mining

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“There’s no accountability”: Geraldine Ward, a Drumgossett resident affected by the Gyproc subsidence, outside her home. Photograph: Pat Byrne

(...) collapse at any minute. With such a long mining history, it is not surprising that much of the land(...)

Boys play soccer in Marikana’s Nkaneng township in front of the Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. Photograph: Reuters

A new plan designed to stem the loss of thousands of jobs in South Africa’s mining industry was(...)

Tobacco farmers in Harare protest during an auction on the first day of Zimbabwe’s marketing season earlier this year, as prices for the country’s biggest agricultural export plunged. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

(...) tightened in an effort to ease investor concerns around it.Introduced in 2007 in the mining sector, the(...)