mining strike in South Africa

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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

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  • UPDATE 1South African union threatens strike at coal and

    Oct 02, 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

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  • South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond

    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

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  • South African union threatens strike at coal

    Oct 02, 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

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  • 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 was scheduled to start Thursday night

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

    Mar 05, 2014  Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy Wednesday, March 5, 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

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  • UPDATE 1South African union threatens strike at coal and

    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

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  • Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    Feb 27, 2019  A South African labor court reserved judgment late on Wednesday over the interdict AMCU issued a notice to at least 15 companies last week

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  • 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

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

    Mar 05, 2014  Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy Wednesday, March 5, 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

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  • Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy

    Jul 18, 2014  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 (11,7%)

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  • Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice of

    Mar 20, 2014  RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA As South Africa's biggest postapartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of

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  • The 1987 mineworkers strike Mining Weekly

    The Soweto Uprising of June 16, 1976, in which, according to official estimates, 176 people were killed, had a profound impact on the trajectory of South Africa’s political history

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  • South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

    Dec 05, 2007  Dec 5, 2007 JOHANNESBURG, Dec 4 — 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

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  • MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

    Aug 31, 1987  The strike, although ostensibly over wages and working conditions, was widely seen as the beginning of a battle for South Africa's wealth between

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  • The mining industry after Marikana NEWS ANALYSIS

    The death of 34 mineworkers, who had embarked on an unprotected strike at Lonmin plc's Marikana mine, on 16 August 2012, at the hands of the South African Police Service's tactical response unit, marked the beginning of the most serious labour unrest in a generation1 In the fourth quarter of 2012, thousands of mine workers embarked on unprotected strikes which spread like wildfire across the

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  • 2014 South African platinum strike Wikipedia

    On 15 November 2014 workers at South Africa's major platinum producers – Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum, and Lonmin – went on strike demanding that wages be immediately doubled However, after five months of striking they settled for a more modest pay increase spread over three years

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  • Mining Weekly Topic Latest News South Africa

    Jun 12, 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

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  • The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

    the strike to disappear We conduct our analysis using a dynamic CGE model of South Africa JEL codes: C68, J52 Keywords: Platinum mining strike, computable general equilibrium, UPGEM 1 Introduction The labour strike in South Africa’s platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country’s largest and most expensive in history

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  • A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

    Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers’ Union in August 1946 Miners of the Witwatersrand were demanding higher pay: an extra 10 shillings a day The strike went on for a week despite what South African History Online describes as “the most savage police terror” Officially, the police and army attacked the

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  • UPDATE 1South African union threatens strike at coal and

    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

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  • Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    Feb 27, 2019  A South African labor court reserved judgment late on Wednesday over the interdict AMCU issued a notice to at least 15 companies last week

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  • South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

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

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  • 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

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  • Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice of

    Mar 20, 2014  RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA As South Africa's biggest postapartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of

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  • A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

    ining in South Africa has been a contentious issue since 15yearold Erasmus Stephanus Jacobs discovered South Africa’s first diamond, the Eureka, in Hopetown in 1867

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  • The 1987 mineworkers strike Mining Weekly

    It was in that context of popular discontent and nationwide political protest that South Africa ’s largestever mineworkers strike took place

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  • The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

    the strike to disappear We conduct our analysis using a dynamic CGE model of South Africa JEL codes: C68, J52 Keywords: Platinum mining strike, computable general equilibrium, UPGEM 1 Introduction The labour strike in South Africa’s platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country’s largest and most expensive in history

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  • MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

    Aug 31, 1987  The strike, although ostensibly over wages and working conditions, was widely seen as the beginning of a battle for South Africa's wealth between

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  • Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The Mail

    Mar 20, 2014  As South Africa's biggest postapartheid 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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  • 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

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  • Mining Strikes Archives The Mail Guardian

    Tsunami mining strike changes landscape Article Staff Reporter 26 Jun 2014 Retrenchments in the platinum mining sector are now all but inevitable, say labour experts

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  • The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

    Dec 01, 2015  In this paper we measure the economywide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa's platinum industry The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unionsThe 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

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  • Scandals and strikes: an uncertain Mining Technology

    Jan 12, 2016  The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, with the combined worth of South Africa’s 35 top platinum mining companies having dropped 55% since June 2014 Thousands of jobs are being lost and there are concerns over safety

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  • Miners beg union to end South Africa's longest strike

    Jun 12, 2014  By Zandi Shabalala RUSTENBURG South Africa (Reuters) Workers and shopstewards from South Africa's AMCU mining union begged leader Joseph Mathunjwa to sign a wage deal with three major platinum firms on Thursday at a mass rally crowning five months of crippling protest As the longest strike in the 130year history of South Africa's mines showed its first signs of breaking,

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  • Agreement marks end of South Africa platinum mining strike

    Agreement marks end of South Africa platinum mining strike Share on Twitter (opens new window) bringing to an end the longest and costliest wage dispute in the history of South African mining

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  • South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

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

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  • 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

  • More
  • 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

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  • The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

    Dec 01, 2015  The labour strike in South Africa's platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country's largest and most expensive in history

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  • The 1987 mineworkers strike Mining Weekly

    It was in that context of popular discontent and nationwide political protest that South Africa ’s largestever mineworkers strike took place

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  • The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

    The strike lasted 5 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 economy as a

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  • Scandals and strikes: an uncertain Mining Technology

    Jan 12, 2016  The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, with the combined worth of South Africa’s 35 top platinum mining companies having dropped 55% since June 2014 Thousands of jobs are being lost and there are concerns over safety

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  • Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The Mail

    Mar 20, 2014  As South Africa's biggest postapartheid 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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  • South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human rights

    In South Africa, victims of the bloody tragedy at Marikana, in which 34 protesters were killed and at least 70 injured by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) during a mining strike in August 2012, are still awaiting justice almost eight years on

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  • South Africa: Mining Strikes the Costs to SA's Economy

    VIDEO: Hunger, Anxiety as South African Mining Strike Wears on 5 March 2014 SAnewsgovza (Tshwane) South Africa is a world leader in mining, and mining remains the

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  • 30,000 coal miners go on strike in South Africa

    More than 30,000 coal miners in South Africa have launched an indefinite strike after discussions over wages failed Being led by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the strike is expected to continue until the workers and their employers reach a solution

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  • South Africa: 3 miners killed during strike

    May 13, 2014  PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Tension is rising in South Africa's platinum mine sector, where police are struggling to keep order after three miners working in defiance of a strike were killed in separate incidents

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