Products

gold mine strikes in south africa 2015

South Africa's No. 2 Gold Miners' Union Plans Strike

Oct 11, 2015· The AMCU, which led the longest strike in South Africa’s mining history at platinum producers last year, has demanded wages of 12,500 rand ($936) a

More

Strike Risk Rises as Union Snubs South Africa Gold Pay

Oct 02, 2015· The risk of a strike by workers at South African gold mines increased after the second-biggest union in the industry rejected a pay offer even as the largest accepted it. 2015, 8:23 AM EDT

More

South African Gold Mining Strike Could Impact Prices and

Jun 09, 2015· “South Africa’s importance in terms of gold has been diminishing for years, however. Last year, the country was the world’s sixth-largest gold producer with 145 tons, which equates to 4.9% of global mining production according to the WBMS. Nonetheless, a prolonged strike could have an impact on supply and prices.”

More

Mine Strikes In South Africa

Workers strike at Anglos coal mine in South Africa. Apr 08, 2015 The move comes ahead of wage talks in South Africas coal, gold and diamond sectors expected to begin next month.

More

South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo BBC News

Sep 21, 2012· South Africa is one of the world's biggest producers of precious metals. It holds 80% of the world's known platinum reserves and is the fourth largest gold

More

New strike hits South African gold mine NewsComAu

WORKERS have gone on strike at a gold mine in South Africa exactly one month after a deadly strike was launched at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine. Susan Njanji. AAP September 11, 2012 8:11am.

More

Gold Fields mine strike ends in South Africa Reuters

Oct 19, 2012· Striking miners sing during a strike at the AngloGold Ashanti mine in Carletonville, northwest of Johannesburg October 19, 2012. South African workers officially ended a month-long strike

More

Five-month strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines has...

Apr 17, 2019· The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to

More

The Decline of South African Gold Mining E & MJ

A recent GFMS gold survey puts South Africa at the highest end of the cost scale among gold producers, but the country’s gold mines remain important. In 2009, South Africa’s gold mining industry earned about $6.35 billion in foreign exchange making it the country’s second largest exporter behind platinum group-metals at about $7.6 billion.

More

Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

Anglo Gold Ashanti, Sibayane Gold Ltd, Harmony Gold Mining Co., First Uranium, and Peninsula Energy own or control most of the uranium-from-gold mining processing plants in South Africa. Though uranium production in South Africa showed a decrease from 711t in 2000 to 579t in 2010, in 2011 930t were produced with a forecast of 2,000t by 2020. [29]

More

Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine in South Africa hit by

Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine west of Johannesburg has been hit by a wildcat strike triggered by the sacking of six leaders of the AMCU union for their role in a violent stoppage earlier this

More

The price of gold: South African miners sue over

Oct 12, 2015· The price of gold: South African miners sue over devastated lives in pictures Mon 12 Oct 2015 03.00 involved in a class action lawsuit against mining companies over the illnesses they

More

South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo BBC News

Sep 21, 2012· South Africa is one of the world's biggest producers of precious metals. It holds 80% of the world's known platinum reserves and is the fourth largest gold

More

South Africa's Sibanye Gold aims to restart Cooke mine

Jun 26, 2017· South African precious metals producer Sibanye Gold aims to resume production at its strike-hit Cooke Mine later this week, but first plans to conduct safety inspections in

More

Five-month strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines has...

Apr 17, 2019· The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to

More

South Africa gold miners call strike BBC News

Aug 30, 2013· Gold miners in South Africa have called a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has demanded rises of

More

Gold mining continues to lose its shine

Jun 14, 2019· Statistics South Africa said mining production shrank 1.5percent on a yearly basis in April with declined output in iron ore, chromium ore, nickel and building materials joining gold as

More

SA’s gold-production sector on its knees

Apr 12, 2019· According to data from the Minerals Council South Africa, employment in the gold sector had continued to decline since the 1980s, with about 112200 workers currently employed.

More

SOUTH AFRICA CHINA Workers on strike in a gold mine

Workers on strike in a gold mine: Chinese owners are "arrogant, brutal and exploiters" Miners ask for an 8% increase in salaries and a bonus for the inconvenience of working away from home.

More

Strikes shut down 40% of SA gold Fin24

Sep 27, 2012· South Africa produced just over 6m oz of gold in 2011, according to data supplied by Roger Baxter, head of economics and strategy at the Chamber of Mines of SA. “Any increase in wages that comes from these strikes could catalyse downsizing of the South African industry,” said David Davis, an analyst for SBG Securities.

More

Marikana massacre Wikipedia

The Marikana massacre, was the killing of 34 miners by the South African Police Service (SAPS). It took place on 16 August 2012, and was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976. The massacre has been compared to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. The incident took place on the 25th anniversary of a nationwide miners' strike.

More

New strike hits South African gold mine CNN

Sep 10, 2012· Protesters gather at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa on August 17, 2012 where the day before 34 people were killed when police opened fire on striking mineworkers.

More

Gold mining is far from dead in SA Moneyweb

May 20, 2019· Data compiled by the Minerals Council South Africa shows that while gold production has declined steadily since 2008, the country still produced 132 tons of gold

More

MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

Aug 31, 1987· More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

More