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South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

There are no methods under the 6th segment as the duration of the strike was five days, and so each segment is about 1 day. The methods that are not under a particular segment denote the methods used on 4 August 1946, before the strike had officially begun, by the meeting called forth by the African Mine Workers' Union that ended with the decision for miners to go on a general strike.

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South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

There are no methods under the 6th segment as the duration of the strike was five days, and so each segment is about 1 day. The methods that are not under a particular segment denote the methods used on 4 August 1946, before the strike had officially begun, by the meeting called forth by the African Mine Workers' Union that ended with the decision for miners to go on a general strike.

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

Jul 18, 2014  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.

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South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

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 ...

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

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. Additionally, labour costs in the mining sector account for 45% to 50% of total cost, while the global average was 30 to 40% of total cost, with employee ...

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30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike - MINING.COM

Oct 04, 2015  Over 30,000 workers are expected to walk picket lines starting at 18:00 local time, DW Akademie reported.. NUM wants a 14 percent increase in wages for miners and officials plus a

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ...

Feb 27, 2019  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.

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South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

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 wages and job cuts, Minerals ...

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

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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Striking miners fired on in South Africa - YouTube

Aug 17, 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 You...

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MiningWeekly Breaking News Real-Time Mining News

Mining Weekly covers real-time news on mining projects across a range of minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds, copper and ferrous metals. ... South Africa playing key role in hydrogen ...

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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 industry

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Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike South ...

Jan 23, 2014  Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike. This article is more than 7 years old. Union chief addresses strikers at mine where police shot

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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 Companies Reconsider Operations as Unrest Disrupts Production Striking platinum-mine workers protested in Marikana on Jan. 30.

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

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 Sunday, are escalating.

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South African miners to strike Reuters

Dec 03, 2007  South African miners to strike. By James Macharia. 5 Min Read. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mines in South Africa, the world’s top producer of precious metals, will

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South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

There are no methods under the 6th segment as the duration of the strike was five days, and so each segment is about 1 day. The methods that are not under a particular segment denote the methods used on 4 August 1946, before the strike had officially begun, by the meeting called forth by the African Mine Workers' Union that ended with the decision for miners to go on a general strike.

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South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

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 ...

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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 Companies Reconsider Operations as Unrest Disrupts Production Striking platinum-mine workers protested in Marikana on Jan. 30.

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South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike - WSJ

South Africa's main platinum mining union said its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the country's longest.

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ...

Feb 27, 2019  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.

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

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]

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 Sunday, are escalating.

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Coal miners strike deal in South Africa Business and ...

Nov 07, 2012  Coal companies in South Africa have signed a surprise wage deal with unions in an effort to avoid a wave of deadly illegal strikes that have rocked the country’s gold and platinum sectors.

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MiningWeekly Breaking News Real-Time Mining News

Mining Weekly covers real-time news on mining projects across a range of minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds, copper and ferrous metals. ... South Africa playing key role in hydrogen ...

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South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human rights ...

In South Africa, victims of the bloody tragedy at Marikana, in which 34 protesters were killed and at least 70 injured by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) during a mining strike in August 2012, are still awaiting justice almost eight years on.

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Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913 Global Nonviolent ...

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.

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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South ...

Dec 01, 2015  In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa's platinum industry. The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions.The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South ...

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Mining Weekly Topic Latest News - South Africa

Jun 12, 2020  SA rail can aid Botswana coal miners . By: Cameron Mackay 22nd May 2020 A joint effort by the South African and Botswanan governments, as

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