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mine strikes in south africa

Mine Strikes In South Africa

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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