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South Africa: AMCU to Strike at Gold and Platinum Mines

20-1-2014South Africa: AMCU to Strike at Gold and Platinum Mines. 20 January 2014. The strikes would take place at Sibanye Gold's Driefontein mine, Harmony Gold's Kusaselethu and Masimong mines, and at all of AngloGold Ashanti's South African operations. The strike has been called in respect of the 2013 wage negotiations.

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Can South Africa's new leader reinvigorate its battered

South Africa is home to some of the world's largest gold, platinum and diamond deposits. In May, AngloGold Ashanti said it will sell its last South African mine, Mponeng, Around 15,000 employees at a Sibanye-Stillwater gold mine went on a five month strike in late 2018,

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2012 Year In Review: Major Worker Strikes

2012 Year In Review: Major Worker Strikes - Looming US Port Strike, Violent South African Mine Strike And More. By Moran Zhang moranzhang 12/27/12 AT 7:31 AM. Miners arrive for a march at Rustenburg in South Africa's North West Province. A wave of strikes swept South Africa's gold and platinum mining industries this year.

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South Africa: Gold Fields Miners Return to Work

13-9-2012KDC East miners were not covered by the ultimatum, as their strike started at a different time to the others. The strike started on August 29, based on unhappiness with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) branch leadership at the mine, said another Gold Fields spokesman, Sven Lunsche.

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Kobada Gold Project, Mali

African Gold Group is a Canadian exploration and development company with its focus on developing a gold platform in West Africa. African Gold Group is focused on the development of the Kobada Gold Project in Mali, a low capital and low operating cost gold project with the potential to produce more than 50,000 ounces of gold per annum.

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Gold Price South Africa

Gold Price South Africa. South Africa lies at the bottom tip of the African continent and is known officially as the Republic of South Africa. The country has nearly 2000 miles of coastline running along the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, and shares land borders with several nations including Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique an Swaziland.

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Gold markets: Palladium, South African mining, dollar in

26-2-2019Palladium surged to a record high on Tuesday, rising above $1,550, as the threat of strikes in the South African mining industry aggravated supply concerns in an already tight market, while gold prices were firm on a subdued dollar.

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy

20-3-2014As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of those affected are having to sell their most prized possessions to make ends meet. In an informal bar near the platinum belt city of Rustenburg, striking miner Oupa Majodina holds up

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South African gold miners go on strike

3-9-2013South 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 destruction, the strike furthering the risk of mine closures and job losses - an unwelcome prospect as South Africa moves towards an election year.

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Violent failure of a remnant in a deep South African

Violent failure of a remnant in a deep South African gold mine. The mining layout afforded an unusual opportunity to investigate the source and damage mechanisms associated with the violent failure of a remnant. Download : Download full-size Abrupt variations in strike, and especially dip, are frequently encountered during the mining of

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Gold Fields retrenchments: South Deep mine to cut 30%

14-8-2018Gold Fields, one of the world's largest gold mining firms, is set to retrench up to 1 560 employees at its South Deep operation in Gauteng. Built in 1951, South Deep is the largest gold mine in South Africa, operating on the second largest body of gold-bearing ore known to mankind. But South

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South Africa facing gold mine strike

2-8-2005South Africa, the world's top gold producer, is facing its worst strike in 18 years with unions saying they would launch a work stoppage at all gold mines next Sunday. The powerful National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the smaller United Association of South Africa (UASA) said talks have

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Some South African gold miners end strike

6-9-2013By Sherilee Lakmidas JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Some South African gold miners have ended their strike for higher wages and were heading back to work after just three days, bolstering confidence the strike could be formally called off on Friday. This would be

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South Africa's gold industry, like its economy, is

8-3-2016Although gold is typically counter-cyclical — its value rising in times of economic uncertainty — South African gold reserves aren't enough to offset the decline in the prices of other commodities. Gold output nationwide has fallen by about 85 percent since 1980, according to government statistics.

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1946 African Mineworkers Strike

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. They continued the strike for a week in the face of the most savage police terror, in which officially 1,248 workers were wounded and a very large number - officially only 9 -

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South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in

3-9-2013About 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. President Jacob Zuma admitted that he could only plead with companies and unions to find a peaceful

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Union Issues Strike Notice to Gold and Platinum Producers

22-2-2019After months of striking led by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) at Sibanye-Stillwater's (NYSE:SBGL,JSE:SGL) South African operations, the union has sent strike action warnings to several other gold and platinum companies in the country.

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Gold Fields South Deep strike in day four with arson

6-11-2018A STRIKE at the premises of Gold Fields' South Deep gold mine, west of Johannesburg, is set to move into its fifth day tomorrow (November 7) by which time some 2,800 ounces of gold will have been lost, equal to nearly R50m in revenue. The strike was called by the local branch of the National []

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South Africa unions close to gold

24-7-2013JOHANNESBURG--Several South African mine unions said they're one step away from embarking on a legal strike against gold producers, the National Union of Mineworkers said Wednesday. Gold producers and employees are in the middle of negotiating a new salary agreement and the latest offer was rejected

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1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike

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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AMCU workers to strike at Sibanye's South Africa gold

19-11-2018Nearly 14 000 workers of gold miner Sibanye-Stillwater will down tools at its South African gold operations this week, after months of wage negotiations with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) reached a deadlock. The gold miner confirmed on Monday that AMCU members would embark on a protected strike from the

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NUM to strike at South Deep mine

2-11-2018On 31 October 2018, Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) received a notice by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of its intention to embark on a protected strike at its South Deep operation in South Africa to protest retrenchments at the mine. Under South African labour law, the union is

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Gold mining boom in West Africa, as new investment in SA

W hile new investment in the South African mining industry has practically dried up after a decade of uncertainty created by the ANC government over the country's mining legislation, there is a gold mining boom going on in West Africa.

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Gold Fields strike resolved

9-9-2013JOHANNESBURG - Gold Fields has announced that the strike at its South Deep mine, in Gauteng, has ended, after workers accepted a two-year salary offer from the Chamber of Mines. National Union of Mineworkers members have downed tools at gold mines across the country. The Chamber of Mines had warned

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