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The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African ...

Despite this, there were 60 strikes by African workers in the first two years after 145 was introduced. In January 1943 the measure was used against mineworkers on strike at Langlaagte Estate Gold Mine. Police were called in, and they arrested 500 miners, injuring 20, but only 48 were charged.

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Grounds for a Strike: South African Gold Mining in the

GROUNDS FOR A STRIKE: SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD MINING IN THE 1940s By Wilmot G. James University of Cape Town Introduction The strike of about eighty thousand African gold miners in August 1946 has a special and romantic place in the annals of South African history. As an event it

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ...

2021-3-26  Reuters, 2012). Within the mining sector, the gold mining industry in South Africa not only holds historical value but has also contributed on average 21.1% per annum of the mining income to the GDP from 2002 to 2011 thus making it an important economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012).

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South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

The African Mine Workers’ Union (AMWU) formed in response to address this issue. By 1946 the 12:1 ratio of pay had not changed, as black workers were paid R87 while white workers were paid R1,106. 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 ...

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South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

2013-9-4  South Africa gold miners go on strike. 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 ...

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One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent

2018-11-23  One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent Representative Image (Photo: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo) Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye's mines which employ some 32,000 people, in the latest test for the country's struggling mining ...

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New strike hits South African gold mine CNN

2012-9-10  Johannesburg CNN —. Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15,000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job the night before, a company official said. “At ...

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

2013-9-4  The union, which represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners, said it rejected "with contempt slave wages as represented by an increase of a

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SOUTH AFRICAN MINE STRIKE FALTERS; BLACK UNION

1985-9-3  A strike by black mine workers faltered today, and union leaders blamed intimidation by employers. Elsewhere, four people were reported slain in continuing violence in

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The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African ...

Despite this, there were 60 strikes by African workers in the first two years after 145 was introduced. In January 1943 the measure was used against mineworkers on strike at Langlaagte Estate Gold Mine. Police were called in, and they arrested 500 miners, injuring 20, but only 48 were charged.

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ...

2021-3-26  Reuters, 2012). Within the mining sector, the gold mining industry in South Africa not only holds historical value but has also contributed on average 21.1% per annum of the mining income to the GDP from 2002 to 2011 thus making it an important economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012).

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One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent

2018-11-23  One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent Representative Image (Photo: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo) Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye's mines which employ some 32,000 people, in the latest test for the country's struggling mining ...

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South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo - BBC News

2012-9-21  South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo. Workers at a South African gold mine have begun a wildcat strike - the latest labour unrest in the country's vital mining industry. The strikers at the ...

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

2013-9-5  Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials c all “slave wages” and employer “arrogance,” bringing one of the country’s key industries to ...

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South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

2013-9-4  South Africa gold miners go on strike. 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 ...

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S.Africa's gold mine strike nearing the end - Yahoo

2013-9-6  South African striking gold miners were set to head back to the shafts Friday night to end a crippling strike after producers made a new wage offer. "Indications are the majority of mines will be back at work by this evening," the Chamber of Mines, which represents seven gold producers hit by a wage strike, announced.

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush The Famous South African Gold

This massive goldfield is 100 kilometers (60 miles) long and 3.6 kilometers (12,000 feet) deep in certain places. It is the source of over 40% of the gold extracted from the Earth. It is also the reason behind the South African currency gaining the moniker of “Rand” in

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S.Africa's gold mine strike nearing the end: union

2013-9-6  A South African mine worker walks home on September 4, 2013 after his shift at the Driefontein Mine in Carletonville. Some of the country's striking gold mine workers have accepted a new wage offer from producers and started returning to work, a union leader said.

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SOUTH AFRICAN MINE STRIKE FALTERS; BLACK UNION

1985-9-3  A strike by black mine workers faltered today, and union leaders blamed intimidation by employers. Elsewhere, four people were reported slain in continuing violence in

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South African Gold Mine Strike - sportssyndicate

2021-4-27  South African Gold Mine Workers To Strike. Gold mine workers in south africa told mining companies they would strike in the coming days as producers and unions battle over wage rises threatening a central part of the countrys. Grounds For A Strike South African Gold Mining In The

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South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo - BBC News

2012-9-21  South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo. Workers at a South African gold mine have begun a wildcat strike - the latest labour unrest in the country's vital mining industry. The strikers at the ...

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South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

2013-9-3  Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand for higher pay.

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S.Africa's gold mine strike nearing the end - Yahoo

2013-9-6  South African striking gold miners were set to head back to the shafts Friday night to end a crippling strike after producers made a new wage offer. "Indications are the majority of mines will be back at work by this evening," the Chamber of Mines, which represents seven gold producers hit by a wage strike, announced.

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「strikes south african gold mines」-KZ mining

GROUNDS FOR A STRIKE: SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD MINING IN THE 1940s By Wilmot G. James University of Cape Town Introduction The strike of about eighty thousand African gold miners in August 1946 has a special and romantic place in the annals of South African history. As an event it .

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

2013-9-4  The union, which represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners, said it rejected "with contempt slave wages as represented by an increase of a

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S.Africa's gold mine strike nearing the end: union

2013-9-6  A South African mine worker walks home on September 4, 2013 after his shift at the Driefontein Mine in Carletonville. Some of the country's striking gold mine workers have accepted a new wage offer from producers and started returning to work, a union leader said.

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The Underground Route to Mining: Afrikaners and the ...

The Underground Route to Mining: Afrikaners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Industry from 1902 to the 1907 Miners' Strike* - Volume 36 Issue 3

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The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

2013-9-27  On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than

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Barrick Gold Corporation - Operations

OPERATIONS. In line with our commitment to finding, developing and operating the best assets, Barrick is focused on high-margin, long-life operations and projects clustered in the world’s most prospective gold districts, and supporting these with a robust copper business. Gold Operations. Copper Operations.

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