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South Africa Mine Strikes

12,000 Striking Miners Set To Be Fired

AP | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — A spokesman for AngloGold Ashanti says the company is set to fire about 12,000 South African workers who have been striking at th...

Man Set Ablaze In Fresh Mine Violence

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Striking miners killed one man by setting him on fire Thursday while another was fatally shot, apparently by police, in rekindled...

12,000 Miners Given The Boot After Strikes

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Anglo American Platinum fired 12,000 striking miners Friday for staging an unlawful strike that is one of several that are slowly...

South Africa Mine Protests Spread

AP | CARLEY PETESCH | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Strikes in South Africa have spread in the gold mining industry, inspired by an illegal and violent work stoppage that netted wor...

Police Kill 2 More In S. Africa Mine Strike Crackdown

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Days after soldiers were deployed, South African President Jacob Zuma announced Thursday that he has ordered the mili...

Striking Miners Accept Offer

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

MOOINOOI, South Africa — Striking platinum miners in South Africa have signed a wage deal ending a bloody 5-week strike at the Lonmin PLC mine t...