You are here
South African gold miners near silicosis lawsuit settlement
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The class action brought by thousands of mineworkers who contracted lung diseases while working for South African gold miners has been postponed because the parties are close to a settlement, lawyers for the companies said today.
A high court in 2016 set the stage for protracted proceedings on cases dating back decades in the largest class-action suit yet in Africa’s most industrialized country.
Many of the nearly half a million miners who contracted silicosis and tuberculosis are from nearby countries that supplied labor to South African mines. ...
... For the remainder of the report:
We Are Amid the Biggest Financial Bubble in History;
When It Bursts, Bullion Owned in the Safest Way Will Protect Wealth
With GoldCore you can own allocated -- and most importantly -- segregated coins and bars in Switzerland, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
Switzerland, Singapore, and Hong Kong remain extremely safe jurisdictions for storing bullion. Avoid exchange-traded funds and digital gold providers where you are a price taker. Ensure that you are outright legal owner of your bullion. If you do not own segregated bullion that you can visit, inspect, and take delivery of, you are exposed.
Crucial guides to storage in Singapore and Switzerland can be read here:
GoldCore does not report transactions to any authority. Safety, privacy, and confidentiality are paramount when we are entrusted with storage of our clients' precious metals.
Email the GoldCore team at email@example.com or call our trading desk:
UK: +44(0)203-086-9200. U.S.: +1-302-635-1160. International: +353(0)1-632-5010.
Visit us at: http://www.goldcore.com
Join GATA here:
Vancouver Resource Investment Conference
Sunday-Monday, January 21-22, 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
888 West Cordova St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5-7 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2018
Mining Investment Asia
Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28, 2018
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Mines and Money Asia
Tuesday-Friday, April 3-6, 2017
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
* * *
Help keep GATA going
GATA is a civil rights and educational organization based in the United States and tax-exempt under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Its e-mail dispatches are free, and you can subscribe at:
To contribute to GATA, please visit: