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1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History Online

On 12 August 1946 African mine workers of the Witwatersrand went on strike in support of a demand for higher wages - 10 shillings a day. They continued the strike for a week in the face of the most savage police terror, in which officially 1,248 workers were wounded and a very large number - officially only 9 - were killed.

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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.

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List of miners' strikes - Wikipedia

43 rows  African Mine Workers' strike South Africa Witwatersrand: 1946 Alabama miners'

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list of south african mines on strike

The South African mining strike that began on September 10th has continued to spread throughout the country. As the strike has picked up momentum, investors Marikana miners' strike - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A wave of strikes occurred across the South African mining sector. South African mine strikes ease with deal at Amplats - Business ... Oct 27,

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List Of Diamond Mines In South Africa (2021) - South ...

13/01/2021  The country is a prominent nation as far as the production of a diamond is concerned since the diamond strike in Kimberley back then in 1868. We will be exploring the major diamond mines in the country, and it is necessary to add now that De Beers Consolidated Mines Company t is responsible for almost 100% of the entire South African diamond output. Here are the major Diamond mines in South ...

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Lonmin profit plunges on South Africa platinum strike ...

12/05/2014  The world's third-largest platinum producer, Lonmin, has seen its earnings plunge because of a month-long strike at its mines in South Africa. Underlying operating profits fell to $34m (£20m) for ...

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union (AMWU) in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the country's Witwatersrand gold producing region. The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920. Nearly 100,000 black workers struck, completely or partially shutting down 13 mines. Despite the fact that in 1942 the government of

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UPDATE 3-South African miners to strike on Dec. 4 Reuters

27/11/2007  Almost a quarter of a million workers will strike on Dec. 4 in a one-day protest against deaths in South Africa's mines, bringing to a halt production in the world's biggest producer of gold and ...

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South African platinum miners strike over killing

14/05/2013  South African miners have gone on strike, stopping production at the third largest platinum producing pit in the world. The action appears to stem from the killing of a union official at the weekend. Thousands of workers downed tools in a wildcat stoppage, in the town of Marikana. A spokeswoman for mine owners, Lonmin, said 13 shafts were idle. Workers

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UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at coal and ...

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 2 (Reuters) - South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ...

27/02/2019  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

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South African miners to strike Reuters

03/12/2007  Mines in South Africa, the world's top producer of precious metals, will fall silent at midnight on Monday due to a national protest against mine deaths, with warnings of further action if ...

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South African engineers go on strike - BBC News

01/07/2014  Engineering and metal workers in South Africa have gone on strike after talks on Monday failed to reach an agreement over pay. The country's largest union, the National Union of Metalworkers of ...

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List of strikes - Wikipedia

African Mine Workers' Strike: nationwide South Africa: 1946 1946 Montreal Cotton Strike: Montreal, Quebec: Canada: 1946 1946 Pilbara strike: Pilbara: Western Australia: 1946 The Great Hawaiian Sugar Strike of 1946: nationwide Territory of Hawaii: 1947 Telephone Strike: nationwide United States 1948 Boeing Strike of 1948: Seattle, Washington: United States 1948 1948 Queensland Railway strike ...

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Employees' right to strike and violence in South Africa

24/04/2013  13 Such as the Transport, Mining and Agriculture sectors. 14 Section 39 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. Employees ' right to strike and violence in South Africa 311 The protection of employees' right to strike in international law Workers' right to strike is generally protected by international human rights law embodied in conventions, rules, and

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The top risks facing the South African mining industry

21/11/2017  Although risks have remained relatively consistent, PwC South Africa’s Mine Report 2017 highlights the importance of risk identification and the management thereof. Identification of risks and the management thereof is an important role of management in a company. On a yearly basis listed companies use their integrated report to communicate to

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South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

Firms to be affected include AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin, whose shares fell on Thursday after it said it had received a strike notice. Sibanye-Stillwater...

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

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 Africa's AMCU Calls All Mines to Join Sibanye Strike ...

19/02/2019  -374.00 -2.17% A South African labor union called on its members working across the nation’s gold, platinum and coal mines to down tools in support of a

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Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines 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 ...

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Platinum miners strike in South Africa - Yahoo! News

23/01/2014  Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa, center, sings and dances with mine workers outside the Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Allied Metal and Construction Workers Union (AMCU) at Lonmin in Marikana, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Impala mines started a strike on Thursday pushing for an entry-level monthly salary of

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'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ...

25/06/2014  Pepper-spray drone offered to South African mines for strike control. Desert Wolf, maker of Skunk Riot Control Copter, says aim is to 'prevent another Marikana' – the strike when 34 workers ...

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MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

31/08/1987  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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Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of ...

16/08/1987  The Chamber of Mines, an employer trade association, said that 220,000 to 230,000 black miners were on strike and that production had been ''significantly affected'' at 33 of the group's 99 mines.

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South Africa platinum miners strike again

MINERS at South Africa's Lonmin platinum mine had gone on strike again over the death of a unionist at the weekend. AAP May 15, 2013 12:20am THOUSANDS of mine workers have downed tools at South Africa's Lonmin mine after a union leader was shot dead in the restive platinum belt at the weekend.

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The top risks facing the South African mining industry

21/11/2017  Although risks have remained relatively consistent, PwC South Africa’s Mine Report 2017 highlights the importance of risk identification and the management thereof. Identification of risks and the management thereof is an important role of management in a company. On a yearly basis listed companies use their integrated report to communicate to stakeholders the risks they have identified to ...

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

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. The workers' action was a response to the owners' plan to reduce wages and replace the well-paid white workers with cheaper black African ...

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South Africa coal miners start strike - Reuters

25/07/2011  South African coal workers went on strike on Monday seeking inflation-busting 14 percent wage increases, but power utility Eskom said the stoppage would not

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South African coal miners begin strike - Yahoo

04/10/2015  South African coal miners began a strike on Sunday after wage talks collapsed last week, disrupting the sector that produces the country's electricity and exports coal to Europe and Asia. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which organised the strike, said last week that it would begin from 1800 local time (1600 GMT). As expected our workers have downed tools," NUM spokesman

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80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage

29/01/2014  This is the largest strike in the mining sector since the Marikana strike in 2012. South Africa is the leading supplier of the world’s platinum, and the strike is expected to take a toll on its ...

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South African miners defy threat of sack in fresh round of ...

Close to 75,000 workers are on strike or being prevented from going to work in South African mines, including at operations run by the world’s third- and fourth-biggest bullion producers ...

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A history of mining in South Africa (UK)

Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers’ Union in August 1946. Miners of the Witwatersrand were demanding higher pay: an extra 10 shillings a day. The strike went on for a week despite what South African History Online describes as “the most savage police terror”. Officially, the police and army attacked the ...

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Could South African Miners’ Difficulties End in 2019?

31/01/2019  The workers at three of its mines in South Africa are on strike, and there’s no end in sight. Its production has been falling, and its costs are ramping up, painting a grim picture. Moreover ...

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SAHA - South African History Archive - Early mineworkers ...

White workers on the mines had gone on strike a number of times, ... In 1918, the South African Mineworkers’ Union negotiated an agreement with the Chamber of Mines called the Status Quo Agreement. They agreed that for every 17 black workers employed on the mines, two white miners would be employed and be paid skilled wages. However, as the economy slowed down after the war, the

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Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons ...

27/12/2012  The August 2012 wildcat strike by workers at a Lonmin mine in the Marikana area in South Africa resulted in a confrontation between miners and police leading to

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South Africa: Nehawu Threatens Strike Over Lack of ...

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 900 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations and our own reporters to an ...

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