south african mines unrest september 30 2012

  • Marikana massacre Wikipedia
    OverviewBackgroundFirst protestsPrior peaceful protests and fatal clashes16 August massacreFollowing protestsOther protestsArrests

    The Marikana massacre, which took place on 16 August 2012, was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976. The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. The incident took place on the 25-year anniversary of a nationwide South African miners' strike. The killings took place at two locations, roughly 500 metres away from each other, with 17 people fatall

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  • South Africa Mining Unrest Far from Over Voice of

    Sep 12, 2012· Labor unrest is threatening to spread across South Africa's mining sector after a firebrand youth leader called for workers across the nation to make the mines "ungovernable." At

  • South Africa mining unrest impacts ANC Global Public

    Sep 05, 2012· South Africa mining unrest impacts ANC. By John Campbell, CFR. September 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm Reply. Go educate yourselves you ignorant yanks! I am 30 years old, I work my butt off for $823 a month, I will never be able to afford my own home or a car or support a family! Where are these rich whites everyone keeps yelling about, because

  • Protests in South Africa Wikipedia
    OverviewEscalation of Popular ProtestsRebellion of the Poor/Municipal Revolts/Ring of FireProtest by trade unionsProtest by workers organised outside trade unionsCurtailment of the right to protestNotable protestsNotable post-apartheid protest campaigns

    South Africa has been dubbed "the protest capital of the world", with one of the highest rates of public protests in the world. It is often argued that the rate of protests has been escalating since 2004, However Steven Friedmanargues that the current wave of protests stretches back to the 1970s. The rate of protests "rose dramatically in the first eight months of 2012" and it was reported that there 540 protests in the provinc

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  • Platinum up on South African mine unrest, gold flat Reuters

    Sep 12, 2012· September 12, 2012 / 12:56 AM / 7 years ago. Platinum up on South African mine unrest, gold flat widening the labor unrest sweeping the country’s mines. South Africa

  • UPDATE 2-S.Africa police fire teargas as mine unrest

    Sep 03, 2012· * Four injured in unrest at Gold One mine "shoot-out" Discover Thomson Reuters. Financial Government Solutions Legal Reuters News Agency Risk Management Solutions Tax & Accounting Blog:

  • 4 shot at South African gold mine in latest unrest

    Sep 03, 2012· Dow 30 21,052.53 -360.91 (-1.69%) 4 shot at South African gold mine in latest unrest. Michelle Faul, Associated Press. Associated Press. September 3, 2012. South Africa's mining unrest

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  • 4 gold miners imjured in latest unrest Africa Gulf News

    South Africa’s mining unrest reached a bloody climax on Augut 16 when police shot 112 striking workers, killing 34 of them, at a platinum mine at Marikana, northwest of Johannesburg.

  • Marikana Massacre 16 August 2012 South African History

    Aug 16, 2012· On 16 August 2012, the South African Police Service (SAPS) opened fire on a crowd of striking mineworkers at Marikana, in the North West Province. The police killed 34 mineworkers, and left 78 seriously injured. Following the open fire assault 250 of the miners were arrested.

  • Mining unrest threatens S.Africa growth c.bank Reuters

    Oct 30, 2012· PRETORIA, Oct 30 (Reuters) South Africa’s economic growth is likely to take a hit in the second half of this year from the worst mining unrest since apartheid, but the inflation outlook

  • South African Labor Unrest And Its Impact On Platinum

    Oct 15, 2012· South African Labor Unrest And Its Impact On Platinum Group Metal Prices. Oct. 15, 2012 1:26 PM ET The recent strikes in the South African mining sector could have numerous consequences beyond

  • Marikana Massacre 16 August 2012 South African History

    Aug 16, 2012· On 16 August 2012, the South African Police Service (SAPS) opened fire on a crowd of striking mineworkers at Marikana, in the North West Province. The police killed 34 mineworkers, and left 78 seriously injured. Following the open fire assault

  • Funerals of slain South African miners held as unrest

    Sep 03, 2012· Funerals of slain South African miners held as unrest spreads By Julie Hyland 3 September 2012 Burials for most of the 34 platinum miners

  • South Africa to Charge Miners in Deadly Unrest The New

    Aug 31, 2012· Aug. 30, 2012; LUANDA, Angola — Two weeks after the police opened fire on a crowd of 3,000 workers engaged in a wildcat strike at a platinum mine near Johannesburg, killing 34 people in the

  • Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners

    Sep 03, 2012· South Africa is to begin freeing 270 strikers whose colleagues were shot dead by police, after murder charges against them were suspended. South Africa to release unrest miners. 3 September 2012.

  • Platinum slated to gain more on S. Africa unrest MarketWatch

    Sep 14, 2012· Platinum slated to gain more on S. Africa unrest By Mineworkers take part in a march outside the Anglo American mine in South Africa's North West Province, September 12, 2012.

  • Fresh unrest hits S.Africa platinum belt despite strike

    South African police fired rubber bullets at protesters Wednesday at a top platinum mine, a day after Lonmin workers called off a deadly strike that sparked copy-cat protests. Fresh unrest

  • Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners

    Sep 03, 2012· Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners. Energy100fm. September 3, 2012 6:09 am. Author: South African media reports suggest some of the mine workers have decided to hold their own inquiry into the killings, which would create more embarrassment for Mr Zuma, says our correspondent.

  • Unrest in S Africa fuels fears for economy Financial Times

    Sep 13, 2012· September 13, 2012 Print this page. 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

  • South Africa acts on mine unrest The Hindu BusinessLine

    Mar 12, 2018· South African police barred firebrand Julius Malema from a rally of striking miners today, as President Jacob Zuma warned that the country could ill-afford a recession over mine

  • Protesters in Nigeria say its in retaliation for

    Feb 23, 2017· In Nigeria, protesters have attacked and vandalized the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja. The move is apparent in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa

  • The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

    Reuters, 2012). Within the mining sector, the gold mining industry in South Africa not only holds historical value but has also contributed on average 21.1% per annum of the mining income to the GDP from 2002 to 2011 thus making it an important economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012). The South African unionised

  • Mining and minerals in South Africa

    Aug 16, 2012· South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African mining companies are key players in the global industry. Kumba Iron Ore’s massive operations in the Northern Cape include Sishen Mine and Kolomela Mine.

  • ANALYSIS: S.Africa's mining crisis may lead to more unrest

    Sep 05, 2012· South Africa's mining industry is being sucked into a vicious circle as labour unrest spreads from platinum to gold with steep wage demands neither sector can afford. September 5, 2012

  • Fresh unrest hits S.Africa platinum belt despite strike

    South African police fired rubber bullets at protesters Wednesday at a top platinum mine, a day after Lonmin workers called off a deadly strike that sparked copy-cat protests. Fresh unrest

  • South African mining unrest spreads Financial Times

    Aug 22, 2012· South African mining unrest spreads. Platinum and gold prices surge 2012 Print this page The unrest is damaging the image of South Africa’s mining

  • S. Africa acts on mine unrest, warns on production losses

    Sep 17, 2012· S. Africa acts on mine unrest, warns on production losses. Justine Gerardy. AFP. 17 September 2012. Reblog. Share. Tweet. The former youth leader was axed from Zuma's ruling ANC party but has grabbed the spotlight of South Africa's mining unrest by using the events to fire up worker frustrations and lobby for wildcat stoppages.

  • independent south african mines -china

    Unrest hits second South African mine Africa World The Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters near a mine run by Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) yesterday, the first sign of unrest spreading after strikers at

  • Timeline of unrest in SA’s mines Moneyweb

    Sep 19, 2012· Timeline of unrest in SA’s mines . Sapa / 19 September 2012 17:05 Key events this year in South Africa’s mining industry: January 20 March 5,

  • State of alert declared as unrest spreads in South Africa

    Sep 13, 2012· State of alert declared as unrest spreads in South Africa By Chris Marsden 13 September 2012 The South African army has been put on a state of high alert amidst an escalating strike wave involving

  • Mining in SA Minerals Council South Africa

    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.

  • Unrest in S Africa fuels fears for economy Financial Times

    Sep 13, 2012· September 13, 2012 Print this page. 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

  • Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners

    Sep 03, 2012· Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners. Energy100fm. September 3, 2012 6:09 am. Author: South African media reports suggest some of the mine workers have decided to hold their own inquiry into the killings, which would create more embarrassment for Mr Zuma, says our correspondent.

  • Timeline of the Marikana Massacre 2012 2013 South

    Aug 16, 2012· 15 September, South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members are on standby at Nkaneng Informal settlement in Marikana. 18 September, Workers at Marikana secure pay increases of between 11 and 22%, and agree to end the strike. 20 September, As the Marikana miners return to work, unrest continues at Amplats mines in Rustenburg, where

  • The future of mining in South Africa

    Mar 06, 2019· President Cyril Ramaphosa in January 2019. Credit: South African Government. However, both the industry’s platinum production and GDP contribution have been in decline for a number of years, and as the country struggles with depleting mineral reserves, trade union unrest and legal confusion, the South African mining industry has been dubbed a “sunset industry”, one in a

  • The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

    Reuters, 2012). Within the mining sector, the gold mining industry in South Africa not only holds historical value but has also contributed on average 21.1% per annum of the mining income to the GDP from 2002 to 2011 thus making it an important economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012). The South African unionised

  • Study examines impact of strikes on S African economy

    In light of recent labour unrest at Sasol and other large companies in South Africa, the Mandela Initiative states that its intensive research into the topic of strikes and labour unrest has come

  • Protesters in Nigeria say its in retaliation for

    Feb 23, 2017· In Nigeria, protesters have attacked and vandalized the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja. The move is apparent in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa