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  • UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at coal

    2020-10-2 · 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.

    The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African History

    African mineworkers were beginning to realise their collective power, and went on strike at Dutoitspan, Voorspoed and Village Deep mines in January 1911. But they were brutally forced back to work by police and white miners. Many were jailed under the Masters and Servants Act. White union members and the Labour Party turned a blind eye.

    South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

    2014-6-24 · JOHANNESBURG—South Africa's main platinum mining union said Monday that its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

    2019-2-22 · At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye-Stillwater who downed tools over

    South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'

    2014-3-25 · Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and has cost the sector nearly $1bn. Miners at Anglo American Platinum,...

    Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    2019-2-28 · The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night.

    2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage

    2014-10-24 · The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies. The South African mining industry shed 20,000 jobs in the 12 months leading to June 2013, and that trend was set to continue due to low margins, cost pressures and volatile commodity prices.

    Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

    2021-6-2 · Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.

    South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'

    2014-3-25 · South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'. Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and has cost the

    Mining Strike In South Africa staroceskakuchyne.cz

    South Africa's Illegal Miners Risk Everything for Gold. Sep 08, 2020 Illegal mining in South Africa is among the most lucrative on the continent, pushing miners to risk health and safety in mostly abandoned shafts. But the chance to strike it rich drives the minersget price

    UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at coal

    2020-10-2 · 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.

    Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African

    2014-7-18 · The strike also hurt output in manufacturing, which makes up about 15% of the economy locally and about 40% of global production of the precious metal, which is used for catalytic converters in vehicles and is a key source of hard currency for South Africa.

    South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

    2014-6-24 · Mining analysts from J.P. Morgan in South Africa estimated Monday that a total of 1.1 million ounces, or about 15% of global annual mined production, was lost so far as a result of the strike.

    The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

    2014-11-28 · strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted ve months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were partic-ularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long

    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy

    2014-5-28 · South Africa's real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year, with growth in the mining and quarrying industry down 24.7 percent. The decline in

    Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The

    2014-3-20 · Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy. Ed Stoddard. 20 Mar 2014. As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it

    Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike South

    2014-1-24 · Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike. One mining company, Impala Platinum, has offered to increase the minimum wage for underground workers from about £480 to £600 over a

    Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

    2021-6-2 · Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.

    Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

    2021-6-16 · Miners' Strike. South Africa 1946. Synopsis. In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union (AMWU) in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the country's Witwatersrand gold producing region. The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920.

    Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

    2014-3-5 · 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

    Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice

    2014-3-20 · The strike has hit about 40 percent of global production of the precious metal, which is used for catalytic converters in vehicles and is a key source of hard currency for South Africa.

    South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

    2014-6-24 · Mining analysts from J.P. Morgan in South Africa estimated Monday that a total of 1.1 million ounces, or about 15% of global annual mined production, was lost so far as a result of the strike.

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

    2019-2-23 · At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye-Stillwater 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

    S&P downgrades South Africa as mining strike takes

    2014-6-13 · S&P downgrades South Africa as mining strike takes toll. Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, downgraded South Africa ’s credit rating on Friday in the latest blow to the country’s ailing

    Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    2019-2-28 · The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night.

    Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The

    2014-3-20 · Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy. Ed Stoddard. 20 Mar 2014. As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it

    Strike action slows mining production Statistics

    2014-7-10 · The crippling strike action that began on the 23 rd of January 2014 in the platinum sector had a negative impact on total mining production. For the first five months of 2014 total mining output contracted by 1,9% compared with the first five months of 2013. The largest contributor to the 1,9% decrease was PGMs (contributing -6,1 percentage

    S&P downgrades South Africa as mining strike takes

    2014-6-13 · S&P downgrades South Africa as mining strike takes toll. Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, downgraded South Africa ’s credit rating on Friday in the latest blow to the country’s ailing

    National miners strike in South Africa World Socialist

    2007-12-7 · South African mines are amongst the deepest and most labour-intensive in the world. Amongst the minerals mined are precious metals such as gold and platinum, of which South Africa is a

    Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    2019-2-28 · The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night.

    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy

    2014-5-28 · South Africa's real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year, with growth in the mining and quarrying industry down 24.7 percent. The decline in

    South Africa’s crippling mining strike ends

    2014-6-24 · South Africa’s crippling mining strike ends. By Crystal Orderson in Cape Town Posted on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 08:37 . The end of the five month old strike follows an agreement between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Workers Union (AMCU) and platinum mining companies.

    South African strike hits platinum mines Business and

    2014-1-23 · South African strike hits platinum mines The country’s biggest mining union wants wages more than doubled to at least $1,200 for entry-level workers. Miners in South Africa

    South Africa miners' union threatens strike on

    2010-8-27 · South Africa's largest union threatened Friday to bring gold and platinum mining and other industries to a halt next week in a strike to support a stoppage by 1.3 million state workers.

    Strike hits South African mining industry World news

    2008-8-6 · South Africa This article is more than 11 years old. Strike hits South African mining industry This article is more than 11 years old. Anil Dawar and agencies.

    Strike action slows mining production Statistics

    2014-7-10 · The crippling strike action that began on the 23 rd of January 2014 in the platinum sector had a negative impact on total mining production. For the first five months of 2014 total mining output contracted by 1,9% compared with the first five months of 2013. The largest contributor to the 1,9% decrease was PGMs (contributing -6,1 percentage

    80,000 strike in South Africa's gold Australian Mining

    2013-9-5 · Wage disputes have spilled over into strikes in South Africa as 80,000 gold miners go on strike. Unions have warned they are ready to strike until Christmas to guarantee better pay.

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