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South African mine strikes spread - The Globe and Mail

Sep 12, 2012· South African mine strikes spread Open this photo in gallery: The strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine is now entering its second month and has a death toll of at least 34.

South deep in crisis as NUM says it could strike until ...

South Deep strike into third week as mine cuts jobs; ... and South Deep gold mine's management have taken ... A more than five-month strike would be the longest in South Africa's mining history.

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 …

Infographic: Descend Into The World's Deepest Gold Mine

Dec 08, 2016· Presented by: Descend Into The World's Deepest Gold Mine. The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money.. Humans will do almost anything for gold.

South Africa gold mine strike over - MINING.COM

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 said. The strike at AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields and Harmony began last Thursday and halted output worth up to $25 million a day at bullion's current record prices. About 100,000 gold mine workers will to return to work, starting with the Tuesday night …

South Africa gold mine strike - news.yahoo.com

Sep 04, 2013· South Africa gold mine strike epa0385Huge billboards of happy miners on the outside of the Anglo American offices in downtown, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 4, 2013. Anglo American along with other mining houses are effected by a nation wide gold miners strike that sees some 80 000 miners downing tools.

30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike - mining.com

The fate of the South African mining industry is once again in the hands of striking workers. The country's powerful National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Sunday announced that coal miners will ...

South Africa's Sibanye says worker killed during strike at ...

Nov 22, 2018· South African miner Sibanye-Stillwater said one of its workers had been killed and a number of employees seriously injured following the beginning of a union strike at one of its gold mines …

'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 …

This is Gold

The gold mining industry plays an important role in the lives of employees, communities and the country as a whole. This is Gold is an initiative begun by South African gold producers to provide insight into the gold industry, and its contribution to South Africa.

Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of ...

Aug 16, 1987· White miners receive about $750 a month in South Africa. The Chamber of Mines, an employer trade association, said that 220,000 to 230,000 black miners were on strike …

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.

South African gold loses its luster as miners eye Ghana ...

Aug 02, 2019· South Africa's largest gold producer, the company's output in the first quarter of 2019 was about 104,000 oz of gold, or 36% of its production in the same period of 2018, due to the impact of the five-month strike. Going to Ghana. South Africa's gold miners are looking for potential projects that will generate a higher return and quicker ...

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.

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 African Gold & Platinum Mining Strike! How Could It ...

Feb 26, 2019· South African Gold & Platinum Mining Strike! How Could It Affect Prices? ... Gold and the Dollar ... Exploring Abandoned Mines and Unusual Places 5,737,412 views.

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 …

One dead as gold mine strike turns violent | eNCA

Nov 22, 2018· JOHANNESBURG - 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.

New strike hits South African gold mine - The Globe and Mail

Sep 10, 2012· Striking workers paralyzed a gold mine in South Africa Monday, fuelling fears that mounting discontent could spread to the entire mining sector and grip the continent's economic powerhouse for months.

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 ...

New strike hits South African gold mine - CNN

Sep 10, 2012· Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15,000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job.

Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist.com

Deep trouble South African mining is ... At Sibanye's nearby Cooke mine, a recent wildcat strike had the unexpected side-effect ... More cuts are coming. AngloGold Ashanti, a gold-mining giant ...

Marikana massacre - Wikipedia

A wave of strikes occurred across the South African mining sector. As of early October analysts estimated that approximately 75,000 miners were on strike from various gold and platinum mines and companies across South Africa, most of them illegally.

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.

History of mining in South Africa: The key events ...

May 20, 2019· From the world's largest hand-dug mine to strike action with fatal violence on both sides, South Africa's mining industry has been one of the country's most influential for over a hundred years. We look at the history of mining in South Africa.

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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About Sibanye-Stillwater is a leading international precious metals mining company, with a diverse portfolio of platinum group metal (PGM) and gold operations and projects. We are the world's largest primary producer of platinum, the second largest primary producer of palladium and the third largest producer of gold (on a gold-equivalent basis), as well as a …