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South Africa Mine Strike

South African Gold Miners Refuse To Go Underground

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go...

When the Future Goes Off the Rails

Dave Logan | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Dave Logan

Over the past several weeks, dozens of people have asked me to comment on Lonmin. A long-running strike turned violent last month, and police opened fire on protestors, killing 34 and injuring another 78. People are asking: how could things go so badly so fast?

South African Police Crackdown On Striking Miners

Posted 09.15.2012 | World

By: THEMBA HADEBE, The Associated Press MARIKANA, South Africa -- Police firing rubber bullets and tear gas sent men, women and children scattering ...