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Mining Strikes Continue In South Africa

Mining Strikes Continue In South Africa

South African miners continue struggling with the companies On 1st November 2012 South African police fired tear gas on a group of striking coal miners. This happened a day after security guards killed two workers who allegedly tried breaking into an explosives armoury at the Canadian-owned Forbes Manhattan Coal Corp mine

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  • South Africa Gold Miners On Strike At Anglo  Bbc News

    South Africa Gold Miners On Strike At Anglo Bbc News

    South Africa is one of the worlds biggest producers of precious metals. It holds 80 of the worlds known platinum reserves and is the fourth largest gold exporter. Some 15000 workers employed

  • Strikes In Numbers  Your Guide To Labour Law In

    Strikes In Numbers Your Guide To Labour Law In

    2020-4-7In the mining industry union rivalries between Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union AMCU and National Union of Mineworkers NUM continued to stretch the wage negotiations and also fuel the strikes and stall production. Although mining as a whole makes up about 5 of South Africas overall GDP it makes up approximately 50 of

  • Man Dies In South Africa Mining Clashes  Newscomau

    Man Dies In South Africa Mining Clashes Newscomau

    Man dies in South Africa mining clashes. he warned the strikes would hurt South Africas ability to attract more investment and grow. in order for us to continue the collective

  • Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy  Voice

    Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice

    2020-6-2Africa Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy. wildcat strikes that erupted periodically in 2012 rooted in a turf war between AMCU and the

  • South African Miners To Strike  Reuters

    South African Miners To Strike Reuters

    2007-12-3Mines in South Africa the worlds top producer of precious metals will fall silent at midnight on Monday due to a national protest against mine deaths with warnings of further action if

  • Major Strikes Planned For South Africa  Businesstech

    Major Strikes Planned For South Africa Businesstech

    Major strikes planned for South Africa Airline introduces child icon that lets passengers avoid crying babies Next article Eskom is working on a massive new battery project - heres what you

  • Strife Job Cuts Seen For South Africa Mines  Group

    Strife Job Cuts Seen For South Africa Mines Group

    2012-11-23Mining accounts for 4 to 6 percent of South Africas GDP. The strikes have also battered the rand currency which has depreciated by about 11 percent against the dollar this year and touched a 3

  • The 1913 Mineworkers Strike  South African History

    The 1913 Mineworkers Strike South African History

    Introduction Background to the Strike. The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a development that had vastly different consequences for the various groups in the four former colonies. The union was a victory for the British especially for the uitlanders foreigners and mining magnates who wanted to unite the country but it was a defeat for Afrikaners such as

  • While Violent Mining Strikes Arent South Africas

    While Violent Mining Strikes Arent South Africas

    While Violent Mining Strikes Arent South Africas Real Problem While important it is likely that the continuing media attention on the mine strikes is a result of the violence involved rather

  • Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining

    Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining

    2020-5-14MARIKANA South Africa The worlds frenetic slick commodities exchanges have little in common with the dusty hilltop outside South Africas Lonmin platinum mine where police shot dead 34

  • Exploring The Incidents Of Strikes In Postapartheid

    Exploring The Incidents Of Strikes In Postapartheid

    A large number of strikes in South Africa are to petition employers to either increase w ages or improve the working conditio ns. A ccordi ng to th e 2 012 s edition of th e Ind ustrial Action

  • Strikes Continue In Mining Municipal Sectors  The

    Strikes Continue In Mining Municipal Sectors The

    Strikes continue in mining municipal sectors. Staff Reporter Since South Africa is the biggest producer of the precious metal used in jewellery and catalytic converters for cars any strike

  • South Africa Recent Strike At Impala Platinum Mine In

    South Africa Recent Strike At Impala Platinum Mine In

    2020-5-21The recent militant strike by the miners at the Impala Platinum Mine has highlighted how far the present NUM leadership is lagging behind the mood of the workers. The contradictions that had been brewing beneath the surface at Impala Platinum Mine in Rustenburg came to the publics attention on the 12th January 2012 when rock drill operators RDOs refused to work

  • Gold One Suspends Workers As South African Strikes

    Gold One Suspends Workers As South African Strikes

    2012-10-4Strikes in South Africa producer of three-quarters of global platinum output helped boost prices of the metal 18 percent since Aug. 1 Nomura Bank International Plc said in a note today

  • S African Miners Continue Strikes  Socialist Action

    S African Miners Continue Strikes Socialist Action

    Despite the continuing repression strikes have spread to a number of other mines including workers mining platinum gold iron and chrome. According to Reuters 75000 workers or 15 percent of the South African mining industry are out on strike. In early October the strikes spread to Kumba Iron Ore another unit of the giant Anglo

  • Strikes Continue In South Africa Amid Deepening

    Strikes Continue In South Africa Amid Deepening

    Strikes continue in South Africa amid deepening repression By Robert Stevens 15 October 2012 Tens of thousands of South Africa miners remain on strike in wildcat action following a breakdown in

  • The Mining Industry After Marikana  News

    The Mining Industry After Marikana News

    2013-10-22South Africas mining industry since Marikana has faced a number of serious challenges. The Fraser Institutes annual survey of mining companies for 20122013 the Survey listed South Africa 64th out of the 96 mining jurisdictions ranked in other words in the bottom third and eighth of 16 African mining jurisdictions included in the survey

  • Platinum Strikes Continue Possible Sell Out In South

    Platinum Strikes Continue Possible Sell Out In South

    2020-5-1Platinum strikes continue possible sell out in South Africa The platinum mine strikes in South Africa have been going since around 80000 workers downed tools on

  • South African Miners Strike For Better Safety

    South African Miners Strike For Better Safety

    2007-12-5South Africas 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 Gold Miners Call Strike  Bbc News

    South Africa Gold Miners Call Strike Bbc News

    Image caption South Africa is already grappling with strikes in several sectors . Gold miners in South Africa have called a strike over their wage demands to start on Tuesday mine-owners say

  • End Of South Africas Platinum Mine Strike Signals End

    End Of South Africas Platinum Mine Strike Signals End

    Consider just the economic impact South Africas economy shrank by 0.6 in the first quarter only because of this strike. This is a very real demonstration of political power by an organisation

  • Mining Strikes Continue  Iolcoa

    Mining Strikes Continue Iolcoa

    The strike in the mining sector is set to continue the strike co-ordinating committee said on Saturday. No amounts of threats or death can stop us we are determined to continue with the

  • Strikes Continue  Miningreviewcom

    Strikes Continue Miningreviewcom

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  • South African Mining Companies Continue To Face

    South African Mining Companies Continue To Face

    2015-10-12The ongoing strikes in South Africa to raise worker wages have added to the woes of miners who are already struggling due to rising production costs and a year of falling bullion prices