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  • Brief history of gold mining in South Africa

    South Africa became the first state to introduce compensation for silicosis as an occupational disease 1913 Mineworkers went on a strike to get management to recognise union rights The strike changed the nature of politics in South Africa and the state deemed it necessary to ensure that mining production continued at all costs 1916...

  • Mining industry of South Africa

    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 ....

  • South Africa gold miners go on strike

    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 gold mine strike starts

    Jul 28, 2011· South African gold miners began a wage strike at 1600 GMT on Thursday in a move that could halt up to $25 million in output a day at a time when bullion is near record highs...

  • South Africa gold miners to strike

    Aug 30, 2013· South African gold miners will go on strike next week after talks with the Chamber of Mines collapsed Lesiba Seshoka, a spokesman for the National Union of Mineworkers, said that the strike ,...

  • South African gold miners go on strike

    Sep 03, 2013· 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 Africa unions close to gold

    Jul 24, 2013· JOHANNESBURG--Several South African mine unions said they're one step away from embarking on a legal strike against gold producers, the National Union of Mineworkers ,...

  • 1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike

    The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South AfricaIt started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted approximately a week The strike was attacked by police and over the week, at least 1,248 workers were wounded and at least 9 killed...

  • South Africa gold mine strike over

    Aug 02, 2011· A strike in South Africa's gold mining sector ended on Tuesday after a 2-year wage deal was clinched, unions and the Chamber of Mines sa The strike at AngloGold Ashanti , Gold ,...

  • South Africa's AMCU union to expand Sibanye

    South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is planning to strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's local platinum operations, it said on Monday, expanding an earlier stoppage affecting, | January 14, 2019...

  • Marikana massacre

    The Marikana massacre, which took place on 16 August 2012, was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976 The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960 The incident took place on the 25-year anniversary of a nationwide South African miners' strike...

  • Rand Rebellion

    The Rand Rebellion (Afrikaans: Rand-rebellie; also known as the 1922 strike) was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922 Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the Labour Party, was one of the leaders of the strike Following a drop in the world price of gold from 130 shillings (£6 10s) per fine troy ounce in 1919 to 95s/oz (£4 15s) in ....

  • 4 dead after rock collapse at South African gold ,

    Four mine workers were killed and one was seriously injured after a rock fall at a South African gold mine on Friday trapped five workers underground, the company and a mining union said on Sunday The collapse at the Village Main Reef's Tau Lekoa gold mine in ,...

  • South Africa gold miners go on strike over pay

    As gold miners in South Africa go on strike for higher pay, Will Ross has been to one of the main gold mining areas, Carltonville near Johannesburg, to speak to striking mineworkers...

  • 2007 South Africa miners' strike

    History On 27 November 2007, the National Union of Mineworkers announced that South African mineworkers would go on strike to protest unsafe working conditions Strike On 4 December 2007, the strike affected over 240,000 workers in 60 of the nation's min The strike was spurred on by a rise in worker fatalities from 2006 to 2007, despite a government plan in October to reduce fataliti...

  • South Africa's AMCU union to expand Sibanye

    Jan 14, 2019· South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is planning to strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's (SGLJJ) local platinum operations, it said ,...