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Marikana killings - Wikipedia

Location: Marikana area, close to Rustenburg, South Africa

South Africa girding for another platinum strike MINING

In what seems like an annual event, platinum companies in South Africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest.

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

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"End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end

After five months, South Africa's platinum miners strike has ended with a deal that will see the lowest paid workers receiving increases of R1,000 (£55) a month.

South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand ...

Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike World

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.

South Africa Mining News and Commentary MINING

South Africa mining news. Explore related South Africa articles for more information on the South Africa mining industry.

The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ...

The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining industry on shareholder value Research submitted by Aayesha Seedat Student number: 9801736N

Authors: Aayesha SeedatAbout: Shareholder value

MINING INDABA 2018: South Africa’s mining industry

The South African mining sector must strive ... Welcome to Metal Bulletin now incorporating Steel First. ... South Africa’s mining industry must strike ...

2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike

2014 South African platinum strike: ... The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies. The South African mining industry shed 20,000 ...

White Rivers, Harmony strike gold in South Africa ...

Harmony Gold and White Rivers Exploration have discovered a major gold deposit in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Basin, one of the world’s largest unmined gold ...

National miners strike in South Africa - World Socialist ...

Miners belonging to the 250,000-strong South African National Union of Miners (NUM) took one-day strike action on Tuesday, December 4. The strike, the first national ...

80,000 strike in South Africa's gold sector - Australian ...

Wage disputes have spilled over into strikes in South Africa as 80,000 gold miners go on strike.

South Africa platinum miners strike again - news.au

THOUSANDS of mine workers have downed tools at South Africa's Lonmin mine after a union leader was shot dead in the restive platinum belt at the weekend.

South African Gold Mining Strike Could Impact Prices

Find breaking precious metals mining news with Kitco News Mining Minutes. Regularily updated, these briefs provide the latest company and mining equity updates on the ...

Record level of strikes in South Africa - World Socialist ...

The number of days lost in strikes across South Africa ... of a nationwide mining strike. South Africa has not ... the World Socialist Web Site from ...

Coal miners wage strike looming - eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – Coal miners affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are set to go on strike, after being granted a strike certificate by the CCMA. A ...

South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand ...

Infographic: The effect of strike action on South Africa ...

It has been almost three month since the beginning of the wage dispute between Amcu and South Africa’s platinum giants Amplats, Implats and Lonmin, and production ...

Mining Fin24

South Africa’s mining industry is in for a tough time if the new proposed Mining Charter is any indication of the direction of mining policy, ... Inside Fin24.

Mining Fin24

South Africa’s mining industry is in for a tough time if the new proposed Mining Charter is any indication of the direction of mining policy, according to the Institute of Race Relations. Mantashe: New Mining Charter to drive transformation, reduce risk

Scandals and strikes: an uncertain future for platinum in ...

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. Mining company Anglo American is making an effort to get rid of underperforming parts of its platinum

1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History

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.

Striking miners fired on in South Africa - YouTube

16/08/2012  Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police. The police say they were trying to protect their own lives. For more CNN videos, check out our Yo...

Author: CNN

South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable' - BBC News

25/03/2014  The strike is the largest since the apartheid era ended in South Africa and has dented 40% of the world's platinum production. South Africa is experiencing slow economic growth and one in four people in its population are unemployed.

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African

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 domestic product (GDP). Mining production

South Africa: economy to bounce back if mining strikes ...

16/10/2014  South Africa's economic growth will probably accelerate next year if labour relations don't deteriorate again and if the global economy holds up reasonably well, a

Coal miners wage strike looming - eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – Coal miners affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are set to go on strike, after being granted a strike certificate by the CCMA. A strike in the coal sector could affect power supply to the country. The proposed strike follows deadlocked wage negotiations. The union

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 called by the National Union of Mineworkers, which represents about 70,000 of the 140,000 workers in the

South Africa's gold miners set to strike

Tens of thousands South African gold miners will down tools on Thursday, intensifying a wave of strikes and potentially costing the gold mining sector $25 million a day in

The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

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

Counting costs of South Africa's mining strikes -

South Africa's mining strikes have hammered the economy far more than we realise, warns Luke Alers of Dreadnought Capital.

Scandals and strikes: an uncertain future for platinum in ...

The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, with the combined worth of South Africa’s 35 top platinum mining...Read More...

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African

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 ...

Striking miners fired on in South Africa - YouTube

16/08/2012  Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police. The police say they were trying to protect their own lives. For more CNN videos, check out our ...

Author: CNN

Cyril Ramaphosa: from Lonmin mining massacre to President

Cyril Ramaphosa: from Lonmin mining massacre to ... when a wildcat strike at the Marikana platinum ... the mining industry and traumatised South Africa ...

Record level of strikes in South Africa - World Socialist ...

The number of days lost in strikes across South Africa ... of a nationwide mining strike. South Africa has not ... the World Socialist Web Site from ...

Losses mount as South Africa faces biggest post

18/03/2014  With no end in sight, South Africa's platinum strike is set to become the biggest single stoppage to hit the country's mining sector since the end of ...

Strike action in South Africa: Are we losing control? -

Strike action in South Africa: Are we losing control ... way people think about South Africa. When comparing strike rates per 1000 ... their miners’ strike in ...

Is it correct to describe a strike as ... - Africa Check

South Africa is in the middle of its annual "strike season" which runs from June to September. Frequently the media, government and mining houses refer to “illegal ...