mine strikes in south africa

mine strikes in south africa

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ...

2014-7-18  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 ...

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Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

2014-3-5  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. The country’s huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy ...

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Gold Mine Strikes In South Africa

Related News. Gold Mines In South Africa See Strikes As Industrial. Sep 03 2012 Some 12 000 workers at a gold mine operated by Gold Fields have gone on strike in the latest industrial strife to hit South Africa’s mining sector Julius Malema the expelled leader of the youth wing of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress will address Gold Fields Ltd workers who started an illegal ...

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2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in ...

2014-10-24  2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in South Africa In democratic South Africa, the government allows citizens to express dissatisfaction through peaceful demonstrations. Workers are also allowed by legislation to embark on strikes when disputes with their employers arise.

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South African mine strikes could damage country’s

2012-9-13  South African mine strikes could damage country’s economy, analysts say - The Washington Post. By Andrew England. September 13, 2012. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As unrest sweeps across South ...

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South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

2013-9-4  The union, which represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners, said it rejected "with contempt slave wages as represented by an increase of a

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2012 SA mining strikes for dummies - Daily Maverick

2012-10-18  Mining strikes will have a large impact on South Africa’s future. It’s exposed a gap between elected union and political leaders on one side and the workers they represent on the other.

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Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS]

2011-10-21  Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS] By Mike Obel @MikeObel 10/21/11 AT 1:53 PM. This is the largest gold mine in the world and the third largest copper mine in the world. Owned ...

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Birth of the African Mine Workers’ Union South African ...

The organisation of African mine workers was and remains one of the most difficult - and the most essential - tasks facing the trade union and national movement in South Africa. Recruited from the four corners of the country and beyond its borders in Malawi, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Mozambique and, up to 1973, Angola, the African miners ...

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Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for ...

2012-10-19  Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for Dominican Mining Companies Such as Santo Mining Corp. (SANP) Read full article. October 19, 2012, 10:38 AM.

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Nanna Skosana - Township and Mine Strikes in South

Township and Mine Strikes in South Africa 2016 Mixed Media, US$ 2,807 SOLD. Township and Mine Strikes in South Africa 2016. Sorry but this work has already been sold. may be willing to undertake a commission. Remove from your favorite works list Add to your favorite works list Send as an eCard! Details. Mixed Media Recycled material,oils and ...

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Scandals and strikes: an uncertain ... - Mining Technology

2016-1-12  Scandals and strikes: an uncertain future for platinum in South Africa. 12 Jan 2016. Mining giant Anglo American is selling some of its South African platinum mines due to their limited profitability. The South African Government has expressed increasing concern about the state of mining

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Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ...

2014-7-18  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 ...

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Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

2014-3-5  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. The country’s huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy ...

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Changing Politics: South Africa’s Mine Strikes – World Policy

2014-5-12  Changing Politics: South Africa’s Mine Strikes. May 12, 2014 February 2, 2018. By Sarah Logan. On May 7, 2014, South Africans went to the polls in a general election that saw the highest voter turnout in many years. The vote came a week after the country celebrated 20 years of democracy, under Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress (ANC ...

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Strikes spread in South Africa’s mining sector Financial ...

South Africa’s largest mining union filed for industrial action at gold mining companies on Tuesday, raising the spectre of strikes in that sector after workers downed their tools at diamond and ...

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Nanna Skosana - Township and Mine Strikes in South

Township and Mine Strikes in South Africa 2016 Mixed Media, US$ 2,807 SOLD. Township and Mine Strikes in South Africa 2016. Sorry but this work has already been sold. may be willing to undertake a commission. Remove from your favorite works list Add to your favorite works list Send as an eCard! Details. Mixed Media Recycled material,oils and ...

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Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for ...

2012-10-19  Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for Dominican Mining Companies Such as Santo Mining Corp. (SANP) Read full article. October 19, 2012, 10:38 AM.

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South African mine strikes could damage country’s

2012-9-13  South African mine strikes could damage country’s economy, analysts say - The Washington Post. By Andrew England. September 13, 2012. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As unrest sweeps across South ...

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South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

2013-9-4  The union, which represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners, said it rejected "with contempt slave wages as represented by an increase of a

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Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS]

2011-10-21  Mining Strikes in South Africa, Peru and More [PHOTOS] By Mike Obel @MikeObel 10/21/11 AT 1:53 PM. This is the largest gold mine in the world and the third largest copper mine in the world. Owned ...

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Some of the longest strikes in SA eNCA

2018-5-14  JOHANNESBURG – South Africa is used to workers downing tools and taking industrial action. Strikes are normal in a democracy but they can be economically consequential, especially if prolonged.

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Counting costs of South Africa's mining strikes

2014-7-22  As mining accounts for 60% of South African exports, 37% of government revenue through taxes, and 20% of investment, it is imperative to understand the full impact of these recent strikes. South Africa is the world’s largest producer of platinum with 80% of global output, and although the multiplier effect of the strike (that hit 40% of ...

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A year in strikes: Mines hobbled, buses grind to a halt ...

2018-12-24  A year in strikes: Mines hobbled, buses grind to a halt ... The 45-day strike at the firm’s South Deep mine saw the gold miner lose around R6m per day, as production came to a halt. ... The nationwide strike by Numsa members and the Metal and Electrical Workers Union of South Africa has been marred by incidents of violence, with a security ...

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Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ...

2014-7-18  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 ...

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Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

2014-3-5  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. The country’s huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy ...

More

Changing Politics: South Africa’s Mine Strikes – World Policy

2014-5-12  Changing Politics: South Africa’s Mine Strikes. May 12, 2014 February 2, 2018. By Sarah Logan. On May 7, 2014, South Africans went to the polls in a general election that saw the highest voter turnout in many years. The vote came a week after the country celebrated 20 years of democracy, under Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress (ANC ...

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Strikes spread in South Africa’s mining sector Financial ...

South Africa’s largest mining union filed for industrial action at gold mining companies on Tuesday, raising the spectre of strikes in that sector after workers downed their tools at diamond and ...

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South African mine strikes could damage country’s

2012-9-13  South African mine strikes could damage country’s economy, analysts say - The Washington Post. By Andrew England. September 13, 2012. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As unrest sweeps across South ...

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Mine Strikes Spread in South Africa « VOA Breaking News

2012-9-28  More strikes have hit South Africa's mining industry, a week after striking workers at a platinum mine won a 22 percent pay raise. Workers walked off their jobs this week at mines run by AngloGold Ashanti, one of the world's largest gold producers. The workers are reportedly demanding a pay raise in line with the []

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Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for ...

2012-10-19  Mine Strikes in South Africa Could Boost Outlook for Dominican Mining Companies Such as Santo Mining Corp. (SANP) Read full article. October 19, 2012, 10:38 AM.

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Modern-day Midas strikes gold in South Africa mines ...

2008-4-10  Greek-Cypriot Loukas Pouroulis graduated in metallurgy from the Athens National Technical University in 1958, returned to Cyprus in 1962 and worked in the mines before heading for South Africa in 1964 with two suitcases and a mere 100 pounds. Taken on by the Anglo-American Corporation, he worked for Western Deep Levels for six years. When []

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Some of the longest strikes in SA eNCA

2018-5-14  JOHANNESBURG – South Africa is used to workers downing tools and taking industrial action. Strikes are normal in a democracy but they can be economically consequential, especially if prolonged.

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Labor Unrest in South Africa, 1870-1990 - JSTOR

IN SOUTH AFRICA While the history of strikes in southern Africa can be traced back to the mid-nineteenth century, the development of large-scale mining created the conditions for heightened conflict between labor and capital starting in the 1870's. At first, labor unrest in-creased in the transport and construction industries along the

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A framework for long term mitigation of strikes by mine ...

The strikes have increasingly become more violent over the years. The continued work stoppages have led to a reduction in productivity, increased costs and lower profits for the company. The effects of the strike activity have not only been felt by AMPLATS but have had rippling effects into the South African economy as a whole.

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Concern as illegal mine strikes spread - IOL

2012-9-26  Concern as illegal mine strikes spread. By Ed ... In total there are close to 75 000 workers on strike or prevented from going to work because of intimidation across South Africa's mining sector ...

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