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  • MINING INDABA 2018: South Africa’s mining industry must ,
    MINING INDABA 2018: South Africa’s mining industry must ,

    The South African mining sector must strive to build a competitive, transformed and sustainable industry, the chairperson of the Council for Geoscience said at Mining Indaba in Cape Town this week

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  • The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and ,
    The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and ,

    Disclaimer This paper is about underlying causes, social trends and possible solutions to address the causes of the mining strike wave crisis It is an opinion piece that does not seek to detail the exact quantitative degree to which these trends have impacted on various commodity sub-sectors of the mining industry

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  • The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour ,
    The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour ,

    The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, South Africa Introduction and Historical Background This article is aimed at explaining and interpreting the events, causes, and the aftermath of the

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  • The Effects of Mining in Africa
    The Effects of Mining in Africa

    Several African countries are showing concern with the effects of mining in Africa and are taking steps to resolve issu South Africa has responded to the situation by making a law that states that mines have to leave areas in an equivalent, or better state than what it was prior to mining starting

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  • SA’s mining industry sees steep , - PwC South Africa
    SA’s mining industry sees steep , - PwC South Africa

    SA’s mining industry sees steep decline in financial performance impacted by a slump in commodity prices and increased cost pressur The 2015 financial year has proved to be extremely challenging for South Africa’s mining industry

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  • 2012 SA mining strikes for dummies - Daily Maverick
    2012 SA mining strikes for dummies - Daily Maverick

    Mining strikes will have a large impact on South Africa’s future It’s exposed a gap between elected union and political leaders on one side and the workers they represent on the other

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  • Top 10 Famous Strikes in Recent History - Listverse
    Top 10 Famous Strikes in Recent History - Listverse

    Nov 17, 2011· Here are ten of the most famous strikes in recent history , South Africa Miners Strike A one-day strike on December 4th, 2007; the entirety of the mining industry went on strike against the unsafe conditions of working in a mine While the dangers of a mine are nothing new (just ask any Minecraft veteran who’s ever gone .

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  • The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ,
    The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining ,

    Reuters, 2012) Within the mining sector, the gold mining industry in South Africa not only holds historical value but has also contributed on average 211% 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 Africa cars: Strikes cause car production to stutter
    South Africa cars: Strikes cause car production to stutter

    Sep 25, 2013· The strike, initially called by The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) on September 9th, began as a dispute over pay among auto component makers Some 70,000 fuel attendants and component producers are believed to have downed tools, with renewed talks expected to take place today .

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

    South Africa and Russia combined account for close to 80% of global supply of palladium and 70% of platinum output which are mainly used to clean emissions in automobil

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  • Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy | News ,
    Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy | News ,

    The strike has hit about 40% of global production of the precious metal, which is used for catalytic converters in vehicles and is a key source of hard currency for South Africa

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  • Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist
    Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist

    South Africa’s mining industry is shrinking At its peak in 1980, mining accounted for a fifth of the country’s GDP; the number now stands at 73%

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  • Introduct Ion - Welcome to the South African Department of ,
    Introduct Ion - Welcome to the South African Department of ,

    in 2013, also influenced by hefty wage increases granted in 2012 The 2013 strike season mainly affected the mining, manufacturing and community industri The impacts of the strikes have been harsh for South Africa In the mining industry, union rivalries between Association

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  • History of Labour Movements in South Africa | South ,
    History of Labour Movements in South Africa | South ,

    South African History Online (SAHO) needs your support SAHO is one of the most visited websites in South Africa with over 6 million unique users a year Our goal is to fulfill our mandate and continue to build, and make accessible, a new people’s history of South Africa and Africa

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  • Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons ,
    Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons ,

    The August 2012 wildcat strike by workers at a Lonmin mine in the Marikana area in South Africa resulted in a confrontation between miners and police leading to the killing of at least 47 miners .

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  • Strikes have negatively affected the economy ,
    Strikes have negatively affected the economy ,

    The country’s economy has battled to fully recover from the impact of the 2009 recession due to low productivity in the mining and manufacturing sectors The sluggish growth has mainly been attributed to the bruising strikes in both sectors that have led to contractions in the first quarter This .

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  • Decline of Biggest South African Union Rattles Mine Industry
    Decline of Biggest South African Union Rattles Mine Industry

    Apr 18, 2016· The decline of South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers is eroding one of the pillars of the post-apartheid economy and deepening woes plaguing the country’s biggest export industry

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  • The Financial Impact of Strike Actions – GAA Accounting
    The Financial Impact of Strike Actions – GAA Accounting

    Feb 22, 2013· This article attempts to shed some light on the feasibility of a strike from an employee’s perspective by analysing the wage increases and relevant strike data for three South African institutions that experienced strike action during 2010, namely TRANSNET, PRASA and MAMEO

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  • On Strikes and Violence in South Africa :: SACSISorgza
    On Strikes and Violence in South Africa :: SACSISorgza

    In recent years, strikes in South Africa have become turbulent Today the Farlam Commission is hearing evidence of the 2012 strike on the platinum belt that was characterised by extreme use of violence on all sid Mining companies, Lonmin, AngloPlat and Implats, assisted by the South African .

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  • The Strike That Brought South Africa’s Platinum Mining ,
    The Strike That Brought South Africa’s Platinum Mining ,

    May 26, 2015· The Strike That Brought South Africa’s Platinum Mining Industry To Its Knees South Africa holds the lion’s share of the world’s known platinum reserves – close to 80 percent – and is the world’s largest exporter of this precious metal

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  • Strikes costing South Africa billions - BusinessTech
    Strikes costing South Africa billions - BusinessTech

    Sep 17, 2015· South Africa saw 88 strikes in 2014, which cost the country’s economy R61 billion, according the Department of Labour In 2013, South Africa recorded 114 strikes,

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  • Problems in the mining industry in South africa - ECDPM
    Problems in the mining industry in South africa - ECDPM

    Mining in South Africa has always been an enclave industry, albeit with substantial impact on the rest of the economy In the main, minerals have been extracted from deep levels, subjected to some basic processing and then exported as ores without a great deal of beneficiation or fabrication

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  • SA one of the world’s most violent, strike-prone countries
    SA one of the world’s most violent, strike-prone countries

    Aug 06, 2014· South Africa has one of the highest rates of industrial action, with its strikes among the most violent in the world, Bowman Gilfillan consultant and employment and alternative dispute resolution .

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  • Decline of major SA union rattles mining sector | IOL ,
    Decline of major SA union rattles mining sector | IOL ,

    Nov 12, 2016· The mining industry employed 462 000 people in the final quarter of last year, 59 percent less than in the same period the year before, and down from a ,

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  • Warnings of more job losses in strike-hit SA mining industry
    Warnings of more job losses in strike-hit SA mining industry

    South Africa’s largest platinum mining companies this week warned of potential job losses, while 400 workers were sacked at a chrome mine and at least one mining contractor confirmed that it .

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  • South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ,
    South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ,

    A wave of strikes across South Africa, including in the auto industry and construction sectors, has sent the rand to four-year lows A shutdown in gold production will cost the country more than .

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  • The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions ,
    The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions ,

    251 Violence and strikes , In the South African platinum industry the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has traditionally been the largest union within the platinum mining sector in South Africa representing the interest and the activities of the mineworkers This continued until 2012.

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  • The causes and effects of project delays in the coal ,
    The causes and effects of project delays in the coal ,

    mining industry in South Africa , Graduate School of Business Leadership – UNISA Nov 2011 ii Abstract This research is addressing the causes and effects of project delays in the coal mining , causes found in the mining industry are similar to those found in the construction industry

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  • South Africa Mining News and Commentary | MINING
    South Africa Mining News and Commentary | MINING

    South Africa mining news Explore related South Africa articles for more information on the South Africa mining industry , to reduce the workforce and says the strike may only cause more job .

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  • Six reasons your employees will go on strike - BizNews
    Six reasons your employees will go on strike - BizNews

    In Part II of a series on South Africa 2013: The Year of the Strikes, Advocate Ilene Power highlights six main reasons your employees will go on strike If you’re an executive on a fat package, some of these risk factors will not be music to your ears – as, ultimately, your income is a major risk factor

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