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Mining Sector Wages in South Africa

Mining Sector Wages in South Africa

2.2 Industrial Relations in South Africa 8 2.3 Labour Laws in South Africa 10 ... 3.1 Worker Remuneration as a Percentage of Total Company Costs 17 3.2 Mining Wages in South Africa: A Sectoral Comparison 21 4. CONCLUSION 29 5. REFERENCES 31 6. APPENDIX: FIGURES AND TABLES 33 CONTENTS. 1. Background and Context 1

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Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy: The

Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy: The

Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy: The Struggle for the Gold Mines' Labour Supply, 1890-1920 ... In the Chamber of Mines’ campaign to cut labour costs and to bring maximum efficiency to the management of the migrant labour supply, the establishment of the Native Recruiting Corporation at the end of 1912 marked a long step

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v116n3a10 Trends in productivity in the South African

v116n3a10 Trends in productivity in the South African

including escalating costs, labour availability, and labour utilization on the mining industry, and the gold sector in particular, are quite evident. This is confirmed by EY (2014), who ... Gold mining in South Africa started more than a century ago in the Witwatersrand goldfields. Most of the high-grade gold

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A century of migrant labour in the gold mines of South

A century of migrant labour in the gold mines of South

By 1932 South Africa and its highly cost-sensitive gold mining industry were enjoying a windfall. In that year the country departed from the Gold Standard, new gold-bearing formations were found, and the gold price rose. These windfalls gave industry 66 MARCH 2004 The Journal of The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

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Overview of Mining Costs - Gold Convention

Overview of Mining Costs - Gold Convention

Typical Gold Mining Cash Cost Breakdown Labor Fuel Utilities Parts and Supplies Labor 30% - 55% 50% Fuel 8% - 10% 9% Utilities 8% - 11% 10% Parts & Supplies 8% - 15% 12% Consumable 14% - 23% 7% Other 7% - 15% 12% 100%. South African Gold Mining Cash Costs. Wages Have Been Rising Faster than the Benchmark 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 4 6 8 10 12 14 16

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7 THE GOLD OF MIGRANT LABOUR

7 THE GOLD OF MIGRANT LABOUR

THE GOLD OF MIGRANT LABOUR RUTH FIRST Editor of 'Fighting Talk* and Johannesburg Editor of 'New Age* One of the 91 still standing trial Jor High Treason. THE days when each country in Africa was an island are over, and few know this better than South Africa's vast and wealthy gold mining industry

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How much money gold, platinum and coal miners get paid

How much money gold, platinum and coal miners get paid

Jun 19, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 In 2016, the mining industry directly contributed R304 billion to South Africa’s GDP. In nominal terms, this was up 7.2% from 2015 – but in real terms (at 2010 prices) this contribution was

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Mining: South Africa’s Biggest Success or Apartheid’s

Mining: South Africa’s Biggest Success or Apartheid’s

Jan 22, 2016 Jan 22, 2016 The discovery of gold was what put South Africa at the forefront of economic exploration by European settlers for potential mining opportunities, and the surrounding countries as well. However, this discovery came at a price, and

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Operating Cost for Miners | SRK Consulting

Operating Cost for Miners | SRK Consulting

Operating Cost for Miners | SRK Consulting. Opening a new mine or expanding an existing operation can be a challenging and daunting task. Aside from assessing and evaluating social-environmental concerns and designing the mining and material movement approach, the first question often asked is, how much will it cost us to mine? This may need

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

equity to labour over thecourseof the 1990’s for Gold & Uranium Mining. In mininglabour markets, wepresent developments in employment trends, in real labour cost, and in labour productivity. Weexaminelinks between these dimensions in explanation of

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South Africa miners need price swings just to stay afloat

South Africa miners need price swings just to stay afloat

Labour is the biggest cost driver in the South African industry, PwC says in its SA Mine 2018. Companies affected include AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin. According to Minerals Council South Africa, 71% of gold mining operations in the country were either marginal or loss making in 2018

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Technology key to sustainability in South African gold sector

Technology key to sustainability in South African gold sector

Mar 08, 2019 “Rising electricity and labour costs over the last few years have resulted in less shafts being profitable,” Wellsted explains. “The reason for this is that deep level mining in South Africa consumes a vast amount of electricity to ventilate and cool the working areas during elevated virgin rock temperatures at these depths

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Undermining Labour: The Rise of Sub-Contracting in

Undermining Labour: The Rise of Sub-Contracting in

Aug 01, 2017 Aug 01, 2017 African Labour in South Africa's Gold Industry 1970-1990 (Cape Town, David Philip, 1992); J. Crush and W. James (eds), Crossing Boundaries: Mine Migrancy in a Democratic South Africa (Cape Town and Ottawa, Idasa and IDRC, 1995) and J. Steinberg and G. Seidman, 'Gold Mining's Labour Markets: Legacies of the Past

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