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Jan 22, 2019Large goldfields such as South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin are nearing the end of their life cycles. More than 40% of all the gold mined in human history came from the Witwatersrand Basin. But annual gold output in South Africa has plummetted. In 1970, South African mines produced 1,000 tons of gold. Since then, production has steadily dropped.

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Over 40 people arrested in South Africa as xenophobic

13 hours agoPolice in Johannesburg, South Africa have arrested at least 41 people following Monday's unrest in what has been deemed as xenophobic attacks on foreigners. A video shared online showed hundreds

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Unrest grows among South Africa's miners jamaicaobserver

Sep 15, 2012Unrest is spreading among the mines which furnish about one-fifth of South Africa's economy. The dissatisfied miners operate in unpleasant and often dangerous conditions.

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South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities

South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities continues By KRISTA MAHR, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses across Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, calling the violence "totally unacceptable."

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S.Africa mine unrest hits world platinum firm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 12 (Reuters) Labour unrest sweeping across South Africa's mining sector hit top world platinum producer Anglo American Platinum on Wednesday, with striking miners blockading

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South Africa Protester shot dead in Limpopo mine unrest

Residents said since the mine started operation, the community has not benefited from the mining operations despite the company's pledge to comply with South Africa's mining charter. Community leaders have been protesting on the R37 between Burgersfort and Polokwane to demand a meeting with the mine's management.

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Latest South African News IOL News

Your comprehensive source for the latest and trending South African news, analysis and video content. Stay up-to-date with current affairs events in SA!

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In South Africa's deep-level mines, the average typical volumetric airflow range is between 3 and 6 m 3 /s per kt of rock mined per month or 0.12 m 3 /s per ton mined per day (Vergne, 2014). Nonetheless, the requirements for the different mining operations varies from mine to mine and between shifts.

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South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities

South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities continues Tuesday, 3 September 2019 ( 1 hour ago ) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police have fanned out across several neighborhoods in Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, as sporadic looting and arson attacks entered its third day in South Africa.

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South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities

6 hours agoJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police have fanned out across several neighborhoods in Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, as

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S. Africa Economy Cannot Absorb More Labor Unrest

South Africa's ailing economy cannot afford more mine labor unrest, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday, as the platinum industry's main trade union served notice on the world's top

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South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities

4 hours agoSouth African police have fanned out across several neighborhoods in Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, as sporadic looting and arson attacks entered its third day in South Africa

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South African Border War Wikipedia

The South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence, and sometimes denoted in South Africa as the Angolan Bush War, was a largely asymmetric conflict that occurred in Namibia (then South West Africa), Zambia, and Angola from 26 August 1966 to 21 March 1990.

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Towards Ending Apartheid in South African Mines

Sep 16, 2011The recent launch of the state owned mining company, the African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEFMC) in South Africa, was met with stiff resistance by the foreign and minority commercial interests, who have traversed the geological terrain of that country for more than a century. Once the announcement was made, the vested interests expressed apprehension

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SA's mining industry sees steep PwC South Africa

The mining industry continues to be marred by labour unrest with four gold mining companies continued to be locked in a three-month wage 'stalemate' with unions

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Political Unrest and Safety in South Africa South Africa

We're thinking on travelling to South Africa in October 16. We'd like to drive the Garden Route from George to Cape Town, spend a few days looking around Cape Town, a few days on Safari in a private reserve in the Kruger followed by a few days at Victoria Falls .

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The Student Protests Roiling South Africa The New Yorker

Oct 21, 2016The Student Protests Roiling South Africa. On South African campuses, though, things don't look so simple. Since September, the country has been inundated with images of protesters throwing rocks and of police marching in formation, university buildings being set

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Provider of financial market data, news, analysis and research with a focus on Africa. Our goal is to deliver and provide the latest news and analysis on economies, companies and industries in the region. The platform is entirely dedicated to African stock markets with the added functionality of access to historical data that include share price, market performances, trade volume and daily news.

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South Africa Labour Unrest Spreads to Anglogold Ashanti

Sep 21, 2012Johannesburg — Labour unrest that has struck the mining sector has spread to AngloGold Ashanti with workers there embarking on a wildcat strike on Friday, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said. NUM spokesman Lesiba Seshoka said the workers have downed tools and were demanding R12,500.

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"Opportunities and challenges facing the South African

"Opportunities and challenges facing the South African Mining Industry" Presentation to the SACEA AGM By Roger Baxter, Senior Executive, Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 17 February 2011 PRESENTATION OUTLINE Mining and minerals, integral to modern society The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the

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Feasibility of Nationalising the South African Mining

It would cost South Africa R1.4 to R2 trillion to nationalise the mines which seems silly if you think South Africa has the fifth biggest mining industry in the world. This figure does not include extra running costs as well as the costs that go with running loss-running mines.

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(806120/jomaris) MINING TOUGH CHOICES Deloitte US

Tough choices facing the South African mining industry 1 Mining companies globally as well as in South Africa face signifi cant challenges, putting the industry at a crossroads. Local mining companies and mining companies strikes and unrest. This can have a significant impact on project development through costly operational

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Lonmin miners return to work as unrest spreads Reuters

Sep 20, 2012Striking miners dance and cheer after they were informed of a 22 percent wage increase offer outside Lonmin's Marikana mine, 100 km (60 miles) northwest of

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South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities

Sep 03, 2019South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities continues. by Staff Writer. September 3, 2019. in Uncategorized. 0. JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses across Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, calling the violence "totally unacceptable."

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The Minerals Council South Africa established MOSH in 2003 to focus on the adoption of leading practices aimed at addressing health and safety concerns and accelerating the progress towards achieving Zero Harm. To experience our fresh new website, please visit

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Timeline of unrest in SA's mines Moneyweb

Sep 19, 2012Timeline of unrest in SA's mines . Key events this year in South Africa's mining industry January 20 just under a week after a strike ended at another part of the same mine. September

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Mines unrest not solved by ending migrant labour Miningmx

Nov 27, 2012Migrant labour may be a contributing factor to the mines unrest in South Africa, but ending it will only cause hardship elsewhere, experts say. said Harmony's Briggs in an interview in September. Speaking at a recent junior mining conference in Johannesburg, Michael Spicer, vice-president at Business Leadership SA, said that altering the

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South African mining unrest spreads to Gold Fields

Sep 01, 2012Unrest among South African miners has spread to the world's fourth biggest gold mine. Bullion miner Gold Fields said about a quarter of its 46,000 workers have walked out in the first strike to affect South Africa 's gold mining industry since violent protest shut down London-listed Lonmin's platinum mine nearby three weeks ago.

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South African Miners to Deliver Tax Windfall After Metals

South Africa's mining industry's tax payments rose 16% to 22 billion rand ($1.5 billion) in 2018, while royalty payments surged 31% to 7.6 billion rand, according to Minerals Council South Africa.

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Strategic Minerals South African Mine Strike Spreads To

Source South Africa Wildcat Strikes Spread To More Mines (Reliability High) Comment The spreading of labor unrest has raised fears that the country could see a repeat of the stand-off with police at Lonmin's platinum mine in August that led to the shooting of 34 miners. It was South Africa's bloodiest security incident since the end of the

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