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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.

    South African union threatens strike at coal and

    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.

    The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African History

    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.

    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.

    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 wages and job

    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

    Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

    2014-3-5 · But economists are concerned that continued strikes in major mining companies could damage the South African economy and hold back growth and employment. This comes as reports indicate that more than 70,000 platinum mineworkers downed tools in Rustenburg on January 23.

    South African Miners Strike for Better Safety

    2007-12-5 · 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 conditions that...

    2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage

    2014-10-24 · 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.

    Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

    2021-4-17 · 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

    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.

    South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'

    2014-3-25 · Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and cost the sector nearly $1bn.

    Mining strikes: The costs to SA’s economy SAnews

    2014-3-5 · 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

    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.

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

    2019-2-23 · 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 on strike over wages and job cuts, Minerals Council South Africa said on Friday.

    South African Miners Strike for Better Safety

    2007-12-5 · 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 conditions.

    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.

    Mining strikes shrink South Africa’s economy CNBC

    2014-5-28 · South Africa's real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year, with growth in the mining and quarrying industry down 24.7 percent. The decline in

    Mining strike seen slamming South Africa’s Q1 growth

    2014-5-15 · When South Africa’s GDP growth numbers for the first quarter are announced at the end of the month, the destructive impact of the country’s longest-running mining strike on the national

    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.

    South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'

    2014-3-25 · Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and cost the sector nearly $1bn.

    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.

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

    2019-2-23 · 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 on strike over wages and job cuts, Minerals Council South Africa said on Friday.

    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.

    South African gold miners go on strike BBC News

    2013-9-3 · Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand for higher pay.

    South African mining strike spreads MarketWatch

    2012-9-10 · South Africa's mining sector is reeling from a series of strikes over the past month that have resulted in 44 deaths at Lonmin alone and has hit production of metals such as gold and platinum.

    South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

    2014-6-24 · South Africa's main platinum mining union said its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the country's longest.

    South Africa miners' union threatens strike on

    2010-8-27 · South Africa's largest union threatened Friday to bring gold and platinum mining and other industries to a halt next week in a strike to support a stoppage by 1.3 million state workers.

    Strike action slows mining production Statistics

    2014-7-10 · The crippling strike action that began on the 23 rd of January 2014 in the platinum sector had a negative impact on total mining production. For the first five months of 2014 total mining output contracted by 1,9% compared with the first five months of 2013. The largest contributor to the 1,9% decrease was PGMs (contributing -6,1 percentage

    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.

    South African mining strike spreads MarketWatch

    2012-9-10 · South Africa's mining sector is reeling from a series of strikes over the past month that have resulted in 44 deaths at Lonmin alone and has hit production of metals such as gold and platinum.

    South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15

    2019-2-23 · 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 on strike over wages and job cuts, Minerals Council South Africa said on Friday.

    South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike WSJ

    2014-6-24 · South Africa's main platinum mining union said its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the country's longest.

    South Africa miners' union threatens strike on

    2010-8-27 · South Africa's largest union threatened Friday to bring gold and platinum mining and other industries to a halt next week in a strike to support a stoppage by 1.3 million state workers.

    The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in

    For example, although this is narrow, the 2014 platinum mining strike in South Africa led to a reduction of 0.72-0.78% in the country's real GDP [23]. It is undeniable that the total cost of any

    South African strike hits platinum mines Business and

    2014-1-23 · South African strike hits platinum mines The country’s biggest mining union wants wages more than doubled to at least $1,200 for entry-level workers. Miners in South Africa

    80,000 strike in South Africa's gold Australian Mining

    2013-9-5 · Wage disputes have spilled over into strikes in South Africa as 80,000 gold miners go on strike. Unions have warned they are ready to strike until Christmas to guarantee better pay.

    Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The

    2014-3-20 · The strike has hit 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.

    mining strike in south africa Induzin

    Jun 12, 2014 · By Zandi Shabalala RUSTENBURG South Africa (Reuters) Workers and shop-stewards from South Africa's AMCU mining union begged leader Joseph Mathunjwa to sign a wage deal with three major platinum firms on Thursday at a mass rally crowning five months of crippling protest. As the longest strike in the 130-year history of South Africa's mines showed its first signs of breaking,