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  • Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922

    Key Players. During the 1922 strike, Smuts at first attempted to get the owners and miners to negotiate a settlement. When this attempt failed, he decided to use force against the striking workers and declared martial law. The 1922 Rand Revolt hurt Smuts politically,

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  • South African gold miners go on strike

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South African gold miners are striking for higher wages in the latest blow to a once-robust industry. The strike started Tuesday evening and the National Union of Mineworkers, which says it represents more than 80,000 miners in the gold sector, says the protest will continue until its demands are met.

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  • In South Africa, Police Fire on Striking Mineworkers

    Aug 16, 2012In South Africa, Police Fire on Striking Mineworkers. The horrific images and the carnage reminded many of the events that took place during South Africa's apartheid era.

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  • South Africa: Striking Miners Come to Cape Town

    May 29, 2014North West province mineworkers striking for better salaries are lobbying with the power of film to gain support for their cause countrywide.

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  • South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms

    At least 15 mining firms in South Africa have received notices of strikes to be held next week in support of colleagues at Sibanye-Stillwater who downed tools over wages and job cuts, Minerals

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  • Striking miners killed by security forces in South Africa

    Striking miners killed by security forces in South Africa Earlier today at least seven striking miners have been gunned down and killed by security forces at South African platinum mine. The killings are the latest in a long line of deaths during a strike that is complicated by a bitter and violent inter-union dispute over membership numbers.

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  • Striking miners suffer from dire conditions underground

    Jun 25, 2019Sleeping on concrete floors with no proper sanitation and water; these are some of the conditions experienced by the 290 miners who are staging

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    Chest X-rays and mobile clinics across Southern Africa: the mammoth task after the landmark R5bn mining settlement 2019-07-26 17:24 The six companies will payout R5bn in claims and miners will receive between R70 000 and R500 000, depending on which of four categories they fall into.

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  • Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946

    Synopsis. In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union (AMWU) in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the country's Witwatersrand gold producing region. The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920. Nearly 100,000 black

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  • Police crack down on striking South African miners

    Sep 15, 2012South African Police used stun grenades to disperse a gathering of hundreds of people in the latest crackdown on striking miners.

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  • South Africa Miners: Latest News, Photos, Videos on South

    Oct 11, 2012'South Africa Miners' - 9 News Result (s) South African police have killed two more people in a crackdown on striking miners, labour advocates said on Thursday, with the victims being a ruling party municipal councillor who died of injuries from a rubber

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  • South Africa: Striking miners 'thought they were

    Aug 21, 2012Striking workers at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, where 34 people were killed by police gunfire, were given muti, or traditional medicine, for protection.

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  • Miners Strikes Shake Neo

    A little over three months ago in Marikana, South Africa, police attacked a picket line of mineworkers striking against the Lonmin platinum company. As a result, 34 strikers were killed and 78 were wounded.

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  • Black Mine Union Ends Strike in South Africa

    What broke the strike, however, was the move by Gold Fields of South Africa Ltd. to dismiss 5,000 miners at its Deelkraal Gold Mine near Carletonville, 70 miles west of Johannesburg.

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  • South African police reportedly fire on striking miners

    Police opened fire Thursday on striking mine workers at a South African platinum mine, killing at least seven protesters, according to media reports.

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  • mining strike in south africa

    South African gold miners go on strike BBC News (99+ customer review) Sep 03, 2013 Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand for higher pay.

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  • Gypsum Miners Strike Deal In South africa

    Striking South African miners, company reach deal CNN. 2012-09-18 The strike at the S. African platinum mine where 34 miners were killed last month in a clash with police is ending and employees will go back to work Thursday.

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  • South African police kill dozens of striking miners

    South African police opened fire on a group of striking workers at a platinum mine on Thursday, in one of the deadliest days of protest since the apartheid era.

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  • Striking South Africa miners fired by platinum producer

    Oct 05, 2012JOHANNESBURG — Anglo American Platinum fired 12,000 striking miners Friday for staging an unlawful strike that is one of several that are

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  • Striking miners killed by police leaves South Africa in

    Aug 17, 2012MARIKANA, South Africa. The police killing of 34 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule cut to the quick of South Africa's psyche on Friday, with searching questions asked of its post-apartheid soul.

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  • Coal miners wage strike looming

    Nov 09, 2017Coal miners wage strike looming. Members of the South African National Union of Mineworkers from the Gold mining sector, demonstrate in front of the South Africa Chamber of Mines as they hand over a memorandum to its leadership on September 5, 2015 in Johannesburg. Members of the South African National Union of Mineworkers from

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  • Sibanye

    Miners demand a salary increase of 1000 rand. According to the representative of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) Joseph Mathunjwa, workers hope that the Minerals Council of South Africa will be favorable to them.

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  • South Africa miners to continue strike

    South Africa miners to continue strike. Miners have said they have been threatened by striking miners with death if they go back into the shafts. About 3,000, mostly rock drill operators, of Lonmin's 28,000 South African workforce walked off their jobs. They were

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  • South Africa Marikana: Striking miners march

    Sep 05, 2012About 3,000 stick-wielding workers at South Africa's violence-hit Marikana mine have marched to gain support for their wage strike. It is the biggest demonstration at

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  • South Africa Cops Fire at Striking Miners

    Aug 16, 2012Police surround the bodies of striking miners after opening fire on a crowd at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo)

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  • Striking South African Miners Charged with Murder After

    Aug 31, 2012South African Miners Strike a Challenge to ANC The ANC and the South African Deal with Monopoly Capitalism Mass Murder of Miners and Neo-Liberalism in South Africa

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