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The Financial Impact of Strike Actions

By Johannes de Wet Strikes can be effective in raising actual worker income, but not if these continue beyond ‘tipping points’. The recent strikes at Marikana and its tragic loss of lives mark one of the darkest chapters in the history of our country. The ripple effect of what happened at Lonmin mining company may… Read More The Financial Impact of Strike Actions

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The Struggle of South Africa’s Mining Industry

By Hein Boegman SA’s mining industry faces leaner times in the wake of recent industrial action and mounting costs. According to a report issued by professional services firm PwC, a tough year for the mining industry lies ahead in the wake of recent industrial action, mounting cost pressure and shrinking profit margins. While the 2009-2011… Read More The Struggle of South Africa’s Mining Industry