South African Gold Mine Strike

South Africa: Amcu to Strike at Gold and Platinum Mines ...

Johannesburg — Amcu is to embark on a strike later this week in both the platinum and gold sectors, after issuing employers of both sectors with strike notices on Monday, the union said ...

South Africa Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

South Africa mining news. ... The company fired about half of the underground workers at its Mototolo mine following an illegal strike. ... The gold mining industry that built South Africa and ...

Could South African Miners’ Difficulties End in 2019 ...

Sibanye Gold is trading at the second-highest EV-to-EBITDA ... 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 ...

South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 03, 2013· South Africa's share of global gold production has fallen sharply over the years and in the run-up to the strike, mining employers have given stark warnings of an industry on the path to ...

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

Jan 15, 2019· The point is that in addition to working conditions, this strike is also turning into an issue about race, and if you have been following the news coming out of South Africa in the last year, you will recall that race has become a hot-topic issue as the African nation goes down the path of land grabs from white land owners.

1,800 workers trapped underground in South Africa mine ...

About 1,800 workers are trapped at a Sibanye Gold platinum mine in South Africa after an accident halted operation of a shaft used to transport workers. The company is exploring options to bring ...

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 ...

South Africa: Five-Month Strike At Sibanye-Stillwater Gold ...

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 ...

SOUTH AFRICA - CHINA Workers on strike in a gold mine ...

4 days ago· The underground strike of 69 workers - including 14 women - began on May 18 and is involving two departments of the South African government and the National Union of Mines …

Thousands of South African miners stage sit-in strike 2 ...

About 1,700 miners of the Harmony Gold Mining in South Africa have staged a sit-in strike on Wednesday at 2.4 kilometers below the surface of the Kusasalethu mine …

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

May 11, 2019· Labor is still a decisive issue in South Africa’s gold mines. Workers last went on strike at Mponeng in 2012, but industrial action is a constant threat; courts blocked another attempted action ...

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.

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

At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye-Stillwater who downed tools over wages and job cuts, Minerals ...

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. ... this meeting of African miners resolves to embark upon a general strike of all Africans employed on the gold mines, as from August 12, 1946." ... South African History Online is a non profit organisation ...

Sibanye counts hit to earnings as strike at gold mines ...

Sibanye Gold [] said a protracted strike at its South African gold mines may hurt earnings at a time when the producer remains under pressure to reduce debt.Thousands of workers started a strike in November over pay, and there’s inconsistent output at three mines amid limited operations, spokesman James Wellsted said, without saying how many workers are showing up.

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.

Angry workers in underground strike at Chinese-owned South ...

4 days ago· 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…

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.

Gold markets: Palladium, South African mining, dollar in focus

Palladium prices rose to a record high on Tuesday as the threat of strikes in South Africa's mining sector exacerbated supply concerns in an already tight market. Meanwhile, gold prices steadied.

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 …

South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

Sep 03, 2013· About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry and underlining the government's dwindling authority ...

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 …