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  • New measures bring order to strikes in South Africa

    Feb 15, 20190183;32;A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action in South Africa came into effect on 1 January 2019. It is a welcome step towards eliminating violent and damaging strikes but its effectiveness remains to be seen in practice. In the past five years, South Africas mining

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  • Mining strikes The costs to SAs economy SAnews

    Mar 05, 20140183;32;With South Africas economy built on gold and diamond mining, the sector is also an important foreign exchange earner. But economists are concerned that continued strikes in major mining companies could damage the South African economy and hold back growth and employment.

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  • South Africa Mining News and Commentary MINING

    South African mining companies are challenging parts of a government charter aimed at redistributing the countrys mineral wealth, saying it will deter new investment in the industry.

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  • 2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in

    In democratic South Africa, the government allows citizens to express dissatisfaction through peaceful demonstrations. Workers are also allowed by legislation to embark on strikes

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  • New measures bring order to strikes in South Africa

    Feb 15, 20190183;32;A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action in South Africa came into effect on 1 January 2019. It is a welcome step towards eliminating violent and damaging strikes but its effectiveness remains to be seen in practice. In the past five years, South Africas mining

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  • Marikana killings

    Marikana killings. The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. The incident took place on the 25 year anniversary of a nationwide South African miners' strike.

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  • Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy

    Jul 18, 20140183;32;Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy. Jul 18, 2014. 0. For the current account, the losses will be magnified as South Africa's government embarks on a spending binge for big ticket items such as over 1 000 trains that will be imported from foreign companies.

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  • Scandals and strikes an uncertain future for platinum in

    Scandals and strikes an uncertain future for platinum in South Africa. There are three major platinum mining companies in South Africa Anglo American, Lonmin plc and Impala Platinum, and they have all fallen on hard times because of strikes, low demand and dwindling profitability. quot;At current prices, fully 70% of the platinum shafts in South

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  • Mining strikes shrink South Africas economy CNBC

    May 28, 20140183;32;Months of mining strikes in South Africa pushed its economy into contraction in the first quarter of this year, and with no resolution in sight, the outlook remains bleak. South Africa's real

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  • South African gold miners go on strike BBC News

    Sep 03, 20130183;32;South Africa's share of global gold production has fallen sharply over the years and in the run up to the strike, mining employers have given stark warnings of an industry on the path to

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  • Strike action in South Africa Are we losing control? UASA

    Strikes in SA and the current Platinum strike in numbers. The public sector strikes have involved more workers and in 2010 resulted in South Africa having a higher number of workdays lost per 1000 workers than the UK had in 1979 the winter of discontent or during their miners strike in the early 1980s.

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  • Marikana killings

    A wave of strikes occurred across the South African mining sector. As of early October analysts estimated that approximately 75,000 miners were on strike from various gold and platinum mines and companies across South Africa, most of them illegally.

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  • UPDATE 1 South Africa mining strike to spread to at least

    At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye Stillwater who downed tools over wages and job cuts, Minerals Council. South Africa said on Friday The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been on strike at Sibanye's bullion operations since mid November and plans to extend the strike to

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  • The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

    The recent spate of strikes in the mining sector in South Africa has created a perceived nervousness amongst shareholders. Within the mining sector in South Africa, gold mining is of significance historically and economically. This study aims to assess the impact of strikes on

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  • Miners' Strike South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

    Miners' Strike. South Africa 1946. In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union (AMWU) in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the country's Witwatersrand gold producing region. The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920.

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  • Marikana killings

    Marikana killings. The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. The incident took place on the 25 year anniversary of a nationwide South African miners' strike.

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  • Mining industry of South Africa

    Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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  • UPDATE 1 South Africa mining strike to spread to at least

    South Africa is home to the world's biggest platinum group metals deposits and accounts for just over 90 percent of global production. The mining firms were considering the notices and vowed to quot;everything in their powerquot; to prevent a strike, including legal action, the council said in the statement.

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  • Coal miners wage strike looming eNCA

    Nov 09, 20170183;32;Coal miners wage strike looming. Members of the South African National Union of Mineworkers from the Gold mining sector, demonstrate in front of the South Africa Chamber of Mines as they hand over a memorandum to its leadership on September 5, 2015 in Johannesburg. Members of the South African National Union of Mineworkers from

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  • South Africa's Firebrand Mine Unionist Is Headed for a

    One of the most polarizing figures in South African mining, union leader Joseph Mathunjwa, has never hesitated to go head to head with powerful CEOs. Now he may have to face down the government.

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  • 1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History Online

    Meanwhile, however, the Guardian, a progressive South African weekly, the only paper which totally supported the strike, was sued by four mining companies for 40,000 pounds for publishing the Unions memorandum on the grounds that it was false and that the recruiting of

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  • Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis economist

    Mining firms are also being hurt by government policies. A new mining charter introduced last month by South Africas mining minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, would force companies to ensure that at least 30% of their shares are in black hands, up from the current minimum of 26%.

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  • UPDATE 1 South Africa mining strike to spread to at least

    Feb 22, 20190183;32;JOHANNESBURG, Feb 22 At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye Stillwater who downed tools over wages and

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  • Significant mine strikes history in South African history

    Mar 13, 20140183;32;A short bio on the mine strikes in South African history and the consequences. South Africa is the world leader in mining and the country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources.

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  • South Africa Mining News and Commentary MINING

    South Africa mining news. Explore related South Africa articles for more information on the South Africa mining industry.

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  • South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

    At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye Stillwater who downed tools over wages and job cuts, Minerals

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  • South Africa girding for another platinum strike MINING

    Jul 10, 20160183;32;In what seems like an annual event, platinum mining companies in South Africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest. The firms that mine the precious metal and the labour

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  • The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

    The mining industry contributes significantly to the South African Gross Domestic Product (GDP) annually (8.5% of the 2011 GDP) and in recent days has been affected by serious strike action both legalised, and controlled by the registered unions as well as illegal wildcat strikes (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012; Reuters, 2012).

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  • South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in

    South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's economy'. For years South Africa was the world's top gold producer, accounting for more than two thirds of output in 1970, but it has slipped

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  • 1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History Online

    quot;Congress congratulates the delegates of India, China and the Soviet Union and all other countries who championed the cause of democratic rights for the oppressed non European majority in South Africa, and pays tribute to those South Africans present in America, particularly Dr. A. B. Xuma, Messrs. H. A. Naidoo, Sorabjee Rustomjee and Senator H

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  • South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in

    South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's economy'. For years South Africa was the world's top gold producer, accounting for more than two thirds of output in 1970, but it has slipped

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  • Mining Conditions in South Africa Mining in Africa

    What Mining Conditions in South Africa are like The African continent is known across the world for its natural beauty and even more so for its mineral wealth. South Africa in particular has a massive mining industry it is a major source of diamonds, gold, platinum and coal, and is home to most of the deepest mines in the world.

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  • National miners strike in South Africa World Socialist

    Dec 07, 20070183;32;National miners strike in South Africa By Barry Mason 7 December 2007 Miners belonging to the 250,000 strong South African National Union of Miners (NUM) took one day strike action on Tuesday

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  • Mining strikes The costs to SAs economy SAnews

    Mar 05, 20140183;32;With South Africas economy built on gold and diamond mining, the sector is also an important foreign exchange earner. But economists are concerned that continued strikes in major mining companies could damage the South African economy and hold back growth and employment.

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  • South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

    At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye Stillwater who on strike over wages and job cuts, Minerals

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  • Miners' Strike South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

    Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellionsometimes known as the Rand Revoltthat pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.

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  • 'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of

    Jun 25, 20140183;32;After five months, South Africa's platinum miners strike has ended with a deal that will see the lowest paid workers receiving increases of R1,000 (163;55) a month.

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  • South African Police Fire on Striking Miners The New

    Aug 17, 20120183;32;Mine Strike Mayhem Stuns South Africa as Police Open Fire. MARIKANA, South Africa The police fired on machete wielding workers engaged in a wildcat strike at a platinum mine here on Thursday, leaving a field strewed with bodies and a deepening fault line between the governing African National Congress and a nation that,

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