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South Africa gold miners go on strike over pay

As gold miners in South Africa go on strike for higher pay, Will Ross has been to one of the main gold mining areas, Carltonville near Johannesburg, to speak to striking mineworkers...

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South Africa drops murder charges against striking miners ,

Sep 03, 2012 0183 32 South Africa drops murder charges against striking miners , between striking miners and mining company Lonmin broke down and police decided to fence in the machete-armed miners with barbed wire ....

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Baruch Hirson The General Strike of 1922

The General strike of 1922 was one of the most traumatic events in the struggle of the mainly white working class against their employers and the South African state Although it started as a dispute against wage cuts on the mines, the strike developed into a revolt and ended with the aerial bombardment of portions of Johannesburg and the ....

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The 9 Biggest Rhodium Producers 2014

Nov 20, 2019 0183 32 An estimated 933,000 troy ounces ozs of rhodium were refined worldwide in 2014, a four percent decline in total global production from a year earlier The decline in rhodium production was mostly attributable to a long workers strike in South Africa, which involved 70,000 miners and put a halt to work at major platinum group metal PGM mines ....

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South Africa mine shooting highlights police abuse

Sep 01, 2012 0183 32 Subscribe to our channel bitly/AJSubscribe The killing of 34 striking miners in Marikana was the worst incident of police violence in South Africa since the ....

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South Africa Striking miners accept Lonmin offer

Sep 18, 2012 0183 32 Miners sing and dance after accepting a pay rise in Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Sept 18, 2012 Striking miners have accepted a company offer of a 22 overall pay ....

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South Africa girding for another platinum strike

Jul 10, 2016 0183 32 The firms that mine the precious metal and the labour unions that represent their workers are in talks next week, trying to hammer out a deal that could avert a strike of similar magnitude to 2014...

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Striking South African miners were shot in the back ,

Aug 27, 2012 0183 32 Striking miners shot dead by police at South Africa s Lonmin mine were reportedly hit in the back suggesting they were fleeing rather than attacking...

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South Africa Striking miners thought they were ,

Aug 21, 2012 0183 32 Striking workers at Lonmin s Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, where 34 people were killed by police gunfire, were given muti, or traditional medicine, for protection...

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South Africa s Lonmin Marikana mine clashes killed 34 ,

Aug 17, 2012 0183 32 Thirty-four people were killed when police opened fire on striking miners in South Africa on Thursday, the country s police chief says...

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Striking miners killed by police leaves South Africa in ,

Aug 17, 2012 0183 32 The police killing of 34 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule cut to the quick of South Africa s psyche on Friday, with searching questions ....

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Striking miners killed by police in South Africa

1 of 7 Police surround the bodies of striking miners after opening fire on a crowd at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 South African police opened ....

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Striking SA miners back to work

Aug 16, 2012 0183 32 Striking workers at the Lonmin mine in South Africa are returning to work after agreeing a 22 pay deal, following weeks of industrial action However protests continue at other mines in ,...

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Marikana miners strike South African ,

Nov 25, 2013 0183 32 South African police who gunned down 34 striking miners in the tragedy dubbed the Marikana Massacre had put in an advanced order for enough mortuary vans to ,...

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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 ....

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Miners Strike South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

Miners Strike South Africa 1946 Synopsis 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...

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30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike

Oct 04, 2015 0183 32 30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike , Currently, miners in South Africa work about two-thirds of the day, 275 days a year, recent data from the Chamber of Mines shows...

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Striking South African miners given final ultimatum

Striking South African workers from a leading platinum mine company must return to work by Monday or risk being fired, a mine spokeswoman said Sunday, after 34 miners were gunned down in the ....

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South Africa miners to continue strike News Al Jazeera

South Africa miners to continue strike Key union that refused to sign peace accord says it will persist until demand for more pay is met...

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Striking South African miners defy Lonmin ultimatum ,

Aug 20, 2012 0183 32 Striking South African miners defy Lonmin ultimatum This article is more than 7 years old Company gives workers extra day to return after three-quarters refuse to return to mine ,...

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South African police claim self defense in deadly shooting ,

Aug 17, 2012 0183 32 Striking miners sing, chant, march and dance with crudely made weapons and machetes at the Lonmin mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Wednesday Aug ,...

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Marikana strike Police gun down striking South African ,

Aug 16, 2012 0183 32 Violence A mine worker is pictured licking his spear at Lonmins Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, where police opened fire on striking miners armed with machetes and sticks...

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South African police gun down striking miners

Aug 16, 2012 0183 32 South African police gun down striking miners South Africa witnessed bloodshed reminiscent of the apartheid era on Thursday when police killed as many as 18 miners after opening fire on a crowd of ....

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South Africa Marikana Striking miners march

Sep 05, 2012 0183 32 About 2,000 miners in South Africa march to strengthen support for their strike - the biggest protest at Marikana since police shot dead 34 miners last month...

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South Africa s striking miners Reuters

Sep 10, 2012 0183 32 Mine workers take part in a march at Lonmin s Marikana mine in South Africa s North West Province September 10, 2012 Around 10,000 striking South African platinum miners marched from one Lonmin mi...

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Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ,

Jul 18, 2014 0183 32 Mining production decreased by 6,5 year-on-year in May 2014, reports Statistics SA The crippling strike action that began on 23 January in the platinum sector has had a negative impact on total mining production The largest negative growth rates were recorded for PGMs -48,5 , other non-metallic minerals -13,3 and building materials -11 ....

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Thousands of miners mark South Africa shooting anniversary ,

Aug 16, 2016 0183 32 Mine workers sit on a hill during the commemoration near Marikana in Rustenburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 On August 16, 2012 police shot and killed 34 striking Lonmin miners ....

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South Africa drops murder charges against striking miners ,

Sep 02, 2012 0183 32 Charges against 270 South African miners accused in the deaths of their colleagues will be dropped, the country s top prosecutor says...

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Marikana massacre

May 19, 2015 0183 32 The long read In 2012 a strike at the Marikana mine in South Africa ended in the killing of 34 miners Investigations have revealed one man emerged who tried to lead the men to a ,...

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Striking South African Miners Reach Deal with Amplats ,

Oct 28, 2012 0183 32 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...

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