South African miners strike for higher wages 1946

South African miners strike for higher wages 1946

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.

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

The recent spate of strikes in the mining sector in South Africa has created a perceived nervousness amongst shareholders. Within the mining sector in South Africa, gold mining is of significance historically and economically. This study aims to assess the impact of strikes on shareholder value in the gold mining …

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Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy

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 ...

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The mining industry strike wave what are the causes and

The mining industry strike wave what are the causes and

Oct 10, 2012 The hard truth of South Africa’s mining industry is that it is characterised by the stringent, inflexible economics of being global commodity price takers, critically dependent on the Rand/Dollar exchange rate, whilst simultaneously being constrained by a largely fixed and inflexible input cost structure composed of labour costs (50% plus of ...

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A history of mining in South Africa ZA

A history of mining in South Africa ZA

Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers’ Union in August 1946. Miners of the Witwatersrand were demanding higher pay: an extra 10 shillings a day. The strike went on for a week despite what South African History Online describes as “the most savage police terror”. Officially, the police and army attacked the ...

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South Africa Miners Strike Latest News Photos Videos on

South Africa Miners Strike Latest News Photos Videos on

Oct 13, 2015 Find South Africa Miners Strike Latest News, Videos & Pictures on South Africa Miners Strike and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Explore more on South Africa Miners Strike…

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Mining Strikes Price Woes Put South Africa in a Hole WSJ

Mining Strikes Price Woes Put South Africa in a Hole WSJ

Feb 04, 2014 Mining Strikes, Price Woes Put South Africa in a Hole Companies Reconsider Operations as Unrest Disrupts Production Striking platinum-mine workers protested in Marikana on Jan. 30.

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

Sep 05, 2013 The AMC government-allied National Union of Miners, which represents 64 percent of the approximately 120,000 gold miners in South Africa, declared the strike after rejecting a 6.5 percent wage ...

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Liquidation and litigation woes A strike at the heart of

Liquidation and litigation woes A strike at the heart of

Aug 29, 2021 South Africa is awaiting a decision on its requests for Interpol Red Notices in respect of the four Guptas. DM168 Workers at Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine during a protest on 21 February 2018 in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice of

Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice of

Mar 20, 2014 Africa Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy. March 20, 2014 08:27 AM Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via Email. Print this page.

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Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike South

Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike South

Jan 23, 2014 18. 18. 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. Protesters from …

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Miners' Strike South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia.com

Miners' Strike South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia.com

Miners' Strike Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike... Timeline. More than 1,500 people are killed. By July, Alexander Kerensky has formed a democratic socialist government,... Event and Its Context. The gold mining ...

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Scandals and strikes an uncertain Mining Technology

Scandals and strikes an uncertain Mining Technology

Jan 12, 2016 Strikes have been a familiar aspect of the South African mining history, most memorably with the Markiana massacre in 2012. The strike started at a Lonmin mine near Rustenburg, and 41 mineworkers were killed by police. In response, a wave of further strikes swept across the sector.

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Mining Strikes in South Africa Peru and More PHOTOS

Mining Strikes in South Africa Peru and More PHOTOS

Oct 21, 2011 A group of mines, employing about 5,000 workers, in South Africa that is owned and operated by Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata Plc. Tensions with the miners, who went on strike …

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2012 SA mining strikes for dummies South African news

2012 SA mining strikes for dummies South African news

Oct 18, 2012 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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