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Gold mining began in Witwatersland in 1886. ... White miners had their own union, and carried out a number of strikes, notably in 1922 with the Rand Rebellion.

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Gold Production and Consumption - jstor

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Today, 95 years ago, 22 000 mineworkers went on strike at ... - Ofm

Jan 9, 2017 ... About 22 000 miners on Witwatersrand gold mines went on strike in what ... known as the Rand Rebellion or Red Revolt on 9 January 1922.

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Everything you need to know about the South African gold miners ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... Some 90,000 South African gold miners are set to walk off the job, joining ... Last year, a similar gold and platinum strike resulted in the deaths of 44 ... A 60 percent pay increase, to 8,000 rand ($775) a month, from 5,000 rand.

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Fighting broke out across the Rand following a dispute between mine owners and ... The 1922 Strike, or Red Revolt as it was also called, came about due to a...

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Oct 5, 2010 ... Also known as the Rand Rebellion or Rand Revolt, this rising saw a strike by ... by the sinking price of gold and the vast pool of underpaid black miners who ... When white miners went on strike as the calendar turned to 1922,...

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Riots On The Rand (1922) - YouTube

Apr 13, 2014 ... Item title reads: "Riots on the Rand. Exclusive pictures of earlier strike in Johannesburg - the situation is now well in hand." High angle shot of...

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a diggers lament | Soul Safari

Sep 17, 2012 ... In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatersrand gold mining ... The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the...

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industrial disputes occurred during the general miner''s strike of 1907 on the Witwatersrand. The strike ... of July 1913 19 000 white workers from the gold mines and power stations ...... Government by Martial Law: The Rand Revolt of 1922.

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Edenvale Johannesburg | Edenvale History | Edenvale Information

Owing to the proximity of the Land to the Rietfontein Mining Company the new ... The infamous Rand Revoilt of 1922, which grew out of the strikes on the gold...

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The forgotten uprising | IOL

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Padayachee_Indian_Workers_1985.pdf - OpenDocs Home

Gold mines and Worker Resistance (c1880-c1924). 2. 1.3. The Industrial ..... Workers Union (ICU), the 1920 Mine Workers'' Strike, the 1922 Rand. Rebellion and...

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History of South Africa''s Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 Miners ...

Aug 21, 2012 ... When AMWU was formed in 1941 black miners earned 70 Rand a year while white workers received 848 Rand. ... 1922 Rand Rebellion led by the whites-only Mine Workers Union. White miners went on strike against management''s attempt at .... Ruth First, “The Gold of Migrant Labour,” Spearhead, 1962.

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Labour History Service - Overview - The Labour Research Service

It was mining, and the discovery of gold in particular, that was to demand ... (1922 miners'' strike) to safeguard the extraordinary profitability of the gold mines. ... The South African Industrial Federation was active in the Rand Revolt, for example...

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Through the Eyes of the Workers - The O''Malley Archives

One of the earliest strikes was that of the white workers on the gold mines in 1897. ..... In the 1922 Rand Strike the workers had to resort to arms to press their...

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The Role of Organized Labor - South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

The strike in the rapidly expanding gold mining industry was precipitated by the owners'' ... (“The Rand Revolt,” Chapter 13, Class and Colour in South Africa,).

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Mining Heritage

The Blaauwbank gold mine near Magaliesburg provides an opportunity to explore the ... nearby Central Rand Gold open pit. The historic ... of the Jameson Raid, being a target in the 1913 Miners'' Strike, and the tumultuous events of 1922. The.

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Johannesburg, South Africa (1886-- ) | The Black Past ...

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Benoni South Africa

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Fred Outhwaite

Before leaving for South Africa in 1922, the honour of being the club''s first honorary .... The SADF was used to crush rebellions and strikes (e.g. the 1922 Rand ... On 10 January 1922 White mine workers on the Rand gold mines followed their...

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In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region ... The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand...

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Joburg Heritage Foundation: Conservation

During the 1922 Strike known as the Rand Rebellion or Red Revolt, ..... Black mineworkers were involved in gold mining in Johannesburg from 1886, but were...

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IoT in Mining – A South African Perspective - Dashboard

Aug 12, 2016 ... One of these industries is mining, which could be subject to many an ... from The Rand Rebellion in 1922 to the more recent Lonmin Strike (10 August 2012 – 20 ... is still so dependent on gold, platinum and diamond mining.

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Illegal industrial action then spread to other platinum mines, and to gold and other ... An initially much better organised mining strike in 1922 led to the trade ... all disease on the mines controlled by the Central Mining–Rand Mines group fell...

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The Golden Thread: July 2013

Jul 29, 2013 ... WHITE WORKERS ON THE WITWATERSRAND GOLD MINES 1902 – 19221 ..... of strikes between 1907 and 1922 found in the mainstream secondary literature. .... These were problems shared by all miners on the Rand.

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Gold Fields Ltd. - Company Profile, Information, Business ...

Gold Fields'' wholly owned mines include Driefontein, Kloof, and Beatrix. .... The company hit its lowest depths in 1922, as even Robinson Deep and Simmer ... entire industry was affected by the major white miners'' strike, the Rand Rebellion.

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The Story of Africa| BBC World Service

Gold mining began in Witwatersland in 1886. ... White miners had their own union, and carried out a number of strikes, notably in 1922 with the Rand Rebellion.

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City of Johannesburg - Miners'' Strike remembered

Sep 27, 2011 ... The strike began on 1 January 1922, when coal miners refused to take a wage cut ... By 10 January, 22 000 gold mineworkers had joined the coal miners. ... the leaders organised a commando system across the Rand, from...

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Gold Production and Consumption - jstor

TABLE i.- GOLD PRODUCTION BY REGIONS, AND PERCENTAGE CONTRIBUTED BY THE ... Output reduced by strike of white miners on the Rand. ..... WORLD GOLD CONSUMPTION, MONETARY GOLD, AND GOLD RESERVES, 1922-31.

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SPOTLIGHT on Randfontein Estates Gold Mining Company - SAIMM

rand gold rush of 1886, Randfontein Estates was plan- ..... over Saturday overtime pay on an East. Rand mine developed into an organised general miners strike. .... 1922. Robinson returned to South Africa at the age of 82. He died in 1929.

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Governments, Parliaments and Parties, Labour, Labour Movements ...

Apr 1, 2016 ... A state whose railwaymen, postmen, and miners were on strike was threatened ... white workers from the gold mines and power stations were on strike. ... War having been declared in the shape of a general strike on the Rand. .... in 1914, De la Rey, Christiaan De Wet (1854-1922), Jan Kemp (1872-1946),...

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History - St Dunstan''s Cathedral

Modder Bee followed the mines called New Modderfontein, Van Ryn, and the ... what was then called "Rand Collieries" but which was, in fact, a gold mine. ... During the dangerous days of the terrible Influenza epidemic and the Strike, of 1922,...

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Site Update News - "On The Rand" - Southern African Mining ...

Mar 4, 2006 ... These include the 30 or so Rand Gold Mines (to be contained in ... (i.e. the Rand Strikes of 1907 and 1922) plus the Kimberley Diamond Mines,...

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Cornish Miners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mines in South Africa, c ...

The Rand mines developed differently from all other deep-level mines in the ... the Rand, not in terms of a progression towards the great strikes of 1913 or 1922,...

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Today, 95 years ago, 22 000 mineworkers went on strike at ... - Ofm

Jan 9, 2017 ... About 22 000 miners on Witwatersrand gold mines went on strike in what ... known as the Rand Rebellion or Red Revolt on 9 January 1922.

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Everything you need to know about the South African gold miners ...

Sep 3, 2013 ... Some 90,000 South African gold miners are set to walk off the job, joining ... Last year, a similar gold and platinum strike resulted in the deaths of 44 ... A 60 percent pay increase, to 8,000 rand ($775) a month, from 5,000 rand.

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Gold Mining - Ekala Eco Tours

Johannesburg Gold mine tours, historical gold mine shafts of Kromdraai - Blaauwbank ... Strikers route, Benoni museum and insight into the miner''s strikes. ... Rand Refinery, largest gold refinery since 1922 and refining all South African gold.

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Take a drive and see the sites associated with the 1922 Rand Revolt ...

Fighting broke out across the Rand following a dispute between mine owners and ... The 1922 Strike, or Red Revolt as it was also called, came about due to a...

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ExecutedToday » 1922: C.C. Stassen, white miner

Oct 5, 2010 ... Also known as the Rand Rebellion or Rand Revolt, this rising saw a strike by ... by the sinking price of gold and the vast pool of underpaid black miners who ... When white miners went on strike as the calendar turned to 1922,...

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History - Johannesburg - City-Data

Settlement of Johannesburg began in 1886, when gold was discovered in the ... miners as well, culminating in the general strike and "Rand Revolt" of 1922,...

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Riots On The Rand (1922)

Apr 13, 2014 ... Item title reads: "Riots on the Rand. Exclusive pictures of earlier strike in Johannesburg - the situation is now well in hand." High angle shot of...

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a diggers lament | Soul Safari

Sep 17, 2012 ... In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatersrand gold mining ... The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the...

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The South African Labour Movement''s Responses to Declarations of ...

industrial disputes occurred during the general miner''s strike of 1907 on the Witwatersrand. The strike ... of July 1913 19 000 white workers from the gold mines and power stations ...... Government by Martial Law: The Rand Revolt of 1922.

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Edenvale Johannesburg | Edenvale History | Edenvale Information

Owing to the proximity of the Land to the Rietfontein Mining Company the new ... The infamous Rand Revoilt of 1922, which grew out of the strikes on the gold...

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The forgotten uprising | IOL

Mar 14, 2012 ... The Rand Revolt of March 1922 has had a significant and lasting impact on ... in a terrain where exploitation of deep low-yield gold ore depended on ... more injured during the space of a week – the miners'' strike was crushed...

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Padayachee_Indian_Workers_1985.pdf - OpenDocs Home

Gold mines and Worker Resistance (c1880-c1924). 2. 1.3. The Industrial ..... Workers Union (ICU), the 1920 Mine Workers'' Strike, the 1922 Rand. Rebellion and...

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History of South Africa''s Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 Miners ...

Aug 21, 2012 ... When AMWU was formed in 1941 black miners earned 70 Rand a year while white workers received 848 Rand. ... 1922 Rand Rebellion led by the whites-only Mine Workers Union. White miners went on strike against management''s attempt at .... Ruth First, “The Gold of Migrant Labour,” Spearhead, 1962.

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Labour History Service - Overview - The Labour Research Service

It was mining, and the discovery of gold in particular, that was to demand ... (1922 miners'' strike) to safeguard the extraordinary profitability of the gold mines. ... The South African Industrial Federation was active in the Rand Revolt, for example...

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Through the Eyes of the Workers - The O''Malley Archives

One of the earliest strikes was that of the white workers on the gold mines in 1897. ..... In the 1922 Rand Strike the workers had to resort to arms to press their...

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The Role of Organized Labor - South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

The strike in the rapidly expanding gold mining industry was precipitated by the owners'' ... (“The Rand Revolt,” Chapter 13, Class and Colour in South Africa,).

Get Price

Mining Heritage

The Blaauwbank gold mine near Magaliesburg provides an opportunity to explore the ... nearby Central Rand Gold open pit. The historic ... of the Jameson Raid, being a target in the 1913 Miners'' Strike, and the tumultuous events of 1922. The.

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Johannesburg, South Africa (1886-- ) | The Black Past ...

In early 1886, gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand ridge. ... was the Revolt on the Rand (Rand Rebellion) in 1922, a general strike by 25,000 white miners...

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Benoni South Africa

Benoni is a city on the East Rand in the South African province of Gauteng. ... 1887, gold was discovered and the Chimes Mine was established by Cornishmen. ... In 1922 the Rand Revolt (or 1922 Strike) broke out throughout the mines on the...

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Fred Outhwaite

Before leaving for South Africa in 1922, the honour of being the club''s first honorary .... The SADF was used to crush rebellions and strikes (e.g. the 1922 Rand ... On 10 January 1922 White mine workers on the Rand gold mines followed their...

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South Africa - Reconstruction, union, and segregation (1902-29 ...

The value of gold production swelled from £16 million in 1904 to £27 million by 1907. .... A miners'' protest stoppage in January 1922 became a general strike, and in ... used artillery and aircraft to crush what became known as the Rand Revolt,...

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Miners'' Strike: South Africa 1922 - Dictionary definition of Miners ...

In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region ... The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand...

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Joburg Heritage Foundation: Conservation

During the 1922 Strike known as the Rand Rebellion or Red Revolt, ..... Black mineworkers were involved in gold mining in Johannesburg from 1886, but were...

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IoT in Mining – A South African Perspective - Dashboard

Aug 12, 2016 ... One of these industries is mining, which could be subject to many an ... from The Rand Rebellion in 1922 to the more recent Lonmin Strike (10 August 2012 – 20 ... is still so dependent on gold, platinum and diamond mining.

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The health of mine(r)s | de V van Niekerk | South African Medical ...

Illegal industrial action then spread to other platinum mines, and to gold and other ... An initially much better organised mining strike in 1922 led to the trade ... all disease on the mines controlled by the Central Mining–Rand Mines group fell...

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The Golden Thread: July 2013

Jul 29, 2013 ... WHITE WORKERS ON THE WITWATERSRAND GOLD MINES 1902 – 19221 ..... of strikes between 1907 and 1922 found in the mainstream secondary literature. .... These were problems shared by all miners on the Rand.

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