Sep 05, 2012· 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 errors to discredit Zuma in the run up to the African National Congress (ANC) December party ...

Sep 13, 2012· Sept. 12, 2012. JOHANNESBURG — The labor strife gripping South Africa's mines spread Wednesday, with riots prompting the world's largest platinum producer to …

Sep 19, 2012· Key events this year in South Africa's mining industry: January 20 – March 5, 2012: ... a "mining revolution" in South Africa. ... mines closed the previous week over unrest. September 19 ...

Sep 12, 2012· Anglo American says South African staff have been threatened with violence. ... Published September 12, 2012 . ... where Anglo has five mines, accounts for about 30 …

Oct 05, 2012· This is the latest unrest in South Africa's mines - 34 miners were shot dead by police in August. The country is one of the world's major producer of precious metals.

Gold Mines In South Africa See Strikes As Industrial Unrest Spreads. September 3, 2012 584 Some 12,000 workers at a gold mine operated by Gold Fields have gone on strike, in the latest industrial strife to hit South Africa's mining sector. Julius Malema, the expelled leader of the youth wing of South Africa's ruling African National ...

Sep 13, 2012· September 13, 2012. ... South Africa — As unrest sweeps across South Africa's platinum ... This was the latest in a series of actions at mines across South Africa since workers at …

Oct 15, 2012· Taking A Closer Look At South Africa Labor Unrest, Its Impact ... 2012 2:05 pm ET ... (Miners at the Lonmin mine where the unrest drew the most attention reached a deal in September …

Aug 11, 2011· Aquarius Platinum boss resigns amid unrest in South African mining sector September 2012 Market Forces blog Mining shares push FTSE 100 to six month high after Fed's latest attempt to boost economy

Sep 19, 2012· Global mined production is expected to be 6.04 million ounces (171 tons) this year, Barclays Plc estimated last month, with South African output forecast at 4.38 million ounces.

The development of South Africa's mining industry, and how it laid the foundations for Apartheid Although some mining had taken place in what is now South Africa centuries before Europeans arrived, 1 the modern mining industry emerged as the major shaper of South Africa's economy and race relations in the latter half of the 19 th century ...

Sep 05, 2012· Authorities fear strikes and unrest will spread to other mines. South Africa is a leading gold and platinum producer, and the mining sector is critical to South Africa's economy. Separately, mediated talks resumed on Wednesday to settle the pay dispute between Lonmin and striking miners. The workers' average monthly salary is currently about $480.

Sep 12, 2012· South Africa mining unrest spreads. September 12, 2012. RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AFP) – Rioting South African miners blocked access to shafts of platinum giant Amplats on Wednesday as officials ...

Jun 05, 2013· Pretoria – Labour unrest and above inflation wage demands from the mining and agricultural sectors will put a dent on economic growth.. According to the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, domestic economic and political developments have contributed to the value of the rand plummeting to a four-year low of R9.66 to the US dollar, something that could spike inflation upwards.

September 13, 2012 Jump ... The unrest sweeping across South Africa's platinum industry has shaken confidence in the mining sector and now analysts fear its impact on the broader economy ...

Jan 23, 2014· This is the biggest industrial unrest in South Africa's platinum sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre, when police shot dead 34 striking miners. Unlike 2012, the current strike is legal.

Sep 03, 2012· September 3, 2012, 3:11 PM ... was the latest violence to hit South Africa's mines in months of unrest. ... which plummeted to just under 7% by the end of September, down from about 30…

Sep 04, 2012· S.Africa police fire tear gas as mine unrest spreads. ... - September 4, 2012. ... The South African Police Service had to use tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the group," it said in a ...

Sep 15, 2012· Unrest grows among South Africa's miners Saturday, September 15, 2012 . ... Unrest is spreading among the mines which furnish about one-fifth of South Africa…

Sep 22, 2012· Labor Unrest In S. African Mines Spreads In South Africa, thousands of mineworkers have embarked on industrial action that began with a deadly pay strike by platinum workers. They've agreed a wage ...

Oct 31, 2012· September 25: Gold Fields, the world's number four gold producer, says that a strike which has paralysed its mine for two weeks has spread to its Beatrix mine in the centralFree State province. September 26 : A strike all but halts production at AngloGoldAshanti's South African mines — one of the world's largest gold producers.

AFP September 15, 2012 1:14am THE world's number four platinum producer Aquarius Platinum halted operations at a South African mine overnight as rising unrest also forced top ferrochrome company ...

Sep 19, 2012· MARIKANA, South Africa, Sep 19 – South African police fired rubber bullets at protesters on Wednesday at a top platinum mine, a day after Lonmin workers called off a deadly strike that sparked copy- protests. The fresh violence in northwestern Rustenburg raised fears that the wage hike deal agreed by workers at Lonmin – where […]

Sep 30, 2012· Lonmin job cuts could bring more unrest in South African mines ... Oct 31, 2012 · 30 Oct 2012. Dow, S&P rise after ... Lonmin job cuts could bring more unrest in South African mines. ... With production almost halving in the three months to September 30…

As previously mentioned, it was mining bosses who started talking with the exiled African National Congress in the mid-1980s, when capitalism in South Africa was becoming inoperable due to the insurrectionary situation in the black townships, which threatened to spread - and indeed did in 1987 - to the mines.

Sep 03, 2012· Unrest is spreading across South African mines, with 12,000 miners at the Gold Fields company mine west of Johannesburg downing tools in an unofficial strike. ... 3 September 2012…

Aug 16, 2012· Expelled ANCYL leader Julius Malema, calls for a "mining revolution" in South Africa. 30 August, Authorities charge the 270 arrested workers with the murder of their colleagues shot on 16 August. 3 September, Court withdraws murder charges against the 270 people detained in the aftermath of the massacre and the first batch of workers is ...

Sep 03, 2012· Funerals of slain South African miners held as unrest spreads. Julie Hyland. 3 September 2012 ... KDC operates eight mines in South Africa, Australia, Ghana and Peru. ...