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Mandela and Zuma gold mine 'exploiting workers' BBC

2011-5-5  A South African gold mining company owned by members of the Mandela and Zuma families is accused of exploiting its political connections to avoid punishment over its abuse of workers.

Mining Conditions in South Africa Mining in Africa

2017-1-8  South Africa in particular has a massive mining industry it is a major source of diamonds, gold, platinum and coal, and is home to most of the deepest mines in the

Lonmin an example of exploitation IOL News that

2012-8-17  Lonmin an example of exploitation. Rustenburg The violent situation at Lonmin's Marikana mine was an example of exploitation by the mines, the Bench

From Compounded to Fragmented Labour: Mineworkers

2017-1-17  diverse and spread out throughout southern Africa—from the Eastern Cape in South Africa, through to Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania—regimes of control varied and were shaped by local and national politics (see eg Beinart 1979; Wilson 1972:4). The second node was the institution of the mining compound at the mines themselves.

The ANC and the Exploitation of South Africa

2012-12-28  This breakaway faction led by workers shows the power, but also the danger, of challenging the status quo in South Africa. Moreover, it shows the degree to which COSATU is

Economic Exploitation Imperialism Throughout South

2021-11-11  South Africa did benefit from the infrastructure that the Britain built such as the railways and the technology of mining industry after their independence from Britain. In 2007, the South African mining industry employs 493,000 workers and the industry

South Africa could do more for miners, says ILO mining

2012-8-24  South Africa could do more for miners, says ILO mining specialist. The killings of more than 30 workers in the Marikana platinum mine have put the spotlight on working conditions in South Africa’s mining industry. GENEVA (ILO News) South Africa has taken significant steps since the end of apartheid to address working conditions in the

A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery

2014-4-14  A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery. Mining and migration have gone hand in hand since the Neolithic era, but the special impact of industrial strength mining and Apartheid brought

The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse

Fact sheet on foreign workers in South Africa

2021-5-31  Foreign-born workers in South Africa: Agriculture Domestic work Mining working conditions and widespread exploitation on the farms where it is happening. The hospitality sector: outsourcing and precarity The hospitality sector in South Africa is a labour-intensive sector. In 2012 the sector employed 567 378 people. 90% of

Economic Exploitation Imperialism Throughout South

2021-11-11  South Africa did benefit from the infrastructure that the Britain built such as the railways and the technology of mining industry after their independence from Britain. In 2007, the South African mining industry employs 493,000 workers and the industry

South Africa could do more for miners, says ILO mining

2012-8-24  South Africa could do more for miners, says ILO mining specialist. The killings of more than 30 workers in the Marikana platinum mine have put the spotlight on working conditions in South Africa’s mining industry. GENEVA (ILO News) South Africa has taken significant steps since the end of apartheid to address working conditions in the

Exploitation of workers still a challenge in SA: Nxesi

2021-4-23  More than 26 years into democracy, South Africa still grapples with cruelty in the workplace and exploitation of foreign nationals by some employers, says Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi. He was speaking during the official opening of a labour centre at Emaxesibeni, formerly known as Mount Ayliff, in the Eastern Cape.

Sweatshop Sugar: Labour Exploitation in South Africa’s

2011-9-29  Sweatshop Sugar: Labour Exploitation in South Africa’s Cane Fields. By Jason Hickel. Jason Hickel is a postdoctoral fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on Southern Africa and covers issues related to development, democracy, labor, and political conflict. Posted on Thursday, 29 September 2011 10

From Compounded to Fragmented Labour: Mineworkers

2017-1-17  diverse and spread out throughout southern Africa—from the Eastern Cape in South Africa, through to Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania—regimes of control varied and were shaped by local and national politics (see eg Beinart 1979; Wilson 1972:4). The second node was the institution of the mining compound at the mines themselves.

The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa.

Health, safety of mine workers in the spotlight SAnews

2018-10-18  Health, safety of mine workers in the spotlight. Thursday, October 18, 2018. While South Africa is well known for its rich mineral endowment and well-regulated mining industry which is a major contributor to the economy, the sector is grappling with the health and safety of miners. In 2018 alone, a total of 69 mineworkers died while on duty

After the massacre: life in South Africa’s platinum mining

2014-8-15  After the massacre: life in South Africa’s platinum mining belt Striking platinum mine workers march together in Marikana, near to the site of 2012’s massacre.

“Perfected in Canada”: the racist exploitation of migrants

2021-10-28  Extreme exploitation of migrant workers isn’t an accident or the result of individual misdeeds, argues Border and Rule author Harsha Walia—it’s the core aim of Canada’s whole system of immigration control and border security. Her book, published earlier this year, features a globe-spanning web of analysis and examples of how borders

Fact sheet on foreign workers in South Africa

2021-5-31  Foreign-born workers in South Africa: Agriculture Domestic work Mining working conditions and widespread exploitation on the farms where it is happening. The hospitality sector: outsourcing and precarity The hospitality sector in South Africa is a labour-intensive sector. In 2012 the sector employed 567 378 people. 90% of

From Compounded to Fragmented Labour: Mineworkers

2017-1-17  diverse and spread out throughout southern Africa—from the Eastern Cape in South Africa, through to Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania—regimes of control varied and were shaped by local and national politics (see eg Beinart 1979; Wilson 1972:4). The second node was the institution of the mining compound at the mines themselves.

Exploitation of workers still a challenge in SA: Nxesi

2021-4-23  More than 26 years into democracy, South Africa still grapples with cruelty in the workplace and exploitation of foreign nationals by some employers, says Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi. He was speaking during the official opening of a labour centre at Emaxesibeni, formerly known as Mount Ayliff, in the Eastern Cape.

Sweatshop Sugar: Labour Exploitation in South Africa’s

2011-9-29  Sweatshop Sugar: Labour Exploitation in South Africa’s Cane Fields. By Jason Hickel. Jason Hickel is a postdoctoral fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on Southern Africa and covers issues related to development, democracy, labor, and political conflict. Posted on Thursday, 29 September 2011 10

Farm Workers’ Living and Working Conditions in

2021-4-27  Market Dynamics in South Africa (LMDSA) data sets for 2011-2013. According to the 2011 Census, 759 127 households with an aggregate population of 2 732 605 people (5.28% of South Africa [s population) lived in Farm areas1 of South Africa in 2011, of whom 592 298 households with a population of 2 078 723 people lived on farms.

A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery

2014-4-14  A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery. Mining and migration have gone hand in hand since the Neolithic era, but the special impact of industrial strength mining and Apartheid brought

Exploitation of foreign domestic workers is rife in SA

2018-5-8  Exploitation of foreign domestic workers is rife in SA‚ say unionists. Domestic worker. Many foreign nationals who are employed as domestic workers in South Africa are underpaid and coerced into

Mine Workers jobs in South Africa Careerjet

Mine Workers jobs in South Africa All Filter 32 jobs Create alert All general mine worker day shift Save. GeneralworkpositionsPty. Ekurhuleni, Gauteng R13,000 per month Description Job duties in the mining industry usually depend on the particular segment oil and gas, metal ores, nonmetallic mineral mining quarrying and mining support.

The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa

2015-8-5  Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa.

An exploration of the experiences of White Women

The key arguments are: firstly, that the working conditions of women in mining in South Africa are quite unique; and secondly, white women in coal mining form part of a larger contested continuum of female workers in the country. Moreover, women in South African mining are not and cannot be seen as a homogenous group of workers.