensation of all eligible gold miners who suffered silicosis or tuberculosis, and sets up a trust to provide medical examinations of miners and compensation payments. Benefits for eligible miners will be in the range from 10,000 to 500,000 South African Rand.

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JOHANNESBURG – Gold mining companies are expected to sign a settlement agreement on Thursday with workers who contracted silicosis and TB while working in the mines…

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UPDATE 1South African gold miners' silicosis lawsuit nearing settlementlawyers. ... which has little precedent in South African law, has its roots in a landmark ruling given by the Constitutional Court in 2011 that for the first time allowed miners suffering from lung diseases to …

miners reach landmark silicosis settlement

miners reach landmark silicosis settlement. ... It is the first class action settlement of its kind in South Africa and follows three years of negotiations. ... Some studies have found silicosis prevalence in South African gold mines at between 22 and 36 percent of all workers among the highest rates in the world. ...

Miners get historic silicosis payout

Thousands of South African miners affected by silicosis reach a landmark 390 million dollar compensation settlement with 6 gold mining companies.

South African gold miners reach landmark settlement ...

British mining conglomerate Anglo American agreed to pay a group of former gold miners in South Africa an undisclosed amount for health problems, a settlement that could open the …

South Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement ...

South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand (420 million) in provisions for, a ...

South African gold miners agree to landmark silicosis, TB ...

The settlement agreement is a result of three years of extensive negotiations between the representative attorneys and the OLD Working Group, which represents African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo ...