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Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave

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Tom Bawden: Rivals will keep outperforming Anglo American

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Carroll quits ‘toughest job in mining’ as head of Anglo American

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South African miners win small pay rise

The Chamber of Mines announced yesterday that it had agreed with gold-mining companies and the National Union of Mineworkers to raise miners' monthly salaries by up to R500 (£35).

78-year-old convicted of child sex attacks dating back 60 years

A former serviceman was today found guilty of sexually assaulting four young girls.

Copper mine problems a headache for Xstrata

Problems at its huge copper mine in Chile have provided a fresh headache for the mining giant Xstrata, which is in the throes of a $32bn (£20bn) takeover by commodities trading giant Glencore.

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Kevin Pietersen will now have clear-the-air talks with team-mates

ECB apologise to South Africa in relation to Kevin Pietersen text claims

Cricket South Africa and the national team's players have accepted an apology from England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier over comments he made concerning the Kevin Pietersen text row.

Kevin Pietersen texts surprised South Africans

A member of the South Africa squad that toured England this summer has denied that his team-mates deliberately provoked Kevin Pietersen into sending them text messages during the Test series – and added that they were actually surprised at how much information the England batsman was sending them.

Kevin Pietersen will now have clear-the-air talks with team-mates

South Africa players 'awaiting an apology' from ECB chief of text claims

South Africa's players are “awaiting an apology” for the suggestion from England cricket chief David Collier that some of their number provoked Kevin Pietersen into sending controversial text messages.

Third platinum chief executive quits

The chief executive of Aquarius Platinum has resigned as pressure mounts across the South African precious metal industry, with falling prices and violent wage protests.

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ECB claims that South African players provoked Kevin Pietersen to send texts are 'absolute rubbish'

Cricket South Africa has dismissed a claim made by England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier that South African players provoked Kevin Pietersen to send inflammatory text messages as “absolute rubbish”. 

Platinum miners sacked as tensions rise in South Africa rise

Tensions mounted in South Africa's resources industry yesterday as Anglo American fired 12,000 platinum miners, Shell declared force majeure on fuel deliveries and unrest in the mining industry spread to take another life.

Asylum seeker admits murdering two teenage girls

An asylum-seeker today admitted murdering two teenage girls whose bodies were found in a flat.

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