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South African miners to tackle lung disease claims ...

2014-11-18  South African miners to tackle lung disease claims. Five of South Africa’s largest gold miners announced Tuesday the creation of a group that will look at compensation and medical care for ...

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Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired ...

2018-6-28  South Africa’s mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth; yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era have resulted in high rates of occupational lung disease and low rates of compensation for ex-miners and their families. Given growing advocacy and activism of current and former mine ...

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Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired ...

Background: South Africa's mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth; yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era have resulted in high rates of occupational lung disease and low rates of compensation for ex-miners and their families. Given growing advocacy and activism

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South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease

2018-5-3  South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease payout. Mining companies have agreed a 5bn rand ($400m, £285m) compensation deal for tens of thousands of South African miners who contracted ...

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South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease - BBC

2016-5-13  South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease. Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a ...

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South African miners take lung disease fight to London ...

2014-4-27  South African miners take lung disease fight to London. ... while an action on behalf of 17,000 miners against 29 mining companies, including Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields, is ...

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining ...

2012-12-18  Witwatersrand in 1886, mining remains a major force in the South African economy. Despite policy and legislative reform, partly informed by extensive research, 16 years into a democratic South Africa, gold miners in particular face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. This provides an occupational health context in which to examine

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South African miners to sue over diseases Financial Times

A South African court on Friday gave the go-ahead to a class-action lawsuit against the country’s top gold mining companies by workers seeking damages for contracting silicosis, a lung disease.

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining ...

2011-7-6  South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry, and the gold mining industry in particular, research impact (including disease surveillance) on policy implementation and occupational health systems performance lags. We describe the gold mining environment, and research on silicosis,

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First claimants paid in South African silicosis settlement ...

2021-3-2  The first seven claims have been paid to miners who contracted the incurable lung disease silicosis, nearly two years after a landmark class action settlement by gold producers was given the green ...

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South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease

2018-5-3  South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease payout. Mining companies have agreed a 5bn rand ($400m, £285m) compensation deal for tens of thousands of South African miners who contracted ...

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South African miners take lung disease fight to London ...

2014-4-27  South African miners take lung disease fight to London. ... while an action on behalf of 17,000 miners against 29 mining companies, including Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields, is ...

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Coal miners next to launch lung disease compensation

2018-5-4  The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission and Richard Spoor Attorneys say coal miners are the next in line to seek compensation for occupational lung ...

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First claimants paid in South African silicosis settlement ...

2021-3-2  The first seven claims have been paid to miners who contracted the incurable lung disease silicosis, nearly two years after a landmark class action settlement by gold producers was given the green ...

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining ...

2012-12-18  Witwatersrand in 1886, mining remains a major force in the South African economy. Despite policy and legislative reform, partly informed by extensive research, 16 years into a democratic South Africa, gold miners in particular face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. This provides an occupational health context in which to examine

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South African miners given hope in battle for lung damage ...

2016-6-20  South African miners given hope in battle for lung damage payouts ... a century ago as the great South African mining boom got under way. ... miners with silicosis and other diseases

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"Pay Us Before We Die”: Ailing Ex-South African Miners ...

2021-5-28  Six major South African gold mining firms cited in the lawsuit agreed to pool together a R5 billion compensation fund under the Occupational Lung Disease (OLD) Working Group. These firms are African Rainbow Minerals‚ Anglo American SA, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony and Sibanye Stillwater. As per the terms of this settlement, these ...

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South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis ...

2018-5-3  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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Respiratory Diseases Caused by Coal Mine Dust

2021-10-5  Coal is an important global commodity and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Thus, mining of coal will also remain important. Despite improvements in exposure assessment and ventilation controls and the existence of protective government regulations, coal miners are still at risk for respiratory diseases caused by coal mine dust and their associated morbidity

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How to Claim - Occupational Health Process in the South ...

2021-10-5  Your local TEBA office can assist you to fill out a V12 form. Phone the call centre at 080 1000 240 or 0800 110 110 and they will help you to fill out a register form. Send a ‘please call me’ to 072 557 8077 and the call centre will call you back. If you have already registered at any of these or through the MBOD you do not need to register ...

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Coal miners next to launch lung disease compensation

2018-5-4  The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission and Richard Spoor Attorneys say coal miners are the next in line to seek compensation for occupational lung ...

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South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease

2018-5-3  South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease payout. Mining companies have agreed a 5bn rand ($400m, £285m) compensation deal for tens of thousands of South African miners who contracted ...

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South African miners given hope in battle for lung damage ...

2016-6-20  South African miners given hope in battle for lung damage payouts ... a century ago as the great South African mining boom got under way. ... miners with silicosis and other diseases

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New ruling allows South African miners to sue gold mining ...

2016-5-15  New ruling allows South African miners to sue gold mining companies over deadly diseases 15 May 2016 Johannesburg High Court has ruled that gold miners who developed lung diseases from working underground in South Africa can claim compensation from gold mining

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining ...

South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry, and the gold mining industry in particular, research impact (including ...

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"Pay Us Before We Die”: Ailing Ex-South African Miners ...

2021-5-28  Six major South African gold mining firms cited in the lawsuit agreed to pool together a R5 billion compensation fund under the Occupational Lung Disease (OLD) Working Group. These firms are African Rainbow Minerals‚ Anglo American SA, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony and Sibanye Stillwater. As per the terms of this settlement, these ...

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Sick miners left in the lurch by ... - South African News

2020-7-20  Sick miners left in the lurch by Tshiamiso Trust in charge of compensation. An advocacy group for ex-miners who have suffered debilitating lung impairment while working on South Africa’s mines ...

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Setback for gold miners’ silicosis claims GroundUp

2016-9-22  South Africa’s six biggest gold mining companies have been given leave to appeal against the court decision in May to allow mineworkers sick with silicosis and TB to bring a class action against them. The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted the mining companies leave to appeal on all aspects of the certification by the South Gauteng High ...

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Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online - The ...

2018-6-20  Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online. ... causing damage to the lungs and ultimate death. ... unbiased stories in South Africa. Good

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Respiratory Diseases Caused by Coal Mine Dust

2021-10-5  Coal is an important global commodity and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Thus, mining of coal will also remain important. Despite improvements in exposure assessment and ventilation controls and the existence of protective government regulations, coal miners are still at risk for respiratory diseases caused by coal mine dust and their associated morbidity

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