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The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African ...

The strike by some 76,000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s, the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers, but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

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

Army quells miners' strike, killing 214 1941 African workers formed the African Mine Workers Union 1943 In order to stave off the growing unrest among the African mine workers, the regime appointed a Commission of Enquiry 1946 They called a general strike. Nine men were killed, and seventy men were dismissed. The union was subsequently banned.

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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: Amplat miners strike continues - YouTube

Oct 31, 2012  euronews/ Striking workers at the Anglo American Platinum mine in South Africa continue to defy Tuesday's deadline to return to work. Around 2...

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New strike hits South African gold mine CNN

Sep 10, 2012  Protesters gather at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa on August 17, 2012 where the day before 34 people were killed when police opened fire on striking mineworkers.

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Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of ...

Aug 16, 1987  THE nationwide strike launched last week by more than 300,000 black miners has caused new political uncertainty in South Africa. The strike

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

Feb 22, 2019  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

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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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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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recent gold mines in south africa pakan iloilo mils

Aug 01, 2021  Recent Strikes in South Africa’s Platinum-Group Metal ... 2013-9-6 period, national gold mine production decreased to 180,200 kg from about 428,000 kg, and employment in gold mining decreased to 145,561 workers from about 200,000 (Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 2011, p. 12, 22–23, 32; 2012, p. 6–7, 12, 26).

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South Africa: Amplat miners strike continues - YouTube

Oct 31, 2012  euronews/ Striking workers at the Anglo American Platinum mine in South Africa continue to defy Tuesday's deadline to return to work. Around 2...

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

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 ...

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New strike hits South African gold mine - CNN

Sep 10, 2012  South African miners killed during strike – Striking South African miners armed with homemade spears and pangas chant slogans near the Marikana platinum mine on August 16, 2012. Rising tensions ...

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Unions press SA miners to end strike - The Namibian

Oct 22, 2012  KLERKSDORP, South Africa - The head of South Africa's largest trade union grouping on Friday urged 24 000 striking AngloGold Ashanti miners

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South African union threatens strike at ... - Mining Zimbabwe

Oct 08, 2020  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. NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement

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SA mineworkers' strike shows aftereffects of apartheid ...

Sep 13, 2012  A growing series of labor strikes by mine workers in South Africa is reminding the world that the work of restructuring that nation’s society–following the end of state-sponsored apartheid ...

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South African workers go on strike

Aug 27, 2013  Striking mineworkers gather outside the Anglo-American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. (file photo)Tens of thousands of South African construction and airport workers have gone on strike

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

May 20, 2019  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 now South Africa began operations in 1852, a copper project that would form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein, today Springbok, in the Northern Cape province.

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Deal signed to end South Africa platinum strike: firms

Jun 24, 2014  Deal signed to end South Africa platinum strike: firms By AFP AMCU union leader Joseph Mathunjwa announces the end of the five-month strike by South African platinum miners, at the Royal Bafokeng stadium near Rustenburg on June 23, 2014.

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

Sep 12, 2012  Three of South Africa's biggest mines came to a standstill on Wednesday as wildcat strikes spurred by a police massacre and firebrand politician threatened to paralyse the industry.

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

May 12, 2014  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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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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recent gold mines in south africa pakan iloilo mils

Aug 01, 2021  Recent Strikes in South Africa’s Platinum-Group Metal ... 2013-9-6 period, national gold mine production decreased to 180,200 kg from about 428,000 kg, and employment in gold mining decreased to 145,561 workers from about 200,000 (Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 2011, p. 12, 22–23, 32; 2012, p. 6–7, 12, 26).

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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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South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 04, 2013  Close. 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 National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is ...

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SA mineworkers' strike shows aftereffects of apartheid ...

Sep 13, 2012  A growing series of labor strikes by mine workers in South Africa is reminding the world that the work of restructuring that nation’s society–following the end of state-sponsored apartheid ...

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

Oct 04, 2015  It’s only been about six months since the last coal mine strike in South Africa. In April NUM members walked off the job at Anglo American’s (LON:AAL) Kleinkopje coal mine.

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South African workers go on strike

Aug 27, 2013  Striking mineworkers gather outside the Anglo-American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. (file photo)Tens of thousands of South African construction and airport workers have gone on strike

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Unions press SA miners to end strike - The Namibian

Oct 22, 2012  KLERKSDORP, South Africa - The head of South Africa's largest trade union grouping on Friday urged 24 000 striking AngloGold Ashanti miners

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South African union threatens strike at ... - Mining Zimbabwe

Oct 08, 2020  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. NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement

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Brief history of gold mining in South Africa - Mining for ...

Gold miners downed tools after wage negotiations failed and over 100,000 miners went on strike 2011 South Africa's mining industry is largest contributor to economic transformation through widespread black economic empowerment transactions 2016 Fatalities in the industry fall to lowest level in history of South African mining 2017

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South African mine unrest spreads, Toyota hit by strike ...

Oct 04, 2012  South African mine unrest spreads, Toyota hit by strike. CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it had been forced to shut its South African car

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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

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