Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.
Striking miners at a Lonmin-owned platinum mine in South Africa have agreed to return to work on Thursday, after agreeing a new pay deal.
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It was in that context of popular discontent and nationwide political protest that South Africa's largest-ever mineworkers strike took place.
The world's largest platinum producer sacks 12,000 striking South African miners and a union leader is shot dead in the country's latest unrest.
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Leaders of South Africa's platinum mines have said the nine-week long strike by workers has caused 'irreparable' damage and cost the sector nearly $1bn.
Oct 19, 2012 · Miners ended a strike at South African bullion producer Gold Fields on Friday, while President Jacob Zuma pledged to speed up investment to ease grievances fuelling the worst labor unrest since apartheid.
Aug 17, 2012 · South African police officers killed 34 miners who charged them at a Lonmin PLC platinum mine, authorities said Friday, as a national newspaper warned that a time bomb ticking over poor South Africans has exploded.
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Platinum is the main metal which is mined in the Marikana mine.. First protests. On 10 August 2012, rock drillers initiated a wildcat strike in pursuit of a pay raise to 12,500 South African rand per month, a figure which amounted to tripling of their monthly salaries (from approx. US$500 to $1,500).
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A mass shooting of platinum miners in South Africa is a reminder that our precious metals come from some pretty unstable places.
South African police shot dead 34 striking workers at platinum mine last week, setting off a wave of protests. In what has been described as "South Africa's first post-apartheid massacre," the miners were killed after demanding more pay and walking off the job at the Marikana mine, the world's third largest producer of platinum.
The world's top three platinum producers and the upstart union that led an unprecedented five-month strike signed an agreement on Tuesday, bringing to an end the longest and costliest wage dispute in the history of South African mining.