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  • Nationalizing South African mines: an enonomic assessment

    Nationalizing South African mines: an economic assessment higher today than during the late eighteenth century, and in Hong Kong the current generation is thirty times wealthier than their grandparents. It is one of the great discoveries of modern economic science that the tremendous rise in income witnessed since the eve of the industrial revolution cannot be attributed to using more land, or

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  • (PDF) Nationalizing South African mines: An enonomic

    PDF Nationalization is high on the policy agenda in South Africa. This paper considers the case for nationalizing the local mining sector from an Find, read and cite all the research you

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  • Policy implications of the nationalisation of mines in

    The proposal to nationalise mines is a contentious issue in South Africa. There are those who argue for, while others against, the proposal. Furthermore, the role of government in this process is relatively unclear. The study investigates the proposed nationalisation of mines and probable policy implications for South Africa. The study is aimed at establishing whether the nationalisation of

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  • Nationalizing South African mines: an economic assessment

    MINERAL ECONOMICS . Nationalizing South African mines: an economic assessment . S. du Plessis I, II. I Department of Economics, University of Stellenbosch II An earlier version of this paper was presented as the Presidential address at the biennial conference of the Economic Society of South Africa, 5-7 September 2011, Stellenbosch. I am grateful to Monique Reid for her valuable assistance in

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  • Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from

    Zambia’s experience has lessons for South Africa. Once a mine asset is run down, it is very expensive, difficult, and time-consuming to get it into efficient production again. These are not factories that can be turned off and on again. Unserviced machinery falls apart and becomes useless, workings collapse, and shafts flood, skilled managers and operators get jobs elsewhere, and the task of

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  • (PDF) Nationalizing South African mines: An enonomic

    PDF Nationalization is high on the policy agenda in South Africa. This paper considers the case for nationalizing the local mining sector from an Find, read and cite all the research you

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  • Is the Nationalisation of the South African Mining

    capitalization of South African mining companies it illustrates that the proposal to nationalise the mines would have an enormous negative impact not only on the industry but on the economy at large. Benefits would be small. Reasons why nationalisation has generally failed globally are also examined. 1. INTRODUCTION Nationalisation may be defined as “the acquisition of privately owned

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  • (PDF) Poverty and the Nationalisation of Mines in South

    Poverty and the Nationalisation of Mines in South Africa: A Critique Based on African Proverbs and Theology, International Journal of Africana Studies 18/1 (2017): 30-43. Ndikho Mtshiselwa. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 30 Full PDFs related to this paper . READ PAPER. Poverty and the Nationalisation of Mines in South Africa: A Critique

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  • Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from

    Zambia’s experience has lessons for South Africa. Once a mine asset is run down, it is very expensive, difficult, and time-consuming to get it into efficient production again. These are not factories that can be turned off and on again. Unserviced machinery falls apart and becomes useless, workings collapse, and shafts flood, skilled managers and operators get jobs elsewhere, and the task of

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  • Nationalisation of mineral rights in South Africa

    Nationalisation of mineral rights in South Africa 127 minerals. The right granted to the third person could apply in general or only in respect of a particular category of minerals. It was not uncommon in South Africa for landowners to separate their ownership of the land from mineral rights, for example by retaining the mineral rights relating to the land upon the sale of the land.7 Where

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  • The impact of the proposed nationalisation of South

    The impact of the proposed nationalisation of South African mines on employment in the platinum sector ii Abstract Many forums have been recently organised in South Africa to discuss the level of State intervention in the minerals sector, the expropriation of private mining companies, and the transfer of mineral wealth to the people. The objective of this research was to explore the possible

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  • TOWARDS THE TRANSFER OF MINERAL WEALTH TO THE

    concrete resolution on the Nationalisation of Mines in South Africa in line with the Freedom Charter’s objective of people sharing in the country’s wealth. The document is aware that various other strategic sectors of the economy should be transferred to the ownership of the people as a whole, yet thematically focusing on the transfer of Mineral wealth to the ownership and benefit of the

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  • The Rise of Resource Nationalism? The Southern African

    SECTION 2: CASE STUDY: THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONALISATION DEBATE.....170 Chapter 10 The South Africa nationalisation debate in context..170 Objectives of the case study..170 Context for the study..170 Chapter 11 The political economy of the South African mining industry..172 Historical background to the current debate..172 Conclusion.....177 Chapter 12 The political

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  • (PDF) Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from, Zambia

    Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Southern Africa. Research topic no.5: Mining, minerals and economic development: the transition to sustainable development in southern Africa

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  • Advantages and disadvantages of nationalising mines

    Therefore there is no reason to nationalize the mines in South Africa. Nationalisation has been tried in many countries. By looking at countries like Botswana, Zambia and Venezuela, one can clearly see that the nationalisation attempts of these countries have failed. Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez wanted to nationalize the country and turn it into a social state. He has nationalised

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