mining strike in south africa

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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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South ...

2015-12-1  In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa's platinum industry. The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions.The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South ...

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

2014-11-28  strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted ve months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were partic-ularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

2015-4-14  In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted five months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike

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The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

2013-9-27  The Soweto Uprising of June 16, 1976, in which, according to official estimates, 176 people were killed, had a profound impact on the trajectory of South Africa’s political history.

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South African miners to strike Reuters

2007-12-3  South African miners to strike. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mines in South Africa, the world’s top producer of precious metals, will fall silent at midnight on Monday due to a national protest ...

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South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable' - BBC

2014-3-25  South Africa mining strike damage is 'irreparable'. Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and has cost the

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

2019-2-22  South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms -Minerals Council By Reuters - 22 February 2019 - 15:48 The 15 mining firms will take industrial action next

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