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21 Dec 2012

Author:
Richard Spoor Inc., Attorneys

[PDF] Gold Mine Workers with Silicosis File Motion for Class Action [So. Africa]

South Africa human rights lawyer Richard Spoor filed an application for class certification of an action for damages in the South Gauteng High Court on behalf of tens of thousands of current and former gold mine workers, as well as dependents of deceased workers, who contracted silicosis as a result of their work in South African gold mines… he respondents include Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, Avgold Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Gold Fields Limited, Village Main Reef Limited, Simmer and Jack Mines Limited, DRDGold Limited, ERPM Limited, Anglo American South Africa Limited, African Rainbow Minerals, Randgold and Exploration Company Limited, JCI Limited and their subsidiaries.