saha mine in south africa

SAHA - South African History Archive - Early mineworkers' struggles

White workers on the mines had gone on strike a number of times, but it was only during the First World War that the Chamber of Mines decided to recognise white trade unions. In 1918, the South African Mineworkers' Union negotiated an agreement with the Chamber of Mines called the Status Quo Agreement.

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SAHA - South African History Archive - Workers at War - CNETU and ...

Call Number: M8.10.2_p1. Identifier: AL2457_M8.10.2_p1. Title: Workers at War - CNETU and the 1946 African Mineworkers' Strike. Subject: Council of Non-European Trade Unions - CNETU Hlanganani Basebenzi; Labour; Mineworkers; Mining; Strikes; Workers at War - CNETU and the 1946 African Mineworkers.

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

It was mining — mainly of gold — that catapulted South Africa into the industrial age. But the gold-bearing 'reef of the Witwatersrand was of very poor quality, so high profits depended on low production costs. The cheapest way for the mine-owners to get the gold required vast numbers of unskilled workers using...

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SAHA - South African History Archive - Safety before profits: in ...

Oct 13, 2010 ... (the miner's) work is so exaggeratedly awful, but also ... so vitally necessary and yet so remote from our experience, so invisible, as it were, that we are capable of forgetting it as we forget the blood in our veins." - George Orwell, Down the Mine, The Road to Wigan Pier. On 13 October 2010, the National...

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SAHA - FOIP – Home - South African History Archive

Are South African citizens doing enough to fight corruption? December 12th, 2017. SAHA attended the civil society briefing on the People's Tribunal on Economic Crime in South Africa (the People's Tribunal), held in Johannesburg on the 7th of November 2017. Read more on the SAHA site...

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SAHA - South African History Archive - COSATU attacks!

It was the most dramatic and largest strike in the history of South Africa. Both management and the state reacted with extremely harsh measures. Union officials were prevented from entering the mines and workers were threatened with dismissal and eviction from hostels. The police were called in and fired on mineworkers.

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SAHA - South African History Archive - The demand for trade unions ...

In 1946, 76,000 mineworkers from theAfrican Mine Workers Union (AMWU)went on strike. During the war period, conditions on the mines deteriorated rapidly. African mine workers were not given a cost of living increase as the Wage Board that migrant labourers did not need an increase. They also experienced severe...

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SAHA - South African History Archive - Labour: An injury to one is an ...

On 1 December 1985 the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) was launched in Durban. It brought together 33 unions representing some 450 000 organised workers, making it the largest trade union federation ever formed in South Africa. Elijah Barayi, a mine employee, was elected president, and Jay...

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SAHA - South African History Archive - National Union of ...

Call Number: 11.9.1. Identifier: AL2547_11.9.1. Title: National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) meeting at Welkom. Aug.'85. Date: August 1985. Subject: Labour; Meeting; Mining National Union of Mineworkers - NUM Paul Weinberg. Description: This black and white photograph of supporters at a National Union of...

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955 Workers Rescued from South Africa Gold Mine - The New York ...

Feb 2, 2018 ... Unions for mine workers expressed concern that there was no functioning backup plan for evacuation after a storm knocked out power Wednesday night. They also said that the episode underscored long-running problems with safety and oversight at South Africa's mines, where workers at some sites...

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Frans Thebene, a contract worker at the Modikwa mine in ...

Frans Thebene, a contract worker at the Modikwa mine in Maandagshoek, during an oral history interview with Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava. ... Republic of South Africa. Format: Image/jpeg. Rights Management: Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for Use Restrictions. Digitizer: SAHA.

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Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries has a high human cost ...

Sep 30, 2016 ... Artisanal miners alone are responsible for more cobalt than any nation other than Congo, ranking behind only Congo's industrial mines. ... Then it's on to seaports in Tanzania or South Africa. From there, most of .... Shop names are painted on cement walls: Maison Saha, Depot Grand Tony, Depot Sarah.

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Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health (SAHA) - HSRC

HIV/AIDS programme impact assessment and contribution to of the country and beyond achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. • Estimates and measurement of HIV incidence in SA. • Technical support in Eastern Cape on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV. • Medical transmission (infection control...

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The development of cardiology in South Africa - NCBI - NIH

A highlight in the development of the discipline of cardiology was the establishment of the South African Heart Association (SAHA) in 1957. .... However, the South African Institute of Medical Research (SAIMR) was established in 1914 by the directors of the gold mines who needed medical information on the effects of heat...

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Living Archives: Constitution Hill in Johannesburg/South Africa, a co ...

Debora Matthews worked for seven years as archival coordinator in the Struggles for Justice Programme at the South African History Archive (SAHA), an independent activist and human rights archive in Johannesburg. SAHA is an independent human rights archive dedicated to documenting, supporting and promoting...

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Rajib Biswas - Google Scholar Citations

Evaluation of physiological strain of shovellers in underground coal mines in India. R Saha, NC Dey, A Samanta, R Biswas. Ergonomics SA: Journal of the Ergonomics Society of South Africa 22 (2), 33-48, 2010. 3, 2010. Maximum aerobic capacity of underground coal miners in India. R Saha, NC Dey, A Samanta, R Biswas.

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Social and Labour Plans First Report - Wits University

Mar 30, 2016 ... The legacy of mining in South Africa is one of stark disparity between mine workers and communities on the ..... powerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry of. 2010 (“Amended Mining .... using the South African History Archive's (“SAHA”) online PAIA tracker. Due to the particular...

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Wriddhiman Saha ruled out of 3rd Test vs South Africa, Dinesh ...

Jan 16, 2018 ... Wriddhiman Saha will not take part in the third Test against South Africa due to a hamstring injury. Dinesh Karthik was named as his replacement on Tuesday.

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Mining - Dr. Netai Chandra Dey - IIEST Shibpur

Saha R, Dey N. C., Samanta A, R.Biswas (2010), “Evaluation of physiological strain of shovellers in underground coal mines in India”, Journal of Ergonomics Society of South Africa;Vol:22;No:2,page(33-48). Saha R, Dey N. C., Samanta A, and Biswas R (2008) “A comparison of cardiac strain among drillers of two different...

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SMAT/Saha Mining Academy and Training is... - SMAT Institute Of ...

We only train people who wants to work in mines hence we don,t issue TETA or CETA certificates because its for construction. NB// For JOB ASSISTANT, we only give you fax numbers for any mine HEAD OFFICE you want in Republic of South Africa. Actually we have all FAX numbers in our database and Physical address...

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South Africa gold mine: All 955 trapped workers freed - BBC News

Feb 2, 2018 ... The South African workers had been stuck since Wednesday, when a power cut stopped the lifts.

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South African History Archive on Vimeo

The South African History Archive (SAHA) is an independent human rights archive dedicated to documenting, supporting and promoting greater awareness of past and…

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Tracing the Unbreakable Thread: Non-racialism in South Africa

Sep 28, 2015 ... This discussion took place at the launch of a commemorative online edition of Julie Frederikse's 1990 publication "The Unbreakable Thread: Non-racialism in South Africa" and a new SAHA online repository of related archival source material that speak to the history on non-racialism in South Africa.

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South African Hydrogen Association | www.h2.org.za

What is SAHA? The South African Hydrogen Association (SAHA) promotes and develops South African expertise in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies (HFCT) in South Africa (and Africa). The Association provides ... utility, gas, water, chemical, telecom and mining sector), academic and research institutions, laboratories...

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Mining Construction Workers Needed Jobs - JobisJob South Africa

Search and apply for the leading Mining Construction Workers Needed job offers. All Social and Civil Services jobs in one easy search. jobisjob.co.za.

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Lawyers for Human Rights | Independent human rights organisation ...

LHR uses the law as a positive instrument for change and to deepen the democratisation of South African society. To this end, it provides free legal ... 19 February 2018. 19 February 2018 — Lawyers for Human Rights notes the statements released by the Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources... more...

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Apartheid-era crimes: High court bid for Reserve Bank records ...

Mar 10, 2016 ... The Reserve Bank is being taken to court to release records of economic crimes dating back to South Africa's dark apartheid past. The South African History Archive (Saha) has escalated its bid for access to financial records of eight individuals after its request in terms of the Promotion of Access to...

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Joyce Piliso-Seroke - Wikipedia

Joyce Piliso-Seroke (born 1933) is a South-African educator, activist, feminist and community organizer. A former vice president of the World YWCA, she traveled internationally to speak about the effects of apartheid, overcoming imprisonment and attempted censorship in her pursuit of justice and gender equality. She is a...

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'Hostile' Reserve Bank withheld apartheid money records, court ...

Aug 4, 2017 ... Johannesburg – The Reserve Bank was hostile to requests for access to information related to investigations into money crimes committed during the apartheid-era, a court heard on Friday. Legal counsel of the South African History Archives (SAHA) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) made...

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