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  • Coal miners wage strike looming | eNCA
    Coal miners wage strike looming | eNCA

    JOHANNESBURG – Coal miners affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are set to go on strike, after being granted a strike certificate by the CCMA A strike in the coal sector could .

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  • The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and ,
    The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and ,

    Oct 10, 2012· Disclaimer This paper is about underlying causes, social trends and possible solutions to address the causes of the mining strike wave crisis It is an opinion piece that does not seek to detail the exact quantitative degree to which these trends have impacted on various commodity sub-sectors of the mining ,

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  • South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News
    South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

    Sep 03, 2013· Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand for higher pay

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  • Mining | Fin24
    Mining | Fin24

    A century of deadly mining dust: A timeline of SA's historic R5bn silicosis settlement Jul 27 2019 14:14 Thousands of miners, ex-employees and dependents of deceased miners will finally receive compensation for suffering through tuberculosis or silicosis because of working underground in South African gold min

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  • Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy | Voice of ,
    Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy | Voice of ,

    As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of those affected are having to sell their most .

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  • History of mining in South Africa: The key events ,
    History of mining in South Africa: The key events ,

    May 20, 2019· From the world’s largest hand-dug mine to strike action with fatal violence on both sides, South Africa’s mining industry has been one of the country’s most influential for over a hundred years We look at the history of mining in South Africa

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

    Jun 25, 2014· 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 (£55) a month In around 20 years from now, when someone, somewhere, considers the moments that really brought long-term change to the South African political system, this strike is going to feature

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  • Marikana massacre - Wikipedia
    Marikana massacre - Wikipedia

    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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  • Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist
    Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist

    A new mining charter introduced last month by South Africa’s mining minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, would force companies to ensure that at least 30% of their shares are in black hands, up from the .

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  • MiningWeekly | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining News
    MiningWeekly | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining News

    By: Tasneem Bulbulia 30th August 2019 The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has approved the mining right application submitted by Aim-listed URU Metals’ Lesego Platinum Uitloop (LPU) subsidiary LPU is the holder of three prospecting rights that form the Zebediela project, in the Limpopo province

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  • mining strikes in south africa - shibang-china
    mining strikes in south africa - shibang-china

    South Africa mine fires 1,400 striking workers - CNN Oct 09, 2012 Johannesburg, South Africa (CNN)-- South African mining company Gold One has fired more than 1,400 miners who have been on strike for more than a ,

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  • 1946 African Mineworkers Strike | South African History Online
    1946 African Mineworkers Strike | South African History Online

    The African miners' strike was one of those historic events that, in a flash of illumination, educate a nation, reveal what has been hidden and destroy lies and illusions The strike transformed African politics overnight It spelt the end of the compromising, concession-begging tendencies that dominated African ,

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  • 2007 South Africa miners' strike - Wikipedia
    2007 South Africa miners' strike - Wikipedia

    The South Africa miners strike was a one-day strike by the National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa over working conditions and safety in the country's mining industryIt was the first ever industry-wide miners' strike in South African history

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  • South Africa Union Rejects Implats, Sibanye’s Wage Offers ,
    South Africa Union Rejects Implats, Sibanye’s Wage Offers ,

    Aug 13, 2019· South Africa’s largest platinum-mining union has rejected initial wage offers from two of the world’s biggest producers and accused Sibanye Gold Ltd of trying to provoke a strike Sibanye’s .

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  • Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ,
    Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ,

    Feb 27, 2019· The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night

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  • South African gold loses its luster as miners eye Ghana ,
    South African gold loses its luster as miners eye Ghana ,

    Aug 02, 2019· South Africa’s largest gold producer, the company’s output in the first quarter of 2019 was about 104,000 oz of gold, or 36% of its production in the same period of 2018, due to the impact of the five-month strike Going to Ghana South Africa’s gold miners are looking for potential projects that will generate a higher return and quicker .

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  • Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ,
    Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ,

    Nov 22, 2018· South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater (JSE:SGL) (NYSE:SBGL) has halted all its gold mining operations in the country after violence broke out overnight during a strike by workers demanding higher wag Operations at the Driefontein, Kloof and Beatrix mines, major sources of revenue for the precious .

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  • Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ,
    Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ,

    Nov 22, 2018· South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater (JSE:SGL) (NYSE:SBGL) has halted all its gold mining operations in the country after violence broke out overnight during a strike ,

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  • South Africa’s very own Communist Revolution – The Rand ,
    South Africa’s very own Communist Revolution – The Rand ,

    The narrative that many South Africans understand of The Rand Revolt today is one linked to Jan Smuts, sending tanks and aeroplanes to brutally repress a miners strike murdering his own kind – white South Africans, and it is a narrative his opposition, the National Party, used repeatedly to criticise Smuts for political expediency for decad

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  • 2014 South African platinum strike - Wikipedia
    2014 South African platinum strike - Wikipedia

    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 It was the first contraction since 2009 Fitch Ratings downgraded its outlook on South Africa to "negative" from "stable"

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  • Mining Companies in South Africa - Projects IQ
    Mining Companies in South Africa - Projects IQ

    A comprehensive list of South African mines exclusively from Africa Mining IQ, the continent’s largest online mining database Some of the largest mining companies in South Africa have head offices in Gauteng and Johannesburg De Beers Consolidated Mines and the Anglo American Group are only two of the mining companies which, together with other mining companies in South Africa, generate 10 .

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  • Miners’ strikes add to fears of South African economic ,
    Miners’ strikes add to fears of South African economic ,

    Sep 26, 2012· Miners’ strikes add to fears of South African economic downturn By Jordan Shilton 26 September 2012 The African National Congress (ANC) government has ,

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  • South Africa’s Strike Data Revisited - Brookings
    South Africa’s Strike Data Revisited - Brookings

    Apr 02, 2014· Haroon Bhorat and David Tseng examine data drawn from South Africa’s long-term labor movement and challenge the common perception that strikes ,

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  • South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News
    South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

    SA gold miners go on strike Jump to media player Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands

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  • Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy - CNBC
    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy - CNBC

    May 28, 2014· Months of mining strikes in South Africa sent its economy into contraction in the first quarter, and with no end in sight, the outlook remains bleak

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  • South Africa profile - Timeline - BBC News
    South Africa profile - Timeline - BBC News

    Apr 04, 2018· A chronology of key events in the history of South Africa from 4th-century migrations to the present day , Platinum mine owner Amplats fires 12,000 striking miners as wave of wildcat strikes .

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  • South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ,
    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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  • National miners strike in South Africa - World Socialist ,
    National miners strike in South Africa - World Socialist ,

    Dec 07, 2007· 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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  • History of South Africa's Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 ,
    History of South Africa's Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 ,

    Aug 21, 2012· On August 4, 1946 over one thousand miners assembled in Market Square in Johannesburg, South Africa No hall in the town was big enough to hold them, and no one would have rented one to them anyway The miners were members of the African Mine Worker’s Union (AMWU), a non-European union which was formed five [,]

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  • Illegal Mining and the Role of “Zama Zamas” in South ,
    Illegal Mining and the Role of “Zama Zamas” in South ,

    Aug 16, 2016· Nathan Birhanu is an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program , Illegal Mining and the Role of “Zama Zamas” in South Africa , while others are South African .

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