Recent Strikes in South Africa''s Platinum-Group Metal ...

2013-9-6 · Northam Platinum Ltd. of South Africa produced about 8,600 kg of PGMs at the Zondereinde Mine in 2011 compared with 8,200 kg in 2010. The company planned further increases in output in 2012. Aquarius Platinum Ltd. of South Africa operates the Everest Mine and has joint-venture agreements with Amplats for the Kroondal and the Marikana Mines.

SAfrica power crisis halts gold, platinum mining | Reuters

2008-1-25 · South Africa''s three top gold producers and the world''s biggest platinum miner suspended production at all their mines in the country on Friday due to a power crisis, helping send precious metal ...

SAfrica: Lonmin halts new shaft amid strike

2012-9-17 · Lonmin PLC platinum producer says it is halting work on a new shaft and will not require 1,200 contract workers as a bloody and bitter strike at its Marikana mine in South Africa…

End in sight for South Africa platinum mining strike ...

A South African miners'' strike that has crippled the world''s top platinum producers for more than five months appeared at an end on Monday as a union leader said the dispute was "officially ...

Platinum Markets Rocked After South Africa Mining Strike ...

2021-8-1 · MARIKANA, South Africa — The world''s frenetic, slick commodities exchanges have little in common with the dusty hilltop outside South Africa''s Lonmin platinum mine, where police shot dead 34 ...

Smokey Hills strike halts most operations

2010-3-3 · [miningmx ] — PLATINUM Australia, the Australian exploration firm developing platinum projects in South Africa, on Wednesday reported that strike action at its Smokey Hills mine in South Africa has halted almost all operations at the mine.

South African Platinum Miners Agree to End Strike

2014-6-24 · Text. JOHANNESBURG—South Africa''s main platinum mining union said Monday that its members agreed to a wage settlement that will end a five-month strike, the …

Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike ...

2019-2-28 · The world''s biggest platinum miners won a reprieve after a South African court reserved judgment on whether to block a week-long industry strike that was scheduled to start Thursday night.

South Africa platinum strike: Mine bosses threaten layoffs ...

2014-4-5 · South Africa platinum strike: Mine bosses threaten layoffs. Efforts by South Africa''s government, led by the African National Congress, to initiate mediation between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and the mine owners failed, leaving no end in sight to the platinum mining strike. The recent strike, after nearly two years ...

Platinum miners strike in South Africa

2014-1-23 · January 23, 2014, 9:45 AM. RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) — Tens of thousands of platinum miners in South Africa went on strike Thursday, demanding higher wages in a protest that is disrupting one of the country''s major industries. Protesters from the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union sang and danced outside one mine shaft in ...

South Africa platinum strike ''over''

2014-6-23 · A five-month platinum strike in South Africa is "officially over", says the leader of the union behind the strike, as it accepts a wage deal.

Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike | South ...

2014-1-24 · 18. 18. Tens of thousands of platinum miners went on strike in South Africa on Thursday, seeking higher wages and disrupting one of the country''s major …

Strike halts Lonmin platinum mine | Miningreview

2008-11-13 · Lonmin''s Limpopo platinum mine Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW — 13 November 2008 – Both union and company officials have confirmed that a strike over a pay dispute by more than 2 000 union members has halted production at a mine owned by Lonmin plc – the world''s third largest platinum producer.. Reuters quotes Lonmin as saying that the mine was relatively small ...

Strike halts South Africa gold mine

Strike halts South Africa gold mine. By AAP. ... Gold Fields mines have also been hit by a labour stoppage, as well as big players in the platinum, coal, chrome and transport sectors.

Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike

2014-1-23 · Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike. Close. The largest union in South Africa''s platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest since the 2012 Marikana massacre in which ...

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

2015-4-14 · Keywords: Platinum mining strike, computable general equilibrium, UPGEM . 1. Introduction . The labour strike in South Africa''s platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country''s largest and most expensive in history. The dispute regarding wages and conditions of

The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South ...

In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa''s platinum industry. The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions.The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South ...

South Africa: Recent strike at Impala Platinum Mine in ...

2012-3-6 · The recent militant strike by the miners at the Impala Platinum Mine has highlighted how far the present NUM leadership is lagging behind the mood of the workers. The contradictions that had been brewing beneath the surface at Impala Platinum Mine, in Rustenburg, came to the public''s attention on the 12th January 2012 when rock drill operators (RDOs) refused to work.

Wildcat Strike Halts Lonmin Mine Operations in S Africa ...

2013-5-13 · South Africa: Workers Strike At Lonmin SAPA, 14 May 2013. Mining operations at Lonmin''s platinum mine in Rustenburg, in North West, were suspended on Tuesday, the company said.

AngloGold halts South Africa operations | Financial Times

South Africa is home to about 80 per cent of the world''s proven platinum reserves. Its gold production has declined over the past two decades as the sector has matured, but it remains the fifth ...

South Africa platinum miners to strike

2014-1-21 · South Africa platinum miners to strike. On Monday, members of the Association for Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) in South Africa issued mining companies with notices to go on strike ...

South African company fires 12,000 striking miners | CNN

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South ...

2014-11-28 · the strike to disappear. We conduct our analysis using a dynamic CGE model of South Africa. JEL codes: C68, J52 Keywords: Platinum mining strike, computable general equilibrium, UPGEM 1 Introduction The labour strike in South Africa''s platinum sector that started on 23 January 2014 became the country''s largest and most expensive in history ...

2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in ...

2014-10-24 · 2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in South Africa In democratic South Africa, the government allows citizens to express dissatisfaction through peaceful demonstrations. Workers are also allowed by legislation to embark on strikes when disputes with their employers arise.

UPDATE 2-Lonmin says strike halts SAfrica platinum mine ...

2008-11-12 · UPDATE 2-Lonmin says strike halts SAfrica platinum mine. By . 3 Min Read ... South Africa''s biggest mineworker union said the strike started on Tuesday evening, and would last until a …

South Deep mine halts gold production due to strike action

2018-11-5 · JSE/NYSE-listed Gold Fields has halted production at its South Deep mine as a result of strike action by the National Union of Mineworkers, which started on the afternoon of 2 November 2018.. Gold Fields confirms that only limited essential services teams are working at South Deep.. With the commencement of the strike …

South Africa: Lessons of the platinum miners'' strike

2014-6-16 · The longest strike in South Africa''s history has ended. For nearly five long months, platinum miners affiliated to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) held out against the arrogance and intransigence of the platinum mine bosses. On Thursday the business press broke the news that an "in principle agreement" had been reached between the platinum mines and the union.

South African strike hits platinum mines | Business and ...

2014-1-23 · Platinum production in South Africa has stopped, with up to 100,000 workers affected by a strike at three of the world''s biggest mines. Workers at Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and ...

Strike halts platinum mining in South Africa

2014-1-23 · JOHANNESBURG--Tens of thousands of platinum workers in South Africa went on strike Thursday to demand higher salaries, bringing a key part of the country''s economy to a near standstill.

South African Mine Halts Operations Due to Unrest • EBONY

2012-9-13 · The largest producer of platinum halted its operations as labor turmoil in South Africa''s mining industry disrupted gold and platinum mines. Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (AMS) Chief Executive ...

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