• Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

    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. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barbertonwere precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's

    South African union threatens strike at coal and

    03.10.2020· NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement in mediation with the companies at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) came to no agreement. It said it was finalising picketing rules with the CCMA but did not say when the strike would go ahead. "It is going to be a big, big

    The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African History

    African mineworkers were beginning to realise their collective power, and went on strike at Dutoitspan, Voorspoed and Village Deep mines in January 1911. But they were brutally forced back to work by police and white miners. Many were jailed under the Masters and Servants Act. White union members and the Labour Party turned a blind eye.

    South African union threatens strike at coal and

    08.10.2020· South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro, and Petra Diamonds after failing to reach wage agreements.

    Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    28.02.2019· AMCU issued a notice to at least 15 companies last week about the strike. South Africa’s precious-metals mines are among the world’s deepest and

    Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

    But economists are concerned that continued strikes in major mining companies could damage the South African economy and hold back growth and employment. This comes as reports indicate that more than 70,000 platinum mineworkers downed tools in Rustenburg on January 23.

    2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike

    On 23 January 2014, almost 70 000 platinum mine workers went on strike. The majority of workers were from major platinum producers such as Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin Platinum Mines based in the Rustenburg are of the North West Province.

    Major strike action in South Africa this week

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will begin a major strike action this week as ongoing disputes between labour and government come to a head.

    South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond

    NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement in mediation with the companies at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) came to no agreement. It said it was finalising picketing rules with the CCMA but did not say when the strike would go ahead. "It is going to be a big, big

    South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond

    08.10.2020· South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro, and Petra Diamonds after failing to reach wage agreements. NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement in mediation with the companies at the Commission for

    New measures to bring order to strikes in South Africa

    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 Africa’s mining industry has faced some of the country’s most prolonged and violent strikes over wages. For example

    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 stone cuts, Minerals

    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. Nearly 100,000 black workers struck, completely or partially

    Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS]

    Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS] By Mike Obel @MikeObel 10/21/11 AT 1:53 PM . This is the largest gold mine in the world and the third largest copper mine in the world. Owned

    Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African

    Southern Africa; Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy. Jul 18, 2014. 0. views. By Saijil Singh, lead analyst, Coface. 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

    Mining Weekly Topic Latest News South Africa

    12.06.2020· SA rail can aid Botswana coal miners . By: Cameron Mackay 22nd May 2020 A joint effort by the South African and Botswanan governments, as

    South Africa Mining and Industrial News African Mining

    South Africa’s main stock index gains 0.5% by 9:37 a.m. in Johannesburg with Gold Fields Ltd. and AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Read More » Partner Content. Staff Writer Oct 9, 2020. 0 441 . Joburg Indaba 2020: Coal miners should take lead in being ethical suppliers to Eskom. Speaking during a panel discussion with other coal industry stakeholders, as part of the virtual Joburg Indaba, on

    South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

    05.12.2007· South Africa’s crucial mining sector was hit Tuesday by its biggest strike in two decades, as tens of thousands of workers stayed home to protest poor safety conditions.

    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 stone cuts, Minerals

    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 stone cuts, Minerals

    South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo BBC News

    Workers at a South African gold mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti begin a wildcat strike the latest labour unrest in the country's vital mining industry.

    list of south african mines on strike

    1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History Online Meanwhile, however, the Guardian, a progressive South African weekly, the only stone 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 mine labourers would be hindered.

    Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS]

    Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS] By Mike Obel @MikeObel 10/21/11 AT 1:53 PM . This is the largest gold mine in the world and the third largest copper mine in the world. Owned

    End in sight for South Africa platinum mining strike

    A South African miners’ strike that has crippled the world’s top platinum producers for more than five months appeared at an end on Monday as a union leader said the dispute was “officially

    South Africa Mining and Industrial News African Mining

    South Africa’s main stock index gains 0.5% by 9:37 a.m. in Johannesburg with Gold Fields Ltd. and AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Read More » Partner Content. Staff Writer Oct 9, 2020. 0 441 . Joburg Indaba 2020: Coal miners should take lead in being ethical suppliers to Eskom. Speaking during a panel discussion with other coal industry stakeholders, as part of the virtual Joburg Indaba, on

    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy CNBC

    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 African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in

    03.09.2013· About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry and underlining the government's dwindling authority.

    South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

    05.12.2007· South Africa’s crucial mining sector was hit Tuesday by its biggest strike in two decades, as tens of thousands of workers stayed home to protest poor safety conditions.

    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy CNBC

    South Africa’s real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year, with growth in the mining and quarrying industry down 24.7 percent. The decline in...

    UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at coal

    JOHANNESBURG, Oct 2 (Reuters) South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds after failing to...

    South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo BBC News

    Workers at a South African gold mine have begun a wildcat strike the latest labour unrest in the country's vital mining industry. The strikers at the Kopanang mine, which employs 5,000 staff,...

    Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS]

    A group of mines, employing about 5,000 workers, in South Africa that is owned and operated by Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata Plc. Tensions with the miners, who went on strike Sunday, are escalating. On...

    Miner's Strikes in South Africa Power And Revolution

    Mine Strikes Spread in South Africa by VOA News More strikes have hit South Africa's mining industry, a week after striking workers at a platinum mine won a 22 percent pay raise. Workers walked off their stone this week at mines run by AngloGold Ashanti, one of the world's largest gold producers. The workers are reportedly demanding a pay raise in line with the workers at the Lonmin platinum

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) 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...

    End in sight for South Africa platinum mining strike

    The stoppage has been the longest and costliest in more than a century of mining in South Africa, cutting the revenues of the affected companies Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and...

    Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike

    Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike The largest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest since the 2012 Marikana massacre in which 34...

    list of south african mines on strike

    Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy Jul 18, 2014· Mining production decreased by 6,5% yearonyear in May 2014, reports Statistics SA. The crippling strike action that began on 23 January in the platinum sector has had a negative impact on total mining production.

    2012 SA mining strikes for dummies dailymaverick.co.za

    Mining strikes will have a large impact on South Africa’s future. It’s exposed a gap between elected union and political leaders on one side and the workers they represent on the other. The ANC and...

 

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