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Labour problems in the gold-mining industry of the Transvaal.

Labour problems in the gold-mining industry of the Transvaal.

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1926.

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The Witwatersrand is in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Gauteng Province is the roughly the southern portion of what was previously the Transvaal, formerly an independent state settled by the Boers after the Great Trek. J. H. Davis, an Englishman, was reported to have found gold "in considerable quantities" in July at Paardekraal near Krugersdorp, which was the earliest discovery on the Rand. Full text of "Transvaal. Further correspondence relating to labour in the Transvaal mines (In continuation of [Cd. ] January, ) " See other formats.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Chinese indentured labour in the Transvaal gold mining industry, / Peter Richardson. The Transvaal Colony (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈtransfɑːl]) was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Second Boer War in when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in The borders of the Transvaal Colony was larger than the.

  HAIRDRESSING, COSMETOLOGY, BEAUTY AND SKINCARE INDUSTRY. LR2/6/6/ National. Registered 14/11/ National Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare Industry General Secretary: . The West Indies and indentured labour migration / William A. Green --The impact of indentured immigration on the political economy of British Guiana/ Alan H. Adamson --Indentured labour in Trinidad, / Marianne D. Ramesar --From slavery to indenture / M.D. North-Coombes --Labouring men and nothing more / Brij V. Lal --South Indian.


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Labour problems in the gold-mining industry of the Transvaal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recruiting, shipping and employment practices were affected to such an extent that the use of Chinese labour in the Transvaal gold mining industry marked a major development in the history of the use of indentured labour within the British by: 1.

Other groups dealt with include the aboriginal workers in Australia and the Chinese workers in the Transvaal. Overall, this book is comprehensive and far-reaching in its scope and the complex issues which it raises. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chinese Indentured Labour in The Transvaal Gold Mining Industry, With Peter Richardson.

View Cited by: The main theme of this book, the determination of wages, is introduced by a historical analysis of the labour market in the mines and an examination of the economics and financial structure of.

The Transvaal Chamber of Mines, a mining-industry employer organisation, was established in This short booklet, published indescribes the history, structure and function of the Transvaal Chamber of Mines and its subsidiary organisations: The Witwatersrand Native Labour Association, Ltd.

(one of TEBA's precursors), The Native. Some revisionist historians have focussed on the labour problem in the Transvaal. Bundy's flagship book The rise and fall of the South African peasantry, a has a broad scope and does not give a detailed empirical analysis of the reasons for the shortage of labour experienced in the Transvaal Colony.

gold mining industry. Migrant labour for the Union's mines—long the fly-wheel of Union 'Native policy'—is today being drawn not only from the Union, but from nine countries in Southern and Central Africa, reaching as far north as Tanganyika.

The Witwatersrand has become the capital of an economic. Gold mining employment in South Africa is shrinking. Gold mining employment fell from approximately in to in to in [28, 29].

This is accompanied by high. The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry.

A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so. The gold mining industry is presented as an overview covering key aspects and examples regarding gold discovery, deposits, and production. Segmentation of gold ore types is made based on major processing routes, ie., free-milling, refractory, heap-leachable, and concentrate sales.

The father's absence due to labour migrancy may negatively influence his children's cognitive development. The father's absence due to migrant labour may result in the formation of low self-concepts in children The father's absence due to migrant labour may lead to low.

Book Description First published in Indentured labour migration in the nineteenth century intersects many of the most serious issues of our own time - racism, Third World poverty, and the arrogance of a great world powers.

Indenture suggests lack of freedom and the exploitation of people formed into exile or misadventure. Book Description The main theme of this book is the determination of wages.

Dr Wilson believes that successive South African governments used the gold mining industry when planning labour policies, so that the mines' labour strategy exerted a profound influence on the social and economic structure of South s: 1.

in the former Transvaal of South Africa in came twenty years after the exploitation of diamonds in the northen Cape. Labour practices followed the existing migratory pattern for domestic and foreign labour in industry, a pattern which exists to this day. Gold miners, like diamond miners, were accommodated in compounds, often.

Officially, child labor is against the law. But as Larry Price reports, small-scale gold mining has evolved from a subsistence endeavor to the nation's third largest export.

Leaders and entrepreneurs, eager to tap the vast reserves, often look the other way or even welcome the extra labor the children provide. Other groups dealt with include the aboriginal workers in Australia and the Chinese workers in the Transvaal.

Overall, this book is comprehensive and far-reaching in its scope and the complex issues which it raises.\"--Provided by publisher Chinese indentured labour in the Transvaal gold mining industry, \/ Peter Richardson. The mining industry, of course, used this process to keep labour costs down and to prevent a permanent class of black miners in and around the mining cities from taking root.

Home; Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers; List of Issues; VolumeIssue 'JAMES FORREST' LECTURETHE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE GOLD-MINING INDUSTRY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, TRANSVAAL. Indentured Labour in the British Empire, First published in Indentured labour migration in the nineteenth century intersects many of the most serious issues of our own time racism, Third World poverty, and the arrogance of a great world powers.

Informal labour has, in different instances, been viewed as labour engaged in urban small scale enterprises, as self employment, as labour engaged in “traditional activities”, as wholly unskilled labour, and as labour whose use is not subject to any rules or norms.

But none of this has any sound conceptual or empirical foundation. During the gold-mining revolution, patterns of land and labour were established and continued into the 20th century.

This lesson focuses on the changing balance of power in South Africa brought about by gold mining, and the foundations of racial segregation by exploring Britain, diamond mining and increasing labour control and land expansionism.

The political upheavals which accompanied the shift from “Milnerism” to self-government in the Transvaal brought serious new complications to the Johannesburg gold industry, as it struggled to restore prewar levels of profitability.

Most of these involved, directly or .South Africa - South Africa - Gold mining: Prospectors established in the existence of a belt of gold-bearing reefs 40 miles (60 km) wide centred on present-day Johannesburg.

The rapid growth of the gold-mining industry intensified processes started by the diamond boom: immigration, urbanization, capital investment, and labour migrancy.

By the gold industry attracted investment worth.First published in Indentured labour migration in the nineteenth century intersects many of the most serious issues of our own time - racism, Third World poverty, and the arrogance of a great world powers.

Indenture suggests lack of freedom and the exploitation of people formed into.