Current or former mineworkers who worked at any of these qualifying mines at any time between 12 March 1965 and 10 December 2019 and contracted silicosis or work-related TB may be eligible to claim

Schedule F – qualifying mines and qualifying periods in respect to qualifying mines (161KB)

The list of qualifying mines is set out below.

  • Mineworkers who have worked for one or more of the qualifying mines listed below anytime between 12 March 1965 – 10 December 2019 and have contracted silicosis or work-related TB  may be eligible for compensation from the Trust;
  • Mineworkers who worked for mines that are not part of the settlement agreement will not be eligible for compensation from the Trust;
  • Where a claimant has worked at both qualifying and non-qualifying mines and has contracted silicosis or work-related TB, he or she may be eligible to receive a pro-rata proportion of the full claim.
  • It should be noted that certain mines that changed ownership over time are qualifying mines only for those periods that they were associated with any of the six companies party to the settlement agreement.
  • SA Land
  • Daggafontein
  • East Daggafontein
  • Elandsrand
  • Deelkraal (also called Elandskraal)
  • Kusasalethu
  • Western Holdings (1,2,3,4,6,7) (ARMGold)
  • Matjhabeng (Western Holdings other 4 shafts
  • Kudu, Nyala, Sable, Eland which were former Freddies and Free State Geduld shafts)
  • Saaiplaas 2,3
  • Saaiplaas 4,5 (Masimong) (FreeGold 3)
  • Free State Geduld
  • Free State Cons
  • FreeGold 2 and 4
  • Freddies 7 and 9 (to Kades Barnea cc, Pamodzi, Target mine)
  • Freegold 2, 4 (Tshepong, Phakisa)
  • President Brand
  • President Steyn
  • Steyn 1,2 (to Kades Barnea, Pamodzi, Bambanani)
  • Steyn 3,4 (FreeGold 1, then Bambanani)
  • Brand 1, 2, 3, 5 (Steyn 5 to 8)
  • HJ Joel / Joel
  • Western Reefs (merged with Vaal Reefs)
  • Vaal Reefs (1,3,4,5,6,7)
  • Vaal Reefs 2
  • Vaal Reefs 8 (Great Noligwa)
  • Vaal Reefs 9 (Kopanang)
  • Vaal Reefs 10 (Tau Lekoa)
  • Vaal Reefs 11 (Moab Khotsong)
  • Western Deep Levels
  • Mponeng (South Mine WDL 1)
  • Tau Tona (East Mine WDL 3)
  • Savuka (West Mine WDL 2)
  • St Helena
  • Evander (incl Kinross, Leslie, Bracken and Winkelhaak mines)
  • Randfontein Estates
  • Doornkop
  • Cooke 1, 2 and 3 (Rand Uranium)
  • Cooke 4 (Ezulwini)
  • Unisel
  • Harmony mine
  • Merriespruit
  • Hartebeesfontein
  • Loraine (Shafts 1,2 and 3)
  • Zandpan
  • Virginia mine
  • Village Main Reef
  • Western Areas (to South Deep)
  • South Deep
  • Beatrix (including Oryx)
  • Oryx (to Beatrix)
  • Driefontein (including East Driefontein, West Driefontein and Driefontein Cons)
  • Kloof (including Leeudoorn from 1 Jan 1993, Libanon and Venterspos)
  • St Helena (Beisa section)