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Transforming Mine Housing in South Africa The Anglo

Transforming Mine Housing In South Africa The Anglo

From the inception of gold mining in South Africa, mineworkers have been housed in single-sex, regimented, company-owned compounds or hostels. In the mid-1980s, over 98 percent of the black mine workforce lived in hostels. In the past six years, however, some mining houses have

Mining Weekly An end to platinum miners singlesex

Mining Weekly An End To Platinum Miners Singlesex

Mar 28, 2014 END OF AN ERA The end of single-sex hostels at Lonmins mines signifies an end to the unfortunate aspect of South African minings legacy Photo by ... When the hostel

South African mining Stuck in the past Financial Times

South African Mining Stuck In The Past Financial Times

More than 20 years after the end of apartheid, migrant labour is still at the heart of South African mining and remains a source of bitterness. ... Converting hostels for tens of thousands of ...

Grade 8 Term 2 The Mineral Revolution in South Africa

Grade 8 Term 2 The Mineral Revolution In South Africa

Control over black workers, closed compounds and migrant labour. Miners eating in their compound Image source. With the discovery of diamonds in South Africa, institutionalised forms of labour control such as the compound hostel system now emerged, and in the industrial environment exploitative relations now assumed the same racial form as that which already existed in the rural areas.

Inside South Africas dangerous mens hostels BBC News

Inside South Africas Dangerous Mens Hostels Bbc News

May 13, 2015 Inside South Africas dangerous mens hostels. The hostels in South Africa, which for more than 100 years have served as homes for male migrant workers, may

South African Mining Strikes Spread to Gold Fields WSJ

South African Mining Strikes Spread To Gold Fields Wsj

Sep 10, 2012 Strikes Spread in South African Mining Sector ... About 400 workers at KDC west went to the mine hostels on Sunday to intimidate workers and

Mining in SA Minerals Council South Africa

Mining In Sa Minerals Council South Africa

Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The countrys stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

MiningDependent Localities in South Africa The State of

Miningdependent Localities In South Africa The State Of

Jan 12, 2012 In determining and defining mining-dependent areas of South Africa, the analysis was based upon 2008 gross value-added GVA data rather than simply the numbers of mining operations. An analysis was undertaken using Global Insight data of the proportionate share of mining in total GVA for each local municipality in South Africa.

Mining South Africas Biggest Success or Apartheids

Mining South Africas Biggest Success Or Apartheids

Jan 22, 2016 Mining South Africas Biggest Success or Apartheids Breeding Ground When visiting The Apartheid Museum, I was struck by the relationship between South Africas mining industry and the foundations of Apartheid and racial segregation. When gold was first found in what was to become Johannesburg in 1886, The English had literally struck ...

Winners announced for the African Digital Media Awards

Winners Announced For The African Digital Media Awards

Jul 22, 2021 The Architecture of Apartheid, africanDRONE, South Africa Hostels are buildings designed for total control, which were initially constructed to house black laborers near mining towns like Kimberley and later, Johannesburg. As South Africa enters its 26th year of democratic freedom, the question of what to do with the gigantic structures remains.

Insight March 2006

Insight March 2006

the South African mining industry has been housed in single-sex ... policy on migrant workers and mining hostels is vague. A study focusing on the mineworkers housing needs and its

A massive labour migration is starting in postlockdown Africa

A Massive Labour Migration Is Starting In Postlockdown Africa

Jun 11, 2020 A massive labour migration is starting in post-lockdown Africa. JOHANNESBURG - South Africas gold and platinum miners are racing to bring

Ilan Godfrey documents the impact of South Africas mining

Ilan Godfrey Documents The Impact Of South Africas Mining

In 2011, South African Ilan Godfrey returned to his native Johannesburg from London with the goal of capturing the forgotten communities that the mining industry has left behind.

A massive labor migration is starting in post MINING

A Massive Labor Migration Is Starting In Post Mining

Jun 11, 2020 For almost 150 years, South Africas deep-level mines relied on cheap labor from neighboring Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Botswana. They still

Mine housing in the South African coalfields

Mine Housing In The South African Coalfields

Jun 03, 2020 Historically, many mining companies in South Africa housed their white workforce in towns established and managed by the company and their black workforce in single-sex hostels or compounds. By the early 2000s, most company towns had been normalised, the mining industry had abolished the compound system and homeownership had become the dominant policy goal.

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

Mineral And Petroleum Resources Development Act

Transformation of South Africas Mining Industry, 2010 to restore human dignity of mine employees in line with the Constitution by attaining the occupancy rate of one person per room, upgrading or conversion of hostels into family units. provision of home ownership options and balanced nutrition.

An apartheid legacy South Africas hostels breed anger

An Apartheid Legacy South Africas Hostels Breed Anger

May 20, 2015 Hostels grew up alongside South Africas mining industry throughout the 20th century as workers flooded in, extracting the gold and diamonds that built Africa

South Africa Draft Reviewed Housing And Living Conditions

South Africa Draft Reviewed Housing And Living Conditions

May 29, 2019 Whilst it is acknowledged in the Draft Reviewed Housing Standard that the South African mining industry has made noticeable inroads in upgrading hostels and converting them to single accommodation units, it also stated that there is still a long way to go before attainment of adequate and livable housing and living conditions for mine employees.

South Africas new mining charter Brand South Africa

South Africas New Mining Charter Brand South Africa

Sep 14, 2010 The reviewed Mining Charter seeks to correct this, putting emphasis on 26 of SAs mining assets being black economic empowerment BEE compliant by 2014. It also makes provision for the complete elimination of hostels on South Africas mines by 2014, and introduces a sustainable element, premised on the understanding that the social ...

Mines Migration and HIVAIDS in Southern Africa

Mines Migration And Hivaids In Southern Africa

work in South African mines. For more than a century, 90 percent of those employed in the mining sector in the Republic of South Africa were black and about 60 percent were migrant workers from Lesotho and Swaziland Lucas, 1985 Harington, McGlashan and Chelkowska, 2004. This

South Africa mining firms work together against COVID19

South Africa Mining Firms Work Together Against Covid19

Apr 28, 2020 South African mining companies are setting up shared quarantine facilities for miners testing positive for COVID-19 and are discussing other ways to cooperate, as the vital national industry ...

Urgent and drastic measures to stop the coronavirus in

Urgent And Drastic Measures To Stop The Coronavirus In

Mar 18, 2020 A ticking time bomb Scientists worry about coronavirus spread in Africa South Africa declares state of disaster after virus is found to spread locally and cases rise to 61 www ...

The Architecture of Apartheid South African news

The Architecture Of Apartheid South African News

HOSTELS IN SOUTH AFRICA. A BRIEF HISTORY. Mining in South Africa at the end of the 19th century was a labour-intensive activity.

South African mining sector prepares measures against

South African Mining Sector Prepares Measures Against

Mar 17, 2020 South African mining sector prepares measures against coronavirus. Bloomberg 17 March 2020. Platinum and gold mines in South Africa, which together make up the worlds biggest precious metals ...

Rebooting worlds deepest mines sparks Mining News

Rebooting Worlds Deepest Mines Sparks Mining News

Jun 11, 2020 After journeys of often more than 500 kilometers 310 miles, those employees will be quarantined for 14 days in hostels and hotels close to the mines. South Africas Mining Migrants. Workers from neighboring nations provide critical skills to the countrys gold and platinum mines.

Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

Brief History Of Gold Mining In South Africa Mining For

Contacts. Brief history of gold mining in South Africa. INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS. 1873. First large-scale production began when alluvial deposits were discovered at Pilgrims Rest. 1884. Gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand which led to an influx of miners from around the world. 1886 -. 1900.

South Africa Overcoming Apartheid

South Africa Overcoming Apartheid

Hundreds of thousands of African men lived in crowded single-sex hostels near their jobs and were not allowed to bring their wives and children, who were described as superfluous appendages. Thus, migrant workers were divided into laborers during most of the year and full human beings spouses, parents, and community members during ...

South African Mines Join Forces to Flatten the Curve

South African Mines Join Forces To Flatten The Curve

Apr 28, 2020 South African mining companies are setting up shared quarantine facilities for miners testing positive for COVID-19 and are discussing other ways to cooperate, as the vital national industry gradually restarts operations halted since late March. ... Sibanye said it was converting some of its worker hostels in Westrand, the Free State and ...

Mining and community struggles on the platinum belt A

Mining And Community Struggles On The Platinum Belt A

Aug 01, 2015 With over 80 of the worlds known PGM reserves, South Africas Bushveld Complex has contributed significantly to the massive platinum boom over the past two decades, and has overtaken gold as the major player in the countrys mining sector. 2 South Africas platinum mining industry has recently drawn the worlds attention for being a ...

Violence adds to uncertainty for South African mining

Violence Adds To Uncertainty For South African Mining

Aug 16, 2021 South African mining is proving vulnerable to global competition for finance and skills, with restricted foreign direct investment into greenfield projects and marginal deposits and it faces political risks such as an unpredictable regulatory landscape, fears of resource nationalism, and difficult community relations driving declining investment.

10 Best Kathu Hotels South Africa From 42

10 Best Kathu Hotels South Africa From 42

Acacia Guesthouse. Kathu. Located in Kathu, 1.6 mi from Kathu Village Mall, Acacia Guest house provides accommodations with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking and a garden. Cosy room, comfy bed, array of tea amp coffee, wonderful for a short stay. Show more.

South Africa History Language and Culture

South Africa History Language And Culture

A more modern form of culture is the now commercialised Gum Boot dance, performed in wellingtons and mining outfits and developed in mens only mining hostels when entertainment was scarce. Language in South Africa

Grade 8 Topic 2 The Mineral Revolution in South Africa

Grade 8 Topic 2 The Mineral Revolution In South Africa

Feb 24, 2015 Background and Focus of Grade 8- Term 2 The Mineral Revolution in South Africa. The Mineral Revolution in South Africa started with the discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in 1867, and intensified with the discovery of deep-level gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886. By the time that gold was discovered, African kingdoms had lost their independence.

Home African Mining Online

Home African Mining Online

Aug 26, 2021 The third wave of Covid-19 and the spread of new variants during the second quarter of 2021 had a significant impact on mining operations in South Africa. Lucky Masiga 2021-08-19T0649030000 Driving gender equality in the mining sector

South African gold mines a TB factory activist claims

South African Gold Mines A Tb Factory Activist Claims

Jun 10, 2010 The gold-mining sector came under heavy criticism from clinicians, ex-miners, advocacy groups and the Minister of Health for the tuberculosis crisis it faces at the recent South African TB Conference, held in Durban from 1 to 4 June, 2010. If TBHIV is a snake in Southern Africa, we know that its head is in South Africa in the mines. We are exporting TB and HIV throughout the region ...