striking miners in south africa

  • 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

  • South African police shoot dead striking miners World

    Aug 17, 2012· Striking South African miners face ultimatum from company Lonmin tells workers at platinum mine, where 34 colleagues were shot dead, they have a

  • Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    Feb 28, 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.

  • South Africa Police Fire On Striking Miners, Several Dead

    South African police opened fire on Thursday against thousands of striking miners armed with machetes and sticks at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine, leaving several bloodied corpses lying on the

  • Rand Rebellion Wikipedia

    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

  • 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 [ edit ] 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.

  • Striking South African miners 'were shot in the back

    Aug 27, 2012· Striking South African miners 'were shot in the back' Striking miners shot dead by police at South Africa's Lonmin mine were reportedly hit

  • Striking South African miners given final ultimatum

    Aug 19, 2012· Striking South African workers from a leading platinum mine company must return to work by Monday or risk being fired, a mine spokeswoman said Sunday, after 34 miners

  • Paper Market Fuse Lit?🔥12.5K Platinum/Palladium Miners To

    Jan 15, 2019· The world’s largest platinum and 2nd largest palladium producing nation (just behind mother Russia) will have an even bigger mining strike on its hands next week. Here’s more bullish precious metals news to add to the ongoing, almost daily record palladium price levels occurring.. News out of South Africa indicates the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will go

  • South Africa: Striking miners agree to return

    Sep 18, 2012· Striking platinum miners in South Africa have accepted an agreement with Lonmin and plan to return to work on Thursday. Mediator bishop Joe

  • 30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike MINING.COM

    Oct 04, 2015· Currently, miners in South Africa work about two-thirds of the day, 275 days a year, recent data from the Chamber of Mines shows. The unions and striking workers will strike South Africa

  • Striking South Africa miners fired by platinum producer

    Oct 05, 2012· JOHANNESBURG — Anglo American Platinum fired 12,000 striking miners Friday for staging an unlawful strike that is one of several that are slowly paralyzing South Africa’s crucial mining

  • South Africa's Lonmin Marikana mine clashes killed 34

    Aug 17, 2012· Thirty-four people were killed when police opened fire on striking miners in South Africa on Thursday, the country's police chief says.

  • South Africa platinum miners to strike BBC News

    Jan 21, 2014· South Africa platinum miners to strike Jump to media player Members of the Association for Mineworkers & Construction Union issue mining companies with notices to go on strike

  • South Africa's Police Open Fire on Striking Miners TIME

    Aug 16, 2012· Updated: Aug. 17, 2012 at 7:40 a.m. EST. South African police opened fire on a crowd of striking miners on Thursday, killing 34 people and leaving a field strewn with bodies in a massacre that instantly revived memories of the brutality of apartheid. At a press conference Friday, the South African Police Service claimed its officers had been under attack by a group of miners armed with

  • South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

    Dec 05, 2007· 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.

  • Examining the Marikana massacre YouTube

    Nov 19, 2012· Nkepile Mabuse reports on the legacy of a massacre of striking miners shot dead by South African police during a protest.

  • Striking Black Miners Fired in South Africa Los Angeles

    It was the biggest mass-firing in South Africa’s history, exceeding the dismissal in May last year of 17,000 gold miners who staged a wildcat strike on the Anglo American and Anglo Vaal mines

  • South Africa girding for another platinum strike MINING.COM

    Jul 10, 2016· The strike lasted 21 weeks, cost the industry R24 billion, and resulted in 1.3 million ounces of lost production about a third of global output. South Africa mines are in catch 22

  • 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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