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  • South Africa History

    2012-10-26 · The South African Republic (Transvaal) was annexed by Britain in 1877. Boer resistance led to British withdrawal in 1881, but not before …

  • South Africa mines hit by wildcat strikes after Marikana ...

    2012-9-13 · The mining sector, which accounts for a fifth of South African gross domestic product, has been in turmoil since the strike at Marikana last month which led to the deaths of 44 people, including ...

  • Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

    2021-9-13 · South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2022. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

  • Brief history of gold mining in South Africa

    2021-12-11 · Anglo-Boer/South African War, brought about to some extent by the struggle for control of the goldfields, caused extreme disruptions in the mining industry, and at some stage, mines were closed 1901 The Witwatersrand Native Labour Association (Wenela) set up by gold miners as a recruiting agent for migrant workers

  • South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

    2013-9-5 · Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials c all "slave wages" and employer "arrogance," bringing one of …

  • Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia

    Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia

  • 2012 SA mining strikes for dummies

    2012-10-18 · South Africa 2012 SA mining strikes for dummies ... Excluded workers went on strike and shut the mine down for six weeks. ... The Economist and Financial Times are suggesting South Africa offers ...

  • South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions ...

    2007-12-5 · Dec. 5, 2007. JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 4 South Africa''s crucial mining sector was hit Tuesday by its biggest strike in two decades, as tens of thousands of workers stayed home to protest poor safety ...

  • 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 sector ...

  • Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia

    2021-9-23 · 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. Nearly 100,000 black workers struck, completely or partially shutting down 13 mines.

  • The 1913 Mineworkers'' Strike | South African History Online

    Introduction: Background to the Strike. The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a development that had vastly different consequences for the various groups in the four former colonies. The union was a victory for the British – especially for the ''uitlanders'' (foreigners) and mining magnates – who wanted to unite the country; but it was a defeat for Afrikaners such as ...

  • Report on the recent South African miners'' strike

    2012-3-12 · The wildcat strike at Rustenberg, the biggest platinum mine in the world, has ended. Production resumed Monday the 5th. The miners have gained nothing besides bitter experience, and 2000 of them have been left unemployed. This experience, however, makes it unlikely that the bosses, through their stooges the NUM, will be able to numb workers in ...

  • 1946 Mine Workers Strike timeline 1867-1987 | South ...

    1946. They called a general strike. Nine men were killed, and seventy men were dismissed. The union was subsequently banned. The need for more cheap black labour after the Second World War led the South African government to look for migrant workers outside South Africa, mainly from Mozambique and Malawi.

  • Massive general strike in South Africa highlights demand ...

    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.

  • SAHA

    African unions were excluded from the Trade Union Council of South Africa (TUCSA) when it was formed in 1953. - Labour History Group booklet. -The 1922 White mineworkers Strike, date unknown. The Prime Minister, Jan Smuts, sent in the army. The air force dropped bombs on striking workers and there were street battles in Johannesburg.

  • Major Events of South Africa timeline | Timetoast timelines

    He was sentenced for leading workers to strike illegally and also illegally leaving the country. Nov 6, 1966 ... South African Timeline. Nelson Mandela. South Africa I.D. Timeline. Mandela''s Biography. Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela. Nelson …

  • Timeline of the Marikana Massacre 2012

    2012-8-16 · The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid South Africa. This timeline chronicles the events that unfolded prior and post the 16 August Marikana shooting and the subsequent aftermath. The build-up to the killing of 34 mineworkers by the South African Police was marked by ...

  • The South African Labour Movement''s Responses to ...

    2017-12-17 · The South African Labour Movement''s Responses to Declarations ofMartial Law, 1913-1922 WesselVisser. ... of the white workers at the mine voted to support them. A strike was declared and a strike committee was appointed by the miners.7 The management, however, refused to negotiate with the strike committee. On II

  • Infographic: South Africa''s Platinum belt Strike Timeline ...

    2014-7-10 · Five months of striking in South Africa''s platinum belt have brought South Africa''s economy to its knees, and platinum mineworkers will never recover from the five-month strike in the platinum mining sector, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) embarked on a strike at platinum …

  • Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa

    2021-12-11 · Contacts. Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa. INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS. 1867. Diamonds are discovered in the Cape Colony – now the Northern Cape – when 15-year-old Erasmus Jacobs finds a transparent rock on his father''s farm. The rock is later known as the 21.19ct Eureka diamond. 1868. Major diamond strike at Kimberley in ...

  • MiningWeekly | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining …

    Mining Weekly covers real-time news on mining projects across a range of minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds, copper and ferrous metals.

  • South African miners agree wage deal to end strike

    2014-6-24 · Union leaders have signed a wage deal with South Africa''s biggest platinum mining companies, ending the nation''s longest-running strike. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU ...

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

    2014-10-24 · 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 ...

  • South African coal miners go on strike – Workers World

    2015-10-15 · Some 30,000 South African coal miners downed their tools on Oct. 4 over a wage dispute. This strike was organized by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), a key affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, which is an ally of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. NUM has blamed the mining firm bosses for the failure ...

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

    2014-11-28 · the strike to disappear. We conduct our analysis using a dynamic CGE model of South Africa. JEL codes: C68, J52 Keywords: Platinum mining strike, computable general equilibrium, UPGEM 1 Introduction The labour strike in South Africa''s platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country''s largest and most expensive in history ...

  • History | South African Government

    2021-12-9 · In 1910, the Union of South Africa was created out of the Cape, Natal, Transvaal and Free State. It was to be essentially a white union. Black opposition was inevitable, and the African National Congress (ANC) was founded in 1912 …

  • National miners strike in South Africa

    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, the first national walkout by miners since the ...

  • Job cuts to escalate in South African mines as global ...

    2016-2-15 · Job cuts to escalate in South African mines as global economy slows. The government has warned that 32,000 workers in the mining sector could lose their jobs.

  • Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia

    1946 African Mineworkers Strike. "Two hundred thousand subterranean heroes who, by day and by night, for a mere pittance lay down their lives to the familiar ''fall of rock'' and who, at deep levels, ranging from 1,000 to 3,000 feet in the bowels …

  • Baruch Hirson: The General Strike of 1922

    2003-10-29 · The trade union movement was in financial difficulties when the strike began. The SAIF and the South African Mine Workers Union were penniless and although some unions, including the Boilermakers, Reduction workers, Woodworkers and Engine drivers Unions were better placed, most were unable to provide strike pay.

  • 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 of mining in South Africa: The key events ...

    2019-5-20 · The Big Hole mine in Kimberley is believed to be the deepest hand-dug excavation in the world. Credit: Redkite. The first mine constructed in what is …

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