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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

Dec 01, 2015· The 10% shock is derived from the fact that the platinum industry has a 20% share in the overall metal ores mining industry in UPGEM, and the strike went on for about half a year. In order to help clarify the interpretation of results, we present the impact of the various strike scenarios on metal ore mining industry output relative to the

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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South Africa: An Economy-Wide Analysis . Bohlmann, H.R., Dixon, P.B., Rimmer, M.T. and Van Heerden, J.H. 28 October 2014 . Abstract In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted five months, ending in June 2014 when

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted ve months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were partic-ularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South African

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The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions

The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions and their effect on union membership in the Platinum Mining Industry. Lusanda Khanyiso Sam . 98116755 . A Submission to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, in partial

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Platinum Weekly Newspaper Impact of the illegal strike

Mar 20, 2020· Platinum Weekly Newspaper Impact of the illegal strike at the LANXESS Chrome Mine in Rustenburg Mining & Industry News The percentage of miners striking is 5% of the overall workforce. As a result, the legal strike has impacted 95% of workers. Since the illegal strike by NUMSA workers, the LANXESS Chrome Mine has shut down making it difficult for approximately 1,400 miners

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Two-Month Strike Cripples South Africa Platinum-Belt

Apr 01, 2014· Doreen Joubert sits at her Mega Pawn shop and complains that a 10-week wage strike in the world’s biggest platinum-mining industry is crippling business in

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The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a

Jul 11, 2006· Environmental pressure from mining activities such as those from the platinum sector occurs through the fine-grounded slurry from the processing plants, with its associated extracting chemicals that reach the tailings disposal facility (TDF). It is important that the effects of these activities on the environment are examined, especially in South Africa where there is a general paucity on data

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SA’s platinum industry unlikely to meet demand for supply

Platinum miners’ struggles are not dissimilar to those flowing throughout the South African mining industry cost pressures, substantial declines in commodity prices, and low or negative profit margins. Supply and demand. South Africa provides more than 70% of primary mined platinum supply and more than 55% of total supply, including

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The impact of the 2014 platinum mining strike in South

The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South

strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted ve months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were partic-ularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South African

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The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions

The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions and their effect on union membership in the Platinum Mining Industry. Lusanda Khanyiso Sam . 98116755 . A Submission to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, in partial

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what is the affect of mining strike on economy

The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South The strike lasted five months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could also have long lasting negative impacts on the South African

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The impact of violence and intimidation on strike actions

This study investigates the impact of violence and intimidation, especially the extent to which these have an effect on the behaviour of union joining and leaving in the platinum mining

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Two-Month Strike Cripples South Africa Platinum-Belt

Apr 01, 2014· Doreen Joubert sits at her Mega Pawn shop and complains that a 10-week wage strike in the world’s biggest platinum-mining industry is crippling business in

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The top risks facing the South African mining industry

Nov 21, 2017· Taking fatalities and injuries as a percentage of the number of people employed in the mining sector, then the recent improvement in fatalities is marginal with injuries remaining relative flat over the last few years (except for the 2014 platinum strike which impacted the statistics).

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2014 South African platinum strike: longest wage strike in

The strike took around 440 000 ounces of platinum out of production. The three companies, Impala Platinum, Amplats and Lonmin suffered a total revenue loss of about R24.1billion during the strike and a further loss of R10.6 billion in wages. The five month long strike affected both the workers and the mining companies.

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The importance of both geological structures and mining

degrees, with a zero or small strike-slip The importance of both geological structures and mining induced stress fractures on the hangingwall stability in a deep level gold mine by G.B. Quaye and G. Guler* Synopsis The deep level gold mining environment is characterized by high stresses that give rise to intense mining induced fracturing of the

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Positive and Negative Effects of Mining Positive

Dec 09, 2019· Positive Effects of Mining. Economic Growth. Mining is a vital driver role of economic growth in numerous countries. Locally, it provides much-needed jobs and investment capital. At the top level, it can drive and define national growth. Some nations depend solely on extracting natural resources like many found in the Middle East.

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Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy The Mail

Mar 20, 2014· Spot platinum prices are little changed since the strikes began on January 23 as traders bet that the availability of above-ground stocks would cushion consumers from the impact.

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Unions should think twice about strikes before committing

Apr 11, 2019· But if it’s going to take several years before a strike is compensated by the improved wages, then it’s better to accept the lower offer. To illustrate point, let’s assume there are 250 working days in mining a year of which a trade union has been on strike for ten. The aim is to extract a 15% increase from an initial 10% offer.

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Platinum Mining in South Africa ProjectsIQ

The platinum mining industry in South Africa increased production from 163 tons in 2010 to almost 200 tons in 2017, with total sales of over R9 billion. Africa Mining IQ currently tracks 82 PGM projects across South Africa across all stages of development. Active 8. Operational 22.

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy Voice of

Spot platinum prices are little changed since the strikes began on Jan. 23 as traders bet that the availability of above-ground stocks will cushion end-users from the impact. Cattle and caravans

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