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Judgement – Bongani Nkala and Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company

13 May 16 Silicosis

Republic of South Africa (2016). Judgment – Bongani Nkala and Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company.

The judgement handed down by the South Gauteng High Court, is in favour of the constitution of a class action lawsuit of 56 current and former goldmine workers, representing hundreds of thousands, against 32 gold mining companies – comprising the entire gold mining industry in South Africa. Additionally they have ruled in favour of the transmissibility of damages to also be included in the class action. The full judgement can be found here.

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