mining strike in south africa

The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike | South African History Online

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

UPDATE 1South African union threatens strike at coal and

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds

Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

Feb 28, 2019· The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a weeklong industry strike that

30,000 coal miners go on strike in South Africa

The strike is expected to worsen, and comes at a time when South Africa is facing a severe shortage of electricity The country meets approximately 77% of its energy needs from coal South Africa consumes almost three quarters of the

UPDATE 1South African union threatens strike at coal and

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia

Class and Colour in South Africa, 18501950 London: International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, 1983 Periodicals James, Wilmot G "Grounds For a Strike: South African Gold Mining in the 1940s" African Economic History 16 (1987): 122 Moodie, T Dunbar "The Moral Economy of the Black Miners' Strike of 1946"

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 mine labourers would be hindered

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 weeklong industry strike that

30,000 coal miners go on strike in South Africa

The strike is expected to worsen, and comes at a time when South Africa is facing a severe shortage of electricity The country meets approximately 77% of its energy needs from coal South Africa consumes almost three quarters of the

Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy | SAnews

Mar 05, 2014· 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’s huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy, accounting for nearly half of the country’s merchandise exports, including

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 The largest negative growth rates were recorded for PGMs (48,5%), other nonmetallic minerals (13,3%) and building materials (11

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms Minerals Council By Reuters 22 February 2019 15:48 The 15 mining firms will take industrial action next

South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable' BBC News

Mar 25, 2014· Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nineweek long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and cost the sector nearly $1bn

South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

Dec 05, 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

New measures to bring order to strikes in South Africa

Feb 15, 2019· 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, in the fivemonth strike in the platinum industry in 2014, nine people were killed

South African miners to strike | Reuters

Dec 03, 2007· Mines in South Africa, the world's top producer of precious metals, will fall silent at midnight on Monday due to a national protest against mine

30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike

Oct 04, 2015· The fate of the South African mining industry is once again in the hands of striking workers The unions and striking workers will strike South Africa into the ground!!!! I wonder, after all

Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy | Voice of

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia

Class and Colour in South Africa, 18501950 London: International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, 1983 Periodicals James, Wilmot G "Grounds For a Strike: South African Gold Mining in the 1940s" African Economic History 16 (1987): 122 Moodie, T Dunbar "The Moral Economy of the Black Miners' Strike of 1946"

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms Minerals Council By Reuters 22 February 2019 15:48 The 15 mining firms will take industrial action next week in support of colleagues

Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy | SAnews

Mar 05, 2014· 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’s huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy, accounting for nearly half of the country’s merchandise exports, including

Striking miners fired on in South Africa

Aug 17, 2012· Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police The police say they were trying to protect their own livesFor more CNN videos, check out our You

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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 SibanyeStillwater who on strike 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

New measures to bring order to strikes in South Africa

Feb 15, 2019· 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, in the fivemonth strike in the platinum industry in 2014, nine people were killed

South Africa's Mining Strike Ends What Now? – The Short

The fractious fivemonth strike that shuttered South Africa's platinum and palladium mining industry is over Prices have yet to feel the full effects, and political tensions in other producing

South African miners to strike | Reuters

Dec 03, 2007· Mines in South Africa, the world's 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

Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy | Voice of

Africa Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy March 20, 2014 08:27 AM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Print this page

South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable' BBC News

Mar 25, 2014· Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nineweek long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and cost the sector nearly $1bn

Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike | South

Jan 23, 2014· Tens of thousands of platinum miners went on strike in South Africa on Thursday, seeking higher wages and disrupting one of the country's major industries One mining company, Impala Platinum

South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

South Africa's main platinum mining union said its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a fivemonth strike, the country's longest

South Africa miners need price swings just to stay afloat

At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held this week in support of miners at SibanyeStillwater on strike over wages and job cuts, according to Minerals Council South Africa The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been on strike at Sibanye’s bullion operations since midNovember

Amcu secondary strike ‘will shut down mining industry’

Feb 20, 2019· “It (the secondary strike) will be starting – wait and see next week what will happen in South Africa,” he said Amcu members downed tools after