the impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in south africa ,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 .south africa mining gathering must confront human rights ,in south africa, victims of the bloody tragedy at marikana, in which 34 protesters were killed and at least 70 injured by members of the south .after the massacre life in south africa's platinum mining belt ,two years ago, 34 striking miners in south africa were shot dead by security forces. the cover-up was a national scandal. but do this summer's .south african miners strike for higher wages, 1946,on 4 august 1946 more than one thousand gold miners assembled in the newtown market square because there was no hall available to black africans to hold .
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south africa's gold mining sector has for some time struggled with ever-growing production costs at its deep mine operations and union strikes. in the second
' the strike is invoked as a testimony to the capacity of african miners to revolt against low wages, poor food, compounds and labor migrancy, despite the fact that
this was the latest in a series of actions at mines across south africa since workers at the marikana mine complex, operated by lonmin, the
months of mining strikes in south africa sent its economy into contraction in the first quarter, and with no end in sight, the outlook remains bleak.
the new year marked a strike on the collieries of the transvaal. strikes soon spread to the gold mines of the reef, especially those in the east
for the extension of cost of living allowances to african mine workers. this request was supported by the s. a. trades & labour council, and by.
description. 'thirty years ago, on 12 august 1946, the african mine workers of the witwatersrand came out on strike in support of a demand for higher wages - 10
thirty-four miners were killed, and 78 were wounded, making it the deadliest use of force by south african police since 1960. police arrested 270 people in the
on 16 august 2012, south african police opened fire on a large crowd of men who had walked out on strike from a platinum mine at marikana,
tee of inquiry into riots on mines. 9. 'faction-fights' and strike actions. the long history of strikes and resistance by black workers in south africa is just
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. the national
despite its apparent failure, the. 1946 african miners' strike was such a milestone in south africa's social and political development. occurring at the end of a
1946 african miners' strike was such a milestone in south africa's social and political development. occurring at the end of a particular phase of development, it
miners began their sit-in strike on saturday at the orkney no 7 shaft; the mine is owned by china african precious metals at orkney, in south
on 9 august about three thousand miners went on strike to demand a living wage. on 10 august, a large group of the striking miners approached
on january 23, 2014, nearly 70,000 amcu platinum workers in the rustenburg area went on strike. the strike affected all three of south africa's major platinum
a distant clap of thunder: fortieth anniversary of the 1946 mine strike. a salute by the south african communist party to south africa's black mine workers
the largest union in south africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest in the mining industry since the 2012 marikana massacre. on that
the african miners' strike was one of those historic events that, in a flash of illumination, educate a nation, reveal what has been hidden and
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 south africa miners strike was a one-day strike by the national union of mineworkers of south africa over working conditions and safety in the country's
which didn't prevent white miners from cooperating with the police in suppressing a strike by african workers, a decade later. in the 1890's, the focus of labor
in 1922 the interaction of economic and ethnic factors produced armed conflict among whites. strikes had been organized by white miners in 1907, 1913, and
south africa's labor registrar said he intended to de-register the militant which led to the 2012 killing of striking mine workers at lonmin's marikana mine.
the last of a wave of illegal strikes that have swept south africa's mining sector ended on thursday after workers accepted an offer from anglo
'the moral economy of the black miners' strike of 1946', 3tournal of southern african studies). 13 ( 1 986), pp. 1-35 . 5. see r. southall, (ed.), trade unions and