The Gold Miners Strike On The Rand

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Strong rand spoiling the gold rally for SA mines | Fin24

Jan 26, 2018· Nairobi - For South African gold miners, it’s both the best and worst of times. The metal started the year with a bang, rising more than 4% to the highest since August 2016. But an equally impressive rally in the rand means that South Africa-focused producers are likely to …

Sibanye-Stillwater platinum miners go on strike, expecting ...

The desire to receive a higher salary prompted platinum miners at the Sibanye-Stillwater enterprises in the Rustenburg region and their colleagues in the gold mining sector to go on strike. Protests have been going on for more than ten weeks. Miners demand a salary increase of 1000 rand. According to the representative of the Association […]

The Sinking South African Rand And Gold Miner ETFs ...

Oct 16, 2012· A crumbling rand has real implications for investors holding gold miner funds. A massive strike at platinum mines in South Africa has set off a domino effect, inspiring similar strikes at ...

The lead-up to the 1922 Rand Revolt - Mining Weekly

The premium of 30 shillings per ounce of gold gave a new lease of life for South Africa’s gold mining industry, particularly since many of the mines had struggled to make a profit at the height ...

South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo - BBC News

Sep 21, 2012· South Africa gold miners on strike at Anglo ... than double to 12,500 rand ($1,513; £935) a month. The strike comes a day after miners at the …

Rand Rebellion - Wikipedia

The Rand Rebellion (or Rand Revolt, or Second Rand Revolt) was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the Labour Party, was one of the leaders of the strike. Following a drop in the world price of gold from 130 shillings (£6 10s) a fine troy ounce in ...

South Africa Gold Fields workers 'end strike' - BBC News

Oct 19, 2012· Nearly all the 15,000 South African gold miners who faced dismissal for going on an illegal strike report for duty, their company says. ... with the rand losing value and its …

Weak rand a double-edged sword for miners in SA | Fin24

Mar 13, 2015· Johannesburg/London - The sliding rand is a double-edged sword for mining companies in South Africa, with cost inflation, wage claims and potential labour unrest outweighing the gains that exporters traditionally derive from domestic currency weakness. The drop in the rand…

South Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement ...

Mar 11, 2018· South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand ($420 million) in provisions for, a ...

STRIKE IN RAND ENDED; South African Gold Miners Win ...

A version of this archives appears in print on March 23, 1946, on Page 6 of the New York edition with the headline: STRIKE IN RAND ENDED; South African Gold Miners Win Inquiry on Union Officers ...

South Africa's No. 2 Gold Miners' Union Plans Strike ...

Oct 11, 2015· The second-biggest union for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, is ready to strike for higher wages, the group indicated at …

South African miners strike for higher wages, 1946 ...

Workers at 32 of the 45 mines on the Rand had participated in the strike. Hundreds of workers were arrested, tried, imprisoned, or deported. A total of 1,248 miners on strike were wounded and nine were killed. Although the strike failed to force a raise in wages, it was noted to have been a historical event that catalyzed the Anti-Apartheid ...

Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

The Rand Rebellion was a widespread strike amongst miners in the Witwatersrand area of the Transvaal Province in the former Union of South Africa. 2007 strike. In 2007 the South African National Union of Mineworkers, which represents the nation's mineworkers, engaged in a series of talks with the Chamber of Mines, an industry group. The ...

The Rand Revolt | The Observation Post

The narrative that many South Africans understand of The Rand Revolt today is one linked to Jan Smuts, sending tanks and aeroplanes to brutally repress a miners strike murdering his own kind – white South Africans, and it is a narrative his opposition, the National Party, used repeatedly to criticise Smuts for political expediency for decades.

Miners lead JSE lower as market eyes US earnings

7 days ago· A firmer rand and softer commodity prices are weighing on local miners, but trading is expected to be subdued this week as Friday is a holiday ... which has faced a five-month strike at its gold ...

Central Rand Gold workers on strike over wages

Negotiations for yearly wage increases at Johannesburg-based miner Central Rand Gold (CRG) have ended in a dead lock, with the employees embarking on a strike. The company on Wednesday said it …

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

Jan 15, 2019· JOHANNESBURG – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Monday, gave notice of its intention to embark on secondary strike action at Sibanye-Stillwater’s platinum operations around Rustenburg in support of the current strike at the mine’s gold operations on the West Rand and in the Free State.

Gold miners want payments in rand - Bulawayo24 News

Gold miners want payments in rand. by Staff reporter 03 Mar 2019 at 10:51hrs | Views SMALL-scale miners say the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) should consider paying them using the rand given that ...

Rand Rebellion 1922 | South African History Online

The Rand Rebellion of 1922 was an armed uprising that is also referred to as the Rand Revolt or Red Revolt. It occurred during a period of economic depression following World War I, when mining companies were faced with rising costs and a fall in the price of gold.

Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913 | Global Nonviolent ...

After hiring non-union miners, it reopened the mine on 11 June 1913. General J.C. Smuts, a former minister of mines in South African and the current Minister of Defense and Finance and the acting minister of Justice in South Africa met with the strike committee on 19 and 22 June 1913 but was unwilling to concede to their demands.