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Army quells miners strike killing 214 1941 African workers formed the African Mine Workers Union 1943 In order to stave off the growing unrest among the African mine workers the regime appointed a Commission of Enquiry 1946 They called a general strike Nine men were killed and seventy men were dismissed The union was subsequently banned

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Miners Strike South Africa 1946
Miners Strike South Africa 1946

Miners Strike South Africa 1946 Synopsis In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union AMWU in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the countrys Witwatersrand gold producing region The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920

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1946 African Mineworkers Strike  South African History
1946 African Mineworkers Strike South African History

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 destroy lies and illusions The strike transformed African politics overnight It spelt the end of the compromising concessionbegging tendencies that dominated African

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Infographic South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline
Infographic South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline

Jul 10 2014 · “The strike was disastrous and workers will not recover from the five months lost” Nzimande said This infographic represents a timeline of strikerelated events in South Africa’s platinum belt from the tragic events at Marikana in 2012 to the end of the most recent wagerelated strike in 2014 Top Stories

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Timeline of the Labour and Trade Union Movement in South
Timeline of the Labour and Trade Union Movement in South

Timeline of the Labour and Trade Union Movement in South Africa 1881 1919 Miners go on strike and the government uses violent tactics to halt the strike The South African Operative Masons Society SAOMS is established as an all white trade union movement This continued even though the union continued to decline in membership

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South Africa profile  Timeline  BBC News
South Africa profile Timeline BBC News

Apr 04 2018 · A chronology of key events in the history of South Africa from 4thcentury migrations to the present day South Africa profile Timeline 4 April 2018 Around 100000 gold miners strike

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South Africa girding for another platinum strike  MINING
South Africa girding for another platinum strike MINING

Jul 10 2016 · In what seems like an annual event platinum mining companies in South Africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest

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2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in
2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in

The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies The South African mining industry shed 20000 jobs in the 12 months leading to June 2013 and that trend was set to continue due to low margins cost pressures and volatile commodity prices

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History of South African Economy timeline  Timetoast
History of South African Economy timeline Timetoast

Make educational timelines or create a timeline for your company website How to make a timeline Well its easy as toast South Africa was still able to buy oil and to develop technologies which made the conversion of coal into oil possible The USA implemented a boycott South African investments Jan 1 1980 Marikana Miners Strike

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Mining a brief history  Statistics South Africa
Mining a brief history Statistics South Africa

Mining a brief history The 1970s are best remembered for disco bellbottoms and the mesmerising lava lamp It was also the decade that saw South African mining forge ahead in its influence on the economy and employment

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Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa  Mining
Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa Mining

Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS 1867 Diamonds are discovered in the Cape Colony – now the Northern Cape – when 15yearold Erasmus Jacobs finds a transparent rock on his father’s farm Major diamond strike at Kimberley in Northern Cape 1870 Cecil Rhodes arrives in South Africa and invests three

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Infographic South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline
Infographic South Africa’s Platinum belt Strike Timeline

Jul 10 2014 · “The strike was disastrous and workers will not recover from the five months lost” Nzimande said This infographic represents a timeline of strikerelated events in South Africa’s platinum belt from the tragic events at Marikana in 2012 to the end of the most recent wagerelated strike in 2014 Top Stories

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A century of deadly mining dust A timeline of SAs
A century of deadly mining dust A timeline of SAs

Jul 27 2019 · Thousands of miners exemployees and dependents of deceased miners will finally receive compensation for suffering through tuberculosis or silicosis because of working underground in South African gold mines following Friday’s historic court decision The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg approved the settlement of a lengthy classaction lawsuit

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AMCU strike update A full timeline of the campaign
AMCU strike update A full timeline of the campaign

May 02 2019 · The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union AMCU is one of South Africa’s most influential mining unions boasting a quarter of a million members and recently pushing gold miner SibanyeStillwater to agree to a new wage deal using a fivemonth strike

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Report on the recent South African miners strike
Report on the recent South African miners strike

Mar 12 2012 · Report on the recent South African miners strike Report on the recent 6 week wildcat strike at Impala Platinums Rustenberg operation the biggest platinum mine in the world including a timeline and a bit of background information

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An in depth look back at South Africa’s mining history
An in depth look back at South Africa’s mining history

Here we take a look at the history of mining in South Africa and how its birth changed the course of the country Before diamonds and gold Commercial mining in South Africa dates back to the early 1850s when the first copper mine was established on Springbokfontein Farm in Springbok in the Northern Cape

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Mining a brief history  Statistics South Africa
Mining a brief history Statistics South Africa

Mining a brief history The 1970s are best remembered for disco bellbottoms and the mesmerising lava lamp It was also the decade that saw South African mining forge ahead in its influence on the economy and employment

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Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa  Mining
Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa Mining

Brief history of diamond mining in South Africa INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS 1867 Diamonds are discovered in the Cape Colony – now the Northern Cape – when 15yearold Erasmus Jacobs finds a transparent rock on his father’s farm Major diamond strike at Kimberley in Northern Cape 1870 Cecil Rhodes arrives in South Africa and invests three

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Breaking News  RealTime Mining News
Breaking News RealTime Mining News

By Tasneem Bulbulia 12th March 2020 South African mining production increased by 75 yearonyear in January Stats South Africa’s data shows This was the biggest yearonyear rise in mining

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End of South Africas platinum mine strike signals end of
End of South Africas platinum mine strike signals end of

Jun 25 2014 · After five months South Africas platinum miners strike has ended with a deal that will see the lowest paid workers receiving increases of R1000 £55 a month

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South Africa History and Timeline Overview
South Africa History and Timeline Overview

South Africa Timeline BCE 1000 For thousands of years huntergatherers called the San people inhabit South Africa 500 The San people of South Africa begin to form larger tribes and herd livestock These people become known as the Khoikhoi CE 250 The Bantu people begin to migrate into South Africa from the north

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Brief history of gold mining in South Africa  Mining for
Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

Gold miners downed tools after wage negotiations failed and over 100000 miners went on strike 2011 South Africas mining industry is largest contributor to economic transformation through widespread black economic empowerment transactions 2016 Fatalities in the industry fall to lowest level in history of South African mining 2017

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National miners strike in South Africa  World Socialist
National miners strike in South Africa World Socialist

Dec 07 2007 · Miners belonging to the 250000strong South African National Union of Miners NUM took oneday strike action on Tuesday December 4 The strike the first national walkout by miners

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South Africa  World War II  Britannica
South Africa World War II Britannica

South Africa South Africa World War II When Britain declared war on Germany on September 3 1939 the United Party split a Witwatersrand bus company that tried to raise fares they formed trade unions and in 1946 more than 60000 black gold miners went on strike

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South Africa mining massacre victims offered £75m in
South Africa mining massacre victims offered £75m in

Mar 16 2017 · The South African government has offered to pay 117bn rand £75m in compensation to victims of a 2012 police shooting that left 34 mineworkers dead and dozens wounded

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A century of deadly mining dust A timeline of SAs
A century of deadly mining dust A timeline of SAs

Jul 27 2019 · Thousands of miners exemployees and dependents of deceased miners will finally receive compensation for suffering through tuberculosis or silicosis because of working underground in South African gold mines following Friday’s historic court decision The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg approved the settlement of a lengthy classaction lawsuit

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Brief history of gold mining in South Africa  Mining for
Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

Gold miners downed tools after wage negotiations failed and over 100000 miners went on strike 2011 South Africas mining industry is largest contributor to economic transformation through widespread black economic empowerment transactions 2016 Fatalities in the industry fall to lowest level in history of South African mining 2017

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Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913  Global Nonviolent
Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913 Global Nonviolent

After hiring nonunion miners it reopened the mine on 11 June 1913 General JC Smuts a former minister of mines in South African and the current Minister of Defense and Finance and the acting minister of Justice in South Africa met with the strike committee on 19 and 22 June 1913 but was unwilling to concede to their demands

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An in depth look back at South Africa’s mining history
An in depth look back at South Africa’s mining history

Here we take a look at the history of mining in South Africa and how its birth changed the course of the country Before diamonds and gold Commercial mining in South Africa dates back to the early 1850s when the first copper mine was established on Springbokfontein Farm in Springbok in the Northern Cape

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike
Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

Feb 27 2019 · The world’s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a weeklong industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night

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South Africa  Diamonds gold and imperialist
South Africa Diamonds gold and imperialist

South Africa South Africa Diamonds gold and imperialist intervention 1870–1902 South Africa experienced a transformation between 1870 when the diamond rush to Kimberley began and 1902 when the South African War ended Midway between these dates in 1886 the world’s largest goldfields were discovered on the Witwatersrand

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South African Mining
South African Mining

Gold is South Africa’s second largest source of foreign income Diamond Mining in South Africa South Africa is the world leader in diamond production since the diamond strike in Kimberley in 1868 The seven largest diamond mines in South Africa are controlled by De Beers Consolidated Mines Company De Beers is responsible for nearly 100 of

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Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining Strike
Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining Strike

But it also now has a tarnished reputation after platinum miners in South Africa held a wildcat strike for higher wages at the Lonmin mine and 34 of them were shot dead by police Most of the

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End of South Africas platinum mine strike signals end of
End of South Africas platinum mine strike signals end of

Jun 25 2014 · After five months South Africas platinum miners strike has ended with a deal that will see the lowest paid workers receiving increases of R1000 £55 a month

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A story of South Africa Mining Migration Misery
A story of South Africa Mining Migration Misery

Apr 14 2014 · A story of South Africa Mining Migration Misery Less than twenty years after the big gold strike in California the real sources of diamonds that had been found in

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South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions
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

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South Africa  World War II  Britannica
South Africa World War II Britannica

South Africa South Africa World War II When Britain declared war on Germany on September 3 1939 the United Party split a Witwatersrand bus company that tried to raise fares they formed trade unions and in 1946 more than 60000 black gold miners went on strike

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South African Timeline 1652  1999
South African Timeline 1652 1999

The tougher US measures ban the import of South African agriculture iron and steel and prohibit US loans and investment to South Africa 1987 Railway strike A strike by black railway workers leads to the worst violence in South Africa since the government declared a national state of emergency in 1986

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30000 South African coal miners poised to strike  MINING
30000 South African coal miners poised to strike MINING

Oct 04 2015 · 30000 South African coal miners poised to strike Andrew Topf October 4 2015 205 pm Energy Africa Coal The fate of the South African mining industry is

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