Class action over coal dust-induced diseases

JOHANNESBURG - Three global coal mining giants have been served with a class action lawsuit.

They are accused of not ensuring safe working environments.

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The suit seeks recourse for all miners who worked for these companies since 1965.

The applicants include miners who have or died of coal-dust induced lung diseases.

Lawyer Richard Spoor is taking on South 32, BHP Billiton and Seriti Power.

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