Mine Strikes In South Africa

  • Baruch Hirson: The General Strike of 1922

    Baruch Hirson: The General Strike of 1922

    Charles R. Diamond (1969), African Labour Problems on the South African Gold Mines with Special Reference to the strike of 1946, MA thesis, University of Cape Town. Emest Glanville (1922), Through the Red Revolt on the Rand, Argus , Johannesburg.

  • South Africa

    South Africa

    South Africa Table of Contents. In 1922 the interaction of economic and ethnic factors produced armed conflict among whites. Strikes had been organized by white miners in 1907, 1913, and 1914 over the conditions of labor and the threat of black competition, with the result that mine owners had agreed to reserve some semiskilled work for whites.

  • South Africa mine strikes end | Africa – Gulf News

    South Africa mine strikes end | Africa – Gulf News

    Nov 15, 2012 · Strike leader says miners will return to work. Dubai Duty Free Tennis 2020

  • Notes from Marikana, South Africa: The Platinum Miners ...

    Notes from Marikana, South Africa: The Platinum Miners ...

    Aug 01, 2013 · The standoff between the South African state, the multinational Lonmin Company, and striking miners at its Marikana mine, opens up questions about the global political economy, to be sure, but it also fits into a decades' long narrative about struggles for equivalence—for relative equality—in industrial South Africa and about state, labor ...

  • 2012 Year In Review: Major Worker Strikes

    2012 Year In Review: Major Worker Strikes

    Dec 27, 2012 · Even though the majority of strikes have ended, the deals made between workers and the companies are on shaky ground, meaning South Africa's crucial mining industry may face more strikes.

  • Thousands of South African miners stage sitin strike 2 ...

    Thousands of South African miners stage sitin strike 2 ...

    Jan 12, 2017 · About 1,700 miners of the Harmony Gold Mining in South Africa have staged a sitin strike on Wednesday at kilometers below the surface of the Kusasalethu mine in .

  • Coal miners wage strike looming | eNCA

    Coal miners wage strike looming | eNCA

    Nov 09, 2017 · JOHANNESBURG – Coal miners affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are set to go on strike, after being granted a strike certifie by the .

  • South African strike hits platinum mines | Business and ...

    South African strike hits platinum mines | Business and ...

    Jan 23, 2014 · Platinum production in South Africa has stopped, with up to 100,000 workers affected by a strike at three of the world's biggest mines. Workers at Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and ...

  • Major strikes planned for South Africa – including one ...

    Major strikes planned for South Africa – including one ...

    Apr 20, 2021 · Major strikes planned for South Africa – including one that could cut off water supply. Staff Writer 20 April 2021. Labour unions have threatened to down tools and embark on mass industrial ...

  • Gold miners' strike expected to cost South Africa £22 ...

    Gold miners' strike expected to cost South Africa £22 ...

    Sep 06, 2013 · Estimates show that the present strike could cost South Africa £22 million a day in lost output. This could lead to mine closures and job losses because of the fall in the price of bullion.

  • South African Miners End Strike

    South African Miners End Strike

    Aug 06, 2014 · South African Miners End Strike A fourweek strike organized by South African miners came to a close on July 28 after the miners reached an agreement with employers. The strike was led by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, and a total of 220,000 workers had gone on strike across the country.

  • Study examines impact of strikes on S African economy

    Study examines impact of strikes on S African economy

    Oct 26, 2018 · The initiatives further analysed the total value of production foregone as a proportion of the GVA to assess the impact of strikes on South Africa. The findings showed that in the economy as a ...

  • One dead in violent SibanyeStillwater mining strike

    One dead in violent SibanyeStillwater mining strike

    Nov 22, 2018 · South Africa's growing mining labour issues South Africa has a history of mining strikes, with the 201415 labour dispute in the platinum sector causing severe damage to the industry.

  • list of south african mines on strike

    list of south african mines on strike

    The South African mining strike that began on September 10th has continued to spread throughout the country. As the strike has picked up momentum, investors . Recap Of The Major Mines Impacted By The South African Mine ...

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

    The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and ...

    Oct 10, 2012 · The most visible feature of the commentary to date on the events surrounding the mining strike wave is the lack of any analysis as to the economic and sociopolitical drivers that created an environment where miners, first at Implats and subsequently across the platinum, chrome, diamonds and gold sectors, engaged in unprocedural strike action ...

  • Gold miners begin strike in South Africa | Financial Times

    Gold miners begin strike in South Africa | Financial Times

    Thousands of miners in South Africa's gold sector downed tools on Tuesday as a fresh wave of industrial unrest hit the struggling mining sector in Africa's largest economy.. The strike was ...

  • Lonmin miners strike again in South Africa

    Lonmin miners strike again in South Africa

    Oct 18, 2012 · Gold Fields said most miners returned to work at its strikehit South African operations on Thursday but a new walkout at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine dampened hopes of an end to the worst labour unrest since apartheid. More than 80,000 miners have downed tools since August in often violent strikes that are hitting growth and investor confidence in Africa's biggest economy and raising ...

  • Going platinum: South Africa's miners in fresh strikes ...

    Going platinum: South Africa's miners in fresh strikes ...

    May 16, 2013 · Fresh unrest in South Africa's troubled platinum belt has ignited fears of a return to the violence that last year left more than 50 people ... South Africa's miners in fresh strikes . GlobalPost.

  • Miners staging underground strike in South African mine ...

    Miners staging underground strike in South African mine ...

    Dec 03, 2020 · South African labor union, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) expressed concern about 850 of its members who staged an underground strike in the Village Main Reef (VMR) mine in Kopanang in the North West Province.

  • Nearly 80,000 gold miners strike in South Africa after ...

    Nearly 80,000 gold miners strike in South Africa after ...

    Sep 04, 2013 · Last year, strikes by platinum miners in South Africa turned violent and dozens of people were shot and killed. Photo: South African platinum miners strike last .

  • Platinum pay strike costs South Africa R400million a day ...

    Platinum pay strike costs South Africa R400million a day ...

    Feb 04, 2014 · South African platinum strikes are costing the nation about 36million a day, the mining chamber estimated, as the world's three largest producers of .