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2014 South African platinum strike - Wikipedia

The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies. 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.

Mining strikes shrink South Africa's economy

May 28, 2014 · Months of mining strikes in South Africa pushed its economy into contraction in the first quarter of this year, and with no resolution in sight, the outlook remains bleak. South Africa's real .

Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining Strike .

But it also now has a tarnished reputation, after platinum miners in South Africa held a wildcat strike for higher wages at the Lonmin mine and 34 of them were shot dead by police.

MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

Aug 31, 1987 · 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 .

A year in strikes: Mines hobbled, buses grind to a halt .

Dec 24, 2018 · South Deep is the world's second largest gold-bearing ore mine, but has been unprofitable for a decade, due to deep deposits and rising costs.The strike which began on November 2 ended on December 13. The mining house reached a settlement with the workers, with retrenchments going ahead as planned. Sibanye-Stillwater

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 .

Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike Delayed

Feb 28, 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.

South African Mines Too Deep, Root Of The Platinum Strikes .

Mar 19, 2014 · (Kitco News) - Mining strikes between South Africa's platinum giants and workers is fast approaching two months and there appears to be little movement from either side towards a resolution.

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

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.

SOUTH AFRICA: GOLD MINING

Jul 21, 2015 · This week South Africa's second largest gold miner, Gold Fields Ltd, announced that a strike against retrenchments at one of its mines may spread to other sites.

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia.com

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.

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy .

Apr 08, 2015 · Workers strike at Anglo's coal mine in South Africa. Cecilia Jamasmie . AAL) Kleinkopje coal mine in South Africa, demanding the removal of the general manager. . Mining.

South Africa mines hit by wildcat strikes after Marikana .

Sep 12, 2012 · 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 .

Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy - The Mail .

Mar 20, 2014 · As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of those affected are having to sell their most .

Mining strikes: The costs to SA's economy | SAnews

Mar 05, 2014 · South Africa is a world leader in mining, and mining remains the back bone of the country's economy. It has been so since the precious metal was discovered in Johannesburg around 1887. The country's huge and varied mineral reserves play a vital role in the economy, accounting for nearly half of the country's merchandise exports, including .

Paper Market Fuse Lit?🔥12.5K Platinum/Palladium Miners To .

The world's largest platinum and 2nd largest palladium producing nation (just behind mother Russia) will have an even bigger mining strike on its hands next week.. Here's more bullish precious metals news to add to the ongoing, almost daily record palladium price levels occurring.. News out of South Africa indicates the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will go on .

South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

SA gold miners go on strike Jump to media player 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.

South Africa miners need price swings just to stay afloat .

At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held this week in support of miners at Sibanye-Stillwater on strike over wages and job cuts, according to Minerals Council South Africa.. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been on strike at Sibanye's bullion operations since mid-November.

Mining Weekly | Topic | Latest News - South Africa

May 22, 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 .

Mining | Fin24

Mining An even bigger fight underground: The battle against Covid-19 in SA's mines May 21 2020 06:02. Stretching up to four km beneath the surface, South Africa's mines are some of the deepest in the world. Here, the fight against the coronavirus takes on a different meaning. Mining production slowed ahead of lockdown, worse figures to come

UPDATE 1-South Africa mining strike to spread to at least .

South Africa is home to the world's biggest platinum group metals deposits and accounts for just over 90 percent of global production. The mining firms were considering the notices and vowed to "everything in their power" to prevent a strike, including legal action, the council said in the statement.

MiningWeekly.com | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining News

By: Tasneem Bulbulia 8th June 2020 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds, which operates the Kareevlei diamond mine, near Kimberley, in South Africa, has announced the private sale of 2 400 ct at an .

South African police shoot dead striking miners | World .

Aug 17, 2012 · South African police shoot dead striking miners . More than 30 people killed at Lonmin platinum mine where strike over pay has escalated into alleged turf war between unions . South Africa.

The mining industry after Marikana - NEWS & ANALYSIS .

South Africa's mining industry since Marikana has faced a number of serious challenges. The Fraser Institute's annual survey of mining companies for 2012/2013 (the "Survey") listed South Africa 64th out of the 96 mining jurisdictions ranked (in other words in the bottom third), and eighth of 16 African mining jurisdictions included in the survey.

South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

SA gold miners go on strike Jump to media player 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.

South Africa's Mining Industry - South African Market Insights

We take a look at a few highlights/low lights of South Africa's mining industry as published by Statistics South Africa Exactly a week after delegates closed the 26 th Investing in African Mining Indaba, Stats SA released data on the performance of the mining industry in 2019. The level of production was 1,3% lower in 2019 than 2018, which in turn was 2,1% lower than 2017.

Mining Strike In South Africa - MC Machinery

2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in . The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies. 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.

UPDATE 1-South Africa mining strike to spread to at least .

South Africa is home to the world's biggest platinum group metals deposits and accounts for just over 90 percent of global production. The mining firms were considering the notices and vowed to "everything in their power" to prevent a strike, including legal action, the council said in the statement.

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.

Mining Weekly | Topic | Latest News - South Africa

May 22, 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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