• One dead as South Africa gold mine strike turns violent

    South Africa's largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines. Called by the Association ...

  • South Africa's Gold Mines Face Uncertain Future - WSJ

    South Africa's gold mining industry must undergo radical change to cope with falling prices, intensifying labor disputes and the surging cost of ever-deeper exploration.

  • South deep in crisis as NUM says it could strike until ...

    South Deep strike into third week as mine cuts jobs; ... and South Deep gold mine's management have taken ... A more than five-month strike would be the longest in South Africa's mining history.

  • 1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike - Wikipedia

    The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa.It started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted approximately a week. The strike was attacked by police and over the week, at least 1,248 workers were wounded and at least 9 killed.

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    Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake. By Paul Voosen May. 31, 2017, 11:00 AM. It's no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes.

  • South Africa: Five-Month Strike At Sibanye-Stillwater Gold ...

    The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to solidify its place in the industry in ...

  • Home - Sibanye-Stillwater

    Our core purpose. Sibanye-Stillwater's mining improves lives. Our vision. Superior value creation for all of our stakeholders through responsible mining and beneficiation of our mineral resources.

  • 1946 African Mineworkers Strike | South African History Online

    On 12 August 1946 African mine workers of the Witwatersrand went on strike in support of a demand for higher wages - 10 shillings a day. ... this meeting of African miners resolves to embark upon a general strike of all Africans employed on the gold mines, as from August 12, 1946." ... South African History Online is a non profit organisation ...

  • Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

    The Rand Rebellion was a widespread strike amongst miners in the Witwatersrand area of the Transvaal Province in the former Union of South Africa. 2007 strike. In 2007 the South African National Union of Mineworkers, which represents the nation's mineworkers, engaged in a series of talks with the Chamber of Mines, an industry group. The ...

  • One Dead As South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

    Nov 22, 2018· South Africa's largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines. 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 ...

  • This is Gold

    The gold mining industry plays an important role in the lives of employees, communities and the country as a whole. This is Gold is an initiative begun by South African gold producers to provide insight into the gold industry, and its contribution to South Africa.

  • One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

    Nov 22, 2018· One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent 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 …

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

    South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 (mainly or initiated by) people of color ... In 1941 the pay disparity between black South African mine workers and white South African workers was R70 to R848, respectively. ... The miners called upon all Africans employed on the gold mines to join. The AMWU conveyed its decision from the ...

  • Sibanye shuts gold mines in South Africa as strike turns ...

    Nov 22, 2018· South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater (JSE:SGL) (NYSE:SBGL) has halted all its gold mining operations in the country after violence broke out overnight during a strike …

  • South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo - BBC News

    Sep 21, 2012· Some 15,000 workers employed by Gold Fields are already on strike. About 15% of South Africa's gold production is affected by the industrial unrest, a South African mining …

  • AMCU plans to extend Sibanye gold strike to other South ...

    Feb 21, 2019· AMCU plans to extend Sibanye gold strike to other South African miners. ... for the duration of the protected strike at its gold mines and until the dispute is resolved. ... at its South African ...

  • South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

    Sep 03, 2013· South Africa's share of global gold production has fallen sharply over the years and in the run-up to the strike, mining employers have given stark warnings of an industry on the path to ...

  • 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 ...

  • South Africa's Golden Age Is Dead. Good Riddance

    May 11, 2019· Labor is still a decisive issue in South Africa's gold mines. Workers last went on strike at Mponeng in 2012, but industrial action is a constant threat; courts blocked another attempted action in 2014. South Deep and Driefontein have both been crippled by strikes over the past year, and the latter is now being gradually closed down.

  • South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

    At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye-Stillwater who downed tools over wages and job cuts, Minerals ...

  • One Dead As South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

    Nov 22, 2018· File photo of a Gold Mine in South Africa. South Africa's largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike …

  • Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

    The underground strike of 69 workers - including 14 women - began on May 18 and is involving two departments of the South African government and the National Union of Mines (National Union of ...

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

    Jun 25, 2014· 'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ANC domination' Analysis: This is the first significant action taken by a non-ANC force in which black South …

  • Witwatersrand Gold Rush | The Famous South African Gold Mine

    A brief overview of the history and development of Witwatersrand, the famous gold mine of South Africa. With photos, facts, and figures about its impact on the growth of the region, the history of precious metals in the area, and the people that have mined the gold from the ground, even up to today.

  • South African mine strikes spread - The Globe and Mail

    Sep 12, 2012· South African mine strikes spread Open this photo in gallery: The strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine is now entering its second month and has a death toll of at least 34.

  • MiningWeekly.com | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining News

    By: Bloomberg 13th June 2019 The twin tailwinds of rallying iron-ore prices and gold's haven appeal have driven South African mining stocks to an almost 11-year high. Johannesburg's FTSE/JSE ...

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

    Sep 03, 2013· About 80,000 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 government's dwindling authority ...

  • 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 …

  • South Africa's AMCU Calls All Mines to Join Sibanye Strike ...

    Feb 19, 2019· A South African labor union called on its members working across the nation's gold, platinum and coal mines to down tools in support of a strike at Sibanye Gold Ltd. "We control these mines ...

  • Sibanye counts hit to earnings as strike at gold mines ...

    Sibanye Gold [] said a protracted strike at its South African gold mines may hurt earnings at a time when the producer remains under pressure to reduce debt.Thousands of workers started a strike in November over pay, and there's inconsistent output at three mines amid limited operations, spokesman James Wellsted said, without saying how many workers are showing up.