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Rand Rebellion - Wikipedia

The Rand Rebellion was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the Labour Party, was one of the leaders of the strike. Following a drop in the world price of gold from 130 shillings (£6 10s) per fine ... The rebellion started as a strike by white mine workers on 28 December 1921 ...

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

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 ...

Rand Rebellion 1922 | South African History Online

Aug 27, 2019 ... ' Strikes. The New Year marked a strike on the collieries of the Transvaal. Strikes soon spread to the gold mines of the Reef, especially those in ...

About 22 000 miners on Witwatersrand gold mines go on strike in ...

Sep 30, 2019 ... In January 1922 some 22 000 white miners downed their tools and went on strike in what became known as the Rand Rebellion or the Red ...

South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on ... auto industry and construction sectors, has sent the rand to four-year lows.

South Africa's gold miners begin strike over pay - BBC News

The average mine worker earns 3,800 South African rand ($570; £346) each month, according to NUM. For decades gold mining was the backbone of South ...

Everything you need to know about the South African gold miners ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... Some 90,000 South African gold miners are set to walk off the job, joining tens of ... The strikes have emerged as a major threat to Africa's largest ... A 60 percent pay increase, to 8,000 rand ($775) a month, from 5,000 rand.

The 1907 strike: a watershed in South African white miner trade ...

that the Rand gold-mining sector was a mere two decades old, had experi- ... Workers Union was established after an unsuccessful strike on the Randfon-.

Tracing the 1922 Strike | The Heritage Portal

Jul 14, 2019 ... Known as the 1922 Miners' Strike, Rand Revolt or even Red Revolt, ... To ensure the gold mines operated without disruption during wartime, ...

Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913 | Global Nonviolent Action ...

By 5 July all of the mines and power stations on the Witwatersrand gold fields (around 19,000 workers) were on strike. On 3 July, in an editorial, The Rand Daily ...

Rand Rebellion - Wikipedia

The Rand Rebellion was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the Labour Party, was one of the leaders of the strike. Following a drop in the world price of gold from 130 shillings (£6 10s) per fine ... The rebellion started as a strike by white mine workers on 28 December 1921 ...

Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 | Encyclopedia.com

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 ...

Rand Rebellion 1922 | South African History Online

Aug 27, 2019 ... ' Strikes. The New Year marked a strike on the collieries of the Transvaal. Strikes soon spread to the gold mines of the Reef, especially those in ...

About 22 000 miners on Witwatersrand gold mines go on strike in ...

Sep 30, 2019 ... In January 1922 some 22 000 white miners downed their tools and went on strike in what became known as the Rand Rebellion or the Red ...

South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on ... auto industry and construction sectors, has sent the rand to four-year lows.

South Africa's gold miners begin strike over pay - BBC News

The average mine worker earns 3,800 South African rand ($570; £346) each month, according to NUM. For decades gold mining was the backbone of South ...

Everything you need to know about the South African gold miners ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... Some 90,000 South African gold miners are set to walk off the job, joining tens of ... The strikes have emerged as a major threat to Africa's largest ... A 60 percent pay increase, to 8,000 rand ($775) a month, from 5,000 rand.

The 1907 strike: a watershed in South African white miner trade ...

that the Rand gold-mining sector was a mere two decades old, had experi- ... Workers Union was established after an unsuccessful strike on the Randfon-.

Tracing the 1922 Strike | The Heritage Portal

Jul 14, 2019 ... Known as the 1922 Miners' Strike, Rand Revolt or even Red Revolt, ... To ensure the gold mines operated without disruption during wartime, ...

Transvaal Miners General Strike 1913 | Global Nonviolent Action ...

By 5 July all of the mines and power stations on the Witwatersrand gold fields (around 19,000 workers) were on strike. On 3 July, in an editorial, The Rand Daily ...

The lead-up to the 1922 Rand Revolt - Mining Weekly

Aug 16, 2013 ... ... working in the Witwatersrand's coal and gold mines, engineering workshops and power utilities downed their tools and took part in a strike of ...

The Rand Revolt - jstor

miners constantly punctu agement. The culminating event was the massive i987 strike to which many major gold and coal mines adhered. The NUM was able to ...

Some Striking South Africa Gold Miners Return to Work - WSJ

Sep 6, 2013 ... The wildcat strikes last year cost the mining industry 15.3 billion rand in lost production, while the mining industry as a whole accounts for 6% of ...

The South African Labour Movement's Responses to ... - Core

industrial disputes occurred during the general miner's strike of 1907 on the Witwatersrand. ... of July 1913 19 000 white workers from the gold mines and power ... "War having been declared in the shape ofa general strike on the Rand .

The 1913 and 1914 white workers' strikes - WIReDSpace

The gold mining industry on the Rand began in the 1880's and by 1913 there were 63 mines employing about 21 000 white workers and 200 000 black workers.

Mining - BBC World Service | The Story of Africa

Gold mining began in Witwatersland in 1886. ... White miners had their own union, and carried out a number of strikes, notably in 1922 with the Rand Rebellion.

Barrick Gold Corporation - Home

Our vision is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable ...

The 1913 and 1914 white workers' strikes - WIReDSpace

The gold mining industry on the Rand began in the 1880's and by 1913 there were 63 mines employing about 21 000 white workers and 200 000 black workers.

Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies - eScholarship.org

ous gold mines, the probability of accidental death for a black ... The most famous mining strikes were in 1920, and in 1946. In ... Rand Daily Hail, June 14, 1977.

(PDF) Coal, Control and Class Experience in South Africa's Rand ...

The Rand Revolt, the culmination of major strikes by ... growth of gold mining on the Rand. With the ... directly to the gold mines (Coal Commission, 1921:65-66).

Weak rand double-edged sword for mining companies in South ...

Mar 12, 2015 ... The flip side of this is that the rand gold price has increased over 4 ... of the South African labour force - no strangers to strikes - to obtain bigger ...

SCVHistory.com LW2361 | Mojave Desert | Rand Mining District Map

Originally incorporated as the Rand Mountain Mining Company — named for the ... of Mines and Geology, the Yellow Aster's rich, gold-bearing placer was initially ... "Because of the miners' strike at Randsburg all business is at a standstill and ...

Rand Refinery to maintain normal gold output amid strike - Mining.com

Some of Rand Refinery's workers at its operations in Johannesburg embarked on a strike last week. Sign Up for the Precious Metals Digest. Sign Up. 115 0.

Platinum Miners Win Reprieve as South Africa Strike Delayed ...

Feb 27, 2019 ... The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union called the action in sympathy with members at Sibanye Gold Ltd.'s gold mines, who ...

SAHA - South African History Archive - White Workers! On Which ...

It was mining — mainly of gold — that catapulted South Africa into the ... arrested that same year after a strike wave on the Rand included blacks and whites, and ...

Roots of Apartheid: South Africa's Mining Industry - cloudfront.net

Important diamond deposits were discovered at Kimberley in 1869. Gold was ... were some of the better known Randlords.6 The mining industry's growth ... Police were called in to break the strike; they fired on the workers, injuring 35.32 In ...

EAST RAND PROPRIETARY MINES LTD Company Profile ...

Industry Information. EAST RAND PROPRIETARY MINES LTD is located in BOKSBURG, Gauteng, South Africa and is part of the Gold & Silver Mining Industry.

Yellow Aster Mining and Milling Company. Records, 1898-1918

(From mid-1903 to May 1918, the Miner's Union was on strike against the Yellow Aster. ... the Randsburg Water Company, the Rand Mountain Mining Company and California Rand Silver. ... Gold mines and mining -- California -- Randsburg.

Contact: Rand Marsh * +1-214-766-7170 * [email protected] ...

The Vision: • To roll up the best North America mines in our historical gold fields strike zone, centered around 3-5 Operational. Hubs, targeting 10 -15 mines.

Appendix: List of Key Figures

see Coolies and Randlords, 'The North Randfontein Chinese Miners' “Strike” ... Peter & Jean Jacques Van-Helten, 'Labour in the South African Gold Mining.

South African Gold Mining in 2019 in Numbers - - SA Shares

Feb 16, 2020 ... Rand / Pound = 21.62 ... Gold mining was also impeded by a five-month long strike, affected by members of the ... According to Stats SA gold mining in South Africa experienced difficult and challenging times since 1994.

Geology of the Witwatersrand Gold Field | Nature

THE Rand mining field is geologically one of the most interesting areas in ... Probably the most striking feature displayed by the map is that strike-faulting is far ...

The Rand Mining District - Billy Holcomb 1069 ECV

The mines at Cerro Gordo produced in excess of $17 million in gold, silver, limestone, zinc and lead; making it one of the wealthiest strikes in all of California at ...

CHAPTER 3

found which gives sustained attention to the 1922 miners' strike, it is consid ered last of all in ... Luli Callinicos (1981) Gold and workers: 1886-1924 (A People's His ... the 'first rumblings of the July upheaval on the Rand' were to be felt (131).

SA gold operations | Sibanye-Stillwater

In South Africa, our gold operations consist of underground mining and surface ... retreatment facilities on the West Rand through its wholly-owned Ergo Mining ... and a half month wage-related strike in the SA gold operations which caused ...

Brief history of gold mining in South Africa - Mining for schools

1900: First large gold mining company established and the commencement of the ... gold mines were opened up; 1894: Three gold mines established the Rand ... The strike changed the nature of politics in South Africa and the state deemed it ...

Workers protest unpaid wages and retrenchments at South African ...

18 picketing workers were arrested in Orkney on 13 July for protesting non-payment of wages and retrenchments at Kopanang and Tau Lekoa gold mines, ...

Gold Fields Limited - SEC.gov

Notional cash expenditure per ounce of gold produced ($)(6) ... West Rand mining district, some 70 kilometers ... partially by absenteeism and a miners strike affected production.

MARKET WRAP: Gold miners soar as risk aversion strikes

Jun 11, 2020 ... The rand had its worst day since March 18, falling alongside its emerging-market peers.

Gold miners begin strike in South Africa | Financial Times

Sep 3, 2013 ... Mining companies are still struggling to recover from weeks of violent wildcat strikes last year, which cost the industry billions of rand in lost ...