mining unions in south africa

TRADE UNIONS IN AN EMERGING ECONOMY The Case of

The Union of South Africa formed in 1910 was characterized by a political partnership between Englishspeaking and Afrikaans- -speaking whites representing their mining and agricultural interests respectively The Union formally excluded the African majority from any...

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Mining Charter 2018 South African Government

South African Government govza Let s grow South Africa together...

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Labour and Mining Revolution 1886

Labour and Mining Revolution 1886-1940s The discovery of a diamond on a farm in the British controlled Cape Colony in 1867 and of gold in the Afrikaner Boer controlled Transvaal Republic transformed the agricultural-based economy into a segregated White-controlled capitalist industrial society and over the next two decades into the...

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Trade Unions and the law in South Africa

Most of the trade unions in South Africa are affiliated to one of the three main trade union centr This means that if you join a trade union at work no matter if you are in catering nursing mining teaching or any other work sector it will most likely be affiliated to a specific trade union centre...

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Labour Law Unions News in South Africa

Energy Mining Entrepreneurship Labour Law Unions News South Africa Menu judgment was handed down in the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa which declared section 1...

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South Africa 4 miners die at Impala Platinum mine

Four miners were killed in an underground fire at Impala Platinum mine near Rustenburg in South Africa The National Union of Mineworkers NUM and the Bench Marks Foundation among others have expressed concern over the company s health and safety standards at the mine arguing that the deaths could have been avoided...

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South Africa Mine responsibly and improve working

Jul 30 2018 0183 32 These are some of the questions and issues that over 50 delegates from Ghana Kenya Ivory Coast Liberia Madagascar Malawi Tanzania South Africa Uganda Zambia and Zimbabwe grappled with at a meeting on 25-26 July in Johannesburg to discuss the main findings of the Responsible Mining Index RMI 2018 assessment The delegates were drawn...

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A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the

South Africa are in these industri Platinum and related metals are in a growth phase with South Africa boasting around half or more of world production and reserv Existing mines are being expanded a new R135 billion mine is being built and several other mining...

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A competitive analysis of the South African mining industry

The research found that the mining industry is not competitive at present and will not be able to provide an environment conducive to beneficiation in South Africa Investigation further revealed that as a result of the importance placed on the elements of the model the Diamond Model is viable in a developing and dynamic environment...

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National Union of Mineworkers South Africa

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982 Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed...

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THE DECLINE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY

the mining industry has resulted in a decrease in the number of members in the mining unions in South Africa When talking of the decline in respect of trade unions such a decline cannot only be in nominal terms it must also be discussed in real terms...

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History of mining in South Africa The key events

History of mining in South Africa Early industrial developments The first mine to be constructed in what is now South Africa began operations in 1852 a copper project that would go on to form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein today Springbok in the Northern Cape province...

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Unions condemn panic as some South Africa mines restart

Unions in South Africa have condemned the panic caused by workers being called back as some mines resume while the extended nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19 continu...

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Trade Unions in South Africa Labour Guide

REGISTERED TRADE UNIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA For 31 May 2017 Information provided by the Department of Labour For more information please visit labourgovza OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF LABOUR RELATIONS LABORIA HOUSEs Private Bag x117 Pretoria 0001 / 215 Schoeman Street Pretori...

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South African platinum mine shut down after deadly union

Aug 14 2012 0183 32 South African platinum mine shut down after deadly union clashes This article is more than 8 years old Protests between rival unions at Marikana mine owned by UK-based Lonmin lead to nine deaths...

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Mining industry challenges and

The National Union of Mineworkers NUM focused on the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act MPRDA of 2002 social and labour plans and the Broad Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry...

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So Africa Mining companies take measures to fight COVID

Africa Mining companies take measures to fight COVID-19 outbreak as unions call for summit to tackle the deadly virus Mining companies have developed an action plan to soften the impact of coronavirus on the industry both for mineworkers and managers who travel extensively...

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Union Mine Rustenburg

Union Mine is located in the Rustenburg district 15km west of the Northam town in the Limpopo and North West provinces of South Africa The mine contains platinum group metals PMG The mine operates under a mining right covering a total of 119km 2 in the north-western section of the Bushveld Igneous Complex BIC which is proven as the...

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Litigation in South Africa Against GENCOR GEFCO MSAULI

A Briefing document for Trade Unions - March 2003 Background In May 2002 Thompsons were approached by the South African law firm Ntuli Noble Spoor to work with them and the mining unions in obtaining compensation for the victims of asbestos dust exposure from the South African asbestos mining industry and the activities of Gencor in particular...

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List of trade unions in South Africa and their major role

Dec 09 2020 0183 32 Kentucky Mining Institute The Mining Association of Canada Minerals Council of South Africa National Aggregates Association New South Wales Minerals Council North American Metals Council Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Salt Institute The Silver Institute Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration Women in Mining World Gold...

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South Africa union tells mineworkers to resist Harmony

Apr 28 2020 0183 32 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa NUMSA has told members not to go back to work at Harmony Gold s Target mine on Friday the union said as mines across the country prepare to restart as the COVID-19 lockdown eas As far as we know Harmony has not implemented the necessary safety steps to ensure that the workplace is safe NUMSA said in a...

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South Africa Unionist killed at Lonmin mine

Jun 03 2013 0183 32 A unionist is shot dead and another is wounded at a Lonmin-owned platinum mine in South Africa police say amid on-going tension between rival trade unions...

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Trade Unions in South Africa

In South Africa trade unions were stared towards the dusk of 19th century but the early trade unions were formed for racially white workers Thanks to continuous struggle for rights of black workers which was also part of the anti apartheid movement union registration and...

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