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14 January 2002

Gefco faces potential lawsuit landslide

Author: Ronnie Morris, Business Report [South Africa]

The first of possibly several hundred summonses for damages against Griqualand Exploration and Finance Company (Gefco), a Gencor subsidiary, for asbestos-related illnesses was issued by the high court in Johannesburg last week.

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22 May 2002

36 asbestos claims cite Gencor as a defendant [South Africa]

Author: Ronnie Morris, Business Report [South Africa]

Summonses on behalf of 36 former asbestos workers were issued in the Johannesburg high court yesterday against four mining companies [African Chrysotile Asbestos, Msauli Asbes, Gencor and Hanova Mining]...for damages amounting to R25 million for...

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10 June 2002

Thompsons set to help SA's asbestosis victims [South Africa]

Author: Business Day [South Africa]

Thompsons Solicitors, the UK's largest personal injury practice specialising in representing claimants who have contracted work-related illnesses, has thrown its weight behind SA workers suffering from asbestos-linked diseases...Ntulinoble & Spoor...

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30 September 2002

Asbestos claim case takes new twist with Gencor: Workers to challenge company's unbundling [South Africa]

Author: Business Day [South Africa]

The case brought by 7500 SA mineworkers against UK multinational Cape plc took a new twist last Friday when London lawyers joined forces with SA lawyers to challenge the terms of Gencor's proposed unbundling. Gencor's shareholders are scheduled to...

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8 October 2002

SA asbestos lawyers could face dilemma: Gencor may seek redress from Cape [South Africa]

Author: Business Day [South Africa]

Lawyers for the 7500 SA victims suffering from asbestos-related diseases will ask the British High Court next week to make Gencor a co-defendant in proceedings against UK-based company Cape plc.

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16 October 2002

Gencor mum on asbestos case [South Africa]

Author: Justin Brown, Business Day [South Africa]

Gencor, the mining holding company, said that until it had papers served upon it in South Africa, it had no comment on the decision by the English High Court to include Gencor as a co-defendant in the asbestos case of Cape plc, the UK building...

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14 November 2002

Claimants set to pursue Gencor in UK [UK/South Africa]

Author: Business Day [South Africa]

...Lawyers for the claimants are apparently re-opening the case because Cape plc failed to pay the first tranche of the settlement on the due date. Gencor has denied any liability arising from claims by asbestos miners

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18 November 2002

Asbestos victims seek court nod for class action against Gencor [South Africa]

Author: Ronnie Morris, Business Report [South Africa]

The Johannesburg high court will be asked tomorrow to recognise the right of people suffering from asbestos-related diseases to bring a class action for damages against Gencor, the investment holding company. [refers also to Cape plc]

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21 November 2002

Gencor's asbestos liability could be huge, court told [South Africa]

Author: Ronnie Morris, Business Report [South Africa]

Thousands of mineworkers were exposed to the hazards of asbestos dust and as a result thousands of cases could come before the courts

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22 November 2002

Gencor opposes class action as 37 seek payment for asbestos-related diseases [South Africa]

Author: , Business Day [South Africa]

SA MINING company, Gencor, has contested the basis for a class action in SA.

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