Silicosis - 10 000 gold miners getting set to sue

Chris Bateman


Tagged as victims of ‘the world's biggest, longest running industrial disaster; dwarfing Chernobyl’, 10 000 known silicosis-affected Southern African gold miners are finally set to negotiate a payout that could induce a painful paroxysm of shareholder coughing across the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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mining acquired silicosis, class action, gold mines

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(6):338-340.

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Date submitted: 2012-05-03
Date published: 2012-05-15

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