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Mining Charter South Africa jm/msh Reuters, EFE Each evening at 1830 UTC, DW s editors send out a selection of the day s hard news and quality feature journalism...

Scandals and strikes an uncertain ,

Strikes have been a familiar aspect of the South African mining history, most memorably with the Markiana massacre in 2012 The strike started at a Lonmin mine near Rustenburg, and 41 mineworkers were killed by police...

Marikana killings

The strike was considered a seminal event in modern South African history, and was followed by similar strikes at other mines across South Africa, events which collectively made 2012 the most protest-filled year in the country since the end of aparthe...

Miners Strike South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

Miners Strike South Africa 1946 Synopsis 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...

Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More PHOTOS

Mining strikes are proliferating around the world, hitting global mining companies as well as regional on Some of the job actions, which stretch from Peru to Africa to Indonesia, have remained ....

Record level of strikes in South Africa

South Africa has not experienced a national mining strike since 2005 Last week 150,000 coal and diamond miners went on strike and were followed by 200,000 gold miners...

Rand Rebellion 1922 South African History Online

The Anglo-Boer/South African War of 1899 to 1902 caused extreme disruptions in the mining industry At some stage mines were closed, which led to considerable loss of capital...

Coal miners wage strike looming eNCA

Coal miners wage strike looming Thursday 9 November 2017 - 2 24pm Members of the South African National Union of Mineworkers from the Gold mining sector, demonstrate in front of the South Africa ....

South African gold miners go on strike

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 ....

South African Police Fire on Striking Miners

Aug 17, 2012 0183 32 A version of this article appears in print on August 17, 2012, on Page A8 of the New York edition with the headline Strike by Armed Miners in South Africa Provokes a Fatal Police Response...

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ,

The strike lasted five months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South African ,...

Baruch Hirson The General Strike of 1922

Charles R Diamond 1969 , African Labour Problems on the South African Gold Mines with Special Reference to the strike of 1946, MA thesis, University of Cape Town Emest Glanville 1922 , Through the Red Revolt on the Rand , Argus , Johannesburg...

Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike World news ,

Striking miners at a rally near Lonmin s platinum mine in Marikana on Thursday Photograph Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Tens of thousands of platinum miners went on strike in South Africa on ....

Striking miners fired on in South Africa

Aug 16, 2012 0183 32 Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police The police say they were trying to protect their own liv For more CNN videos, check out our Yo....

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ,

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South Africa An Economy-Wide Analysis Bohlmann, HR, Dixon, PB, Rimmer, MT and Van Heerden, JH...

South Africa Mining News and Commentary MINING

South Africa s new mining charter will require holders of mining rights to have a black ownership level of at least 30 percent within five years Biggest Sibanye Gold unions get approval to strike ....

South Africa Mining Strikes

South Africa is a world leader in mining, and mining remains the back bone of the country s economy It has been so since the precious metal was discovered in Johannesburg around 1887 The country ....

National miners strike in South Africa

Miners belonging to the 250,000-strong South African National Union of Miners NUM took one-day strike action on Tuesday, December 4 The strike, the first national walkout by miners since the ....

South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike

South Africa s main platinum mining union said its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the country s longest...

2014 South African platinum strike

The GDP of South Africa contracted in the first quarter of 2014, pulled down by the steepest drop in mining production 25 of which 19 was directly attributable to the strike in 50 years 1 6 It was the first contraction since 2009 8...

South Africa girding for another platinum strike MINING

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 ....

S Africa s Gold Miners Strike

Aug 08, 2005 0183 32 South Africa is the world s biggest producer of gold bullion, accounting for 15 of the global industry s output The country s mining sector accounts for 8 of the nation s gross domestic product A strike would lead to the loss of daily production of about 28,000 ounces of gold production and daily revenue of 1221 million, a Deutsche ....

2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in ,

The South African mining industry shed 20,000 jobs in the 12 months leading to June 2013, and that trend was set to continue due to low margins, cost pressures and volatile commodity pric Additionally, labour costs in the mining sector account for 45 to 50 of total cost, while the global average was 30 to 40 of total cost, with employee ....

80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living ,

Feb 01, 2014 0183 32 Patrick Bond Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa See more vi....

Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy

The strike has hit about 40 percent of global production of the precious metal, which is used for catalytic converters in vehicles and is a key source of hard currency for South Africa...

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ,

A wave of violent, wildcat strikes that erupted periodically in 2012 rooted in a turf war between AMCU and the National Union of Mineworkers, cost platinum and gold producers over R16-billion that year, when the current account gap was 5,2 of gross domestic product GDP Mining production ....

mine strike in 1946 in south africa

South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 , In 1941 the pay disparity between black South African mine workers and white South African workers was R70 to , The effects of strikes in the South African ,...

South African Gold Mining Strike Could Impact Prices and ,

What is expected to be difficult negotiations has started among South African gold producers, the National Union of Mineworkers NUM , which represents 57 of South African miners, and the more radical group, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union AMCU , which represents about 29 of miners...

Problems in the mining industry in South africa

The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations and third, the structural character of our mining industry...