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Strikes hit economy hard | IOL

Jul 15, 2014 ... Pretoria - The wave of strikes in the mining and manufacturing sectors has ... “Strikes had a negative impact on the manufacturing sector, notably in terms of ... follows on the heels of a five-month strike in the platinum sector that stunted ... The strike forced General Motors to close its assembly plant in Port...

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The economy-wide impact of increasing wages in the South African ...

for the majority of mineworkers in the South African mining sector. This is in line with the demands by the mineworkers, particularly in the platinum and gold sectors, which saw ... Keywords: Wages, wage demands, minimum wage, strike action ..... motor trade; cate ring and accom m o dation. Transport, storage an d com -.

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No end in sight to strike wave in South Africa | Africa | DW.COM ...

Jun 5, 2014 ... That was followed by a strike in the motor and auto industry that ... To date it has cost the platinum mines an estimated 20 billion Rand in ... They warn that the strike must end soon in order to minimize further negative impact...

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Strike action slows mining production | Statistics South Africa

Jul 10, 2014 ... The crippling strike action that began on the 23rd of January 2014 in the platinum sector had a negative impact on total mining production.

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Scandals and strikes: an uncertain future for platinum in South Africa ...

Jan 13, 2016 ... The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, with the combined worth of South ... Platinum mines in the Rustenburg area have been a particularly difficult ... guilty of rigging its diesel engine tests this September causing sales to dive. ... With the long-term effects of the VW scandal yet to be realised, and the...

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Strikes cost SA workers over R11-billion | IOL

Aug 24, 2014 ... By the time the Amcu strike ended in June, platinum mining companies put ... The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA's chief economist ... The big car makers – Volkswagen, General Motors, Ford, Toyota and...

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The mining industry after Marikana - NEWS & ANALYSIS | Politicsweb

Oct 21, 2013 ... Labour unrest in the South African mining industry ... thirteen people were injured at Anglo American Platinum's Siphumelele mine in a conflict which is ... General impact on the economy and mining production .... After the recent strikes in the motor vehicle manufacturing sector, Moody's has warned that a...

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'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ANC ...

Jun 25, 2014 ... After five months, South Africa's platinum miners strike has ended with a deal ... Consider just the economic impact: South Africa's economy shrank by ... You have to talk about a rock drill operator, winding-engine drivers and...

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National-Level Implications of Protests and Instability - ENODO Global

The negative impact of strikes in the platinum mining and other unionized sectors are ... Recently, Ford Motor Company and Toyota halted production at their Pretoria ... The mining sector is a significant portion of the South African economy...

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Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike - BBC News

Economic impact of South Africa platinum mine strike. 23 January 2014 Last updated at 10:05 GMT. The largest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest since the 2012 Marikana ... Motor industry worker.

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Two-Month Strike Cripples South Africa Platinum-Belt Economy ...

Apr 2, 2014 ... ... complains that a 10-week wage strike in the world's biggest platinum-mining industry ... “The strike has got a spillover effect in that way. ... long strike, but not this long,” said Morne Fourie, a salesman at the Motor World used...

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Tsunami mining strike changes landscape | Business | Business | M&G

Jun 26, 2014 ... The five-month-long strike in the platinum industry was the country's longest ... ripple effects in the gold and coal sectors and even in other industries. ... the basic wage of about R37nbsp;000 in the motor industry, R4 000 in the...

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Everyone in Rustenburg feels pain of mines strike | National | BDlive

Apr 3, 2014 ... As the platinum industry goes, so goes Rustenburg — a city of ... Even before the strike started on January 23, the town was already feeling the effects of ... strike, but not this long," says Morne Fourie, a salesman at the Motor...

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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South Africa: An ...

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...

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Problematic Platinum - Swedwatch

Oct 11, 2013 ... adverse impact on human rights in the mining industry can be managed and ... mine workers were shot and killed by police during a strike in Marikana outside the ...... Manufactures trucks, buses and industrial motors.

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South Africa: from Marikana to the “Numsa moment” – International ...

Oct 10, 2014 ... None had the same impact as the “Marikana moment”—although in truth it is a ..... It began just as the five-month platinum miners' strike ended, and ... Nissan, BMW, Ford and General Motors stopped production at some or all...

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SABC News - 'Strikes cast negative shadow on foreign investments ...

Oct 7, 2013 ... Experts say the recent prolonged mining strikes have a negative impact on South ... ago, protesting against Anglo American Platinum's plans to retrench ... “The whole industry, the mining and industrial environment, is so full of strikes. ... resuming at motor plants in the Eastern Cape, the three week strike by...

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Platinum strike to have largest impact on March mining production

May 12, 2014 ... The ongoing industrial action in the platinum sector would have the largest impact on mining production figures for the month of March as well...

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South Africa: Wildcat strike wave (sept-oct 2012) despite gate ...

Oct 10, 2012 ... Wildcat miners' strikes in South Africa spread to iron ore firm (The ... The wildcat strike that started on Marikana's platinum mines on the ..... The truckers' strike has begun to affect industrial production, with General Motors...

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Recent Strikes in South Africa's Platinum-Group Metal Mines - USGS ...

mines—Effects upon world platinum-group metal supplies (ver. ... Underlying Problems in the Platinum-Group Metal Industry . ..... gas turbine engine blades, oxygen sensors, spark plugs, and vehicle emission reduction catalysts. The.

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