• Brief history of gold mining in South Africa - Mining

    2020-7-5  Gold output soared to 118 tonnes making South Africa the world’s leading producer 1899 - 1902 Anglo-Boer/South African War, brought about to some extent by the struggle for control of the goldfields, caused extreme disruptions in the mining industry, and

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  • Migrant labour Britannica

    2020-7-6  Migrant labour, casual and unskilled workers who move about systematically from one region to another offering their services on a temporary, usually seasonal, basis. Migrant labour in various forms is found in South Africa, the Middle East, western Europe, North America, and India. In Europe and

  • History of Labour Movements in South Africa South ...

    History of Labour Movements in South Africa. ... Africa from across the globe in the search of fortunes and work in the wake of the discovery of diamonds and later gold. The story of labour is also the story of forced labour. A vast number of people were forced through intimidation, taxes, colonial and capitalist expansion to become wage ...

  • Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

    2020-7-7  Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

  • The History of South Africa South Africa

    South Africa is a country of many cultures, known by its citizens as the Rainbow Nation. The aboriginal indigenous people – the San Bushmen and Khoikhoi (collectively known as Khoisan) were joined by an influx of Bantu and Europeans to evolve into present-day South Africa’s cultural make-up.

  • Mining: a brief history Statistics South Africa

    1 South African Statistics, 2015. Pages 15.1 and 6.1. Download the complete document here. 2 Gross domestic product (GDP), 4 th quarter 2016. Visit the download page here. 3 Mining industry, 2015. Table B. Download the full report here. 4 The decreasing importance of gold mining in South Africa

  • The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes

    Background and PurposeThe Migrant Labour System Post ApartheidThe RDOS ExperienceThe Implats Trigger StrikeThe Lonmin Strike and Its Escalation to Angloplat and The Gold SectorThird Party InterventionThe Balance Sheet and The Key QuestionsThe Socio Economic Conditions and The Failures of Collective BargainingThe Underlying Drivers of Institutional Failure in The UnionThe Underlying Drivers of Institutional Failure in ManagementThe most visible feature of the commentary to date on the events surrounding the mining strike wave is the lack of any analysis as to the economic and socio-political drivers that created an environment where miners, first at Implats and subsequently across the platinum, chrome, diamonds and gold sectors, engaged in unprocedural strike action, left the majority union in droves - collapsing established collective bargaining institutions, a在groundup.org.za上查看更多信息
  • Wildcat strikes up stakes in South Africa labor game -

    2012-10-7  The rules of the game in South Africa's labour market have changed and the new players are workers such as Tshepo Modise and Thulani Soko, wildcat strikers at

  • Labour and Work Conditions in the South African ...

    2015-12-2  The study notes that construction industry is an important employer of labour in South Africa – accounting for around 8% of total formal employment and around 17% of total informal employment. Around 70% of the labour employed in the construction industry is semi-skilled and unskilled.

  • Demographic, employment, and wage trends in South

    2016-7-21  South Africa is classified as an upper-middle income country, with real GDP per capita currently at USD5,916, up from USD4,652 in 2000. The uneven and at times sluggish growth in average

  • Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa:

    2018-11-9  In this article substantial differences between Apartheid and Segregation are identified and explained by reference to the changing relations of capitalist and African pre-capitalist modes of production. The supply of African migrant labour-power, at a wage below its cost of reproduction, is a function of the existence of the pre-capitalist mode.

  • History of Labour Movements in South Africa South ...

    History of Labour Movements in South Africa. ... Africa from across the globe in the search of fortunes and work in the wake of the discovery of diamonds and later gold. The story of labour is also the story of forced labour. A vast number of people were forced through intimidation, taxes, colonial and capitalist expansion to become wage ...

  • South African gold producers gear up for strikes from ...

    2013-8-28  South Africa’s declining gold industry was caught off guard last year when violent wildcat strikes spread from platinum to gold shafts, costing 5 billion rand ($500 million) in lost output.

  • South Africa Employment Rate 2000-2019 Data

    Employment Rate in South Africa remained unchanged at 42.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019 from 42.40 percent in the third quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in South Africa averaged 43.16 percent from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 46.17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 41 percent in the first quarter of 2004.

  • South Africa - ITUC Survey of violations of trade union

    2020-6-15  South Africa - Excessive violence was again used against striking workers, leading to the death of a municipal worker in clashes with police in March, and injuries to four engineering workers when rubber bullets were fired against strikers in July. There were also two cases of mass dismissals of striking municipal workers in Metsimaholo and Ekurhuleni, while seven union leaders were dismissed ...

  • National Labour Law Profile: South Africa

    2020-7-7  Since the democratisation of South Africa after April 1994 the country’s labour law was amongst the first areas of law to be reformed. The main employment law statutes of South Africa are the following: The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) [ NB: this law was amended in 2002. Text of the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2002.

  • UPDATE 2-South African gold producers gear up for

    2013-8-28  The South African government’s own data shows that since 2000, real after-inflation wages in South Africa have risen 53 percent, while productivity fell by

  • Grade 8 - Topic 2 - The Mineral Revolution in South

    2015-2-24  Grade 8 - Topic 2 - The Mineral Revolution in South Africa. Background and Focus of Grade 8- Term 2: The Mineral Revolution in South Africa. The Mineral Revolution in South Africa started with the discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in 1867, and intensified with the discovery of deep-level gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886.

  • Beatrix Gold Mine - GOLD FIELDS

    The Beatrix Gold Mine consists of four surface operating shafts that mine various gold bearing reefs from open ground and pillars at depths between 600 and 2,155 m below surface. Ore is processed at two metallurgical plants with mill throughput of approximately 3.0 Mtpa to produce approximately 391 koz of gold.

  • National Labour Law Profile: South Africa

    2020-7-7  Since the democratisation of South Africa after April 1994 the country’s labour law was amongst the first areas of law to be reformed. The main employment law statutes of South Africa are the following: The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) [ NB: this law was amended in 2002. Text of the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2002.

  • History of Labour Movements in South Africa South ...

    History of Labour Movements in South Africa. ... Africa from across the globe in the search of fortunes and work in the wake of the discovery of diamonds and later gold. The story of labour is also the story of forced labour. A vast number of people were forced through intimidation, taxes, colonial and capitalist expansion to become wage ...

  • South African gold producers gear up for strikes from ...

    2013-8-28  South Africa’s declining gold industry was caught off guard last year when violent wildcat strikes spread from platinum to gold shafts, costing 5 billion rand ($500 million) in lost output.

  • The future of mining in South Africa

    South Africa still boasts strong gold reserves, of 125.3t in the first quarter of 2019, according to Trading Economics, but issues of outdated infrastructure and inefficient operations that undermined gold production in the 1990s and 200s remain.

  • South Africa - ITUC Survey of violations of trade union

    2020-6-15  South Africa - Excessive violence was again used against striking workers, leading to the death of a municipal worker in clashes with police in March, and injuries to four engineering workers when rubber bullets were fired against strikers in July. There were also two cases of mass dismissals of striking municipal workers in Metsimaholo and Ekurhuleni, while seven union leaders were dismissed ...

  • Executive management - Harmony Gold

    2020-7-7  From 1988 to 2000, he had been employed by Anglovaal Mining Limited (subsequently, Avmin) of South Africa, ultimately as general manager: legal services, in which role he headed up the company’s legal department and was a member of its executive committee. Prior to 1988, he practised as an attorney in South Africa.

  • UPDATE 2-South African gold producers gear up for

    2013-8-28  The South African government’s own data shows that since 2000, real after-inflation wages in South Africa have risen 53 percent, while productivity fell by

  • Grant Freedman - Port Elizabeth Area, South Africa ...

    职位: Industrial Organisational
  • History South African Government

    2020-7-7  South Africa’s diamond mining industry dates back to 1867, when diamonds were discovered near Kimberley in what is today known as the Northern Cape. The Kimberley diamond fields, and later discoveries in Gauteng, the Free State, and along the Atlantic coast, emerged as major sources of gem-quality diamonds, securing South Africa’s position ...

  • South Africa's economy: key sectors Brand South Africa

    The massive Sishen open-cast iron-ore mine in the Northern Cape. (Image: Brand South Africa) The country is renowned for an abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of both world production and reserves, and South African mining companies dominate many sectors in the global industry.

  • History South African Government

    2020-7-7  South Africa’s diamond mining industry dates back to 1867, when diamonds were discovered near Kimberley in what is today known as the Northern Cape. The Kimberley diamond fields, and later discoveries in Gauteng, the Free State, and along the Atlantic coast, emerged as major sources of gem-quality diamonds, securing South Africa’s position ...

  • Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease

    South Africa’s mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth; yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era have resulted in high rates of occupational lung disease and low rates of compensation for ex-miners and their families. Given growing advocacy and activism of current and former mine ...

  • Grant Freedman - Port Elizabeth Area, South Africa ...

    职位: Industrial Organisational
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE Silicosis prevalence and exposure ...

    Although South Africa has over a century of goldmin-ing and silicosis experience, remarkably little is known about the prevalence of silicosis and specifically exposure-response relations for silicosis among black gold-miners.12 Black goldminers are largely migrant contract workers originating from rural labour

  • Mining and minerals in South Africa

    With South Africa’s economy built on gold and diamond mining, the sector is an important foreign exchange earner, with gold accounting for more than one-third of exports. In 2009, the country’s diamond industry was the fourth largest in the world. South Africa is

  • The History of South Africa South Africa

    South Africa is a country of many cultures, known by its citizens as the Rainbow Nation. The aboriginal indigenous people – the San Bushmen and Khoikhoi (collectively known as Khoisan) were joined by an influx of Bantu and Europeans to evolve into present-day South Africa’s cultural make-up.

  • Trends in silicosis prevalence and the healthy worker ...

    Given the intimate association between silicosis and tuberculosis, understanding the epidemiology of the South African gold mining industry silicosis epidemic is essential to current initiatives to control both silicosis and tuberculosis in this population, one of the most heavily affected globally. The study’s objectives were to compare the prevalence of silicosis among working black gold ...

  • What South Africa Thinks about Globalization ...

    South Africa is seeking membership in the BRIC countries bloc. In this analysis, Joseph Senona, an official of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, highlights his thoughts on the relationship of South Africa to the BRIC countries, its role in IBSA, and its

  • South Africa's economy: key sectors Brand South Africa

    The massive Sishen open-cast iron-ore mine in the Northern Cape. (Image: Brand South Africa) The country is renowned for an abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of both world production and reserves, and South African mining companies dominate many sectors in the global industry.

  • The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

    industry is due to changes in the gold price. Figure 4 illustrates. The gold price in Rand terms has - due to the depreciating exchange rate - steadily increased over the period 1970 to 1998, particularly after 1992. Hence, the gold price does not serve as a convincing explanation for declining output in Gold