the purpose of miners holidays in sa

The unexamined massacre of the Marikana miners | Khadija Patel ...

Mar 21, 2013 ... Khadija Patel: The striking miners gunned down last August formed part ... station south of Johannesburg, it's a national holiday in South Africa.

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Public holidays in South Africa | South African Government

South Africa has 12 public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act ... The aim of the Commission is to promote respect for human rights, promote...

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Migrant Labor - South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

Migrant labor provided abundant cheap African labor for white-owned mines ... and community members – during their short Christmas and Easter holidays in...

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Gang wars erupt over abandoned mines in SA | News24

Nov 2, 2015 ... Springs - With his armoured 4x4 parked at the entrance of an abandoned gold mine shaft in South Africa, the security guard armed with a gun...

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Public holidays in South Africa

A list of current public holidays in South Africa: Date, Name, Instituted. 1 January, New Year's Day, 1910. 21 March, Human Rights Day, 1990. The Friday before...

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Should South Africa nationalise its mining industry? | News24

Apr 28, 2014 ... The nationalisation had some advantages for the miners; like sick paydays, paid holidays, the safety standards improved, and there were rest...

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South Africa - August 16 should be a public holiday - Marikana miners

Aug 15, 2015 ... Speaking at a gathering at the Koppie of the massacre, miners who survived are calling for August 16 to be a public holiday and want the site...

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South African mining in crisis: Experts share what the future may hold

Jun 12, 2014 ... South Africa holds over 80% of the world's platinum reserves. ... On top of this, miners get a holiday leave allowance of R458, a living out...

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mining on News24

mining articles on News24. ... Northam Platinum has said its full-year loss halved as production increased 16% and the South African miner paid less interest...

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Seasonal adjustment of mining production and sales

The purpose of this document is to provide a summary on seasonal ... The time series for mining production and sales shows Easter, LOM and TD effects. .... important moving holiday in South Africa is Easter since it can occur in March or April...

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