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The floodgates open: Anglo-American settles mineworkers’ silicosis claims

On Wednesday it was announced that Anglo-American South Africa would pay 23 former mineworkers undisclosed amounts to settle claims brought against the company after the workers contracted silicosis. The mining house remains adamant that this is not an admission of liability. But lawyers for the mineworkers are hopeful that the settlement may pave the way for payouts for silicosis victims across the industry...[Also refers to AngloGold Ashanti]

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AngloGold Ashanti silicosis lawsuit (So. Africa)

Anglo American's South African unit reaches confidential, out-of-court settlement with 23 former miners suffering from silicosis