south african gold mine strike

Sibanye counts hit to earnings as strike at gold mines ...

Sibanye Gold [] said a protracted strike at its South African gold mines may hurt earnings at a time when the producer remains under pressure to reduce debt.Thousands of workers started a strike in November over pay, and there’s inconsistent output at three mines amid limited operations, spokesman James Wellsted said, without saying how many workers are showing up.

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'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ...

Jun 25, 2014· 'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ANC domination' Analysis: This is the first significant action taken by a non-ANC force in which black South …

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Mining | Fin24

SA very attractive for mining investment, says Mantashe - but MPs laugh Jun 26 2019 07:24. SA remains highly attractive for investment in mining, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said in Parliament. De Beers diamond sales plunge again; South Africa turns unlikely haven as gold's rally boosts stocks

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THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY …

According to Death in South African Mines, an undated study published in the early 1960s by HJ Simons, professor of native law and administration at the University of Cape Town (UCT), 36 000 men had been killed in accidents on South Africa's gold mines since the beginning of the century. He said that the annual death toll on all mines ...

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Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ...

Nov 22, 2018· South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater (JSE:SGL) (NYSE:SBGL) has halted all its gold mining operations in the country after violence broke out overnight during a strike …

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South Africa's Golden Age Is Dead. Good Riddance

May 11, 2019· Labor is still a decisive issue in South Africa’s gold mines. Workers last went on strike at Mponeng in 2012, but industrial action is a constant threat; courts blocked another attempted action in 2014. South Deep and Driefontein have both been crippled by strikes over the past year, and the latter is now being gradually closed down.

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One dead as South Africa gold mine strike turns violent

South Africa's largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines. Called by the Association ...

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Amcu's Christmas strike at Sibanye 'will hurt workers who ...

Nov 19, 2018· The strike is set to start at the mining company's South African gold operations from the evening shift of Wednesday November 21. Amcu said at the weekend it was planning strike …

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

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

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One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

Nov 22, 2018· One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye's mines which employ some 32,000 people, in the latest test for the country's struggling mining …

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One Dead As South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

Nov 22, 2018· File photo of a Gold Mine in South Africa. South Africa’s largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike …

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

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 cuts, Minerals ...

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955 Workers Rescued from South Africa Gold Mine - The New ...

Feb 02, 2018· 955 Workers Rescued from South Africa Gold Mine. Image. ... South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions. Dec. 5, 2007. Image. South Africans in Mine …

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South African Gold Mining Strike Could Impact Prices and ...

“South Africa’s importance in terms of gold has been diminishing for years, however. Last year, the country was the world’s sixth-largest gold producer with 145 tons, which equates to 4.9% of global mining production according to the WBMS. Nonetheless, a prolonged strike could have an impact on supply and prices.”

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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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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.

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

The Rand Rebellion was a widespread strike amongst miners in the Witwatersrand area of the Transvaal Province in the former Union of South Africa. 2007 strike. In 2007 the South African National Union of Mineworkers, which represents the nation's mineworkers, engaged in a series of talks with the Chamber of Mines, an industry group. The ...

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Beatrix - Sibanye-Stillwater

Mar 29, 2019· Beatrix, a shallow to intermediate level gold mine, has been producing gold since 1983, in the southern portion of the Free State Goldfields. Beatrix is located in the Matjhabeng Magisterial District, near the towns of Welkom and ia, approximately 240km south-west of Johannesburg, in the Free State province of South Africa.

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ...

Feb 27, 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.

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South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo - BBC News

Sep 21, 2012· Some 15,000 workers employed by Gold Fields are already on strike. About 15% of South Africa's gold production is affected by the industrial unrest, a South African mining …

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South Africa's AMCU Calls All Mines to Join Sibanye Strike ...

Feb 19, 2019· A South African labor union called on its members working across the nation’s gold, platinum and coal mines to down tools in support of a strike at Sibanye Gold Ltd. “We control these mines ...

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South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 (mainly or initiated by) people of color ... In 1941 the pay disparity between black South African mine workers and white South African workers was R70 to R848, respectively. ... The miners called upon all Africans employed on the gold mines to join. The AMWU conveyed its decision from the ...

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SA Labour News

This news aggregator site highlights South African labour news from a wide range of internet and print sources. Each posting has a synopsis of the source article, together with a link or reference to the original. Postings cover the range of labour related matters from …

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South Africa’s gold industry, like its economy, is ...

South Africa’s formal gold sector still churns out about $4 billion in revenue every year. Along with platinum, coal and iron ore, it’s an important part of the economy.

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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 ...

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South Africa: Five-Month Strike At Sibanye-Stillwater Gold ...

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to solidify its place in the industry in ...

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

Sep 03, 2013· South Africa's share of global gold production has fallen sharply over the years and in the run-up to the strike, mining employers have given stark warnings of an industry on the path to ...

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South Deep Gold Mine - Mining Technology

South Deep gold mine, in the Mpumalanga region of South Africa, is the second biggest gold mine in the world. It is the also the seventh deepest mine in the world with a depth of 2,995m below surface. It has a current mine life of 80 years. The mine produced 77,800oz of gold during the June quarter ...

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Home - Sibanye-Stillwater

Sibanye-Stillwater’s acquisition of Lonmin – Scheme becomes Effective. Jun 05, 2019. Conclusion of S189 consultation process and 2019 SA gold operations production guidance. May …

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South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

Sep 03, 2013· About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry and underlining the government's dwindling authority ...

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