causes of strikes in the mining industry of south africa

Analysis of sustainability and the investment crisis in South African ...

crisis in the South African platinum mining industry. The paper is ... In August 2012 a wildcat strike took place at a platinum mine in the Marikana area, South Africa, which was ... the true root causes are understood that the A3 problem-.

The Strike That Brought South Africa's Platinum Mining Industry To ...

Feb 7, 2015 ... The Strike That Brought South Africa's Platinum Mining Industry To Its ... and believes there was more to the reasons for the strike action than...

Strike season and its impact on the economy - KPMG South Africa ...

Nov 6, 2013 ... After the strike season in certain industries in South Africa, we got a ... and mining strikes, burdensome regulations, and infrastructure gaps have held ... that it will cause change. strikes deprive the economy of being in a better...

SA one of the world's most violent, strike-prone ... - Mining Weekly

Aug 6, 2014 ... South Africa has one of the highest rates of industrial action, with its strikes ... “We need to get to the underlying causes of the strike action and...

South African Economy, Global Metal Markets Could Take Months ...

Jun 4, 2014 ... A historic mining strike has crippled the South African economy and is ... It's been enough to cause a 0.6 percent contraction in South Africa's...

The heavy toll of coal mining in South Africa - Al Jazeera English

Apr 2, 2015 ... South Africa's coal-powered energy sector brings environmental ... "Acid mine drainage," said Matthews Hlabane from the Southern African ... The study suggested that the pollution levels are the cause of more than 2,000 premature deaths per year in South Africa. ... Coal miners strike deal in South Africa.

More South Africa Labor Disputes Erupt After Mining Gains ...

Jul 2, 2014 ... More South African Strikes Erupt After Mining Gains ... of South Africa poses further peril for South Africa's economy. ... “If the strike goes on for too long and causes electricity disruptions, they could lose public support.”...

The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes and what are ...

Oct 10, 2012 ... The hard truth of South Africa's mining industry is that it is characterised by the stringent, inflexible economics of being global commodity price...

Platinum Mining: Protracted Strike by South African Workers | Global ...

Jun 16, 2014 ... Platinum Mining: Protracted Strike by South African Workers ... for the nationalization of the mining and agricultural industries in South Africa.

“Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons for the ...

... the causes and wider implications and lessons for the mining industry in Africa” ... strike by workers at a Lonmin mine in the Marikana area in South Africa...

Effects of the Mining Strikes on the South African Economy ...

Jul 18, 2014 ... Mining production decreased by 6,5% year-on-year in May 2014, reports Statistics SA. The crippling strike action that began on 23 January in...

South Africa's mining strike season beckons - Mineweb

Mar 24, 2015 ... South Africa's mining strike season beckons ... Not afraid to strike ... talks in the platinum sector have continued without any serious cause for...

Why South Africa's Mining Strikes Are Symptoms Of A Much Bigger ...

Sep 11, 2012 ... The economic effect of the South African Mining Strikes. ... hampering a sector which has been in decline for decades for various reasons. SA...

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

Nov 12, 2014 ... The labour strike in South Africa's platinum sector that started on 23 ..... industry; the available level is low because the strike causes capital to...

SA one of the world's most violent, strike-prone countries

Aug 6, 2014 ... South Africa has one of the highest rates of industrial action, with its strikes ... hours – 16-million of these in the mining sector – as a result of 99 strikes, ... “We need to get to the underlying causes of the strike action and start...

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

Oct 24, 2014 ... Workers are also allowed by legislation to embark on strikes when disputes ... The South African mining industry shed 20,000 jobs in the 12...

SA economy dealt fresh blow by mining job cut | Fin24

Jul 24, 2015 ... SA economy dealt fresh blow by mining job cut ... Marikana mine where 34 workers were shot dead by police during a wildcat strike in 2012,...

2014 South African platinum strike

See also: 2007 South Africa miners' strike and Marikana miners' strike ... Meanwhile, other costs have risen, putting pressure on the mining industry. In 2013...

View/Open - University of Zululand Institutional Repository

Impact and Management ofStrike Action in South African Mining. Industry", is my ... record low production figures in the mining industry in the last five years. Prior to the 1994 ..... Table 6.15: Causes of strike in the workplace. 253. Table 6.16:...

Mining strikes shrink South Africa's economy - CNBC.com

May 28, 2014 ... Months of mining strikes in South Africa sent its economy into contraction in the first quarter, and with no end in sight, the outlook remains bleak.