the south african gold miners strike
South African gold miners go on strike The Hindu
Aug 08, 2005 The strike would paralyze the South African mines of the worlds No. 2 gold producer AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., fourth-ranked Gold Fields Ltd., sixth-placed Harmony Gold Mining Co. and South Deep ... Oct 07, 2021 Miners in South Africas gold mining industry threaten strike for pay increase. Miners at South African gold mines belonging to the Sebanye-Stillwater multinational mining company declared an ...
Union shuts down South African gold miners strike after
Hopes of a quick end to the strike currently hitting South Africas gold sector are high after two gold miners - Pan African Resources and Village Main Reef - reached agreements with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and United Association of South Africa (Uasa) ending strikes at their Evander and Tau Lekoa mines respectively. Sep 10, 2012 South African miners killed during strike Striking South African miners armed with homemade spears and pangas chant slogans near the Marikana platinum mine on August 16, 2012. Rising tensions ...
South African gold miners go on strike Yahoo
Jun 23, 2014 The union leading the five-month strike in the platinum sector take any industrial action affecting gold producers. South African court rules gold miners not allowed to strike - MINING August 1946 has a special and romantic place in the annals of South African history. As an event it is celebrated in the popular history, as a critical marker in the history of the miners struggles against a labor repressive gold mining industry. The strike is invoked as a testimony to the capacity of African miners
South African gold miners go on strike BBC News
The Rand Rebellion was a widespread strike amongst miners in the Witwatersrand area of the Transvaal Province in the former Union of South Africa. 2007 strike. In 2007 the South African National Union of Mineworkers, which represents the nations mineworkers, engaged in a series of talks with the Chamber of Mines, an industry group. The ... Aug 31, 1987 More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africas largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike wage ...
South African gold miners go on strike News Al Jazeera
Sep 05, 2013 South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages. The pay that we are asking for is not high. It is normal and reasonable, said NUM spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka. The strike will ... Sep 04, 2013 A strike by tens of thousands of South African gold miners on Wednesday severely affected production in the struggling industry. There were no reports of violence and two mining companies reached ...
South African court rules gold miners not allowed to strike
Sep 07, 2013 The end of the gold miners strike is yet another betrayal of the South African working class by the trade unions, in this case the National Sep 04, 2013 A strike by tens of thousands of South African gold miners severely affected production in the struggling industry on Wednesday. There were no reports of violence and two mining companies reached ...
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Sep 04, 2013 By Xola Potelwa WESTONARIA, South Africa (Reuters) - A strike for higher pay hit production at most of South Africas gold mines on Wednesday, but the main union behind the stoppage said it was willing to relax some of its demands . The stoppage called by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) began at the evening shift on Tuesday, with many miners Aug 07, 2005 South African gold miners have launched their first industry-wide strike in 18 years to demand higher wages in the worlds biggest bullion producer, the countrys main mining
South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages
non-union miners, it reopened the mine on 11 June 1913. General J.C. Smuts, a former minister of mines in South African and the current Minister of Defense and Finance and the acting minister of Justice in South Africa met with the strike committee on 19 and 22 June 1913 but was unwilling to concede to their demands. Oct 12, 2015 Around 30,000 South African coal miners have gone on strike after negotiations fell through with the industrys executives. The union representing the miners
South African miners strike for higher wages 1946
A massive strike at platinum mines in South Africa has set off a domino effect, inspiring similar strikes at properties mining everything from gold to chromium. For investors holding gold mining ... The Witwatersrand Gold Rush initiated South Africas domination of world gold production. Although legends of a South African El Dorado existed among the natives of the area, it was not until 1886, when a poor Australian prospector named George Harrison staked the first claim, that the vast riches of the Rand were discovered.
South Africa gold miners go on strike BBC News
Jul 18, 2014 Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy. 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 ... Sep 06, 2013 AS South African gold miners nationwide walked out on Tuesday, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) released a statement noting the devastating impact the strike will have on the economy.
South African gold miners union offers some compromise
Local African National Congress leaders were arrested and tried for treason and sedition. Workers at 32 of the 45 mines on the Rand had participated in the strike. Hundreds of workers were arrested, tried, imprisoned, or deported. A total of 1,248 miners on strike were wounded and nine were killed. Jan 11, 2015 South Africas gold industry has been losing strength lately, and mining companies dont have the cushion they once did to absorb losses from a strike. Once the biggest gold producer in the world ...
New strike hits South African gold mine CNN
Sep 04, 2013 Close. Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is ... Sep 03, 2013 Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the worlds biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have
Witwatersrand Gold Rush The Famous South African Gold
Feb 27, 2019 The worlds biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that Jun 17, 2015 South Africas importance in terms of gold has been diminishing for years, however. Last year, the country was the worlds sixth-largest gold producer with 145 tons, which equates to 4.9% of global mining production according to the WBMS. Nonetheless, a prolonged strike could have an impact on supply and prices.
South African Gold Mining Strike Could Impact Prices and
Sep 04, 2013 Thousands of South African gold miners walk off the job, as CNNs Errol Barnett reports. More from CNN at http//www.cnn.com/ According to VL Allen, the author of the three-volume The History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa, the strikes marked a unique point in the history of industrial relations in South Africas gold mining industry as for the first time local leaders lost their anonymity and emerged from the crowds to put their case face to face with management, government officials and the police. It
The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African
Sep 27, 2013 On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than 70% of all black coal and gold miners. As had been ... Jul 14, 2019 The strike started on 10 January 1922, halting all gold mining activities, from Springs in the east to Randfontein in the west, causing 20 000 White and 180 000 Black mine workers to stand idle. The power stations of the Victoria Falls Power Company, supplying electricity to the gold mines and municipalities, excluding Johannesburg, also shut ...