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15th June 2024

Title: South African Coal Mining Published: August 2014

Summary: The release of this latest study, Policy Gap 9, in the series of research projects focussing on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Southern African mining environment, coincides with the local mining industry suffering from one of the most protracted periods of labour strikes in history. Despite doing one of the most labour intensive and dangerous jobs in the world, mine workers in the country are (20 years into democracy) still not earning a sustainable living wage….

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