How the minersâ?T strike of 1984-85 changed Britain for …

But the mine is not forgotten. Gascoyne, a forceful 59-year-old ex-faceworker who swears a lot, was the branch secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers throughout the strike of 1984-85 and until the pit closed. The son of a communist miner, he has kept its memory alive at the Shirebrook Miners'' Welfare Social Club, founded in 1920.

Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

2021-9-13 · 1.1 What regulates mining law? South African mining law is regulated by the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (MPRDA).The MPRDA should be read together with the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA), which is the primary statute regulating the environmental aspects associated with mining.1.2 Which Government …

Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1946 | Encyclopedia

1946 Mine Workers Strike timeline 1867-1987 | South African ...27 Aug 2019 ... 1946 Mine Workers Strike timeline 1867-1987. 1867: Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley. 1867: Diamond mining...

Chronological List of African Independence

2016-8-5 · Most nations in Africa were colonized by European states in the early modern era, including a burst of colonization in the Scramble for Africa from 1880 to 1900. But this condition was reversed over the course of the next century by …

The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the …

2013-1-16 · strike by the mining workers became a climax of the more problems the workers experienced in the mining sector. The following were some of the miners'' grievances: The brutal role of employers and the mining industry In the recent years since 1994, the massive platinum boom in the Rustenburg area "has

1946 Mine Workers Strike timeline 1867-1987 | South ...

Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia

South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions ...

2007-12-5 · Dec. 5, 2007. JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 4 South Africa''s crucial mining sector was hit Tuesday by its biggest strike in two decades, as tens of thousands of workers stayed home to protest poor safety ...

South African company fires 12,000 striking miners | CNN

2012-10-6 · South African mining giant Anglo-American Platinum said Friday that it fired about 12,000 striking workers who declined to attend disciplinary hearings.

1946 African Mineworkers Strike | South African History …

1946 African Mineworkers Strike. "Two hundred thousand subterranean heroes who, by day and by night, for a mere pittance lay down their lives to the familiar ''fall of rock'' and who, at deep levels, ranging from 1,000 to 3,000 feet in the bowels …

South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

2013-9-5 · Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials c all "slave wages" and employer "arrogance," bringing one of …

Timeline of UK miners'' strike of 1984-85

1985-3-3 · Timeline of UK miners'' strike of 1984-85. LONDON -- Following is a chronology of events in Britain''s miners strike, the longest major labor dispute in the nation''s history: --- …

Numsa members down tools at Reagetswe Mining over …

2021-6-8 · Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ( Numsa ) are on strike, to force their employer, Reagetswe Mining Services, which is contracted to Impala Platinum mine at Rustenburg in the North West, to recognise their union.. Reagetswe Mining Services, has allegedly refused to deduct union affiliation fees and pay them to Numsa, as per the wish of …

When Margaret Thatcher Crushed a British Miners'' Strike ...

2020-11-16 · The failure of the 1984-85 miners'' strike helped revive the British economy, but had major implications for the future of labor unions and coal mining in Britain.

The Gold Rush Timeline

The gold rush begins. James Marshall tried to keep his discovery a secret, but word quickly spread. By August there were 4000 gold mines in the areas. November 1848. The first minted gold. The first shipments of gold sent to the mint left from San Francisco. The ship carried over $500,000 of gold. 1849.

South African miners agree wage deal to end strike

2014-6-24 · Union leaders have signed a wage deal with South Africa''s biggest platinum mining companies, ending the nation''s longest-running strike. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU ...

2012 SA mining strikes for dummies

2012-10-18 · Harmony Gold''s Kusasalethu mine has been closed for two weeks while 5,400 workers strike, costing the company between 20-25 kilograms of gold a day. Police cleared 300 strikers from Kumba Iron ...

Africanews | Latest breaking news, daily news and African ...

2011-1-11 · Find out all about latest breaking news, daily news and hot news in Africa. African politics, African business, African sports, health and technology on, also available on …

Mining Charter III

2021-11-23 · The shareholding of the Mine Community must be held in a trust created and managed by theUp MINING TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY. Mining Charter III Ownership Key insights Human Resource Development (HRD) Employment Equity O w n e r s h i p • •Must have min 50%+1 Black person shareholding, including voting rights If …

A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

As a result, mining has been marred by violence, with the Marikana Massacre of 2012 being the most recent occurrence where police killed 34 workers and injured 78. Such events are rooted in a strike led by the African Mine Workers'' Union in …

South African coal miners go on strike – Workers World

2015-10-15 · Some 30,000 South African coal miners downed their tools on Oct. 4 over a wage dispute. This strike was organized by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), a key affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, which is an ally of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. NUM has blamed the mining firm bosses for the failure ...

The General Strike 1926

2020-8-7 · The General Strike 1926. The General Strike, the only one to take place in Britain, was called on 3rd May 1926 and lasted nine days; an historic walkout by British workers representing the dissatisfaction of millions and ushering in the …

History of mining in South Africa: The key events ...

2013-1-16 · strike by the mining workers became a climax of the more problems the workers experienced in the mining sector. The following were some of the miners'' grievances: The brutal role of employers and the mining industry In the recent years since 1994, the massive platinum boom in the Rustenburg area "has

Infographic: South Africa''s Platinum belt Strike Timeline ...

2014-7-10 · Five months of striking in South Africa''s platinum belt have brought South Africa''s economy to its knees, and platinum mineworkers will never recover from the five-month strike in the platinum mining sector, says SA Communist …

The Cabinet Papers | The General Strike

2021-11-27 · The General Strike of 1926 was the largest industrial dispute in Britain''s history. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) called the strike to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for coal miners. It took place over …

Baruch Hirson: The General Strike of 1922

2003-10-29 · The trade union movement was in financial difficulties when the strike began. The SAIF and the South African Mine Workers Union were penniless and although some unions, including the Boilermakers, Reduction workers, Woodworkers and Engine drivers Unions were better placed, most were unable to provide strike pay.

SAHA

African unions were excluded from the Trade Union Council of South Africa (TUCSA) when it was formed in 1953. - Labour History Group booklet. -The 1922 White mineworkers Strike, date unknown. The Prime Minister, Jan Smuts, sent in the army. The air force dropped bombs on striking workers and there were street battles in Johannesburg.

Black History Milestones: Timeline

2018-11-16 · Black History Milestones: Timeline. In August of 1619, a journal entry recorded that "20 and odd" Angolans, kidnapped by the Portuguese, arrived in the British colony of …

AMCU strike update: A full timeline of the campaign

2019-5-2 · By JP Casey 02 May 2019. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is one of South Africa''s most influential mining …

1946 Mine Workers Strike timeline 1867-1987 | South ...

1946. They called a general strike. Nine men were killed, and seventy men were dismissed. The union was subsequently banned. The need for more cheap black labour after the Second World War led the South African government to look for migrant workers outside South Africa, mainly from Mozambique and Malawi.