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Sibanye-Stillwater: miners'' strike over, but pressures remain

 · South African mining firms still face an uncertain outlook on costs after the ending of the five-month strike by gold miners at Sibanye-Stillwater. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) ended the strike on 17 April, having reached an agreement with Sibanye-Stillwater to accept the pay deal already agreed with the National ...

The global wave of miners strikes and the case for the ...

 · In South Africa, industry publications are nervous over the prospect of renewed miners strikes. South Africa''s mining output jumped 21.3 percent between March 2020, when the pandemic first ...

Miners end South Africa gold strike with wage deal ...

 · Miners end South Africa gold strike with wage deal Published: Aug. 2, 2011 at 2:04 p.m. ET

Deal ends South Africa gold mines strike | Financial Times

Deal ends South Africa gold mines strike. ... to end a five-day strike in South Africa''s ... to end a week-long strike in the coal sector. Diamond miners at De Beers remain on ...

South Africa: Platinum Miners Fight Mass Firings

Strikers Defy State Repression, Betrayal by Union Tops. South Africa: Platinum Miners Fight Mass Firings. FEBRUARY 25—The following article is reprinted from a 21 February supplement to Spartacist South Africa, newspaper of the South African section of the International Communist League (Fourth Internationalist).Our comrades have distributed over 1,300 copies of the supplement to striking ...

2007 South Africa miners'' strike

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 mining industry. It was the first ever industry-wide miners'' strike in South African history History. On 27 November 2007, the ...

South African miners return to work after wage deal

 · Thousands of miners at South Africa''s biggest platinum mining firms have returned to work, a day after unions signed a wage deal to end a five-month strike…

South African miners end strike as Amplats concedes on job ...

 · JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anglo American Platinum (JNB:AMS) said on Thursday it had clinched a deal with a South African union to end a nearly two-week strike …

Rand Rebellion

The Rand Rebellion (Afrikaans: Rand-rebellie; also known as the 1922 strike) was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the Labour Party, was one of the leaders of the strike.. Following a drop in the world price of gold from 130 shillings (£6 10s) per fine troy ounce in 1919 to 95s/oz (£4 15s) in ...

No deal in South Africa platinum miners'' strike

 · No deal in South Africa platinum miners'' strike Published: April 25, 2014 at 4:29 a.m. ET ... a resolution to settle the three months of strikes across South Africa over wages and benefits ...

Miners beg union to end South Africa''s longest strike ...

 · As the longest strike in the 130-year history of South Africa''s mines showed its first signs of breaking, thousands of stick-wielding miners cheered as a senior union official took the ...

South Africa''s trade unions

 · On September 18th workers at its mine at Marikana in South Africa signed a deal that ended a six-week wildcat strike that has left 45 people dead. Miners will get a …

De Beers diamond miners strike in South Africa | Financial ...

De Beers diamond miners strike in South Africa. South African workers at De Beers, the world''s largest diamond producer, went on strike on Friday over wage demands, union officials said, as ...

South Africa: Gold miners reach deal over lung disease ...

Gold mining companies in South Africa have agreed to a $400m settlement to compensate thousands of miners.Since the 1970s, thousands of cases of silicosis - ...

''End of South Africa''s platinum mine strike signals end of ...

 · After five months, South Africa''s platinum miners strike has ended with a deal that will see the lowest paid workers receiving increases of R1,000 (£55) a month.

Coal miners strike deal in South Africa

Coal miners strike deal in South Africa. Companies offer five per cent deal in a bid to thwart spread of wildcat mines into the coal sector. Coal companies in South Africa have signed a surprise ...

South Africa acts tough over miners'' strike

 · South Africa acts tough over miners'' strike. ... The South African government has announced a security clampdown in a bid to deal with five weeks of …

Wage deal ends South African platinum miners′ strike ...

South African miners and platinum companies have signed a wage deal to end a strike that lasted for almost half a year. The protracted industrial action hugely damaged the nation''s economy ...

South African miners reportedly strike pay deal | News ...

A mediator for striking miners in South Africa has said they have reached a deal on pay with the operating company Lonmin. Violent unrest at one mine peaked last month when police shot dead 34 miners.

South Africa gold miners agree pay deal, avert strike ...

 · South Africa''s biggest union agreed a wage deal with gold and coal producers on Tuesday, averting a strike in the crucial mining industry and …

South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

 · This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Platinum miners at Lonmin''s Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22% in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa''s troubled mining industry.

A history of mining in South Africa (NA)

Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers'' Union in August 1946. Miners of the Witwatersrand were demanding higher pay: an extra 10 shillings a day. The strike went on for a week despite what South African History Online describes as "the most savage police terror". Officially, the police and army attacked the ...

A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers'' Union in August 1946. Miners of the Witwatersrand were demanding higher pay: an extra 10 shillings a day. The strike went on for a week despite what South African History Online describes as "the most savage police terror". Officially, the police and army attacked the ...

Striking Alabama Coal Miners Are Getting Attacked With ...

 · Around 1,100 coal miners have been on strike since the beginning of April, seeking better pay and working conditions, according to the Guardian.Miners accepted a staggering $6-an-hour pay cut ...

The 1913 Mineworkers'' Strike | South African History Online

Introduction: Background to the Strike. The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a development that had vastly different consequences for the various groups in the four former colonies. The union was a victory for the British – especially for the ''uitlanders'' (foreigners) and mining magnates – who wanted to unite the country; but it was a defeat for Afrikaners such as ...

Strike at South Africa''s Marikana mine ends as workers ...

 · Credit: ALEXANDER JOE. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Workers at South Africa''s Marikana platinum mine are set to return to work Thursday after agreeing to a wage deal that includes a 22-percent ...

Platinum Producers Fighting for South African Economy ...

The continuous strike within the platinum belt has been going on for more than four months, and Julius Malema, leader of South Africa''s Economic Freedom Fighters, is supporting the mine workers ...

Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia

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 strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920. Nearly 100,000 black workers struck, completely or partially shutting down 13 mines.

South Africa miners end strike after hefty pay deal | News ...

 · Striking platinum miners in South Africa have ended their strike after reaching a pay rise deal with mine owners Lonmin. The deal ends a nearly …

South Africa: Mine workers union rejects pay offer

 · South Africa produces four fifths of the world''s platinum and prices rose by $21.80 to $1,285.80 an ounce in a single day last week amid fears of a strike. The NUM has also promised to support the current public sector workers strike which began last Friday after the government rejected calls for a 12% pay increase and increased its offer from ...

Striking South Africa platinum miners agree deal with ...

 · Tue 18 Sep 2012 18.06 EDT. Striking platinum miners in South Africa have accepted an agreement with Lonmin and plan to return to work on Thursday, all …

Striking South African Miners Reach Deal with Amplats ...

 · Workers have reached a deal with Anglo American Platinum to reinstate 12,000 miners sacked for an illegal strike, which could end the last big industrial action that has rocked South Africa''s massive mining sector.

(PDF) The Marikana Massacre in South Africa: the Results ...

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry was established following the killing of 34 Lonmin strikers by South African police on 16 August 2012. This article provides a substantive review of the ...

Striking South African miners, company reach deal

 · The strike at the S. African platinum mine where 34 miners were killed last month in a clash with police is ending and employees will go back to work Thursday.

South African workers accept pay deal

 · South African workers accept pay deal STRIKING miners at South Africa''s Lonmin mine have agreed to a pay deal, ending a six-week wildcat strike that …

South Africa: Miners Strike Deal, but Official Unions ...

 · Platinum miners in South Africa have won a 22 percent wage hike. But reporter Gia Nicolaides tells host Schachter the deal hasn''t brought an …

41,000 South African miners go on strike

 · 41,000 South African miners go on strike. LABOUR unrest in South Africa has spread, with thousands of miners going on strike, including those at the Lonmin platinum mine.