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South Africa to suspend mining rights - CNBC Africa

Jul 21, 2017· South Africa to suspend mining rights. By. Reuters ... often violent social and labour strife. ... rules seeking to accelerate black ownership in South Africa's mining industry would deter ...

Moratorium Endangers South African Mining - Mining Africa

A Serious Threat to Mining's Future. South Africa's mining industry is facing a potentially very serious threat to its future. The threat arose when the country's minister for mineral resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, announced that his department planned to suspend issuing mining and exploration rights.

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPLOYEE …

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE MINING INDUSTRY A BEZUIDENHOUT (University of South Africa) C SCHULTZ (Tshwane University of Technology) Abstract: In the South African mining industry, employee relations are highly complex and often characterised by violence and unrest.

Labour unrest, cost pressures impact mining industry | eNCA

Nov 11, 2014· Labour unrest, cost pressures impact mining industry ... PwC mining industry leader for Africa Hein Boegman said the mining industry still added significant value to the South African economy with ...

South African Mine Strikes To Have Limited Impact On Gold ...

Sep 27, 2012· By Alex Létourneau of Kitco News (Kitco News) - Gold prices are likely to receive only limited support from the labor unrest in South Africa, as the yellow metal's price is …

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining ...

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining Sector ... from rising costs and labour unrest. This uncertainty has hampered investor confidence in an industry that is the traditional ...

South African mining unrest spreads | Financial Times

Labour unrest engulfing the South African platinum industry spread on Wednesday, prompting fears of a broader mining crisis in one of the main commodity-producing countries. Platinum and gold ...

South African Labor Unrest in Mining Deepens - The New ...

Sep 13, 2012· Labor unrest is common in South Africa, though it is not usually this violent, said Frans Cronje, an analyst at the South African Institute of Race Relations, a research institution that counsels ...

Labour market dynamics in South Africa, 2014 report ...

Labour market dynamics in South Africa, 2014 report; Labour market dynamics in South Africa, 2014 report. ... This, combined with factors such as constrained electricity supply and labour unrest, has negatively impacted on the performance of the economy. ... continued into 2014 owing to a protracted strike in the Mining industry in the first ...

South Africa's mines minister calls on police to quell ...

Growing unrest at Sibanye-Stillwater's South African gold operations has left nine people dead since workers downed tools in November, prompting the country's mines minister to call on the police ...

Labour unrest impacts negatively on South African gold miners

The impact of labour unrest on the gold mining industry was significant, with several gold mining companies being forced to halt operations, as a result of widespread wildcat strikes.

Converting mining challenges into opportunities | Mining News

Converting mining challenges into opportunities. Jun 14, 2017 ... "This is a catch-22 in terms of the growth of the South African industry, as it makes strategic planning very difficult." ... adds that the sustainability of mining in South Africa is heavily affected by the social implications of widespread labour unrest.

Four miners shot at Modder East goldmine in South Africa ...

Fears of violent unrest spreading in the mining industry grow after a police shooting left four workers in hospital ... Four miners shot at Modder East goldmine in South Africa ... "Labour unrest ...

What strikes in South Africa really mean to metals ...

Oct 19, 2012· SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — As labor unrest in South Africa grows, so have concerns over the nation's production of metals, including platinum, palladium and gold.

SA Mine - PwC South Africa

Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry November 2014. ... by labour unrest In addition, local cost pressures and international demand weakness resulted in ... SA Mine: 6th edition – Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry . 2014. % % %, mine.

South African Labor Unrest And Its Impact On Platinum ...

Oct 15, 2012· South African Labor Unrest And Its Impact On Platinum Group Metal Prices. Oct. 15, 2012 1:26 PM ET ... which have been the focal point of the strikes in the South African mining industry…

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining ...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill has loomed over South African mining firms since 2014 and caused unwarranted uncertainty in a sector already suffering from rising costs and labour unrest. This uncertainty has hampered investor confidence in an industry that is ...

South Africa's Iron Ore Industry - isc.hbs.edu

6.0 The History of Iron Mining in South Africa ... workforce capabilities and poor industry-labor relations (World Bank Databook, 2013). The metal mining and manufacturing cluster is also growing slowly and faces a competitive ... black South Africans and created widespread unrest. Since negotiating with the non-white

(806120/jomaris) MINING TOUGH CHOICES - Deloitte US

Tough choices facing the South African mining industry 1 ... Furthermore, long-standing issues such as civil unrest, insurgency and a history of ethnic ... Tough choices facing the South African mining industry 5 The relationship between mining companies and host

Mining unrest spreads - The South African

Mining unrest spreads ... The strikes that have been severely affecting South Africa's mining sector have spread to two more mines, including the country's biggest gold producer, AngloGold ...

S. Africas Mining Unrest Upsets Risk/Reward Outlook

South Africa's mining industry is being sucked into a vicious circle as labor unrest spreads from platinum to gold with steep wage demands neither sector can afford.

Labour unrest forces Harmony Gold to close South African ...

Labour unrest forces Harmony Gold to close South African mine ... of a long and deadly saga of strikes in South Africa's mining industry, ... currently affecting South African mining is the ...

Patel: SA's mining industry 'in trouble' | News | National ...

The mining industry, which contributes around 7 percent to Africa's most developed economy, is struggling with sinking commodity prices, rising costs and labour unrest.

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining Sector

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining Sector Withdrawal of the Mineral and Petroleum Development Bill was announced by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in the Mid-term Budget Speech in ...

Mining Lubricants Market is projected to reach USD 2.56 ...

May 08, 2017· The mining industry in South Africa witnessed various challenges such as local cost pressures, labor unrest, and a continuing downswing in commodity prices, which has …

South Africa’s mining industry mired in disarray ...

For more than a century, South Africa was the world's top producer of gold -- the undisputed champion of the global gold industry. Much of the country was built on gold mines, including its ...

Mining sector faces unrest and other woes | IOL Business ...

THE proliferation of illegal mining incidents, community unrest are some of the problems that have increased risk in mining in South Africa the Chamber of Mines chief negotiator, Elize Strydom ...

Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining Sector

Cape Town, South Africa –5 November 2018 – The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill has loomed over South African mining firms since 2014 and caused unwarranted uncertainty in a sector already suffering from rising costs and labour unrest.This uncertainty has hampered investor confidence in an industry that is the traditional backbone of the South African …

SA's mining industry sees steep ... - PwC South Africa

SA's mining industry sees steep decline in financial performance impacted by a slump in commodity prices and increased cost pressures. The 2015 financial year has proved to be extremely challenging for South Africa's mining industry.

South African wage talks reach 'no where', strike risks ...

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South Africa girding for another platinum strike | MINING.com

In what seems like an annual event, platinum mining companies in South Africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest. The firms that mine the precious metal and the labour ...

South African mining: Stuck in the past | Financial Times

While mining remains critical to he economy, South Africa has underperformed its global peers as the industry battles rising costs, infrastructure bottlenecks, policy uncertainty and labour unrest.