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South African Gold Mine Strike

The strike by some 76000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

The African Mine Workers Strike Of 1946 South African
The African Mine Workers Strike Of 1946 South African

The strike by some 76000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

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South African Miners Strike For Higher Wages 1946
South African Miners Strike For Higher Wages 1946

The miners called upon all Africans employed on the gold mines to join. The AMWU conveyed its decision from the meeting to general strike to the Chamber making a last minute appeal for negotiations. This was ignored and so the strike commenced on 12 August.

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South Africa Gold Miners Go On Strike Bbc News
South Africa Gold Miners Go On Strike Bbc News

Sep 04 2013 South Africa gold miners go on strike Some 80000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay but their union has significantly scaled down its demands.

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South African Gold Mine Workers To Strike Wsj
South African Gold Mine Workers To Strike Wsj

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 economy.

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New Strike Hits South African Gold Mine Cnn
New Strike Hits South African Gold Mine Cnn

Sep 10 2012 South African miners killed during strike Striking South African miners armed with homemade spears and pangas chant slogans near the Marikana platinum mine on August 16 2012. Rising tensions at.

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The 1913 Mineworkers Strike South African History Online
The 1913 Mineworkers Strike South African History Online

African workers join the strike The strike was supported by African mineworkers with many trying to go on strike though largely unsuccessfully. They demanded a pay rise of two shillings a day but police armed with bayonets and rifles drove them down into the shafts.

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Fivemonth Strike At Sibanyestillwater Gold Mines Has
Fivemonth Strike At Sibanyestillwater Gold Mines Has

Apr 17 2019 Five-month strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines has ended after Amcu decided to cut its losses.

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Miners End Strike In South Africa With No Wage
Miners End Strike In South Africa With No Wage

Aug 31 1987 More than 250000 black miners agreed today to end South Africas largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a

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Miners Strike In South Africa Raises The Spirit Of
Miners Strike In South Africa Raises The Spirit Of

Aug 16 1987 THE nationwide strike launched last week by more than 300000 black miners has caused new political uncertainty in South Africa. The strike raised the spirits of

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South Africa Gold Miners On Strike At Anglo Bbc News
South Africa Gold Miners On Strike At Anglo Bbc News

Sep 21 2012 Workers at a South African gold mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti begin a wildcat strike - the latest labour unrest in the countrys vital mining industry.

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages
South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

Over 80000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials call slave wages and employer arrogance bringing one of the countrys key industries to .

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Grounds For A Strike South African Gold Mining In The
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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4 Shot At South African Gold Mine In Latest Unrest
4 Shot At South African Gold Mine In Latest Unrest

Sep 03 2012 Released mine workers celebrate their release at Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates Court Pretoria South Africa Monday Sept. 3 2012. The miners were among those arrested for public violence after the police opened fire on a group of striking mineworkers killing 34 and wounding 78 at Lonmins Marikana platinum mine on August 16.

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New Strike Hits South African Gold Mine
New Strike Hits South African Gold Mine

Sep 10 2012 Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job the night before a company official said.

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Platinum Miners Win Reprieve As South Africa Strike
Platinum Miners Win Reprieve As South Africa Strike

Feb 27 2019 The worlds biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night.

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South African Mine Strike Falters Black Union
South African Mine Strike Falters Black Union

Sep 03 1985 Cyril Ramaphosa general secretary of the National Union of Mine Workers South Africas most powerful black labor group said 28000 workers were on strike by early this evening - 6000 at mines .

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Miners Strike In South Africa Raises The Spirit Of
Miners Strike In South Africa Raises The Spirit Of

Aug 16 1987 The Chamber of Mines an employer trade association said that 220000 to 230000 black miners were on strike and that production had been significantly affected at 33 of the groups 99 mines.

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South African Gold Mine Strike
South African Gold Mine Strike

Sep 11 2012 South African Gold Mine Strike Gold Fields Ltd. Trying to Negotiate. Written by Brian Hicks. Posted September 11 2012. As of the night shift on Sunday September 9 employees of KDC Gold Mine

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South African Gold Mine Strike Averted At Last Minute
South African Gold Mine Strike Averted At Last Minute

Jul 31 2001 South African gold mine strike averted at last minute. Submitted by cpowell on Wed 2001-08-01 0300 Section Daily Dispatches. 850p ET Tuesday July 31 2001. Dear Friend of GATA and Gold The Treasury Department has replied to GATAs latest questions through Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman and the

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Protracted Strike In South Africa Gold Mines Would Hurt
Protracted Strike In South Africa Gold Mines Would Hurt

A protracted strike in South Africas gold industry would harm Africas largest economy and the government is ready to intervene to bring parties together the mining minister said on Tuesday.

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The 10 Biggest Gold Mining Stocks The Motley Fool
The 10 Biggest Gold Mining Stocks The Motley Fool

8. Gold Fields. Gold Fields is a South African gold mining company. It has eight operating mines scattered across the globe in Australia Chile Ghana Peru and South Africa as well as several .

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Podcast What Can We Learn From The Men Seeking Gold And
Podcast What Can We Learn From The Men Seeking Gold And

Mar 18 2021 As you are reading this thousands of people are scavenging for gold in the worlds deepest abandoned mines of South Africa working as zama zama clandestine miners. For some of them there is no .

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South African Gold Miners Strike Over Slave Wages In
South African Gold Miners Strike Over Slave Wages In

Sep 03 2013 About 80000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry and underlining the governments dwindling authority.

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4 Shot At South African Gold Mine In Latest Unrest
4 Shot At South African Gold Mine In Latest Unrest

The clash at the Gold Fields mine east of Johannesburg reported by police and Neal Froneman the CEO of Gold One International was the latest violence to hit South Africas mines in months of .

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