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Five-month strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines has...

Apr 17, 2019· 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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Angry workers in underground strike at Chinese-owned South

May 22, 2019· At Orkney, in South Africa’s North West province, gold miners are staging a sit-in strike nearly 3km underground against a wage decision made by the troubled mine

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South African gold miners go on strike over wage dispute

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which represents two thirds of the workers in the country's gold mines, called for stoppages Tuesday night after talks between unions and

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

The AMC government-allied National Union of Miners, which represents 64 percent of the approximately 120,000 gold miners in South Africa, declared the strike after rejecting a 6.5 percent wage

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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's NUM says 'not trigger-happy' for gold strike

Aug 27, 2013· The head of South Africa's main mining union said on Tuesday its members were "not trigger-happy" about launching a threatened gold industry strike, hinting a compromise could still be

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MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

Aug 31, 1987· More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

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New strike hits South African gold mine The Globe and Mail

Sep 10, 2012· New strike hits South African gold mine Open this photo in gallery: Mine workers take part in a march at Lonmin's Marikana mine in South Africa on Sept. 10, 2012.

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National Union of Mineworkers ensuring that its members

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982. Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed.

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The 1987 mineworkers strike Mining Weekly

On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than 70% of all black coal and gold miners.

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Angry workers in underground strike at Chinese-owned South

May 22, 2019· At Orkney, in South Africa’s North West province, gold miners are staging a sit-in strike nearly 3km underground against a wage decision made by the troubled mine

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Strikes threaten at Iscor, three gold mines

Jul 30, 2001· NUM members were due to strike at South Africa's gold mines from Thursday, but this was postponed after management offered the union an improved offer after all-day talks on Tuesday.

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials call “slave wages” and employer “arrogance,” bringing one of the country’s key industries to

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Marikana massacre Wikipedia

The Marikana massacre, was the killing of 34 miners by the South African Police Service (SAPS). It took place on 16 August 2012, and was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976. The massacre has been compared to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. The incident took place on the 25th anniversary of a nationwide miners' strike.

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Gold miners' strike continues in South Africa The Globe

Aug 09, 2005· More than 100,000 South African gold miners were on strike for a second day, shutting mines owned by companies such as AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. and Gold Fields Ltd. in the first industry-wide strike

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MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

Aug 31, 1987· More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

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South African Black Miners Start Strike in Gold and Coal

Aug 10, 1987· South African Black Miners Start Strike in Gold and Coal Industries. general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, said that all 40,000 nigh-shift workers at 22 gold mines and 30,000

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South Africa gold miners go on strike BBC News

Sep 04, 2013· 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.

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South Africa: AMCU to Strike at Gold and Platinum Mines

The strikes would take place at Sibanye Gold's Driefontein mine, Harmony Gold's Kusaselethu and Masimong mines, and at all of AngloGold Ashanti's South African operations. "The strike has been

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The 1987 mineworkers strike Mining Weekly

On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than 70% of all black coal and gold miners.

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South Africa gold miners go on strike over pay BBC News

Sep 04, 2013· 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.

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South Africa Gold Miners Reject 'Slave Wages,' Go On

South Africa's gold industry has been on the precipice for weeks, but tens of thousands of gold miners finally took the plunge Tuesday evening and went on strike after weeks of stalled negotiations.

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One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent

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. 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

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South Africa's No. 2 Gold Miners' Union Plans Strike

Oct 11, 2015· The second-biggest union for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, is ready to strike for higher wages, the group indicated at

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