S.African rand weak, labour unrest ...

2012-8-29 · JOHANNESBURG – South Africa''s rand was slightly softer against the dollar at the start of Johannesburg trade on Wednesday, with labour unrest in the mining sector seen keeping it …

[PDF] Report Of The Board Of Inquiry Appointed To …

Board of Inquiry Appointed to Inquire into Labour Unrest at the Macalder-Nyanza Mines and into the Machinery for Negotiation with the Kenya Quarry and Mine Workers'' Union and published by Unknown online. This book was released on 19 September 1963 with …

Labour unrest, cost pressures impact mining industry | eNCA

2014-11-11 · Labour unrest, cost pressures impact mining industry. FILE image of an old mine shaft. JOHANNESBURG - The local mining industry experienced a significant decrease in profitability in 2014 but the ...

Labour unrest: Arrests and rubber bullets after chrome...

2021-4-10 · Labour unrest: Arrests and rubber bullets after chrome mine fails to pay wages ... It is another example of the social tensions that exist in a region where labour disputes in the mining …

Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ...

2019-10-4 · Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ''shameless lie''. Zimbabwe angrily denounced a US government decision to curb imports of diamonds from its Marange field, branding the claim the country uses forced labour at the operations "a shameless lie." "Invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour …

ZIMBABWE: Mining industry attracts child labour as …

2010-10-15 · An activist with a locally-based NGO, Coalition Against Child Labour in Zimbabwe, who declined to be identified, told IRIN the group was embarking on a nationwide survey of child labour practices with other child rights organizations. "We are aware that children are working long hours in unhygienic conditions for small wages.

Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ...

2019-10-4 · Zimbabwe angrily denounced a US government decision to curb imports of diamonds from its Marange field, branding the claim the country uses forced labour at the operations "a shameless lie." "Invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe''s diamonds from the international markets ...

Labor Unrest in South Africa, 1870-1990

Labor Unrest in South Africa, 1870-1990 Mark Beittel During the last two decades, the spectacular growth of the South African labor movement has stimulated research into ... In 1946, labor protest spread to the gold mines with a week-long strike by more than 70,000 African miners, which was ruthlessly suppressed by the police. Though the defeat ...

Labour in Colonial Zimbabwe | Social History Portal

2021-9-14 · David Johnson, World War II and the Scramble for Labour in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1939-1948.Harare: University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2000. iv + 179 pp. ISBN: 0-908307-85-3. Reviewed for EH by Laird Jones, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (December 2002).. At first glance, David Johnson''s monograph on Zimbabwean labor during the Second World War appears unlikely to …

Mining sector faces unrest and other woes

Mining sector faces unrest and other woes. THE proliferation of illegal mining incidents, community unrest are some of the problems that have increased risk in mining in South Africa the Chamber ...

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Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, South Africa Introduction and Historical Background This article is aimed at explaining and interpreting the events, causes, and the aftermath of the Marikana Massacre which happened on 16 August 2012 in South Africa.

Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ...

2019-10-5 · Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ''shameless lie''. Zimbabwe angrily denounced a US government decision to curb imports of diamonds from its Marange field, branding the claim the country uses forced labour at the operations "a shameless lie.". "Invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour …

THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: LABOUR, …

Zimbabwe''s birth (Mining in Zimbabwe, 1981, p. 25). The nation''s inde pendence was won through popular struggle but the transformation of the state mechanism into a socialist structure was significantly weakened by the conjuncture of class forces an political structures evident at the Lan caster House conference in London in 1980 (Leys, 1981, p ...

Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a ...

THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: LABOUR, CAPITAL AND T…

Labour unrest

2018-10-17 · Strikes and labour unrest have marked negative impacts on the employees themselves, the employers and their stakeholders, the government, consumers, and the economy. The negative effects on international trade include the hindrance of …

Root cause of labour unrest in mining sector much deeper ...

2012-10-15 · By Solidarity* 15 Oct 2012 23:38. It is unlikely that unreasonably low wages are at the root of labour unrest in the mining sector, trade union Solidarity said today when it released its quarterly ...

Is There Labour Right Provision To Strike In Zimbabwe In ...

2016-6-2 · Amended Labour Act(Labour Amendment Act 28: 01 No. 5 of 2015)-the new labour legislation that became effective on 26 August 2015 and had been on the cards since 2006. It is supposed to address contentious labour issues such as collective job action (labour unrest or …

Labour productivity strategies for sustainable mining in ...

2017-8-10 · 4. In Zimbabwe, our goal is to ensure that we have a sustainable mining industry where productivity levels are high and businesses are not weighed down by labour costs especially during periods of metal price dips. It is the labour productivity improvement strategies that add value to the business that form the core of my talk today.

PATTERNS OF OWNERSHIP AND LABOUR UNREST …

2021-9-2 · B-BBEE policy, was the catalyst to labour unrest in the mining sector. The first section provides a brief overview of the literature and the exclusive interview material on the progress of the B-BBEE Mining Charter. Subsequently, an analysis of black ownership in the South African mining industry is discussed, followed by

History of Labor in Zimbabwe before and after …

2016-1-17 · In 1980; the independence of Zimbabwe there was a drastic new shift in the labour movement. Change came to Zimbabwe at a very high cost. …

Harmony may shut South Africa mine after labour unrest ...

2020-10-30 · Harmony may shut South Africa mine after labour unrest. October 30, 2020. in General. Harmony Gold may shut its Kusasalethu mine, where violent labour strife killed at least two workers last year and mine managers have received death threats, the South African firm announced Monday. The company said it has launched processes "which may result ...

Chinese miner in fresh labour storm

2021-3-30 · Chinese-owned Fools Investment Mine in Hope Fountain near Bulawayo has reportedly dismissed all its underground workers without notice, prompting the trade union which represents workers to threaten to take legal action against the company. The mine was recently summoned to the National Employment Council (NEC) for the mining …

''Lockdown fuelled child labour in mines''

2021-3-18 · Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children director Taylor Nyanhete said child labour at mines and farms was rampant. "Child labour is mainly seen in …

The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the …

2013-1-16 · Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, South Africa Introduction and Historical Background This article is aimed at explaining and interpreting the events, causes, and the aftermath of the Marikana Massacre which happened on 16 August 2012 in South Africa. Furthermore, the article

labour unrest at mines in zimbabwe

Labor Unrest In S. African Mines Spreads : NPR · Sep 22, 2012 · Labor Unrest In S. African Mines Spreads. September 22 ... Following the labour unrest, ... Zimbabwe''s mines are slowly recovering from a slump in 2008 at the height of the country''s economic crisis, ...

Does Zimbabwe have forced labour in its diamond mines ...

2019-10-19 · The Marange mining region in the east of Zimbabwe is estimated to have one of the world''s richest diamond reserves and is a vital revenue earner for a country in a dire economic straits.