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  • South African gold miners ease some ... - The Globe and Mail

    The vast majority of South Africa’s biggest gold mines have been severely affected by a national strike that began on Tuesday night by nearly 80,000 mine workers ...

  • Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines - Yahoo News

    By Ed Stoddard. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening ...

  • History of South Africa's Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 ...

    The miners were members of the African Mine ... all African mine workers would embark ... “that the wealth of Reef gold mines lies not in the richness of ...

  • A century of migrant labour in the gold mines of South Africa

    A century of migrant labour in the gold mines of South Africa took place all over southern Africa4, with stringent health checks before miners were accepted.

  • Cornish Miners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mines in South ...

    Cornish Miners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mines in South Africa, c. 1890-1904 Published in Cornish History Introduction The economy and society of southern Africa was ...

  • Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia, the free ...

    Mining in South Africa has been the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy, after Nigeria. Large scale ...

  • South African miners trapped in Doornkop Gold Mine fire ...

    Rescue workers in South Africa trying to nine miners still trapped underground following a fire at a gold mine west of Johannesburg.

  • Workers With One of the Hardest Jobs in the World May ...

    Johannesburg, South Africa, sits atop the largest gold deposit in the world. The work of mining it (and the other gold reserves in the country) may rank among the ...

  • One Million Children Labor in Africa's Goldmines | PBS ...

    One Million Children Labor in Africa’s ... 30 percent to 50 percent of small-scale mine workers are ... Child labor in the gold mines here is so prevalent ...

  • Mining Jobs in Africa - CareerMine - InfoMine

    Mining jobs found in Africa. Get daily mining job alerts. New mining job vacancies on CareerMine.

  • South Africa's gold mine crisis - BBC News

    As tense wage negotiations open in South Africa's gold mining sector, is the industry beset with soaring production costs heading for the dumps?

  • Homosexuality on S.Africa Gold Mines

    Homosexuality on South African Gold Mines. A close look at the culture of homosexuality throughout South African gold mines demonstrates the ways in which Black South ...

  • South Africa’s Gold Miners Begin Wage Talks - WSJ

    Wage negotiations in South Africa’s gold mining sector have got under way, with unions demanding as much as double workers’ current wages.

  • Wage strike hits South Africa gold mines - Al Jazeera English

    Related S Africa mine workers demand higher wages. Gold mining unions demand increases of up to 150 percent, but mining executives say it is unrealistic.

  • West Africa: A Look at Gold Mining in Ghana, Mali and ...

    When it comes to gold extraction, West Africa has made itself known a gold mining hot spot with several companies exploring and mining the region’s significant gold ...

  • Justice for Southern African Gold Miners - ACTSA

    Thousands of ex gold miners are suffering from silicosis after working in South African mines. ACTSA supports the calls of National Union of Mineworkers South Africa ...

  • South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

    South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's economy' ... nor can we tell the workers ... The gold mining companies are the London-listed ...

  • South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

    Media caption Some of the gold miners about life at Driefontein mine near Johannesburg. Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for ...

  • South African Union Wants to Double Basic Pay at Gold ...

    South Africa’s second-biggest gold-mining union demanded more than double the basic wages for entry-level workers. “Mineworkers are enslaved across the country ...

  • counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease

    African Affairs, 108/431, 221–240 doi: 10.1093/afraf/adn085 C Advance Access Publication 22 January 2009 COUNTING THE COST: GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE IN

  • South African Gold Mining Stocks Sell Off Amid More Worker ...

    South African Gold Mining Stocks Sell Off Amid ... shift for South Africa and gold mining stocks in ... Mining Stocks Sell Off Amid More Worker Violence, ...

  • 1946 African Mine Workers Strike | South African History ...

    1946 African Mine Workers Strike . Related articles. Topics . ... Their main enemy was the Chamber of Mines, a body of men who owned the rich gold mines.

  • Mandela and Zuma gold mine 'exploiting workers' - BBC News

    A South African gold mining company owned by members of the Mandela and Zuma families is accused of exploiting its political connections to avoid ...

  • Birth of the African Mine Workers’ Union | South African ...

    J.B.Marks. The 1946 mine workers' strike was led by the African Mine Workers Union, whose president was J.B.Marks, he was also a leader in the South African Communist ...

  • SA gold miners face repeat of brutal 2014 platinum strike ...

    SA gold miners face repeat of brutal 2014 platinum strike. ... for gold mine workers to ... largest listed gold mining companies. While South Africa's gold ...

  • Gold Mining and Labor Concerns & Rights - South Africa & China

    Dirty gold mining is widespread and largely unregulated, often favoring profits of large corporations over local workers rights. Poor safety standards in gold mining ...

  • The African Miners` Strike Of 1946

    The African Miners` Strike Of 1946. ... the African mine workers of the Witwatersrand came out on strike in support of a ... a body of men who owned the rich gold mines.

  • Gold Mining Companies in Africa - Viva Workers

    Gold Mining Companies in Africa: Workers’ Experiences Prepared by Herbert Jauch for the African Labour Research Network (ALRN) March 2007 Table of Contents

  • 1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike - Wikipedia, the ...

    African Mine Workers' Union. In 1941 a miners' conference was called by the Transvaal Provincial Committee of the African National Congress. The conference was ...

  • Gold Mines Targeted by AMCU Union Strike Threat Over Pay

    His union’s demand for basic monthly pay at gold mines of 12,500 rand ($1,150) a month for entry-level workers “unsettled capitalists,” Mathunjwa said.

  • New strike hits South African gold mine - CNN.com

    Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15,000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job.

  • 8,100 South African mine workers fired - CNN.com

    Operators of a South African gold mine fired 8,100 striking workers after they did not return to work. Some 15,000 workers at Gold Fields Limited's KDC ...

  • South African Gold Mine Collapse: As Many As 200 Workers ...

    South African rescuers are trying to reach as many as 200 illegal miners reported trapped underground in a suburb just east of Johannesburg Sunday.

  • Things Are About to Get Rough in South Africa's Gold ...

    Things Are About to Get Rough in South Africa's Gold Mining Industry Less than six months after the last bout of mining strikes, AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony ...

  • South Africa Gold Mines And Workers: Battle Looms Over ...

    From ReutersIf South Africa's gold miners strike over wages next week, the loss of output will drag down companies already being crushed between rising costs and ...

  • South Africa gold mines offer 4% wage hike | Fox News

    The gulf between South African gold mines and labour unions negotiating a new wage deal was brutally exposed Monday, with an initial industry offer of four ...

  • GEOG 3104 project 2010 Effects of Mining in Africa

    History of gold mining in South Africa : Gold was discovered in the Transvaal region (now the Free State amd North West regions) of South Africa in 1886, just fifteen ...