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  • Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike

    2019-02-28· 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.

  • Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike

    Impact of S Africa mine strike Jump to media player The largest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay Lerato Mbele reports. 23 Jan 14 Share this with Facebook

  • 2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in

    After the strike, Anglo American Platinum, Amplats, announced that it planned to sell four mines and two joint ventures because of the five-month long strike action. Those assets included Amplats’s Consolidated Union-Rustenburg mine in the North West Province, and the Pando JV in Limpopo Province which is jointly owned with platinum mining company Lonmin’s subsidiary company,

  • After the massacre: life in South Africa’s platinum mining

    2014-08-15· After the massacre: life in South Africa’s platinum mining belt Two years ago, 34 striking miners in South Africa were shot dead by security forces. The cover-up was a national scandal.

  • Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

    Diamond and gold discoveries played an important part in the growth of the early South African economy. A site northeast of Cape Town was discovered to have rich deposits of diamonds, and thousands of white and blacks rushed to the area of Kimberley in an attempt to profit from the discovery. The British later annexed the region of Griqualand West, an area which included the diamond fields. In 1868, the republic attempted to annex areas near newly discovered diamond fields, drawing protests from the nearby Briti

  • 80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living

    2014-02-02· 80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage Malema calls for South Africa mass mine strikes Duration: 2:22. Al Jazeera English 6,680 views. 2:22. Inside Story South

  • Number Of Existing Gold and Platinum Mines In South

    2013-11-01· The South African mining industry is being racked with strikes once again. Since police cracked down on striking miners at the Marikana mine, which left 34 people dead, strikes

  • South Africa girding for another platinum strike

    2016-07-10· South Africa mines are in catch 22 situation. Higher salaries, no strike overproducing then follow lower platinum prices.. Higher salaries, no strike overproducing then follow lower platinum

  • Paper Market Fuse Lit?🔥12.5K Platinum/Palladium Miners

    The world’s largest platinum and 2nd largest palladium producing nation (just behind mother Russia) will have an even bigger mining strike on its hands next week. Here’s more bullish precious metals news to add to the ongoing, almost daily record palladium price levels occurring.. News out of South Africa indicates the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will go on

  • South Africa Union Rejects Implats, Sibanye’s Wage

    2019-08-13· South Africa’s largest platinum-mining union has rejected initial wage offers from two of the world’s biggest producers and accused Sibanye Gold Ltd. of trying to provoke a strike. Sibanye’s

  • South African strike hits platinum mines News Al

    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

  • Top 10 Largest Platinum Mining Companies in the

    Top 10 Largest Platinum Mining Companies in the World . 1, Anglo American Platinum . Anglo American Platinum Limited is currently the world’s largest primary platinum producer, representing over 38% of the world’s total annual platinum supply. Anglo American Platinum, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, owns 11 mines across South Africa and in Zimbabwe.

  • 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 stone cuts, Minerals

  • Number Of Existing Gold and Platinum Mines In South

    2013-11-01· The South African mining industry is being racked with strikes once again. Since police cracked down on striking miners at the Marikana mine, which left 34 people dead, strikes

  • AMCU strikers block South Africa platinum mines

    2014-05-14· In South Africa, around a thousand stick-wielding strikers are continuing a protest that has stopped production at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in a dispute over pay. Some of the protesters

  • Platinum Minerals Council South Africa

    Platinum mining in South Africa. In South Africa, the discovery of the first platinum nuggets dates back to 1924. The geologist Hans Merensky’s follow-up work resulted in the discovery of two deposits, each around 100km in length, which became known as the Bushveld Igneous Complex. This discovery started with test work in the area around Mashishing (formerly known as Lydenburg). Based on

  • Mechanized mining could revive output in South Africa

    South Africa's labour-intensive platinum sector, plagued by strikes and labour violence, is trying to make a similar shift to mechanized mining. Canadian mining tycoon Robert Friedland, whose

  • South African Police Fire on Striking Miners The New

    2012-08-17· MARIKANA, South Africa — The police fired on machete-wielding workers engaged in a wildcat strike at a platinum mine here on Thursday, leaving