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mining strike in south africa

The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African

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.

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

2014-11-28  Inearly2014, priortotheplatinumminingstrike, thereal GDPgrowthforecastforSouthAfricawas 2.7%(Treasury, 2014; IMF, 2014a). TheOctober 2014editionof theIMF’s WorldEconomicOutlookrevisedthisforecastdownto1.4%(IMF, 2014b). Wendinthispaperthatreal GDPgrowthdecreasedbyatleast0.7%asaresultof thestrikealone, in2014, andour

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UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at

2020-10-2  JOHANNESBURG, Oct 2 (Reuters) - South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De

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2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage

2014-10-24  On 23 January 2014, almost 70 000 platinum mine workers went on strike. The majority of workers were from major platinum producers such as Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin Platinum Mines based in the Rustenburg are of the North West Province.

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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

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

2021-6-18  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.

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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in

2015-12-1  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 African economy as a

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Massive general strike in South Africa highlights

2021-2-25  Workers across South Africa took part in a massive general strike that was called by the left-wing South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on Wednesday, February 24. The trade union confederation reported that millions took part in the labor action which was described as a resounding success. Demonstrations were held across the country.

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy

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.

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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in

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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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

2021-6-18  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.

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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.

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National miners strike in South Africa - World Socialist ...

2007-12-7  Miners belonging to the 250,000-strong South African National Union of Miners (NUM) took one-day strike action on Tuesday, December 4. The strike,

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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.

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ...

2021-3-26  the mining income to the GDP from 2002 to 2011 thus making it an important economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012). The South African unionised labour market is particularly active when it comes to wage negotiations which often results in strike action, however in

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End in sight for South Africa platinum mining strike ...

The strike underscored the rancorous labour relations that persist in South Africa’s platinum mines almost two years after 34 striking miners were killed by police during a wildcat strike at a ...

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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.

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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

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South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

2019-2-22  South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms -Minerals Council By Reuters - 22 February 2019 - 15:48 The 15 mining firms will take industrial action next week in support of colleagues ...

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Massive general strike in South Africa highlights

2021-2-25  Workers across South Africa took part in a massive general strike that was called by the left-wing South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on Wednesday, February 24. The trade union confederation reported that millions took part in the labor

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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.

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National miners strike in South Africa - World Socialist ...

2007-12-7  Miners belonging to the 250,000-strong South African National Union of Miners (NUM) took one-day strike action on Tuesday, December 4. The strike,

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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.

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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.

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Strikes spread in South Africa’s mining sector

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 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

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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.

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MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO

1987-8-31  More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

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Numsa members down tools at Reagetswe Mining

2021-6-8  Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ( Numsa ) are on strike, to force their employer, Reagetswe Mining Services, which is contracted to Impala Platinum mine at Rustenburg in the North West, to recognise their union.. Reagetswe Mining Services, has allegedly refused to deduct union affiliation fees and pay them to Numsa, as per the wish of the majority of the

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Strike - Strike Technologies

Strike Technologies has grown to be a leading South African developer, manufacturer and distributor of globally competitive Medium Voltage Protection Relays, Surge Suppression Equipment, Industrial Earth Leakage Relays and Smart Energy and Demand Metering.

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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.

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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.

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The prevalent and violent industrial action in the mining ...

2020-7-28  strike is protected if it complies with the provisions of the LRA. The purpose of this study is to explore the manner in which the right to strike has been exercised recently in South Africa, with specific focus on the mining sector. It will be shown that recent strikes in the mining sector have been unprotected and characterised by an element

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Strike - Strike Technologies

Strike Technologies has grown to be a leading South African developer, manufacturer and distributor of globally competitive Medium Voltage Protection Relays, Surge Suppression Equipment, Industrial Earth Leakage Relays and Smart Energy and Demand Metering.

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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.

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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.

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MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO

1987-8-31  More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

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2012 SA mining strikes for dummies - South African

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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Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining

2021-6-16  Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining Strike, Shootings. By Anita Powell. September 02, 2012 01:18 PM ... South Africa has been mining for

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South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

2013-9-3  South African gold miners go on strike. 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 ...

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