Marikana Platinum Mine

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Name: Marikana Platinum Mine
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Machines don't ask for 15% more every year'

FORMER Lonmin CEO Brad Mills believes that mechanising South Africa's platinum mines is the solution to the industry's cost and labour woes, even though the strategy cost him his job.Mills pushed for the mechanisation of Lonmin's Saffy and Hossy shafts ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Investigate Lonmin R2.3 billion fee transfers: AIDC

The transfer of over R2.3 billion in fees from Lonmin to two of its subsidiaries, with one located in a tax haven, should be investigated, the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) has said."Lonmin, just for the years 2008 to 2012 transferred ... [Published Sowetan - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Malema Butts heads With Ramaphosa In Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and MP Floyd Shivambu were both ordered out of Parliament again on Wednesday after a question and answer session with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa turned sour.“Your hands have got blood… of people ... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ramaphosa admits state's BEE limitations

Cape Town - One of the key goals of the national development plan (NDP) is to create 11 million jobs and grow the economy by 2030 through mass economic and cultural redress including land form, employment equity and black economic empowerment, Deputy ... [Published Finance 24 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Marikana Commission: Question(s) unanswered

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has almost heard the last of its evidence before the legal teams reconvene for final arguments. We know much more about what happened in August 2012, but many questions remain unanswered. After police commanders heard ... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bafokeng extends credit to work force

Independent Newspapers File photo: SuppliedJohannesburg - Royal Bafokeng Platinum is extending credit to help more than 3,500 employees own homes as South Africa’s mine owners face a year-end deadline to improve the living conditions of their worker ... [Published IOL - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 6 reports

Reopening wage negotiations would have been illegal, says Lonmin

Lonmin was unwilling to reopen wage negotiations in 2012 because it would have been illegal, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.Barnard Mokwena, who was Lonmin executive president of human capital and external affairs at the time of the ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Lonmin PLC, Illegal, Workers
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Marikana mine workers families granted permission to make submissions

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has once again allowed family members of the mine workers who were killed during a strike at Lonmin in August 2012, to make written and oral submissions to the commission.Family members ... [Published SABC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 4 reports

Mathunjwa offered to call off 2012 strike for bargaining seat: Lonmin

Former Lonmin chief operating officer Mahomed Ismail Seedat narrated his involvement on August 16, hours before 34 protesting miners were killed in a confrontation with police."As I stepped into the Lonmin main administration building, Joseph immediately ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Phiyega can't remember details of Marikana plan

"Chairperson, I have indicated that the details of the discussions, unfortunately, my mind doesn't take me that far," she told the commission's public hearings in Pretoria."The discussions were around the plan to encircle and disarm those people"."Regarding ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

The secret rise of communism in SA

Is it just me or is South Africa starting to look like a communist country? It is happening so slowly I believe very few people are even noticing it, Recently president Jacob Zama's trip to Russia is just another one of those moments where I am starting ... [Published News24 - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Farlam agrees to extended Lonmin probe

The commission's chairman, retired judge Ian Farlam, ruled that Lonmin executives scheduled to testify could be questioned about the company's alleged failure to deliver on its socioeconomic expenditure targets. The targets include housing provision.Legal ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 25 2014]

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"Machines don't annually come up and want 15% more salary to do their job" he said following violent strikes that led to 44 deaths at Lonmin's MarikanaMarikana mine
"Nevertheless, he was forced to admit in reference to the Lonmin subsidiary in Bermuda, Western Metal Sales Limited, that 'A structure like this is normally set upup to be optimal from a tax perspective'."
"I walked into the studio with the impression that he would reiterate that position" he said
"Tomorrow you can give me, in writing, the things you've learnt" the commission's chairperson, retired judge Ian Farlam , told Barnard Mokwena, who was Lonmin's executive president of human capital and external affairs...

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Lonmin denies evading tax [Published Citizen.co.za - 13 hours ago]
EFF ga bana maitseo - Khama [Published Mmegi Online - 21 hours ago]
'Machines don't ask for 15% more every year' [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 21 2014]
Investigate Lonmin R2.3 billion fee transfers: ... [Published Sowetan - Sep 19 2014]
Ramaphosa admits state's BEE limitations [Published Finance 24 - Sep 18 2014]
Malema Butts heads With Ramaphosa In Parliament [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
Floyd Shivambu gives Cyril Ramaphosa the finger [Published City Press - Sep 17 2014]
RBPlat opens 422 houses for workers to pay off [Published IOL - Sep 17 2014]
Marikana Commission: Question(s) unanswered [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 17 2014]
Bafokeng extends credit to work force [Published IOL - Sep 16 2014]
Reopening wage negotiations would have been ill... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Lonmin to share lessons from Marikana deaths [Published Finance 24 - Sep 15 2014]
Lonmin employee called 'disingenuous' [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Sep 15 2014]
Lonmin employee defends 'faceless' comment [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Lonmin employee did not encourage talks [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 15 2014]
Reopening wage negotiations illegal: Lonmin emp... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Reopening wage negotiations illegal – Lonmin em... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 15 2014]
Marikana mine workers families granted permissi... [Published SABC - Sep 12 2014]
Mathunjwa offered to call off 2012 strike for b... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 11 2014]
Police's role at Marikana questioned [Published The New Age Online - Sep 11 2014]
Police’s role at Marikana questioned [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 11 2014]
Lonmin employee admits link to deaths [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Sep 10 2014]
Legal Aid considers Supreme Court ruling on Mar... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Sep 10 2014]
‘Less lethal’ guns on the way, says police chief [Published Herald Live - Sep 10 2014]
Phiyega can't remember details of Marikana plan [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 10 2014]
Riah Phiyega recalled to Marikana Inquiry [Published Eye Witness News - Sep 10 2014]
'Nyet, nyet, nyet': Lonmin grilled at Farlam co... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 09 2014]
'Nyet, nyet, nyet': Lonmin grilled at Farlam co... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 09 2014]
EDITORIAL: Money alone won’t solve problem [Published BDlive - Sep 05 2014]
The secret rise of communism in SA [Published News24 - Sep 02 2014]
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Exclusive: Lonmin CEO Denies Job Cuts Plan, Say... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 25 2014]
<p><img class="float_right" src="http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/53fb845f5afbd3951a8b456b-450-300/exclusive-lonmin-ceo-denies-job-cuts-plan-says-focus-is-on-ramp-up-2014-8.jpg" border="0" alt="A township resident walks past Lonmin's Marikana ...
Protesters disrupt &#8216;massacre&#8217; testi... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 11 2014]
Protesters chanting "Blood on his hands" briefly halted South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's evidence on Monday at an inquiry into the police shooting of 34 striking mine workers two years ago.Ramaphosa was a non-executive director at Lonmin ...
Witness - Miners Shot Down promo [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Jul 28 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVXJbJK1YD0&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Witness - Miners Shot Down promo In August 2012 after a strike at Marikana platinum mine, police killed ...
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Strikers block South Africa mines [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 14 2014]
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