south african gold mineworkers strike

south african gold mineworkers strike

1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History Online

1946 African Mineworkers Strike. "Two hundred thousand subterranean heroes who, by day and by night, for a mere pittance lay down their lives to the familiar 'fall of rock' and who, at deep levels, ranging from 1,000 to 3,000 feet in the bowels of the earth, sacrifice their lungs to the rock dust which develops miners' phthisis and pneumonia."

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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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1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike - Wikipedia

The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa. It 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.

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South African gold miners ease some wage demands as strike ...

Sep 04, 2013  The vast majority of South Africa's biggest gold mines have been severely affected by a national strike that began on Tuesday night by nearly 80,000 mine workers. Of the 23 gold

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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 ... The National Union of Mineworkers, which says it ...

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AROUND THE WORLD; 9,000 Black Gold Miners Strike in South ...

May 19, 1985  Nine thousand black South African gold miners went on strike today in a dispute over the dismissal of two members of the workers' union, mine officials said.

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South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 04, 2013  South Africa gold miners go on strike Close 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 African gold miners ease some wage demands as strike ...

Sep 03, 2013  The vast majority of South Africa's biggest gold mines have been severely affected by a national strike that began on Tuesday night by nearly 80,000 mine workers. Of the 23 gold mines targeted by ...

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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 ... The National Union of Mineworkers, which says it ...

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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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AROUND THE WORLD; 9,000 Black Gold Miners Strike in South ...

May 19, 1985  Nine thousand black South African gold miners went on strike today in a dispute over the dismissal of two members of the workers' union, mine officials said.

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South Africa Gold Mines Strike Starts Despite President's ...

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a solution to avert a stoppage that will hurt Africa's largest economy.

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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

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The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

The ballot of 210 000 mineworkers, taken on August 2, 1987, indicated that 95% supported the strike. Thus, with the overwhelming support of its members, the NUM called for a general strike ...

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South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 04, 2013  South Africa gold miners go on strike Close 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 African gold miners' union offers some compromise as ...

Sep 04, 2013  A strike for higher pay hit production at most of South Africa's gold mines on Wednesday, but the main union behind the stoppage said it was willing to relax some of its demands .

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South Africa gold miners prepare to strike News Al Jazeera

South Africa's gold mineworkers have announced they will embark on a sector-wide strike after the collapse of wage talks, prompting fears of more turbulence ahead for Africa's largest economy.

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Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines Reuters

Sep 03, 2013  A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a solution to avert a ...

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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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South African Black Miners Start Strike in Gold and Coal ...

Aug 10, 1987  The five-year-old, 260,000-member National Union of Mineworkers was instrumental in forming the 712,000-member Congress of South African Trade Unions, the country's largest labor federation, in 1985.

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

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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South African gold miners ease some wage demands as strike ...

Sep 03, 2013  The vast majority of South Africa's biggest gold mines have been severely affected by a national strike that began on Tuesday night by nearly 80,000 mine workers. Of the 23 gold mines targeted by ...

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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

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South Africa Gold Mines Strike Starts Despite President's ...

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a solution to avert a stoppage that will hurt Africa's largest economy.

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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

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The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

The ballot of 210 000 mineworkers, taken on August 2, 1987, indicated that 95% supported the strike. Thus, with the overwhelming support of its members, the NUM called for a general strike ...

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Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines Reuters

Sep 03, 2013  A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a solution to avert a ...

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South African gold miners' union offers some compromise as ...

Sep 04, 2013  A strike for higher pay hit production at most of South Africa's gold mines on Wednesday, but the main union behind the stoppage said it was willing to relax some of its demands .

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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 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 gold miners prepare to strike News Al Jazeera

South Africa's gold mineworkers have announced they will embark on a sector-wide strike after the collapse of wage talks, prompting fears of more turbulence ahead for Africa's largest economy.

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

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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1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike - Wikipedia

The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa.It 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.

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South Africa's gold mining sector facing another prolonged ...

May 14, 2015  South Africa, Africa’s most advanced economy, could face yet another prolonged strike when the militant Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) takes on the gold mining companies. Amcu has called for an increase in the basic pay for entry level workers in the gold mining sector to be more than doubled.

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

Jan 15, 2019  News out of South Africa indicates the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will go on strike next week at Sibanye-Stillwater‘s platinum operations. Sibanye is a top global producer of platinum, palladium, and gold.

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