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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.

Infographic: South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline

2014-7-10  “The strike was disastrous, and workers will not recover from the five months lost,” Nzimande said. This infographic represents a timeline of strike-related events in South Africa’s platinum belt, from the tragic events at Marikana in 2012 to the end of the most recent wage-related strike

Mining History Time Line Events On The Rand

2006-5-13  A Summary Of Key Events In The Development Of Mining In South Africa. White miners on parts of the Rand go on strike in protest of the fact that the increased use of Chinese mine labourers is starting to threaten their jobs and pay. Bay in the furthest north-west area of the Cape Province just south of the Orange River and the border

Timeline of the Marikana Massacre 2012 2013 South

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

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

(PDF) The Marikana Massacre: A Historical overview of the

The South African mining industry is notorious for tragic events that may impact employees (Coetzee & van Staden, 2011;Hill & Maroun, 2015; Twala, 2012).One such event, the Marikana massacre which

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.

Infographic: South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline

2014-7-10  “The strike was disastrous, and workers will not recover from the five months lost,” Nzimande said. This infographic represents a timeline of strike-related events in South Africa’s platinum belt, from the tragic events at Marikana in 2012 to the end of the most recent wage-related strike

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

Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa Mining

2021-9-14  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

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, the first national walkout by miners since the

list of south african mines on strike fenster-insel.de

South African platinum miners strike to demand. Jan 23 South African platinum miners strike to demand higher wag Read next Vedanta names temporary chief to replace Albanese on Thursday to demand higher wages halting most platinum mining operations in South Africa

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

SA Mine 9th edition 2017 PwC South Africa

2017-10-2  5 SA Mine 9th edition ighlighting trends in the South African mining industry wC 6 South Africa’s Mining landscape Overview The 2017 financial year was another tough one for stakeholders in the mining sector: • Investors in aggregate saw a decrease in dividends and market capitalisation after a cautiously optimistic view on a recovery last

South Africa platinum strike talks break down again BBC

2014-6-9  The South African government has pulled out as mediator, as talks between platinum miners and striking workers fail again. So far, the strike has cost the mining companies $2bn (£1.19bn) in

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.

(PDF) The Marikana Massacre: A Historical overview of the

The South African mining industry is notorious for tragic events that may impact employees (Coetzee & van Staden, 2011;Hill & Maroun, 2015; Twala, 2012).One such event, the Marikana massacre which

Infographic: South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline

2014-7-10  “The strike was disastrous, and workers will not recover from the five months lost,” Nzimande said. This infographic represents a timeline of strike-related events in South Africa’s platinum belt, from the tragic events at Marikana in 2012 to the end of the most recent wage-related strike

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, the first national walkout by miners since the

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.

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

South African miners return to work after wage deal BBC

2014-6-25  Thousands of miners at South Africa's biggest platinum mining firms have returned to work, a day after unions signed a wage deal to end a five-month strike. Employees at Anglo America Platinum

South Africa platinum strike talks break down again BBC

2014-6-9  The South African government has pulled out as mediator, as talks between platinum miners and striking workers fail again. So far, the strike has cost the mining companies $2bn (£1.19bn) in

South African company fires 12,000 striking miners CNN

2012-10-6  South African authorities at first charged 270 miners with murder before dropping the charges, pending further investigation. Workers at the mine ended their weeks-long strike last month after

(PDF) The Marikana Massacre: A Historical overview of the

The South African mining industry is notorious for tragic events that may impact employees (Coetzee & van Staden, 2011;Hill & Maroun, 2015; Twala, 2012).One such event, the Marikana massacre which

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

UPDATE 1-South African platinum miners' wage talks go to

2019-9-10  UPDATE 1-South African platinum miners' wage talks go to internal abitrators. JOHANNESBURG, Sept 10 (Reuters) South Africa’s main platinum mining union said it had formally declared that wage