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Timeline of unrest in South Africa's mines - Expat Guide ...

– January 20 – March 5, 2012: A wildcat strike over pay and conditions paralyses the Rustenburg platinum belonging to Impala Platinum. Violence between strikers and non-strikers leads to the deaths of three workers in February. The company fires over 17,000 at the facility, but at the end of the ...

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South African commission probing miners' deaths starts ...

Oct 01, 2012· A South African commission tasked with investigating the killings of dozens of striking miners by police starts its proceedings Monday.

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South Africa's east platinum belt hit by over 400 social ...

Apr 10, 2018· The eastern limb of South Africa's platinum belt has been hit by over 400 incidents of social unrest impacting mining operations since the start of …

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SOUTH AFRICA ECONOMIC UPDATE - pubdocs.worldbank.org

Since the previous Economic Update of September 2017, a number ... South Africa reduce its high dependency on commodity price movements, which do not look favorable for the ... education right, restoring policy certainty in mining, improving the competitiveness of strategic state-owned enterprises, further exposing South Africa’s ...

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4 gold miners imjured in latest unrest | Africa – Gulf News

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 Africa’s mines in months of ...

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South African Labor Unrest in Mining Deepens - The New ...

Sep 13, 2012· A version of this article appears in print on September 13, 2012, on Page A10 of the New York edition with the headline: In South Africa, Labor Unrest in Mining Deepens.

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South Africa vows clampdown on Marikana mine unrest - BBC …

Sep 14, 2012· South Africa's government has announced a raft of measures to clamp down on continuing unrest in the mining sector. It warned it would crack down "very swiftly" on …

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South Africa mining unrest impacts ANC – Global Public ...

Sep 05, 2012· This entry of Africa in Transition originally appeared here. The views expressed are his own. The Jacob Zuma government is handling poorly the upsurge in mining unrest at the Marikana platinum mine, which is spreading to gold mines near Johannesburg. Julius Malema, expelled African National Congress (ANC) bad boy, is exploiting these government ...

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Mining News in South Africa - bizcommunity.com

Total working to close the gender gap in SA's agriculture, forestry, fishery and mining industries. In South Africa, the agriculture, forestry, fishery and mining industries are categorised as the ...

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South Africa Mining Unrest: A New Era of Resource Nationalism?

South Africa Mining Unrest: A New Era of Resource Nationalism? Iain Mills Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 Recent years have witnessed a significant increase in both labor disputes and regulatory burden in ...

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4 shot at South African gold mine in latest unrest - Yahoo

Sep 03, 2012· 4 shot at South African gold mine in latest unrest. ... latest violence to hit South Africa's mines in months of unrest. ... it probably cannot meet debt obligations due at the end of September.

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Rising tensions cause Aquarius Platinum and Xstrata to ...

Sep 14, 2012· Due to unrest in Rustenburg, South Africa, Aquarius Platinum announced it has suspended operations at its Kroondal platinum mine until September 16. Xstrata announced its has closed its chrome ...

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South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Monday 9 ...

Sep 09, 2019· Stay informed about the latest news in South Africa by reviewing our daily roundup of headlines on Monday 9 September. After an intensely tumultuous start to the month, marred by xenophobic unrest ...

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South Africa mine unrest spreads | The Independent

Sep 10, 2012· Industrial action has spread in South Africa with a wildcat strike by 15,000 gold miners, while few workers reported for duty at in the fourth week of a stoppage at a platinum mine.

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Latest Update on South African Unrest - 5 September 2019 ...

Sep 05, 2019· Latest Update on South African Unrest – 5 September 2019. By. pgambakwe - September 5, 2019. 477. This is the current situation in South Africa as of 5 September 2019: 6 People have been confirmed dead, 3 South Africans and 3 Zimbabweans. One …

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South Africa: Police Arrest 90 as Unrest in Cities ...

South Africa: Police Arrest 90 as Unrest in Cities Continues. 4 September 2019. ... South Africa's president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses ...

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Home - Minerals Council South Africa

19 September 2019. A Minerals Council South Africa survey undertaken in August 2019 of 18 of the larger mining companies across the sector confirms the significant costs that will be incurred as a result of the introduction of carbon tax.

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Unrest continues in South Africa mines after Marikana ...

Sep 02, 2012· Unrest continues in South Africa mines after Marikana massacre By Abayomi Azikiwe posted on September 2, 2012 Mineworkers and their supporters have continued to express outrage at the police killing of 34 strikers and wounding of 78 others at the Marikana mines on Aug. 16 through mass memorial services and rallies.

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South Africa girding for another platinum strike - MINING.COM

Jul 10, 2016· In what seems like an annual event, platinum mining companies in South Africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest. The firms that mine …

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South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Tuesday ...

Keep up to date with the latest news in South Africa by checking what’s making headlines across the country on Tuesday 10 September. As xenophobic unrest flares up once more on the streets of ...

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Mining production down for the eighth consecutive month

Mining production down for the eighth consecutive month The dip in mining production comes as little surprise after a recent Stats SA report showed large job cuts in the mining sector during June ...

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Marikana massacre - Wikipedia

The Marikana massacre, which took place on 16 August 2012, was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976. The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. The incident took place on the 25-year anniversary of a nationwide South African miners' strike.

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Mining production down for the eighth consecutive month

Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) report into mining production for June 2019 has shown that year-on-year production for the month has fallen once again. The seasonally-adjusted figures paint ...

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

By: Tasneem Bulbulia 25th September 2019 Diversified resources company Exxaro Resources has, once again, qualified as one of South Africa’s Top Performing Companies in the mining sector. Top ...

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Africa | Mining & Resources News | MiningWeekly.com

By: Creamer Media Reporter 23rd September 2019 London-listed Petra Diamonds has recovered a 20.08 ct blue gem-quality Type IIb diamond from the Cullinan mine, in South Africa…

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Unrest in South Africa | DW Documentary - YouTube

Jul 17, 2018· South Africa ex-president Jacob Zuma is on trial for corruption. He and his cohorts have lined their pockets in an unprecedented fashion over the course of recent years.

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Lonmin strikers march as South Africa mine unrest spreads ...

Sep 10, 2012· Lonmin strikers march as South Africa mine unrest spreads ... Marikana mine in South Africa's North West Province September 10, 2012. ... South African platinum mines are simply unprofitable and ...

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Protests in South Africa - Wikipedia

South Africa has been dubbed "the protest capital of the world", with one of the highest rates of public protests in the world.. It is often argued that the rate of protests has been escalating since 2004, However Steven Friedman argues that the current wave of protests stretches back to the 1970s. The rate of protests "rose dramatically in the first eight months of 2012" and it was reported ...

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South Africa mine protests hit top world platinum firm ...

Sep 12, 2012· Mineworkers take part in a march outside the Anglo American mine in South Africa's North West Province, September 12, 2012.Labour unrest sweeping through South Africa's mining sector hit top world ...

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South Africa acts on mine unrest - The Hindu BusinessLine

Mar 12, 2018· South African police barred firebrand Julius Malema from a rally of striking miners today, as President Jacob Zuma warned that the country could ill-afford a recession over mine …

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